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Sports World News of Monday, 5 June 2017


Ivorian midfielder Cheick Tiote dies after collapsing in training

Former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote has died aged 30 after collapsing during training in China, a spokesman for the player has announced.

The Ivory Coast international spent seven years at the Tyneside club, making 138 league appearances.

He joined Chinese second-tier side Beijing Enterprises in February for an undisclosed fee.

He was also part of the Ivory Coast squad that won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.