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Ecclestone denies bribery charge

Bernie Ecclestone denied bribery allegations on the first day of his trial in Munich, adamant it "never happened." On Thursday, the F1 supremo began the fight for not only his freedom but also his job amidst reports that CVC have decided now is the time to let him go. Ecclestone is in court to answer charges of bribery relating to the sale of F1 from BayernLB to CVC eight years ago. The prosecutor claims that Ecclestone paid banker Gerhard Gribkowsky a bribe of $44 million to facilitate the sale to CVC, who were committed to Ecclestone being chief executive of the sport. The 83-year-old, though, maintains his innocence. "The alleged bribery never happened," said a...
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