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Daily Archives: September 17, 2019

Protests renewed against Italian Super Cup in Saudi Arabia

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Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo, left, and Juventus’ Douglas Costa receive the winner medals end of the Italian Super Cup final soccer match between AC Milan and Juventus at King Abdullah stadium in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo) Amnesty International and the journalists union for Italian state TV RAI have written a joint letter to the presidents of Juventus and Lazio asking ...

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Italian team Cagliari escapes punishment for racial abuse of Romelu Lukaku

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Romelu Lukaku scored a penalty against Cagliari (Source: vetembaste) Italian team Cagliari has avoided punishment from Serie A after supporters aimed racist abuse at Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku. The monkey chants were audible on a video from the stands that was shared on social media. The abuse came after Lukaku scored a penalty. But Serie A’s disciplinary body determined ...

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Neymar’s European suspension reduced from three to two games

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Neymar’s suspension reduced by CAS (AP file photo) The Court of Arbitration for Sport has reduced Paris St Germain striker Neymar’s suspension from three to two UEFA games for insulting match officials, CAS said on Tuesday. PSG and the Brazilian had appealed against the three-game ban imposed by European governing body UEFA in June, and CAS partially upheld the appeal. ...

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FIFA and Premier League document Saudi Arabia’s role in beIN piracy operation

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Representational image. by Tariq Panja An investigation financed by FIFA, two of its confederations and a group of top European soccer leagues has concluded “without question” that a Saudi Arabia-backed satellite provider has played a vital role in a piracy operation that has stolen and aired hundreds of soccer matches and other sporting events whose rights were purchased by the ...

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David De Gea signs new long-term deal at Manchester United

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Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has signed a new contract that will keep him at Old Trafford until at least June 2023. (Twitter/D_DeGea) Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has signed a new contract that will keep him at Old Trafford until at least June 2023, the Premier League club said on Monday. United said in a statement that ...

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