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UPDATE: Gianni Infantino re-elected for second term as FIFA president

Gianni Infantino was re-elected Wednesday by acclamation for a second term as FIFA president at the Congress of world football’s governing body in Paris. The 49-year-old, who took charge of FIFA in February 2016 after the departure of the disgraced Sepp Blatter, stood unopposed for a new four-year term which will run until 2023. Earlier, Read more

Anthony Joshua £20m richer for shock defeat as Andy Ruiz gets £5m for winning/newsheadline247
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Anthony Joshua £20m richer for shock defeat as Andy Ruiz gets £5m for winning

Andy Ruiz Jr might have produced one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight history on Saturday, but his pay cheque was distinctly lightweight, compared to Anthony Joshua’s. The Mexican stunned Britain’s WBA, IBF and WBO champion to shake up heavyweight boxing’s established order in dramatic style. Ruiz is understood to have made only around £5m Read more

UEFA Champions League: Liverpool earn €108m for winning title/newsheadline247
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UEFA Champions League: Liverpool earn €108m for winning title

Liverpool are €108.9 million richer following their UEFA Champions League triumph over Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid, Spain, on Saturday. Finalists Tottenham Hotspur are also smiling to the bank as they earn €104 million for their achievement. UEFA’s distribution formula shows that Liverpool will get €15.5m participation bonus, €8.1 million for winning three group games, €35.3 Read more