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‘Dykes On Bikes’ Supported Asian-American Band’s Battle To Reclaim Racial Slur

One other group with a controversial identify is ecstatic over the Supreme Court docket’s latest resolution on an Asian-American rock band’s case.  Dykes On Bikes, a nonprofit lesbian motorbike group that has had trademark troubles of its personal, is celebrating after band The Slants won its case on Monday. The Patent and Trademark Workplace had beforehand struck down the band’s request to trademark its identify, citing a coverage that had prohibited

Punter narrowly misses out on £1m Ascot accumulator

Picture copyright AFP/Getty Picture caption Jockey Ryan Moore on Caravaggio (L) wins the Commonwealth Cup A horse racing fan who positioned a seven-race accumulator guess on Royal Ascot has misplaced out on a £1m payout after his last prediction proved mistaken. The £40 guess was positioned earlier this week at Ladbrokes in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. The primary six predictions all got here in, leaving a £1m payout resting on an Eight-1

Lionel Messi ‘might swap tax fraud jail sentence for superb’

Picture copyright PA Picture caption Lionel Messi was discovered responsible of tax fraud in 2016 Soccer star Lionel Messi might keep away from a 21-month jail sentence for tax fraud by paying a superb, Spanish media are reporting. Spain’s state prosecutor would swap jail time for a superb of €255,000 ($285,000; £224,000), which equates to €400 for every day behind bars. The ultimate determination on the superb rests within the

10 sports activities stars who grew to become actors

Picture copyright PA/EPA Picture caption Flintoff and Beckham are the newest former sportsmen to embark on appearing careers Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff will not be the primary title that springs to thoughts once you consider musical theatre – however that may very well be about to alter. The previous cricketer is to make his stage debut this autumn in a musical model of the Fats Mates TV present. Flintoff’s casting sees

Wimbledon champion Boris Becker declared bankrupt

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption In 1985 Becker turned the primary unseeded participant to win the Wimbledon males’s singles Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a London chapter court docket. The 49-year-old owed a agency of personal bankers a big sum and the court docket registrar mentioned there was not sufficient credible proof that he may pay. Mr Becker’s legal professionals requested for a

Bayern Munich exchange English fan’s 21-year-old mug

Picture copyright Jim Entwistle Picture caption Jim Entwistle together with his new mug An English soccer fan who tweeted that his 21-year-old Bayern Munich mug was “light and cracked” has been despatched a brand new one – by the membership itself. Jim Entwistle, 33, from North Yorkshire, wrote that he was “retiring the mug after hundreds of brews”. The German membership observed the message and requested for his postal tackle.

Gossip – Tottenham need £45m for Walker

For the most recent gossip and debate, try our Sportsday rolling information service each weekday, and for an inventory of all the finished offers, see our transfers page. Premier League champions Chelsea have made a transfer for Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 28. (Daily Mirror) Tottenham need £45m for England defender Kyle Walker, 27, who’s a goal for Manchester Metropolis. (Daily Star) Arsenal have informed Barcelona that defender

Jackets not required – Ascot costume code relaxed for first time due to warmth

Picture copyright Jonathan Brady Picture caption Many racegoers at Royal Ascot sported sun shades Royal Ascot has not enforced its costume code, letting racegoers take away jackets for the primary time within the occasion’s historical past, as a result of ‘very popular situations’. Usually males attending the horse racing occasion within the Royal Enclosure should put on black or gray morning costume with a waistcoat, tie and a high hat.

Mourinho accused of £2.9m Spanish tax fraud

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption Mourinho was Actual Madrid’s supervisor between 2010 and 2013 Manchester United supervisor Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors investigating his time as Actual Madrid’s head coach. Portuguese-born Mourinho is accused of defrauding Spain of €three.3m (£2.9m; $three.6m) in taxes between 2011 and 2012. He has but to touch upon the declare. A prosecutor mentioned he didn’t declare earnings from using

Sarfraz Ahmed: Pakistan captain mobbed at house by jubilant followers

Pakistan have been the lowest-ranked crew on the Champions Trophy Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has been mobbed at his house by followers celebrating the nation’s shock victory within the Champions Trophy. Pakistan beat fierce rivals India by 180 runs on Sunday to win the Champions Trophy for the primary time. The squad was greeted by jubilant followers on the airport after arriving again from London following their triumph. And supporters