France Named as Host of 2023 Rugby World Cup

France will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup to stage one of the world’s best attended and lucrative sporting events.

The country beat strong bids by South Africa and Ireland, but the award represents a repudiation of the sport’s leadership which have transformed the quadrennial tournament into a multi-million-pound enterprise.
Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
  1. France Capital- Paris, Currency- Euro, President- Emmanuel Macron.
Source- The Guardian