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Ghana Boxing Authority to sue Ghana Police Service over injured boxer

Ghana Boxing Authority to sue Ghana Police Service over injured boxer

Boxing
The President of the Ghana Boxing Authority, Peter Zweenes, says the entity is planning on taking legal action against the Ghana Police Service in order to aid the situation of of welterweight boxer, Isaac Aryee. Aryee was knocked down by a Police vehicle in a hit-and-run incident in May this year leading to injuries to the head and neck. The former Sports Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, donated GHS 14,000 through the Ghana Boxing Authority to the boxer to cover the cost of surgery. GHS 4,000 was paid in May and when the outstanding amount was paid on Tuesday, Zweenes made his intentions known. “The Ghana Boxing Authority is planning to take civil action against the Ghana Police Service and the Attorney-General’s department. I have already written to the Police for a co
Spanish court calls for Barcelona forward Neymar to serve two-year prison sentence

Spanish court calls for Barcelona forward Neymar to serve two-year prison sentence

International News
Spanish prosecutors have called for Barcelona forward Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos in 2013. Judge Jose Perals also called for a five-year sentence for former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell and a fine of 8.4million euros (£7.2m) for the club. It asked to drop charges against current president Josep Maria Bartomeu. Rosell, Neymar and his father are set to stand trial. The case stems from a complaint by Brazilian investment group DIS, which owned 40% of Neymar's transfer rights and alleges it received less money than it was entitled to from transfer fee. Rosell resigned as the club's president in 2014 for his role in the affair and testified in court in February alongside Bartomeu, Ne