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European prosecutors unite to fight sports manipulation
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European prosecutors unite to fight sports manipulation

The second time was the good one. After a first failed attempt in 2020, the network of Magistrates responsible for sport (Mars) officially took shape, Thursday and Friday, during a meeting organized at the Council of Europe, in Strasbourg. The announced objective: to unite continental forces to better fight against sports manipulation. Thus, prosecutors and...

“Technical knockout” against “trap”: the controversy continues after the incidents between Reims Sainte-Anne and Wasquehal
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“Technical knockout” against “trap”: the controversy continues after the incidents between Reims Sainte-Anne and Wasquehal

Who will face the US Pays de Cassel (Regional 1) in the 32nd finals of the Coupe de France on January 7 or 8, 2023? A little over a month from this next round, the mystery remains whole since his two potential opponents, Reims Sainte-Anne (National 3) and Wasquehal (National 2), saw their match stopped...

Pep Guardiola on Benjamin Mendy: “I am not his father”
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Pep Guardiola on Benjamin Mendy: “I am not his father”

He swore to tell the whole truth, like the twelve other “character witnesses”, the witnesses called by the defense to describe how Benjamin Mendy’s personality was positive. Pep Guardiola, gray t-shirt on the shoulders, appeared this Monday before the twelve jurors of the Crown Court of Chester (Cheshire) by video screen. “He asked me, Mendy,...

World Cup construction sites in Qatar: a subsidiary of Vinci indicted
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World Cup construction sites in Qatar: a subsidiary of Vinci indicted

As expected, a subsidiary of the French construction group Vinci was indicted on Wednesday by a judge in Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) as part of an investigation into the working conditions of employees on certain construction sites linked to the World Cup in Qatar, told theAFP the class attorney. When summoned to appear before the investigating judge,...

Neymar trial: the public prosecutor requests the release of the PSG player
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Neymar trial: the public prosecutor requests the release of the PSG player

New episode in Neymar’s trial, started on October 17. On Friday, the prosecutor of the Barcelona public prosecutor’s office announced ” withdraw the accusation against all the defendants and for all the facts” which they are accused of. The prosecution initially requested 2 years in prison and a €10 million fine against the Brazilian star....

Benjamin Mendy ‘shocked’ to be accused of rape
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Benjamin Mendy ‘shocked’ to be accused of rape

For him, it was about sex “consented”, and Benjamin Mendy said to himself “shocked” by the seven accusations of rape (on four young women) which target him and which he denies en bloc. His denials come from four sets of statements prepared and transmitted to the police by the player’s lawyers, on his behalf, during...

Platini-Blatter case: no appeal from FIFA, but settling of accounts
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Platini-Blatter case: no appeal from FIFA, but settling of accounts

The only civil party in the first instance trial of Michel Platini and Sepp Blatter, in the case so-called “2 million Swiss francs”, FIFA announced on Wednesday evening that it had no intention of “challenging the judgment” of the two ex-leaders, acquitted by the Federal Criminal Court (TPF) in Bellinzona at the beginning of July....

The Swiss public prosecutor’s office has appealed the acquittal of Michel Platini and Sepp Blatter
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The Swiss public prosecutor’s office has appealed the acquittal of Michel Platini and Sepp Blatter

This legal and media saga that began seven years ago is therefore far from seeing its outcome. The Public Ministry of the Swiss Confederation (MPC, public prosecutor’s office) announced this Wednesday afternoon to have “sent a statement of appeal to the Court of Appeal of the Federal Criminal Court (TPF) » of Bellinzona and “requested...