NASCAR to investigate after noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage

October 19, 2020 0 Comments

first_img“As we have stated unequivocally, there is no place for racism in NASCAR, and this act only strengthens our resolve to make the sport open and welcoming to all.”Earlier this month, NASCAR banned the Confederate flag from all races as the sport moved to distance itself from a checkered past on race amid global protests against the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody.However, before Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega in Alabama, a plane flew above the track with the flag and a second banner that said “DEFUND NASCAR.”Topics : NASCAR has launched an investigation after a noose was found in a garage stall at Talladega belonging to Bubba Wallace, the only African-American competing in its top Cup series.”Late this afternoon, NASCAR was made aware that a noose was found in the garage stall of the 43 team,” NASCAR said in a statement on Sunday. “We are angry and outraged, and cannot state strongly enough how seriously we take this heinous act.”We have launched an immediate investigation, and will do everything we can to identify the person(s) responsible and eliminate them from the sport.The 43 car, for those of you who don’t follow NASCAR, is Bubba Wallace. pic.twitter.com/RaE4gwKTt2— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) June 22, 2020last_img read more

Real Madrid want £30m for Dani Ceballos after Arsenal propose £26m transfer

October 18, 2020 0 Comments

first_imgAdvertisement Ceballos is on loan from Real (Picture: Getty)Real Madrid are holding out for £30million for Dani Ceballos after Arsenal reportedly offered £26m for the midfielder.Arsenal are desperate to sign the loan star to a permanent deal and Ceballos met with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez during the international break to discuss his future.Perez told Ceballos he was surplus to requirements while Zinedine Zidane was in charge and the 23-year-old is now open to an exit from the club.Ceballos has said publicly he wants to return to Real at the end of the season, but El Desmarque claim Arsenal have made an offer.ADVERTISEMENT Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 22 Oct 2019 3:15 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link9.9kShares Emery reacts to Arsenal’s 1-0 loss to Sheffield UnitedTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:38FullscreenEmery reacts to Arsenal’s 1-0 loss to Sheffield Unitedhttps://metro.co.uk/video/emery-reacts-arsenals-1-0-loss-sheffield-united-2032306/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘I don’t feel sorry for not being in Madrid. Right now I am where I want to be and I am very happy. My idea was to go out, play and enjoy football.‘In the previous two years I had not done so. My goal is only to work to keep doing things right.‘I have eight months left at Arsenal, I can only thank them for the confidence that the coach and fans have placed in me, who have already made me a song. Arsenal proposed £26m for Ceballos (Picture: Rex Features)Arsenal proposed a £26m deal for the Spain international, but Perez has rejected that figure.AdvertisementAdvertisementReal want a minimum of £30m for Ceballos, who’s price tag could increase if he continues to impress at the Emirates.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityCeballos has been an instant hit with fans and Unai Emery is keen to keep him on board beyond the end of the season.The Spaniard likes the Premier League and recently expressed how happy he was at Arsenal.‘Going to Arsenal has been a very important step in my career,’ he said. Real Madrid want £30m for Dani Ceballos after Arsenal propose £26m transfer Ceballos has been a big hit at Arsenal (Picture: EPA)‘I am very happy there and I hope to continue for a long time.’Were Real to change coaches that may complicate Arsenal’s chances of landing Ceballos.Zidane is under pressure to deliver this season after a dismal 2018/19 campaign and Jose Mourinho has been mentioned as a possible successor to Zidane.Should Arsenal go big to sign Ceballos?Of course! 0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your results Advertisement Commentlast_img read more