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The Pro Kabaddi League has seen phenomenal growth since it was founded in 2014 (Getty Images)
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12 Oct 2017

Kabaddi is several thousand years old and played by millions of people, but has only taken off as a commercial proposition in the last four years thanks to the launch of the Star India-backed Pro Kabaddi League. Frank Dunne finds out more.

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South African bid organisers estimate that 2.9 million tickets could be sold for the 2023 World Cup (Getty Images)
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11 Oct 2017

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the South African bid.

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Ireland taking on England at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin in this year’s RBS 6 Nations championship (Getty Images)
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10 Oct 2017

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the Irish bid.

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The French rugby union team in action against Wales at the Stade de France in Paris (Getty Images)
Article
9 Oct 2017

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the French bid.

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The race is on for hosting rights to the 2023 Rugby World Cup (Getty Images)
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9 Oct 2017

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the three contenders' bids.

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