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Rugby: Bernard Laporte leaves "voluntarily" his post of vice-president of World Rugby

2022-12-13T20:46:54.848Z


The president of the French Rugby Federation, Bernard Laporte, sentenced on Tuesday to a suspended prison sentence for having established a pact of corruption, withdraws from the position he occupied within World Rugby.


The president of the FFR Bernard Laporte, sentenced to two years in prison suspended, withdrew "temporarily and voluntarily" "with immediate effect" from his duties at World Rugby, the governing body of which he is vice-president announced on Tuesday. President.

Laporte was sentenced on Tuesday to a two-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 75,000 euros, having been found guilty of five of the six offenses for which he was prosecuted, including passive corruption and influence peddling for the benefit of Mohed Altrad, president of the Montpellier club.

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Source: lefigaro

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