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    City register appeal against European ban

    Agence France-Presse . Lausanne | Updated at 11:08pm on February 26, 2020

    Manchester City’s appeal against their two-year European ban has been officially registered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS announced on Wednesday. The Premier...

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    Tokyo Olympics on as virus hits Japan events

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:07pm on February 26, 2020

    The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are going ahead, organisers said Wednesday, even as the government called for major events in coming weeks to be postponed, cancelled...

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    Bayern gave Chelsea a ‘reality check’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:05pm on February 26, 2020

    Frank Lampard admitted Chelsea were given a ‘reality check’ by Bayern Munich as the Germans pushed his team to the brink of Champions League elimination...

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    Streaming continues to boost US music industry growth

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:46pm on February 26, 2020

    The US music industry posted its fourth straight year of double-digit growth in 2019 to generate $11.1 billion in revenue, an industry tracker said Tuesday,...

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    #MeToo movement front and centre at Berlin film fest

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:39pm on February 26, 2020

    With a wealth of female directors and a hit film partially based on the Harvey Weinstein revelations, the #MeToo movement is front and centre at...

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    Tennis star Sharapova announces retirement

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 08:04pm on February 26, 2020

    Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, one of the world's most recognisable sportswomen, on Wednesday announced her retirement at the age of 32...

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    Coronavirus death toll hits 2715 in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:11pm on February 26, 2020

    China’s death toll from the COVID-19 coronavirus hits 2,715 on Wednesday...

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    CAA violence toll rises to 27 in Delhi

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:01pm on February 26, 2020

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi called for calm on Wednesday after Delhi’s worst violence in decades left at least 27 people dead and calls for...

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    Griezmann goal rescues Barca at Napoli

    Agence France-Presse . Naples | Updated at 10:37am on February 26, 2020

    Antoine Griezmann rescued a 1-1 draw for Barcelona at Napoli in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday. Frenchman Griezmann struck...

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    UK ministers agree mandate for post-Brexit EU talks

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:10am on February 26, 2020

    Senior British cabinet ministers on Tuesday approved Britain’s negotiating mandate for trade talks with the European Union, prime minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said. ‘It was...