Stokes gets flick

The New Zealand Herald - - SPORT -

Un­der-fire Eng­land cricket all-rounder Ben Stokes has had his con­tract with New Bal­ance ter­mi­nated. Stokes yes­ter­day apol­o­gised to Bri­tish model Katie Price and her dis­abled son Har­vey af­ter a video emerged of him im­per­son­at­ing the pair. The video came to light shortly af­ter Stokes was placed un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion by po­lice af­ter be­ing ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of caus­ing ac­tual bod­ily harm fol­low­ing an in­ci­dent out­side a Bris­tol night­club last month. New Bal­ance said in a state­ment: “New Bal­ance does not con­done be­hav­iour by our global ath­letes that does not match our brand cul­ture and val­ues, and there­fore we have ended our re­la­tion­ship with Ben Stokes, ef­fec­tive Oc­to­ber 11, 2017.”

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