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Sports scandals throughout history

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Adam Johnson pleads guilty to child sex charge

Sunderland and England winger Adam Johnson shocked football fans and his club last week after admitting in court one count of grooming and another of sexual activity with a child. Sunderland have since gone on to release the player from his contract, while Adidas have also ended their sponsorship agreement with the 28-year-old. Johnson denies two further charges of sexual activity with a child and his trial continues.

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