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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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China imposes 100% tax on foreign star signings in bid for World Cup glory

China has imposed a new "100% tax" on transfer fees for foreign footballers - signalling a possible end to big money signings. Under the new rules, loss-making clubs will have to pay the same...

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

A Spanish prosecutor has filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho over alleged tax fraud. The claim lists two counts of alleged tax evasion - one in 2011 and one in 2012 -...

India arrests 15 people for celebrating Pakistan cricket team’s win

Indian police have arrested 15 people for celebrating the Pakistan cricket team's victory over India in the ICC Champions Trophy final. They have been charged with sedition, which is punishable by life in prison.The 15...

Pakistan rout India to win maiden ICC Champions Trophy title

Pakistan completed a stunning turnaround by thrashing arch-rivals India by 180 runs to claim their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at the Oval. Sarfraz Ahmed's side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS...

Antonio Conte will stay as Chelsea manager, says club

Chelsea insist Antonio Conte is happy at the club following reports he will leave, Sky sources understand. Conte was widely reported to be frustrated with the Chelsea hierarchy over a lack of investment in the...

Southampton FC Terminates Manager Claude Puel’s Contract

Southampton are looking for a new manager this morning (Thursday). Claude Puel has been sacked after one season as boss, despite finishing eighth in the Premier League and reaching the League Cup final. In a statement,...

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor confirm Las Vegas ‘superfight’

Boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor have confirmed they will fight in Las Vegas on 26 August. Undefeated Mayweather, 40, is coming out of retirement for the clash after being constantly...

Wightlink Warriors Defeated At Hands Of Birmingham

There was a defeat for the Island's Wightlink Warriors speedway team at the hands of defending league champions Birmingham. For the Warriors, Ben Wilson started with two quick wins but he looped his bike at...

Premier League Fixtures 2017/18 Announced

The new Premier League fixtures have been announced this morning (Wednesday). Southampton will start the campaign with a home game at St Mary’s against Swansea. Meanwhile, south coast rivals, Bournemouth, will travel to West Brom. Champions Chelsea...

British Cycling: Report into sexism and bullying claims due out

A review into the culture at British Cycling - ordered following claims of bullying and discrimination - will be made public later. It was launched in April 2016 when track cyclist Jess Varnish made allegations...