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Taxman nets Barcelona striker Neymar's private jet and yacht in ?33m raid

Barcelona's “golden boy” striker Neymar has suffered the indignity of having his yacht and private jet seized by The Brazilian tax man in a spectacular £33 million raid.
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'Blatter mijdt VS uit angst voor FBI-onderzoek'

Sepp Blatter refused to travel to the United States over the past four years because of an ongoing investigation on the Fifa boss by the FBI. The FBI is investigating the role of Blatter in the allotment of the World Cup 2018 and 2022.
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Commission wants new powers to police car industry after VW scandal

The European commission today (27 January) proposed a new regulation to overhaul how national authorities approve car types - four months after the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal rocked EU lawmakers. The draft law will give The European commission new powers to oversee national authorities in charge of approving vehicles.
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Javier Mascherano sentenced to one year in prison for tax fraud

Javier Mascherano's lawyers are seeking to convert a one-year prison sentence into a fine after the Barcelona midfielder admitted two counts of tax fraud, according to reports in Spain.
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Tennis match-fixing: Novak Djokovic plays down allegations

The BBC and BuzzFeed have obtained secret files that contain evidence of suspected match-fixing in tennis. The investigation alleges that over the last decade a core group of 16 tennis players have repeatedly been brought to the attention of the sport's governing bodies over suspicions they have fixed matches.
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Tennis match-fixing allegations were ignored, claims BBC probe

Tennis chiefs have been accused of failing to heed warnings of widespread match-fixing at the top level of the game, according to an investigation carried out by The BBC and BuzzFeed.
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Tennis match-fixing allegations were ignored, claims BBC probe

Tennis chiefs have been accused of failing to heed warnings of widespread match-fixing at the top level of the game, according to an investigation carried out by The BBC and BuzzFeed.
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Match-fixing in tennis: Claims that evidence of alleged match-fixing was suppressed rejected by tennis chiefs

Tennis authorities have rejected claims they deliberately suppressed evidence of widespread match-fixing at the top level of the sport.
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Defiant Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini vow to fight eight year football suspension

A defiant Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have vowed to fight their eight-year bans from football. Blatter vowed to appeal against his eight-year ban from football to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) - and insisted he still views himself as fifa president despite the sanction.
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Franz Beckenbauer investigated for corruption over 2006 World Cup

Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into German football legend Franz Beckenbauer and three others over Germany's bid for the 2006 World CUP.
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