PERFORMERS REHEARSE ATOP OPERA HOUSE FOR RUGBY WORLD CUP IN SYDNEY.
Drummers, with their faces painted and wearing jerseys of the Rugby
World Cup teams while carrying glowing drumsticks, perform at an
opening ceremony rehearsal atop one of the sails of the Sydney Opera
House October 9, 2003. The Rugby World Cup, a six-week-long tournament,
begins October 10. REUTERS/Will Burgess