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“They are role models, whether they like it or not…particularly for young people, what they say and do matters” Deputy CMO (& lifelong @bostonunited fan) Prof Van Tam tells me footballers should get vaccinated & set example, as PL finally reveal “leap forward” in player jab rate
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UKAD let British Cycling breach anti-doping rules by privately testing riders in unaccredited lab before London2012, damning WADA probe finds. It said there was "potential wrongdoing” by people in both bodies. My report with Garry Richardson on @BBCRadio4 Today prog earlier here:
“They have a responsibility to themselves, family & friends…we don’t want any more games cancelled” Deputy CMO Prof Van Tam tells me players must set example & get vaccinated, as PL reveals improved jab rate, warning winter “could be very difficult” bbc.com/sport/football…
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UKAD let British Cycling break rules by drug testing riders in a private lab before London 2012, a damning WADA probe has found.  It said there had been "potential wrongdoing” by individuals in both bodies. Will have more on @BBCRadio4 Today prog at 0725 bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/…
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UKAD let British Cycling break rules by drug testing riders in a private lab before London 2012, a damning WADA probe has found.  It said there had been "potential wrongdoing” by individuals in both bodies. Will have more on @BBCRadio4 Today prog at 0725 bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/…
“They have a responsibility to themselves, family & friends…we don’t want any more games cancelled” Deputy CMO Prof Van Tam tells me players must set example & get vaccinated, as PL reveals improved jab rate, warning winter “could be very difficult” bbc.com/sport/football…
“They are role models, whether they like it or not…particularly for young people, what they say and do matters” Deputy CMO (& lifelong @bostonunited fan) Prof Van Tam tells me footballers should get vaccinated & set example, as PL finally reveal “leap forward” in player jab rate
Newcastle United fans welcoming the Saudi-led takeover of the club shows the "sickness at the heart of football", according to MP. #nufc bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan…
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Premier League footballer's bail extended in child sex offences probe bbc.in/3BW8U8E
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A UK and Republic of Ireland bid to host the 2030 World Cup bid has not "gone up in smoke" after England's Euro 2020 final trouble, MPs have been told. More ⬇️ #bbcfootball
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“The tide is very clearly turning," Prof Jonathan Van-Tam tells me Premier League has made “massive leap forward” after it finally reveals 68% of players have now had both doses of the Covid vaccine following weeks of secrecy. bbc.co.uk/sport/football…
“Numpties dancing around in cod-Arabic dresses” Newcastle Utd fans welcoming the Saudi-led takeover of the club shows “sickness at the heart of football", according to MP bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan…
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British Cycling allowed to use private drug-testing labs by UK Anti-Doping - WADA bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/…
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British Cycling allowed to use private drug-testing labs by UK Anti-Doping - WADA bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/…
This is even worse for UK Anti-Doping - gets 2 letters claiming: 1) “a coach was attempting to dope” athletes 2) there was a “clear trail of emails” about this between BC & UKAD 3) laptops of a former BC employee held "material evidence". Yet didn't search laptops for emails! twitter.com/seaningle/stat…
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🗣️ "Numpties dancing around in cod-Arabic dresses outside Newcastle United." Newcastle United fans welcoming the Saudi-led takeover of the club shows the "sickness at the heart of football", according to SNP MP John Nicolson. #bbcfootballl
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“Numpties dancing around in cod-Arabic dresses” Newcastle Utd fans welcoming the Saudi-led takeover of the club shows “sickness at the heart of football", according to MP bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan…
Premier League: 68% of players now double vaccinated bbc.co.uk/sport/football…
NEW | Premier League reveals; *81% of players have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose *68% now fully vaccinated. Says it “continues to work with clubs to encourage vaccination among players and club staff.”
“It was like a scene from Lord of the Rings…it was really scary” My @BBCNews at 10 report from Wembley as the FA are ordered to play England match behind closed doors in unprecedented punishment for the mayhem that marred the Euros final.
“It’s hugely embarrassing” My @BBCNews at 10 report from Wembley as the FA are ordered to play England match behind closed doors in unprecedented punishment for the mayhem that marred the Euros final.
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This is @Telegraph investigation into the chaos of Euro 2020 final that lead to Uefa sanctions. Strong evidence that FA should have seen it coming; & the longstanding problems around the new Wembley Park telegraph.co.uk/football/2021/…
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Future of sport in Britain facing serious challenges, admit leaders. By @PaulMac theguardian.com/sport/2021/oct…
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Fan ban will hurt but the FA needs to answer some tough questions. By @PaulMac theguardian.com/football/2021/…
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“It’s hugely embarrassing” My @BBCNews at 10 report from Wembley as the FA are ordered to play England match behind closed doors in unprecedented punishment for the mayhem that marred the Euros final.
“It’s hugely embarrassing” Coming up on @BBCNews at 10, my report from Wembley as the FA are ordered to play England match behind closed doors in unprecedented punishment for the ugly scenes that marred the Euros final.
“It was like a scene from Game of Thrones or Lord of the Rings…it was really scary” Coming up on @BBCNews at 10, we hear from a wheelchair-user who got caught up in the Euros final chaos at Wembley as the FA & England are hit with an unprecedented stadium ban for the disorder
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“It was like a scene from Game of Thrones or Lord of the Rings…it was really scary” Coming up on @BBCNews at 10, we hear from a wheelchair-user who got caught up in the Euros final chaos at Wembley as the FA & England are hit with an unprecedented stadium ban for the disorder
England have been hit with an unprecedented stadium ban as punishment for the crowd trouble at the Euro 2020 final, forcing at least one game to be played behind closed doors and costing the FA up to £5 million in lost revenue. @Matt_Law_DT & @ben_rumsby telegraph.co.uk/football/2021/…
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“It’s hugely embarrassing” Coming up on @BBCNews at 6, my report from Wembley as England are ordered to play behind closed doors as punishment for the unrest at Wembley Stadium during the Euros final. bbc.co.uk/sport/football…
BREAKING: FA / England ordered to play next two UEFA competition matches at Wembley behind closed doors, the second of which is suspended for a probationary period of two years, for the crowd chaos that marred the Euros final in July, following UEFA Ethics Disciplinary hearing
A man has pleaded guilty to a charge relating to the flight in which footballer Emiliano Sala died. The plane carrying 28-year-old Sala and pilot David Ibbotson crashed into the English Channel in January 2019. #bbcfootball
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A week on, what next for NUFC after the Saudi takeover? The Sports Desk podcast asks; *is it just sportswashing? *what does KSA gain? *what lessons from City & Abu Dhabi takeover? *what was govt role? *how could PL accept Saudi state different from PIF? bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0…
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If you haven’t heard @Prof_Chadwick talk about the Newcastle / Saudi Arabia relationship then you’re missing out. Hugely articulate, and has taught me a LOT about the big picture. Check out the #BBCSportsDesk and @SportsPro pods. twitter.com/bbcsport/statu…
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The Newcastle takeover is complete, but what next? 🤔 @Prof_Chadwickk and ex-Man City technical director Mike Rigg join The Sports Desk to discuss whether Newcastle can shake off the Saudi Arabia stigma and build a global super club? 📲🎧 Listen @BBCSoundsnds #bbcsportsdeskesk
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🗣️ "Instead of talking about Jamal Khashoggi, we're all speculating will Kylian Mbappe be at St James' Park?" @Prof_Chadwickk joined@danroann on The Sports Desk podcast as they discuss the future of Newcastle United. 📲🎧 Listen @BBCSoundsnds here #bbcsportsdeskesk
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Such an important story for English football. Going to listen to this now. twitter.com/danroan/status…
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Is Saudi Arabia's involvement in Newcastle an attempt at sportswashing? Sports geopolitics expert @Prof_Chadwick and @danroan discussed the issue in the latest episode of The Sports Desk podcast. 📲🎧 'What next for Newcastle?' - listen o@BBCSoundsds ⤵#bbcsportsdesksk
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A Jamal Khashoggi poster is driven by St James’ Park. One Saudi here who saw it told me it’s “fake news” without being able to say what wasn’t true
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Can Newcastle Utd shake off the Saudi stigma & build a super-club? One week on, The Sports Desk looks at the controversy behind the deal & asks what happens next With @SarahMulkerrins @NestaMcG & myself plus @alistairmagowan on debut #nufc #bbcsportsdesk bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09…
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🗣️ "This is revolution, not evolution..." Mike Rigg was at Man City after their takeover, but expects Newcastle to plot a different path. 🎧 Listen to The Sports Desk podcast as they discuss what is next for Newcastle. Listen on BBC Sounds #bbcsportsdeskesk
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What's next for Newcastle? 🤔 @Prof_Chadwickk and ex-Man City technical director Mike Rigg join The Sports Desk to discuss whether Newcastle can shake off the Saudi Arabia stigma and build a global super club 🌎 📲🎧 Listen@BBCSoundsunds #bbcsportsdeskdesk
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What next for Newcastle after takeover? Join us on The Sports Desk podcast where we discuss how Saudi Arabia might reflect on the club, how Mike Ashley's prudence is good for new owners & why Newcastle should turn down players only interested in £££ bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0… #nufc
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Can Newcastle Utd shake off the Saudi stigma & build a super-club? A week on from the takeover, The Sports Desk pod looks at the controversy behind the deal & asks what happens next With @SarahMulkerrins @NestaMcG @alistairmagowan & myself & guests bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0…
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#TonyHart was an absolute genius, wasn't he? I hope his family know how many children's lives he was a part of, and how those now grown children still love what he did. twitter.com/BBCArchive/sta…
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Manchester United have defended their decision to fly the 100 mile journey to their game at Leicester. #bbcfootball
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To those who ask why there’s a focus on Saudi Arabia/Newcastle and not other incidences of sportswashing I’d point to this non exhaustive list of pieces from the archive… theguardian.com/football/2013/…
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Yasir al-Rumayyan, the new non-executive chairman of Newcastle United, was involved in a controversial 'anti-corruption' campaign in Saudi Arabia that included the transfer of assets on behalf of the crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. Story: @skirchy theguardian.com/world/2021/oct…
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