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Manchester City’s CAS Appeal Against European Ban Set To Begin

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Manchester City has begun an appeal to the court of arbitration for sport against their two-year ban from European club competition.

UEFA’s club financial control body banned city and fined the club 30m euros after allegedly breaching UEFA’s financial fair play regulations between 2012 and 2016.

City believe the financial control body has been compromised. The club believe an independent judiciary will clear them.

The appeal will be heard by three court of arbitration lawyers.  It will be held privately by video conference and will last for three days.  A verdict is not expected until later this summer.

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Trump National Golf Club Stripped Of 2022 PGA Championship

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Trump’s national golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, owned by us president Donald Trump, has been stripped of the 2022 PGA championship.

The board of directors of the Professional Golf Association of America voted to exercise the right to terminate the agreement to play the 2022 PGA championship at Trump Bedminster.

In a video posted on the organization’s website, PGA of America president, Jim Richerson added that hosting the tournament at the course in new jersey would tarnish the image of the PGA of America.

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Scotland’s Lower Leagues Suspended For Three Weeks Due To COVID-19

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All Scottish football below the second tier championship has been suspended for three weeks because of a surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.

The Scottish Football Association says it has allowed professional sport to continue as long as stringent testing protocols are followed and the second tier begins testing on a weekly basis.

The Scottish cup has also been suspended with fixtures before Feb the 1st set to be rescheduled.

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Edinson Cavani Not Intentionally Racist In Social Media Post, But Term Was Offensive, Says FA

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Football association says Edinson Cavani was not intentionally racist in the Instagram post that served him a three-match suspension.

The FA independent regulatory commission said it was “surprised” that, at the time of the post, Cavani had received no media training from Manchester United, given the size of his Instagram following.

33 year-old Manchester United striker Cavani was fined £100,000 and banned for a post containing a Spanish word that is offensive in some contexts.

Along with the ban and fine, Cavani must also complete a “face-to-face” education Programme.

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