Rebelo named as new Brazilian Sports Minister

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By Tom Degun in Guadalajara 

October 27 – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has moved quickly to replace Sports Minister Orlando Silva after he yesterday resigned from his post amid corruption allegations by appointing Aldo Rebelo to the role less than 24 hours later.

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Tévez’s record fine halved

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By David Gold

October 28 – Carlos Tévez’s record £1 million (€1.13 million/$1.61 million) fine has been halved after the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) refused to back the Premier League club’s reasoning for the penalty.

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