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Madrid could host Champions League final – city mayor

Madrid, Spain | AFP | The mayor of Madrid has said the city is being considered as a potential host of this year’s Champions League final and has given the idea his “total and absolute support”. The fixture was due to be played at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on May 30 before the …

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Hearing opens as Man City appeal two-year European ban

Lausanne, Switzerland | AFP | Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year ban from European competition opened before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday by videoconference, a court official told AFP. City are accused of overstating sponsorship revenue to hide their failure to comply with UEFA’s financial fair-play (FFP) …

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Man City face critical appeal against two-season European ban

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year ban from European competition will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) from Monday in a case of wide-reaching repercussions. City are accused of overstating sponsorship revenue to hide that they had not complied with UEFA’s …

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UEFA considers ‘all options’ for Champions League format

Paris, France | AFP | UEFA is studying “all the options” for the format of this season’s interrupted Champions League, amid reports on Friday that European football’s governing body is considering moving the final from its scheduled venue in Istanbul. The Turkish city was due to host the final this Saturday at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium, …

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FIFA’s Infantino suspected of intervening to stop probe: report

Lausanne, Switzerland | AFP | FIFA president Gianni Infantino is suspected of having intervened with Switzerland’s attorney general to try to get an investigation dropped, a Swiss newspaper alleged on Monday. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) launched an investigation in early 2016, shortly after Infantino was elected president of world football’s governing body, …

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