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French-Tunisian businessman behind Marseille bid denies Saudi links

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French-Tunisian businessman behind Marseille bid denies Saudi links

French-Tunisian businessman Mohamed Ayachi Ajroudi denied links he was operating as a Saudi intermediary in the ongoing bid to buy storied Ligue 1 club Marseille.

Mohamed Salah 'paid for everyone's petrol' at Liverpool garage

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Mohamed Salah 'paid for everyone's petrol' at Liverpool garage

Football legend Mo Salah reportedly 'paid for everyone's petrol' at a Sainsbury's in Liverpool.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Egypt orders covering face in public, Iran reopens mosques across the country, Turkey to resume national flights and other stories in today's ...

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UEFA mulls moving Champions League final away from Istanbul

UEFA aims to complete its top club competition in August following scheduling chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Stalled Newcastle bid exposes limits of Saudi money

Comment: The WTO's objection to Mohammed bin Salman's Newcastle United deal won't fix Saudi Arabia's human rights record, but it's a step in the ...

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WTO investigation 'finds Saudi responsible' for pirate TV channel

Newcastle's £300m takeover is in serious doubt after the World Trade Organisation ruled that Saudi Arabia is behind pirate TV station beoutQ.

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Egyptian gang caught raiding shop wearing Mo Salah masks

An armed gang of robbers was apprehended while wearing face masks of Egypt's most famous footballer.

Roma opens 'discreet' takeover talks with Saudi crown prince

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Roma opens 'discreet' takeover talks with Saudi crown prince

AS Roma's owners are reportedly keen to show MbS that the club up for sale, however have insisted they are not sabotaging the ongoing Newcastle ...

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BeIN Sports calls for blocking Saudi's Newcastle club buyout

Citing piracy concerns, Qatar-based sports network beIN Sports has asked the UK's Premier League to re-examine a Saudi-backed takeover of the ...

Suspect Emirati finances land Manchester City with unprecedented ban

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Suspect Emirati finances land Manchester City with unprecedented ban

The Abu Dhabi-funded English football super-club is facing severe sanctions for allegedly inflating its sponsorship income, allowing it to ...

Mo Salah is officially the world’s most valuable right-winger

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Mo Salah is officially the world’s most valuable right-winger

Salah has knocked Lionel Messi off the top spot for most valuable right-winger at €150 million, according to a new ranking.

<em>UEFA</em> fines Turkey over players' military salutes

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UEFA fines Turkey over players' military salutes

Turkey's football association has been fined by UEFA over the actions of more than 20 players during a game in October.

Russia banned from competing in Qatar 2022 World Cup

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Russia banned from competing in Qatar 2022 World Cup

"The blatant breach by the Russian authorities of Rusada’s reinstatement condition demanded a robust response. That is exactly what has been ...

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Turkey football players make military salute after Syria offensive

UEFA was already looking into Turkish players' salutes during a Friday win when footballers repeated the statement in their Monday draw with France.

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FIFA says Saudi company behind pirated beIN Sports broadcasts

Football's world governing body and other leading organisations believe a Saudi-backed satellite company is behind pirated content from Qatar's ...

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FIFA slams 'ongoing theft' by Saudi-based beoutQ of streaming

FIFA, UEFA, the AFC and European football leagues has called on the Saudi government to act on the pirate broadcaster.

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Michel Platini freed after World Cup corruption probe arrest

Platini, a former France national team great who became one of soccer's most powerful administrators before being banned from the game, was ...

Platini denies wrongdoing after World Cup corruption probe arrest

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Platini denies wrongdoing after World Cup corruption probe arrest

Former UEFA president Platini denied wrongdoing during police questioning following his arrest as part of a corruption probe into the ...

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FIFA slams Saudis for pirating Qatar football feeds

Saudi-based BeoutQ has been broadcasting bootlegged football feeds from beIN Sports based in Qatar - on which Saudi Arabia has imposed an ...

Journalists ambush Mo Salah, stop him from praying Eid

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Journalists ambush Mo Salah, stop him from praying Eid

Journalists blocked Mo Salah's house, with the footballer saying he was unable to pray leave to make Eid prayers in his home town.

Married gentleman Mo Salah dives away from 'reporter's kiss'

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Married gentleman Mo Salah dives away from 'reporter's kiss'

Liverpool’s superstar Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah backed away when a reporter leaned towards him, assuming she was going to give him a ...

This is where Mo Salah will celebrate Eid al-Fitr

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This is where Mo Salah will celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Liverpool's superstar forward Mohammed Salah will celebrate Eid al-Fitr with his family in his Egyptian home village, Nagrig.

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