Rugby officials reconsider Christchurch for cup

first_imgRugby World Cup officials could be looking at moving the five matches scheduled to play in Christchurch later this year, after the earthquake caused structural around the city on Monday.While the AMI Stadium suffered no damage during the latest quake, the damages to accommodation building is causing concern for the events officials, The Guardian reported.Officials posted on the site that for the moment they are focusing on the rehabilitation of the city and its people.“Our thoughts are very much with the people of the region,” the statement read.“It is too early to talk about any implications for the Tournament and any assessment must wait while the rescue and recovery efforts take priority.”According to the source up to 85,000 international rugby fans are expected to travel to New Zealand for the World Cup. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.Jlast_img read more