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Medvedev speaks on Russian bans

Daniil Medvedev has admitted he is uncertain if Russian tennis stars can avoid the kind of blanket bans imposed in other sports, as the newly-crowned world number one expressed a wish for “peace in all the world.” Medvedev overtook Novak Djokovic at the pinnacle of the men’s rankings at the …

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Chelsea react to Abramovich sanctions

Premier League football club Chelsea have released a statement in reaction to the UK government’s sanctions on Roman Abramovich, stating they will seek an amendment to their general license amid the Russian’s British assets freeze.  Abramovich was sanctioned on Thursday morning when featured in a 42-page document released by the UK …

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What do Abramovich sanctions mean for Chelsea?

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Chelsea hit by sponsorship blow after Abramovich sanctioned

Mobile network Three has suspended its sponsorship deal with Premier League giants Chelsea with immediate effect and will have its logo removed from their shirts after UK government sanctions were placed on Russian owner Roman Abramovich.  Abramovich was included in a 42-page document on Thursday morning which detailed a list …

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Chelsea boss Tuchel comments on Abramovich situation

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel insists he is still “happy” to be at the club despite the financial uncertainty which has engulfed the London team after Russian owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK government. Abramovich had his UK assets frozen under a new package of sanctions unveiled by Britain …

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MP urges Chelsea fans to stop chanting Abramovich’s name

Chelsea supporters should stop chanting the name of sanctioned Russian owner Roman Abramovich, a Conservative Party MP has urged. UK Technology Minister Chris Philp said Blues fans should refrain from the gesture of support for Abramovich after the billionaire was slapped with sanctions on Thursday, freezing his assets in Britain …

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UFC ace Chandler slams title hopeful Makhachev

Islam Makhachev will have to wait his turn for a shot at the UFC lightweight title despite winning ten straight fights in the division, according to rival Michael Chandler. Makhachev, a longtime training partner of Khabib Nurmagomedov, has been near-faultless in his UFC career and has been singled out by many as …

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British bank makes move on Chelsea’s club credit cards

Staff at Premier League giants Chelsea cannot use their club credit cards as a consequence of sanctions placed upon Russian owner Roman Abramovich, according to reports. The Champions League holders are facing a crisis after Abramovich was punished because the UK Government believes the billionaire businessman has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. …

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