Bernard Laporte Latest News


France offers to pay extra to host 2023 World Cup - Independent Online 20 Sep 2017, 10:20 am


Independent Online

France offers to pay extra to host 2023 World Cup
Independent Online
Bernard Laporte, president of French Rugby Federation (FFR), talks with Christian Estrosi (R), president of the Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region, (PACA) during a news conference in Nice. Photo: Eric Gaillard/Reuters. PARIS - France is willing to pay ...

and more »

Suspicions of favoritism to the FFR: the case of the Laporte – Altrad in five acts - The Sherbrooke Times 16 Sep 2017, 8:28 pm


The Sherbrooke Times

Suspicions of favoritism to the FFR: the case of the Laporte – Altrad in five acts
The Sherbrooke Times
This is the line of defence of Bernard Laporte in the “deal� currently affecting the French rugby federation. Aware of the discomfort caused, the president Laporte, elected last December, has withdrawn from the contract in the� image linking his ...

and more »

Hint of favoritism to the FFR: “I have nothing hiddenâ€�, asserts Bernard Laporte - The Sherbrooke Times 16 Sep 2017, 8:28 pm


The Sherbrooke Times

Hint of favoritism to the FFR: “I have nothing hidden�, asserts Bernard Laporte
The Sherbrooke Times
Despite this turnaround, Bernard Laporte admits his incomprehension in the face of the outcry raised. In an interview in Paris, Wednesday, he proclaims his good faith: “With the benefit of hindsight, I say yes [there was a mix of genres]. It is for ...

and more »

The Talk of Rugby: Bernard Laporte to lead France World Cup bid despite misconduct allegations - Telegraph.co.uk 13 Sep 2017, 5:32 pm


Telegraph.co.uk

The Talk of Rugby: Bernard Laporte to lead France World Cup bid despite misconduct allegations
Telegraph.co.uk
Bernard Laporte, the president of the French Rugby Federation (FFR), is still expected to lead the final presentation of France's bid to host the 2023 World Cup later this month – despite the recent controversy that has overshadowed his tenure, Talk of ...

Laporte's role in French bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup in balance as Macron misses presentation - Insidethegames.biz (blog) 10 Sep 2017, 10:37 am


Insidethegames.biz (blog)

Laporte's role in French bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup in balance as Macron misses presentation
Insidethegames.biz (blog)
France's final presentation this month as a bidder for the 2023 Rugby World Cup along with Ireland and South Africa – from which the French President Emmanuel Macron has withdrawn – could take place without the French rugby union (FFR) President, ...

and more »

Ireland's Call - The Times 8 Sep 2017, 11:06 pm


Ireland's Call
The Times
It has been reported that an internal row in French rugby, involving the sport's president there, Bernard Laporte, lay at the heart of the decision by Mr Macron to distance himself from the presentation. While the president's popularity at home may be ...

and more »

Massive Boost For Ireland's World Cup 2023 Hopes With France's Bid In Disarray - Balls.ie 8 Sep 2017, 1:12 pm


Balls.ie

Massive Boost For Ireland's World Cup 2023 Hopes With France's Bid In Disarray
Balls.ie
Macron's decision appears to be him distancing himself after the conflict of interest scandal surrounding Bernard Laporte emerged. Laporte, the former French coach, who is now president of the French Rugby Federation, allegedly used his influence to ...

and more »

Ireland's chances of hosting 2023 World Cup receive two significant boosts - SportsJOE.ie 8 Sep 2017, 10:20 am


SportsJOE.ie

Ireland's chances of hosting 2023 World Cup receive two significant boosts
SportsJOE.ie
French rugby union [FFR] president Bernard Laporte is currently fire-fighting an internal board dispute over his links with Syrian-born billionaire businessman and owner of Montpellier Rugby owner Mohed Altrad. Laporte has a business association with ...

and more »

Carter set to back France 2023 RWC bid - Sport24 8 Sep 2017, 5:07 am


Sport24

Carter set to back France 2023 RWC bid
Sport24
Paris - All Black legend Dan Carter is expected to pledge his support for France's bid to host the 2023 World Cup, French rugby president Bernard Laporte said on Thursday. "It's not sewn up but it's looking good. He really wants to," Laporte said of ...

and more »

French bid to host World Cup 2023 hit by Laporte scandal - Irish Times 8 Sep 2017, 4:31 am


Irish Times

French bid to host World Cup 2023 hit by Laporte scandal
Irish Times
The official reason for his change of heart may be camouflaged under the 'clash in schedule' excuse but the recent scandal that has engulfed French rugby president (FFR) Bernard Laporte is a primary consideration, especially since France's minister for ...

and more »

Bernard Laporte Bio


French entomologist

Bernard Laporte
Ratings & Reviews


No reviews yet.