Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou has accepted the invitation of his French colleague Emmanuel Macron to join him in Lille for the Sept. 14 Rugby World Cup game pitting La Bleu against Los Teros (as the national teams of both countries are known), it was reported Thursday in Montevideo.
The number of rugby players suing the game's authorities over head injuries is set to increase to nearly 300, points out a report by BBC. The claims against the Welsh Rugby Union, Rugby Football Union, and World Rugby are that players sustained brain damage through playing this sport.
Former Argentina scrum-half Agustin Pichot has launched his campaign to become chairman of World Rugby. Pichot has drawn up a six-point plan to force change in the world of rugby - with one part, in particular, catching the eye of many.