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Georgia rugby chief arrested for ‘shooting his own country’s international star Ramaz Kharazishvili ‘after row in his office’



Georgian police have arrested the vice-president of the country’s rugby union, Merab Beselia, over the shooting of player Ramaz Kharazishvili.

Kharazishvili, 32, the former captain of the Georgian national Sevens team, was shot in the leg at the offices of the sport’s governing body in the capital Tbilisi on Wednesday, September 16.

The athlete was taken to a hospital, where he underwent surgery after sustaining a bullet wound to his shin.

‘Kharazishvili received injuries to his leg. His life is not in danger. All employees of the Rugby Union are cooperating with the police’, Tornike Gogebashvili, acting president of the Rugby Union told

Local media said the shooting occurred after a dispute between Beselia and Kharazishvili, who is said to be a vocal critic of the Georgian Rugby Union (GRU).

Georgian police are investigating the illegal purchase, possession, and carrying of a firearm and damage to health in the shooting.

The incident comes as Georgia prepare to compete at the Autumn Nations Cup 2020.

It was reported that 32 Georgian rugby clubs recently accused Interim of sabotaging efforts to create a taskforce to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sport.

They also have criticised the GRU over how it spent state funding and the organisation’s inabilty to hold an election for a new president, having failed to hire one since January due to internal disputes.

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Victor Osimhen receives first red card of his football career



Nigeria’s most expensive footballer of all time, Victor Osimhen on Thursday night, October 29, received the first red card of his football career in Napoli’s 1-0 win over Real Sociedad in the Europa League.

The Nigerian striker who joined the Serie A Club from Lille this summer was shown the way out by referee Craig Pawson in the third minute of added time after receiving two yellow cards.

Osimhen who replaced Italian forward Andrea Petagna in the second half, received his first yellow card in the 81st minute before he was given a red card 12 minutes later after elbowing Robin Le Normand while trying to control David Ospina’s goal kick.

Osimhen, 21, is expected to miss Napoli’s trip to Stadion Kantrida to play HNK Rijeka on November 5.

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Thanks for giving me a reason to smile – DJ Cuppy hails Man Utd (Photo)



Florence Otedola AKA DJ Cuppy, who happens to be a big fan of EPL side Man Utd after she dumped Arsenal FC some months back has finally found a reason to be happy with the club.

Recall that since Cuppy switched to Man Utd, the Red Devils’ performance had not been top-notch but following their 5 goals win on Wednesday night, DJ Cuppy hailed the club for giving her a reason to smile.

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She uploaded a photo of her in Man Utd shirt smiling.

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Well it was a stunning performance from United, goals from Greenwood, Martial and a Marcus Rashford hat trick saw them crush Bundesliga leaders Leipzig at Old Trafford in the Uefa Champions League.

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Cristiano Ronaldo slams PCR testing as ‘bullshit’ after testing positive for coronavirus again



Christiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has labelled Polymerase Chain Reaction testing as ‘bullshit’ after testing positive for Coronavirus for the third time, which ruled him out of Juventus’ Champions League clash with Barcelona.

The Portuguese striker, 35, has been self-isolating since he tested positive while on international duty with Portugal on October 13. He returned another positive result last week, and was made to take another test ahead of Juventus’ clash against Barcelona on Wednesday October 28.

According to Sky Italy, Ronaldo failed to test negative 24 hours ahead of kick-off, as required by UEFA in order to play.

Taking to his Instagram on Wednesday, Ronaldo revealed that he was ‘feeling good and healthy’ as he shared a new photo of himself. He also slammed (PCR) testing – as ‘bullshit’.

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