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TCC Video: Fiji Rugby Players Sing Hymn After Winning Gold

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Fiji Rugby team

“By the blood of the Lamb, and the Word of the Lord, we have overcome.”

The Fiji Men’s Rugby team has won their country’s first ever gold medal, beating Great Britain 43-7. After the game they locked arms and sang in both English and Fijian, “We have overcome/ By the blood of the Lamb/ And the Word of the Lord/ We have overcome.” Watch it here: Fiji Rugby Players Sing Hymn After Winning Gold. Rugby has not been played at the Olympics since 1924.

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Faith at the Olympics: Does it Give an Athlete an Edge?

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Steele Johnson and David Boudia

“We both know our identity is in Christ.”

How does faith impact the performance of Olympic athletes? Religion News ServiceFaith at the Olympics: Does it Give an Athlete an Edge? (Above: the U.S. divers David Boudia and Steele Johnson.) Photos after the jump:

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