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Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore launches Rugby World Cup trophy tour

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New Delhi: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Monday launched the Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour in India, welcoming the Webb Ellis Cup to the capital.

This is the coveted trophy’s first visit to India as part of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour, which is visiting 18 nations in the countdown to Japan 2019, the first  World Cup of to be played in Asia, according to the statement.

The event, hosted by former India rugby player and Indian film actor Rahul Bose, was attended by Secretary Sports MYAS Rahul Bhatnagar, Director General Sports Authority of India (SAI) Neelam Kapur, Secretary General IOA Rajeev Mehta. IANS