French rugby world cup boss removed over staff abuse claims


Former rugbyman Claude Atcher has been suspended from his post as head of the 2023 Rugby World Cup organising committee following what sports minister Amélie Oudéa-Castera called 'alarming managerial practices' and 'infringements of financial probity'.

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The man in charge of the 2023 Rugby World Cup has been suspended by the French government after allegations of his “management by terror” triggered an investigation into his conduct, reports The Times.