Russia's World Cup hopes in tatters as World Rugby announce sanctions
Russia's hopes of attending a second successive World Cup next year appears to be in tatters following a World Rugby statement issued on Tuesday.
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Shake-up coming to 2023 Rugby World Cup
The Russia national rugby team are nicknamed ‘The Bears’ and they’re considered the official successor of the Soviet Union by World Rugby. The team have officially played as Russia Rugby since 1992 and they now regularly feature in international competitions like the Rugby Europe Championship. They also intermittently qualify for the Rugby World Cup.
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