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Alex Pullin: Australian World-Champion Snowboarder Dies

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Alex Pullin: Australian World-Champion Snowboarder Dies

Two-time world champion snowboarder, Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin, has died while spearfishing in his native Australia.

Thirty-two-year-old Pullin was the Australian flag bearer at the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics in Russia.  He competed in three Olympics in total.

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Pullin was found unconscious without an oxygen mask and had previously gone spearfishing at an artificial reef located around 270 meters from shore.

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

Frank de Boer has been given a two-year contract as Netherlands head coach to replace Ronald Koeman.

Frank de Boer won 112 caps and played at two world cups for the Netherlands.

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Former defender de Boer, who also played for Barcelona and ajax, won a record four successive Dutch league titles as coach of ajax between 2011 and 2014.

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Barcelona Agree To Sell Striker Luis Suárez To Atlético Madrid

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Barcelona Agree To Sell Striker Luis Suárez To Atlético Madrid

Barcelona have agreed to let striker Luis Suarez join La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.

The Uruguayan agreed terms on a reduced salary with atletico after a move to Juventus fell through because of passport issues.

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Reports say Barcelona chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu blocked the deal because he did not wish to sell to a Spanish rival.

But, after meeting with Suarez’s representatives, the Catalan club backed down, with the striker threatening to air his grievances to the media.

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Suarez will earn half of the 30m euros a year he earned at Barcelona

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Tests Positive For Coronavirus, AC Milan Confirm

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