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In this Sept. 27, 2013 file photo, FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi, left, arrives at a court to answer questions in a tax fraud case in Gava, near Barcelona, Spain. A Spanish judge on Monday July 28, 2014 has rejected a prosecutor's request to drop charges of tax fraud against Messi and ordered the investigation into three cases of suspected unpaid taxes to proceed.

Tax fraud case against Messi goes ahead

Court says there is sufficient evidence that star could have known about fictitious body

England’s Ian Bell acknowledges the crowd after reaching 150 runs during the second days play in the third cricket Test match between England and India at The Ageas Bowl cricket ground in Southampton on July 28, 2014. Gary Ballance and Ian Bell piled on the runs to cement England's strong position in the second Test against India at Southampton.

Bell finds form as England punish India

Batsman scores superb 167 and debutant Jos Buttler also shines in third Test

New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens and deputy chef de mission Trevor Shailer with Prince Harry in the background.

Prince Harry adds to Royal photobomb craze

Gives thumbs up in background of photo of New Zealand rugby seven coach Tietjens

Queens Park Rangers English player Rio Ferdinand (L) and manager Harry Redknapp pose for photographs during a press conference at the Queens Park Rangers football club training ground in Sipson, west London, England, on July 28, 2014.  AFP PHOTO/Leon NEAL - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

Ferdinand: New coach meant I was out of United

Former England defender reveals reasons for Old Trafford exit and move to QPR

Carlo Tavecchio attends a National Amateur League meeting in Rome.

Fifa seeks probe into racist remarks by Italian

Presidential candidate Tavecchio had referred to African players as ‘banana eaters’


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