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Former Japan Rugby Football Union chairman Shigeru Konno, who fostered international friendship through his involvement with the game, is to be posthumously inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame, the sport’s governing body said Friday.

Konno, who led the JRFU from 1972 to 1994, is one of six “legends of the game” who will be honored at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on Nov. 3, World Rugby said.

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