Brazil police end Neymar rape probe over lack of evidence Jul 31, 2019 0 307 12345 AFPSao PauloPolice in Brazil probing rape allegations against football superstar Neymar have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the Sao Paulo attorney general’s office said Monday. The police decision will be sent to prosecutors on Tuesday, who will have 15 days to evaluate the case, a spokeswoman for the attorney general’s office told AFP. A final ruling on the case will be made by a judge. A spokesman for Neymar said he was not able to comment on the police decision. Sao Paulo police are due to hold a news conference later. Neymar has vehemently denied allegations he raped a Brazilian woman in a Paris hotel in May. The ugly affair, which has dominated headlines and conversations in the soccer-mad country for weeks, overshadowed Brazil’s preparations for the Copa America.Hosts Brazil went on to win South America’s showcase tournament earlier this month without their biggest player, who was injured in a warm-up friendly before the opening match.The scandal blew up on June 2 when Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram, where he had first been in contact with Najila Trindade, revealing that he had been accused of rape. Pages 123 RELATED ARTICLES Moreno joins Al Gharafa; Rashidov inks deal with QSC Jul 31, 2019 0 872 Murray closer than he thought to singles return, to play doubles with brother Jamie at Citi Open Jul 31, 2019 0 287 Tuchel tells stars to ‘make sacrifices’ after Sydney win Jul 31, 2019 0 478 Mimi to wear number nine shirt at Al Duhail Al Duhail presented star signing Mohanad Ali to the media on Tuesday. The young Iraqi will be a focal point of the team’s attack alongside Almoez Ali and Edmilson Jr, after the departure of Yousef El Arabi to Greek side .. Semenya to miss Doha worlds after Swiss court ruling AFP Paris Caster Semenya will not defend her world 800m title in Doha in September after a Swiss judge overruled a temporary suspension on the IAAF’s controversial testosterone-curbing rules, her representatives said .. Real Madrid’s pre-season struggles continue with 1-0 loss to Tottenham in Germany AFP Munich Real Madrid’s disastrous pre-season continued on Tuesday as they lost 1-0 to Tottenham in Munich. “Our defeat was well deserved,” Real midfielder Tony Kroos told German TV after the match. “It’s true that .. Fans to sue after Ronaldo sits out Juventus friendly in Seoul Reuters SEOUL Soccer fans in South Korea are taking legal action to seek compensation after Cristiano Ronaldo failed to play in a friendly during Juventus’ pre-season tour in Seoul last week. Ronaldo had been contracted .. PSG sign Idrissa Gueye from Everton Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye has completed his transfer from Everton to Paris Saint-Germain, the French champions confirmed on Tuesday. “Paris St-Germain is thrilled to announce the signing of Idrissa Gueye!” ..