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Update: Borussia Dortmund star, Jude Bellingham fined £34,000 over comments he made about referee Felix Zwayer’s match-fixing
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Update: Borussia Dortmund star, Jude Bellingham fined £34,000 over comments he made about referee Felix Zwayer’s match-fixing

Jude Bellingham has been fined £34,000 for his controversial comments about referee Felix Zwayer but escaped a ban. A furious Bellingham did not hold back in his post-match TV interview after Dortmund's Der Klassiker defeat by Bayern Munich. After the match Bellingham let rip at Zwayer, making comments that are now being investigated by police after a criminal complaint was filed, according to Sky Germany. Bellingham will be free to play in Dortmund's game at Bochum on Saturday after the club and player accepted the punishment handed down by the German FA on Tuesday. The teenager is believed to earn around £42,000 a week. A statement read: ‘The sports court of the German Football Association (DFB) fined Jude Bellingham 40,000 euros in single judge ...
Alleged N924.7m debt: Kanu Nwankwo, hotel fined by Lagos court
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Alleged N924.7m debt: Kanu Nwankwo, hotel fined by Lagos court

Former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo and his hotel, Hardley Apartment, have been fined N30, 000 by a Nigerian Court. The Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke-led Federal High Court in Lagos, Friday, ordered Kanu and his hotel, Hardley Apartment, to pay the sum. They were fined for stalling the scheduled hearing of debt recovery suit brought against them by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON. Recall that AMCON had dragged the former Arsenal star, his hotel and its directors, Ayoola Gam-Ikon before the court over alleged debt of N924.7 million. But at the hearing on Friday, T. A Idelegbagbon, lawyer to Kanu and Hardley Apartment told the court that she is withdrawing all motions earlier filed in response to the suit in 2017. But AMCON’s lawyer, Jayes Ujah, objected...
Footballer Jerome Boateng is fined £1.5m after being convicted of biting and punching the mother of his twin daughters
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Footballer Jerome Boateng is fined £1.5m after being convicted of biting and punching the mother of his twin daughters

Former Manchester City and Bayern Munich defender,  footballer Jerome Boateng has been fined £1.5 million by a court in Munich after being found guilty of biting and punching his ex-girlfriend. The German  football star, 33, was convicted of assaulting his ex-fiancée Sherin Senler during a Caribbean holiday three years ago but avoided a potential five-year jail term. Ms Senler, who is the mother of his twin daughters, told the court on Thursday September 9, that Boateng bit her and spat blood in her face, and punched her in the kidney so hard she could not breathe. Boateng had earlier denied all the allegations made against him as he testified for almost two hours on Thursday. The footballer claimed that he was the one who was attacked, telling th...
EPL Clubs to Pay £5,000 Fine for Shirt Swap
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EPL Clubs to Pay £5,000 Fine for Shirt Swap

  Premier League clubs will be fined £5,000 every time their player swaps shirts after a game. SportsMail reports one team has already been penalised twice. The players were found by their Premier League-appointed COVID-19 compliance officer to have shown “ill-discipline regarding protocols”. Clubs can decide to pay the fine or pass it on to players. The club which was fined twice, ordered the two players involved to pay up. The opposing teams are also thought to have been fined for their players’ part in the shirt-swaps The tougher new Premier League rules were communicated by letter to all clubs on January 7, when players were routinely hugging on the pitch despite COVID-19 infection rates rising in the UK and within the game.
Daddy Freeze In Adultery Mess With Benedicta Elechi, Fined N5 Million
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Daddy Freeze In Adultery Mess With Benedicta Elechi, Fined N5 Million

A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on February 18, 2021, ordered popular broadcaster, Ifedayo Olarinde, aka Daddy Freeze, to pay the sum of N5m for committing adultery with his lover, Benedicta Elechi. Daddy Freeze was ordered to pay the money to Paul Odekina, who was married to Elechi at the time the adulterous act was committed. In the court documents obtained by one of our correspondents, with the suit no PHC/403MC/2012, Mrs Benedicta Nkemdilim Odekina is the Petitioner/Cross Respondent, while Mr Paul Odekina is 1st Respondent/Cross Petitioner and Ifedayo Olarinde (Freeze) is the Co-Respondent to Petition/Cross Respondent. The presiding Judge, Hon Justice Akpughunum, ruled that the OAP should pay the sum of N5m as “damages for depriving Odekina amiable con...
Barcelona Fined €3,000 for Messi Tribute To Diego Maradona
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Barcelona Fined €3,000 for Messi Tribute To Diego Maradona

Barcelona should pay a €3,000 (£2,700) fine after Lionel Messi honored Diego Maradona by celebrating in a Newell’s Old Boys shirt on Sunday. Messi commended his ground-breaking strike from outside of the case against Osasuna by removing Barcelona’s blue-and-burgundy strip to uncover the red-and-dark of Newell’s. Maradona, who passed on a week ago at 60 years old, played for Newell’s toward the finish of his sparkling vocation and Messi wore similar shirt toward the beginning of his, making it a fitting recognition. Messi likewise pantomimed blowing a kiss with two hands to the sky as he looked upward. In any case, the contacting recognition was contrary to the principles of the Royal Spanish Football Federation, who are presently ready to fine the club for Messi’s festival....
Disqualification: Djokovic To Lose Ranking Points, Fined Prize Money
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Disqualification: Djokovic To Lose Ranking Points, Fined Prize Money

World Number 1, Novak Djokovic was earlier disqualified from the US Open 2020 after he unconsciously hit a ball at the line judge. The incident happened in the Round-of-16 tie, while trailing 5-6 to opponent and eventual beneficiary, Pablo Carreño Busta. The 33-year-old top seed headed straight for his car afterwards. Pablo Busta's reaction: "I was celebrating the break with my coach," he told reporters. "When I heard that the line judge was on the floor I was in shock. I never expected this moment when playing Novak. Carreno Busta added that the incident was "unintentional." "I think it was bad luck," he said. The United States Tennis Association has reacted to the incident: USTA The 17- time grand slam champion was hoping to close the gap on absentees, Rafael Nadal ...
Lockdown: Kano mobile courts convict 717 violators
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Lockdown: Kano mobile courts convict 717 violators

Kano State Judiciary said no fewer than 717 violators of the Presidential lockdown were arrested and convicted from Sunday to Wednesday in Kano. Mr Baba Jibo, Public Relations Officer, who disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Kano, said some Imams were also arrested and punished for leading Juma’at prayer at Minjibir Local Government Area of the state. According to him, five hummer jeeps and a truck were intercepted by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano at Kwanan Dangora, along Zaria road, with each fined to pay N150,000 for violating the order. NAN recalled that the 11 mobile courts were recently established by the Kano State Government to enforce the compliance of the stay at home order.   Jibo explained that the two Imams arrested were ordered t...
‘Funke Akindele Should Have Been Fined, Not Arrested’ – Toka Mcbaror
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‘Funke Akindele Should Have Been Fined, Not Arrested’ – Toka Mcbaror

Nollywood filmmaker, Toka Mcbaror , has shared his thoughts on the arrest of actress Funke Akindele. In a video shared to his Instagram page, the Nollywood filmmaker questioned the arrest. According to Toka, the Jenifa star should have been fined and not arrested. The filmmaker went on to state that while other countries were releasing non-violent prisoners in order to reduce population in prison, the Nigerian government were focused on arresting people and confining them in the same risky spaces.
COVID 19: Toke Makinwa Reacts After She Was Called Out For Saying China Should Be Fined
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COVID 19: Toke Makinwa Reacts After She Was Called Out For Saying China Should Be Fined

Media personality Toke Makinwa has reacted after she was called out for stating that China should be fined for the coronavirus pandemic that started in Wuhan, China. Toke had tweeted then that; “Not to even lie I am low key mad at china, the whole world should fine them when all of this is over, the whole world is paying dearly for it. Stop eating certain animals #Sigh.” She was dragged for this with many calling her “insensitive” for blaming China. Toke has now responded on Twitter. She wrote: “Who started it? Who contained it? Who is now profiting from it??? When I said the world should fine China I was called insensitive, nations should wake up and fix their economy, build factories, empower your people so we all don’t depend
Manchester City Banned From UEFA Club Competitions For 2 Seasons & Fined €30m
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Manchester City Banned From UEFA Club Competitions For 2 Seasons & Fined €30m

Manchester City have been banned from the UEFA club competitions for the next two seasons by Uefa and fined €30m (£25m) after they were found to have seriously misled European football’s governing body and broken financial fair play rules. UEFA handed down the punishment to the Premier League giants for breaching Financial Fair Play rules. A statement read: "The Adjudicatory Chamber, having considered all the evidence, has found that Manchester City Football Club committed serious breaches of the UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations by overstating its sponsorship revenue in its accounts and in the break-even information submitted to UEFA between 2012 and 2016. "The Adjudicatory Chamber has also found that in breach of the regulations the Club failed to coope...
Franck Ribery gets three-match ban for pushing official after Fiorentina defeat
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Franck Ribery gets three-match ban for pushing official after Fiorentina defeat

Fiorentina's Franck Ribery has been banned for three matches and fined 20,000 euros (£17,257) after pushing an assistant referee following his side's 2-1 defeat by Lazio. The 36-year-old, who had been substituted in the 74th minute, remonstrated with officials at the final whistle. He was restrained by team-mates before being shown a red card. Ribery, who joined the Serie A club in the summer, apologised for his actions. A Serie A disciplinary tribunal described Ribery's conduct as "seriously disrespectful", saying the midfielder approached the official with "threatening behaviour" and pushed him twice. After the incident, ex-Bayern Munich winger Ribery tweeted: "I apologise to my team-mates, to the coach, to the fans. "I apologise also to (the assistant referee) Mr Passe...
Anderlecht fined for allowing Vincent Kompany to coach team without license
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Anderlecht fined for allowing Vincent Kompany to coach team without license

Belgian giants Anderlecht were fined the maximum €5,000 ($5,516.00) on Tuesday for allowing Vincent Kompany to coach their team without the required diploma, the Belgian football association said. "The club violated the regulations for a long time and despite that it being against the rules did not hesitate to publicly unveil a coach without a diploma," the association's licensing committee said in a statement. Belgium requires the head coach at all its top-flight clubs to hold a UEFA Pro licence, which Kompany does not have. He was appointed player-coach in May in a bid to revive the ailing fortunes of the country's most successful team. Anderlecht argued that Simon Davies, the former Manchester City academy chief who followed Kompany to Brussels, was actually the head coach b...
Liverpool Fined For Fielding Ineligible Player, Pedro Chirivella
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Liverpool Fined For Fielding Ineligible Player, Pedro Chirivella

Liverpool were fined £200,000 ($246,000) by the English Football League on Wednesday after fielding an ineligible player in their League Cup win at Milton Keynes Dons. Spanish midfielder Pedro Chirivella featured as a substitute for Liverpool after coming on for the last 28 minutes of the 2-0 third-round win last week. Chirivella, who had been on loan at Spanish club Extremadura last season, was not registered to play for Jurgen Klopp's side at Stadium MK. Liverpool had not secured an international transfer certificate, which was required after the 22-year-old's return to Anfield following his loan. It was suggested Liverpool could be kicked out of the League Cup as punishment. But instead Liverpool have been fined, with £100,000 of the penalty suspended. "Following a...
Real Salt Lake sack head coach Petke following suspension for abusing referee
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Real Salt Lake sack head coach Petke following suspension for abusing referee

The MLS club have followed up Mike Petke's suspension by sacking the manager after he abused officials in a match against Tigres in July Mike Petke has been sacked as Real Salt Lake head coach after serving a three-match MLS ban for abusing a referee in a Leagues Cup fixture. Petke was sent off following RSL's defeat to Tigres last month as he confronted the officials. The coach was suspended for three MLS matches, three Leagues Cup matches and fined $25,000 for using "unacceptable and offensive language" and for his "repeated confrontational misconduct towards match officials".
Serena Williams fined $10,000 for damaging Wimbledon court in practice
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Serena Williams fined $10,000 for damaging Wimbledon court in practice

Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging a court during practice before the Wimbledon tournament started. Fabio Fognini was also fined $3,000. The Italian said during his third-round loss that he wished a bomb would hit Wimbledon. Nick Kyrgios was handed two fines, one for $3,000 from the first round and another for $5,000 from the second round -- both for unsportsmanlike conduct. The Australian lost to Rafael Nadal in four sets in the second round.
Kubrat Pulev Fined, Banned From Boxing After Kissing Female Reporter
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Kubrat Pulev Fined, Banned From Boxing After Kissing Female Reporter

Heavyweight Kubrat Pulev has been fined, banned from boxing and also ordered to take sexual harassment prevention classes after kissing a female reporter. The Bulgarian heavyweight, 38, kissed Jennifer Ravalo without consent when she was interviewing him following his victory in a bout in March. The California State Athletic Commission has reportedly ordered Pulev to pay a £1,935 fine and he has been told to attend sexual harassment prevention classes before he can fight again in North America. Should he complete the suggested course and meet the other conditions by July 22, he can then apply to have his boxing licence reinstated. Pulev and his lawyers argued in the hearing that Ravalo did not appear to be very upset about the incident because she joined the boxer and his t...
Ousmane Dembele Fined €10,000 For Leaving Rented Home ‘like A Dustbin’
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Ousmane Dembele Fined €10,000 For Leaving Rented Home ‘like A Dustbin’

Ousmane Dembele has been fined €10,000 by a German court for leaving the house he rented when playing for Borussia Dortmund littered with rubbish. The France international left the German giants in August 2017 as he forced through a move to Barcelonain a stunning £105million move. After sealing the move, he never returned to his former house in Germany and he has now been fined for abandoning his old home. According to German newspaper Bild , Dembele’s landlord Gerd Weissenberg said: “The house was a dustbin”. Weissenberg added: “The house was totally littered. Every room. When I first entered the house again, I got a shock. “It’s my parents’ home and that’s why I’m very disappointed. I am selling the house now.” The fine, which included rent arrears, was less than ha...
Chelsea Goalkeeper Kepa Fined £190,000 For Refusing To Be Substituted In EFL Cup
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Chelsea Goalkeeper Kepa Fined £190,000 For Refusing To Be Substituted In EFL Cup

The Spanish stopper apologised to fans for his actions which left Blues boss Maurizio Sarri furious at Wembley. And the 24-year-old keeper was fined £190,000 by the club, which was donated to the Chelsea Foundation. Kepa said in a statement on Chelsea's official website: "Although there was a misunderstanding, on reflection, I made a big mistake with how I handled the situation. "I wanted to take the time today to apologise fully and in person to the coach, to Willy, my team-mates and to the club. "I have done this and now I want to offer the same apology to the fans. form "I will learn from this episode and will accept any punishment or discipline the club decides is appropriate." Blues manager Sarri insisted the matter has been put to bed and Chelsea are focused on the...
PSG Fined By Uefa For Crowd Trouble
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PSG Fined By Uefa For Crowd Trouble

Paris Saint-Germain have escaped with a fine from European football's governing body Uefa following crowd trouble at their Champions League home game against Red Star Belgrade in October. The French giants ran the risk of being forced to play their next home European match – against Manchester United in the Champions League last 16 second leg in March – behind closed doors. Trouble erupted outside the Parc des Princes after the game, but the only punishment for the crowd disturbances and "illicit chants" from their supporters was a fine of €35 000. Red Star, who lost the game 6-1, were also fined €25 000 for chants from their supporters. Meanwhile, Olympiakos were fined €90 000 and handed a suspended one-game stadium ban after their fans set off fireworks and invaded the pitch when the...
Speed Darlington Caught Urinating In Public In New York, Fined
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Speed Darlington Caught Urinating In Public In New York, Fined

Popular Instagram sensation, Speed Darlington was fined after he was caught urinating in a public place in New York. The musician recorded the incident as he confronted the Police officers who insisted it was against the law. He was fined him $29.   View this post on Instagram   #Speeddarlington caught #urinating in public in #Newyork, given a ticket A post shared by Mycelebrityandi (@mycelebrityandi) on Dec 13, 2018 at 1:54am PST
Barcelona Defender Gerard Pique Caught Driving With Invalid Licence, Fined €48,000
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Barcelona Defender Gerard Pique Caught Driving With Invalid Licence, Fined €48,000

Barcelona focus back Gerard Pique was on Monday fined 48,000 euros for rupturing the driving laws of Spain. The 31-year-old protector was discovered driving with an invalid permit. The Barcelona metropolitan police had halted him as a feature of a normal check and found that the football star was driving his vehicle with no focuses on his permit. Provoke acknowledged the court sentence and left the premises with a grin all over. Following the conference, he declined to address the press.
Chelsea’s Ianni Fined 6,000 Pounds After Mourinho Touchline Clash
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Chelsea’s Ianni Fined 6,000 Pounds After Mourinho Touchline Clash

Chelsea coach Marco Ianni has been fined £6,000 by the Football Association (FA) following his touchline clash with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. Ross Barkley's stoppage-time goal in the 2-2 draw with United on October 20 sparked a melee involving Ianni, Mourinho and Stamford Bridge stewards. Ianni celebrated wildly in front of the seated United boss, prompting Mourinho to react furiously and try to confront him at the entrance to the tunnel. The former Napoli assistant coach was charged with improper conduct and the FA confirmed on Tuesday that he has accepted the sanction. "Chelsea coach Marco Ianni has been fined £6,000 after he admitted an FA improper conduct charge," an FA statement said. "It concerned his behaviour in the 96th minute of the game against Manches...
Arturo Vidal Fined For Munich Nightclub Fight
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Arturo Vidal Fined For Munich Nightclub Fight

Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal has been hit with an 800,000 euros ($921,812) fine by a Munich court after being found guilty of assault during a nightclub fight last year. Munich district court fined the Chile international based on 80 days worth of wages, calculated to be 10,000 euros per day for the Barcelona player, who left Bayern Munich in August after three years with the German giants. The 31-year-old was not in court in Munich to hear the judge’s verdict as he played in Chile’s 1-0 win over Mexico on Wednesday, which “professionally prevented” his appearance in Bavaria, his lawyer said. Vidal and his half-brother were both found guilty after attacking another man at Munich’s Crowns Club in September 2017, which was reportedly caught on security camera. Vidal’s ha...
Serena Williams Fined $17,000 For US Open Violations
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Serena Williams Fined $17,000 For US Open Violations

Tennis Champion Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 by the US Tennis Association for three code violations at the US Open, Sky News is reporting. Williams who lost the final game to first timer, 20-year old Naomi Osaka, had gotten into a heated argument with the umpire Carlos Ramos, calling him a liar and a cheat for penalising her over alleged coaching. Serena was also penalised for breaking her racket in anger. Serena also accused Ramos of sexism. According to Sky News, the fine is made up of $10,000 for the verbal abuse offence, $4,000 for coaching, and $3,000 for racket abuse. Naomi became the first Japanese and first Haitian to win a grand slam title.
Two Man U Players Failed Drug Test
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Two Man U Players Failed Drug Test

UEFA has charged Manchester United over the breaching of anti-doping regulations following the victorious Europa League final in May and the club has been fined €10,000. Apart from the club,UEFA also Individually fine Daley Blind €5,000 for his ‘non-compliance’ in the standard doping procedure after the game in Stockholm which saw United secure a place in the Champions League group stage for 2017/18 after missing out via the Premier League. Also, another Manchester United Player Phil Jones was fined €5,000 and has received a two-game European ban after allegedly verbally abusing an anti-doping officer. So far, there is no suggestion that either Blind or Jones was guilty of failing a drugs test, only that they broke the rules with regard to the usual testing procedure, most likely ...

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