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Singer Aretha Franklin, 'queen of soul', dies aged 76
Singer Aretha Franklin, 'queen of soul', dies aged 76

US soul singer Aretha Franklin died in her Detroit, Michigan home on Thursday morning, her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn stated on behalf of the family.

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Spanish football: Sevilla signs Aleix Vidal from FC Barcelona
Spanish football: Sevilla signs Aleix Vidal from FC Barcelona

Sevilla FC announced the signing of Spanish defender Aleix Vidal from defending LaLiga champions FC Barcelona. Via their official website, Barcelona said they were to receive €8.5 million transfer as well as two million in variables.

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Real Madrid agrees with Chelsea FC to sign goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois
Real Madrid agrees with Chelsea FC to sign goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois

English football club Chelsea FC announced reaching an agreement with Spanish-capital club Real Madrid to transfer Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to Madrid. Real Mardid via their official website said Courtois "has signed for the club for the next six seasons."

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Football: Manchester City beats Chelsea 2-0 to win English Community Shield
Football: Manchester City beats Chelsea 2-0 to win English Community Shield

Defending English Premier League winners Manchester City defeated London-based football club Chelsea FC 2–0 at the Wembley Stadium to win the 2018 Community Shield. Sergio Agüero scored one goal in each half.

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Brazilian footballer Gabriel Jesus signs contract extension with Manchester City
Brazilian footballer Gabriel Jesus signs contract extension with Manchester City

English football club Manchester City announced Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus signed a contract extension adding two years to his contract with the club. Jesus's new contract runs until 2023.

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