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Ronaldinho denies indiscipline charge


June 4th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Ronaldinho has denied accusations of indiscipline at Flamengo and says delayed payments were his prime reason for leaving the club.Ronaldinho quit Flamengo Thursday ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho quits Flamengo, sues club for unpaid wages


June 1st, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 1 (IANS) Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho has quit Flamengo and is suing the club for a reported $20 million for unpaid wages and delayed payments.The 32-year-old ... Read more...

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Man City fears summer exit of Tevez


February 19th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Manchester City is facing another battle to keep Carlos Tevez, as Barcelona and Inter Milan have already made their interest known.Tevez's advisors wanted to re-negotiate his City deal, ... Read more...

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Marley’s family wins image rights case


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Bob Marley's family has won a legal battle against the bosses of an apparel company, who were accused of unfairly selling products bearing the reggae legend's image.Marley's heirs ... Read more...

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UK football stars using loophole to avoid paying millions in tax


January 17th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.17 (ANI): Top English Premiership footballers like Wayne Rooney and Gareth Barry are using a loophole in the government's revenue and customs service to avoid paying millions of pounds in tax.According ... Read more...

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Beckham ready to take pay cut for playing in Premier League


January 11th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): England midfielder David Beckham is ready take a pay cut for a three-month loan move to Tottenham Hotspur.If the deal between Beckham and Tottenham Hotspur goes through, ... Read more...

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EPL footballers using major ‘legal tax loophole’ to avoid 50 per cent income tax


October 28th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28(ANI): English Premier League footballers are reportedly using a major tax loophole to protect their multi-million pound salaries from the tax authorities.According to the Independent, around 75 per cent of ... Read more...

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Lara Stone wins ’significant’ damages from French Playboy


October 27th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Dutch supermodel Lara Stone has won damages from French Playboy, which published unauthorised pictures of her.The model, who has won a 'significant' amount from the magazine, plans to ... Read more...

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Wayne Rooney’s threesome hookers’ boyfriends are gangsters


September 10th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Love-rat Wayne Rooney is in further trouble - both vice girls who had a threesome with the player have boyfriends who are gangsters.Jenny Thompson's lover Jared Jones, 27, ... Read more...

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Infidelity rumours could hit Rooney hard


September 7th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Ace footballer Wayne Rooney could lose millions if he loses his sponsorship deals following infidelity claims. Earlier this year the Sunday Times Rich List revealed he is worth ... Read more...

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Ad showing Asterix enjoying McDonald’s burger sparks outrage in France


August 19th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): A McDonald's ad showing comic character Asterix enjoying a hamburger and fries has sparked outrage in France, with fans claiming the Gallic hero has surrendered to the American ... Read more...

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New US Open champion McDowell planning long and boozy celebration


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 22 (ANI): Graeme McDowell, who became Britain's first US Open champion for 40 years, is planning a long and boozy celebration after winning the crown.He said his one-shot win ... Read more...

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Man U convinced Roo sign new 150K pound-a-week contract


April 18th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.18 (ANI): Manchester United are convinced ace striker Wayne Rooney will sign a bumper new 150,000-pound-a-week contract before he jets off to this summer's World Cup in South Africa.Rooney has two ... Read more...

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Chelsea set to pip Manchester City to sign Neymar


March 21st, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21(ANI): Chelsea is set to beat Manchester City for the 30 million pound summer signing of Brazilian winger Neymar da Silva.Neymar was thought to be on his way to ... Read more...

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Rooney, Lampard among 100 others in 100-mn pounds tax bill probe


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Ace Premier League stars like Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard are among around 100 players facing a 100 million pounds tax bill in a probe into their image ... Read more...

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Rooney signed first professional contract ‘without explanation’ from agent


February 11th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): England's ace striker Wayne Rooney had signed his first professional contract without having it fully explained to him by his agent.Rooney at the age of 17 went from ... Read more...

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Rooney, wife may not be grilled about earnings in court


February 9th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 9 (ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney and his wife Colleen may not be questioned about his earnings in a case brought against him by a sports management firm.Wayne Rooney ... Read more...

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Here’s how the Rooneys earn 15 million pounds-a-year


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Manchester United's ace striker Wayne Rooney has been forced to reveal how he earns an extraordinary 15 million pounds-a-year in salary, sponsorship and image rights during a bitter ... Read more...

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Man U to make Rooney best paid player of Premier League


November 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): Manchester United chiefs will offer Wayne Rooney an astonishing 170,000-pound-a-week contract when negotiations open next February.That will include a 45,000-pounda-week image rights deal to become Old Trafford's poster ... Read more...

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West Indies players demand apology from cricket board


July 16th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 16 (IANS) The crisis is West Indies cricket is getting deeper every day with the West Indies Players' Association (WIPA) demanding an apology from the country's board. Thirteen leading ... Read more...

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Ronaldo’s greed for more than 200,000 pound-a-week wages shocks Madrid bosses


June 19th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Cristiano Ronaldo has stunned Real Madrid bosses by claiming their world record 200,000 pound-a-week wages offer is not enough.The Portuguese winger is not only not ready to ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle sings again


June 14th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Susan Boyle, the frumpy Scottish church volunteer who shot to fame on the British talent show Britains got talent before succumbing to stress has wowed audiences again.Just days after being released ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle comeback


June 9th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle, who shot to world-wide stardom with her appearance on the British television show Britain’s Got Talent is set to make a return after being treated for ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle hospitalized


June 1st, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Susan Boyle, the 48-year-old frumpy church volunteer who shot to fame with her amazing singing voice on the English television program Britain’s Got Talent has been hospitalized.According to one publication, “‘Police ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle could earn £8 million ($US13 million) from US deals


May 31st, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by admin
Scottish singing session Susan Boyle could earn as much as £8 million ($US13 million) from deals in the US, despite finishing second place in last night’s finalé of Britain’s Got Talent.The ... Read more...

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Ballesteros reveals his fight against brain tumour


April 1st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.1 (ANI): His face is recognized by millions of golf fans worldwide. He is a winner of five Majors and 87 titles. A sporting legend.Today that same face is a ... Read more...

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Mena Suvari promotes Chinese condoms


March 11th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Actress Mena Suvari has inadvertently appeared in a Chinese advertisement in which she seems to promote condoms.The American Beauty stunner is snapped wearing a backless dress and ... Read more...

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Man U hope mega deal for Ronaldo will neutralise Real Madrid’’s bid


March 1st, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.1 (ANI): Manchester United are to offer Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo an incredible new recession-busting deal which will make him the Premier Leagues first 200,000-pound-a-week player, and hopefully prevent Spanish ... Read more...

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Court disclosure of earnings leaves Wayne, Coleen Rooney furious


December 8th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney and wife Coleen are livid after details of their earnings were disclosed during a legal fight.The couple, together worth around 35million pounds, ... Read more...

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Brand Beckham is raking in the moolah by the millions


August 11th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): Brand Beckham, a company belonging to Victoria and her husband David Beckham, has been seeing a rise in profits.The company, which is responsible for the couple''s image ... Read more...

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Ronaldos u-turn against Real Madrid


June 28th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has told close friends and advisers that he is unhappy with Spanish football club Real Madrids public prevaricating. According to the Daily Express, ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho offered millions to join Beckham at LA Galaxy


June 18th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Ronaldinho is in line to team up with David Beckham at LA Galaxy in a 20 million pounds move. David Beckhams LA Galaxy has made a sensational ... Read more...

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Macca $1 billion richer than claimed


April 24th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has a fortune of 1 billion dollars - 200 million dollars more than believed.According to documents filed at London's High Court during his divorce ... Read more...

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