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Football

Cavani joins PSG in record transfer

Agencies
Paris, July 17, 2013
First Published: 00:23 IST(17/7/2013)
Last Updated: 00:24 IST(17/7/2013)

Edinson Cavani was on Tuesday officially unveiled as Paris Saint-Germain’s latest mega-signing, the striker joining the French champions for a Ligue 1 record 64 million euros from Napoli.

The 26-year-old Uruguay international, Serie A’s top scorer last season with 29 goals, has joined Laurent Blanc’s expensively assembled Qatari-backed side on a five-year contract. The previous highest French transfer was set earlier this year, when Colombia forward Radamel Falcao signed for Monaco from Atletico Madrid for around 60 million euros.

Hingis to play doubles with Hantuchova
Carlsbad: Martina Hingis plans to come out of retirement and play doubles at the Southern California Open later this month, partnering Daniela Hantuchova. It will be the first WTA tournament for the Swiss star since her retirement in September 2007.


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