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Bernie Ecclestone to run Formula One during bribery trial

Berlin:  Bernie Ecclestone will keep running Formula One while on trial for bribery despite stepping down from the board of directors.A Munich state court decided earlier Thursday to send the 83-year-old Ecclestone to trial, which is due to start in April.The board of F1's holding company met Thursday, and a statement says it was reassured by Ecclestone that he is "innocent of the charges and intends to vigorously defend the case."While Ecclestone has relinquished his board duties, the statement says the board "believes that it is in the best interests of both the F1 business and the sport that Mr. Ecclestone should continue to run the business on a day-to-day basis,...
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