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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager fined £45,000 by FA for comments about referee

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaking to referee Kevin Friend after the game at West Ham Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been fined £45,000 after accepting a Football Association charge for comments he made about referee Kevin Friend earlier this month. He said Friend’s performance during the 1-1 draw with West Ham was affected by the decision to allow Liverpool’s goal. “I heard our goal was offside. I’m pretty sure the ref knew it,” he said. The FA said Klopp was charged as the comments “questioned the integrity of the referee…

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Elin Ersson: Student fined for Afghan deportation protest

Image copyright AFP Image caption Swedish activist Elin Ersson caused disruption on a plane that stopped the migrant being sent home. A Swedish activist has been fined 3,000 krona ($324; £251) for trying to stop the deportation of an Afghan migrant. University student Elin Ersson booked what she thought was the same flight as the Afghan, refusing to sit down unless he was taken off the plane. The migrant in question was not on the flight after all, but another Afghan was onboard for deportation after serving a prison sentence.…

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Leeds United: Championship club fined £200,000 by EFL over ‘spygate’

Leeds United have been fined £200,000 by the English Football League after spying on a Derby County training session last month. A member of Leeds’ staff was found acting suspiciously outside Derby’s training ground before the fixture between the two sides on 10 January. Boss Marcelo Bielsa said he had sent a member of staff to watch every team they have played this season train. The EFL found Leeds breached rules over treating teams with “good faith”. More to follow. Source link

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NBA notebook: Bucks’ co-owner fined over Davis comments

Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry has been fined $25,000 for his recent remarks about Anthony Davis, ESPN’s Malika Andrews reported Monday. FILE PHOTO: Marc Lasry, CEO and Co-Founder of Avenue Capital Group, speaks during the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit in New York, U.S., November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar Lasry’s recent comments about the New Orleans Pelicans’ star, who requested a trade from the Pelicans prior to the trading deadline, violated NBA tampering rules. There were reports that the Bucks, who enter play Monday with the league’s best record at…

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NFL notebook: Rams CB Robey-Coleman fined for Super Bowl hit

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman has been smacked with a hefty fine for a hit in a second straight playoff game. FILE PHOTO – Feb 3, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (34) is tackled by Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) during the first quarter in Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Robey-Coleman was fined $26,739 by the NFL for a helmet-to-helmet hit on a prone New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead in the…

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Robey-Coleman fined $26,000 for Super Bowl hit

Feb 3, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (34) is tackled by Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) during the first quarter in Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman has been smacked with a hefty fine for a hit in a second straight playoff game. Robey-Coleman was fined $26,739 by the NFL for a helmet-to-helmet hit on a prone New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead in the first quarter of Super Bowl…

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Porn star fined for threesome on London Underground

Image copyright PA Image caption George Mason and two other men took part in “various sexual acts” in the “presence of the travelling public” A porn star who filmed himself and his ex-partner having a threesome in front of passengers on the London Underground has been fined £1,000. George Mason, 35, and Nicholas Mullan, 24, had sex between Leicester Square and Waterloo stations, Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard. A video was posted on Twitter with the caption “100% genuine footage”. Mason, of Southwark, admitted outraging public decency. Mullan, of Belfast, was…

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Brexit: Leave.EU and Arron Banks’ firm fined £120,000 over data breaches

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Banks founded Leave.EU and owns Eldon Insurance Leave.EU and an insurance company owned by its founder Arron Banks have been fined £120,000 over data law breaches. It represents a reduction in the £135,000 total previously announced by the Information Commissioner’s office. The pro-Brexit Leave.EU group’s £60,000 fine was reduced to £45,000 after “considering the company’s representations”, the ICO said. Leave.EU said it was a “politically motivated attack against our involvement in Brexit”. A spokesman said it was “disappointed but not surprised” and would be…

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Cambridge Analytica parent firm SCL Elections fined over data refusal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cambridge Analytica boasted that it had collected thousands of data points on millions of US voters Cambridge Analytica’s parent company SCL Elections Ltd has been fined £15,000 plus costs for failing to hand over the personal data of a US citizen. The case was brought by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), after a complaint filed by Prof David Carroll, who is a US citizen. He was one of millions of people whose personal information was harvested from a variety of sources by the company.…

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