Tennis great Margaret Court to boycott Qantas over same-sex marriage

 

One of tennis' greatest ever stars says she will no longer fly Qantas because of the airline chief executive's support for same-sex marriage.

"As you will know, I have represented Australia many times and have the proud record of never losing a tennis match while playing for my country. I am disappointed that Qantas has become an active promoter for same-sex marriage. I believe in marriage as a union between a man and a woman as stated in the Bible," Court, 74, said in an open letter published in The Western Australian.

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Maradona: Taking drugs at Barcelona was the worst decision of my life


Football legend Diego Maradona has further opened up on his problems with addiction, claiming that taking drugs was the worst decision he has ever made.

The Argentine icon admitted that his habit started at Barcelona in his early 20s, with the problem having continued to plague him until well after his playing career had ended.

After finally conquering the addiction in 2004, Maradona credits God with helping him beat his demons.

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Firefighters race to Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium to Put Off Fire

 

Fire crews are tackling a blaze at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium.

Smoke was seen billowing from the roof of the football ground this morning, with locals reporting fire alarms going off from 7am. 

It is understood the fire started in a lift motor room in the stadium's South Stand, due to a faulty elevator.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said they sent three engines to the ground from nearby Manchester, Salford and Stretford.

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Tax evasion: Ronaldo declared €20m in Swiss banks

 

Cristiano Ronaldo declared income of over 225 million euros in 2015, including 20 million euros held in 22 Swiss bank accounts, a Spanish newspaper reported Sunday as the Real Madrid star battles accusations of tax evasion.

The Portuguese international earned 203.7 million euros outside of Spain and 23.5 million inside the country, according to a copy of his 2015 tax return obtained by daily newspaper El Mundo.

The figures match the details of the player’s income published Thursday by the player’s management company Gestifute, which argued they show Ronaldo was in compliance with Spain’s tax authority.

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