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Platini Released in 2022 World Cup Probe, Denies Wrongdoing

The banned ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini was released from custody on Wednesday after hours of questioning in connection with a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

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Brazil Clips Argentine Di Maria's Wings Again

Angel Di Maria came into the Copa America aiming for two major milestones but a drab performance in the first half of a 2-0 defeat to Colombia has left both of those hanging by a thread.

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VAR Denies Brazil as Venezuela Battle to Draw

Brazil were held to a 0-0 draw against Venezuela in the Copa America on Tuesday after a dramatic finale which saw a late Philippe Coutinho strike ruled out by VAR.

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Adidas Loses EU Court Battle over 'Three Stripe' Design

German sportswear giant Adidas on Wednesday lost a legal battle to trademark its "three stripe" motif in the EU, as a court ruled the design was not distinctive enough to deserve protection.

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Scholes Fined for Breaching Betting Rules

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined £8,000 by England's Football Association after accepting a charge of breaching betting rules.

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Atletico Closing in on Portuguese Star Felix

Atletico Madrid are set to sign teenage sensation Joao Felix from Benfica for 120 million euros ($134m), according to reports in Portugal on Tuesday.

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Platini Denies Wrongdoing in Qatar World Cup Case

Banned ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini, questioned Tuesday over alleged corruption in the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, has done "absolutely nothing" wrong, his representatives said.

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Semenya Accuses IAAF of Treating Her Like 'Human Guinea Pig'

South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya on Tuesday accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pig".

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Organizers Say 'No Reason' Morsi Death Will Affect Africa Cup

Africa Cup of Nations organizers said Tuesday the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi would have no impact on  the security situation in Egypt and the tournament would go ahead.

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Excluded Totti Resigns as Roma Director

Roma legend Francesco Totti, who joined the capital club as a 12-year-old before retiring in 2017, announced on Monday he was resigning as director.

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