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French rugby suffers mass resignations over Bernard Laporte's continued influence
French rugby suffers mass resignations over Bernard Laporte's continued influence

French rugby was plunged into civil war on Friday with 11 of 38 elected members of its executive board resigning in protest of Bernard Laporte's continued power. © AP/Christophe

Italian Rugby Federation suspends player over racist gift
Italian Rugby Federation suspends player over racist gift

Benetton Rugby prop Ivan Nemer has been suspended until June 30 after giving black team mate Cherif Traore a "rotten banana" as a Christmas present, the Italian Rugby Federation said on Friday.

Rugby-Italian Rugby Federation suspends player over racist gift
Rugby-Italian Rugby Federation suspends player over racist gift

Benetton Rugby prop Ivan Nemer has been suspended until June 30 after giving black team mate Cherif Traore a "rotten banana" as a Christmas present, the Italian Rugby Federation said on Friday. The sanction was imposed based on investigations into what happened during a private lunch organised by the club's players on Dec.

Rugby player who gifted Black teammate rotten banana for Secret Santa suspended
Rugby player who gifted Black teammate rotten banana for Secret Santa suspended

Italy prop Ivan Nemer has been suspended until June 30 after giving Benetton team-mate Cherif Traore a rotten banana during the club’s Secret Santa gift exchange. The Italian Rugby Federation (FIR) said the sanction was imposed on the 11-times capped Nemer by the Federal Court and was in compliance with both its own regulations and World Rugby Rule 18.

French Rugby Chief Bernard Laporte Quits Role After Conviction
French Rugby Chief Bernard Laporte Quits Role After Conviction

Bernard Laporte on Friday resigned his role as president of France's rugby union federation after being convicted of corruption, the sports minister said.

RUGBY :Makerere Impis Prepare To Meet Mongers
RUGBY :Makerere Impis Prepare To Meet Mongers

The Uganda Rugby premier league returns tomorrow on match day three with fixtures at five different venues. Among the day's fixtures Makerere Impis Rugby club head to Entebbe to take

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