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France’s king of rock Johnny Hallyday dies aged 74

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While he was never taken seriously abroad, Hallyday broke from France’s classic “chanson” tradition in the late 1950s, selling more than 100 million albums and headlining 50 major tours. Born on June 15 1943, he attempted suicide in 1966, collapsed on stage in 1986 and married five times, twice to …

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Dubai to host Pakistan-India baseball series

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The 1st Dubai Cup Pakistan-India Baseball Series 2017 will be held in Dubai in which two matches will be played on December 9 and 10. Speaking at a press conference held here at the National Hockey Stadium, Pakistan Federation Baseball (PFB) president Syed Khawar Shah, flanked by Punjab Baseball Association …

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Football: Cuadrado, Bernardeschi send Juve through

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– Juan Cuadrado and Federico Bernardeschi scored in either half as Juventus sealed a berth in the Champions League knockout rounds on Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Olympiakos in Piraeus. Colombian international Cuadrado turned in Alex Sandro s cross after 15 minutes with Italian Bernardeschi getting the second in …

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Football: Lukaku, Rashford send Man Utd into last 16

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Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford scored as Manchester United defeated CSKA Moscow 2-1 on Tuesday to reach the Champions League knockout rounds for the first time since 2013-14. A contentious goal awarded to Vitinho gave CSKA a shock lead on half-time, but Lukaku and Rashford struck twice in two second-half …

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Football: Real deal Ronaldo set for fifth Ballon d’Or

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Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to match his great rival Lionel Messi on Thursday by claiming a fifth Ballon d Or as recognition for leading Real Madrid to a La Liga and Champions League double last season. Barcelona s 30-year-old Argentinian superstar won the coveted award from 2009 to 2012 and …

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Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping

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Russia was banned Tuesday from the 2018 Winter Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over its state-orchestrated doping programme, but clean Russian athletes will be allowed to compete under an Olympic flag. The sanction was the toughest ever levelled by the IOC for drug cheating and came just 65 …

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