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UFC releases heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou from contract, strips him of title

CBS | Ngannou and UFC have had ongoing contractual battles for years as he recovers from knee surgery. Francis Ngannou is no longer UFC heavyweight champion and now free to sign with any other combat sports promotion. Ngannou’s split from the UFC comes after more than a year of contract …

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Quebec police say killing of health care worker from Cameroon was a homicide

Global News | Quebec provincial police say they are investigating the death last week of a health-care worker from Cameroon as a homicide. The body of Nadine Flora Alinanyinyi, 34, was found Thursday in her apartment in Mont-St-Hilaire, Que., about 40 kilometres east of Montreal. A two-month-old baby was found unharmed …

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Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died

SAO PAULO (AP) — Pelé, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died Thursday. He was 82. The standard-bearer of “the beautiful game” had undergone treatment for colon cancer since 2021. The …

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World Cup heroics earn Ranking rises

FIFA | Morocco and Australia register major rises, while Argentina just miss out on top spot in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. A thrilling FIFA World Cup™ has made a major mark on the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with several of the tournament’s surprise packages soaring up the global ladder. Morocco …

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Strasbourg: un appel à témoins lancé après la disparition inquiétante d’une femme de 31 ans

BFMTV | La femme de 31 ans n’a plus donné signe de vie depuis le mardi 20 décembre. La police nationale a lancé ce jeudi, un appel à témoins sur les réseaux sociaux après la “disparition inquiétante” de Sidouane Kenne Tankeu, domiciliée dans le quartier du Neudorf à Strasbourg. ? …

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