Posts Tagged Western Europe

Jean Paul Gaultier to stop making ready-to-wear

This July 9, 2014 file photo shows French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier at the Vogue party, in Paris. Gaultier has announced that it is stopping women's and men's ready-to-wear collections. Gaultier, known as Paris fashion's enfant terrible, has been designing ready-to-wear for nearly 40 years. The house's ready-to-wear swan song for spring-summer 2015 will be presented later this month in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

PARIS (AP) — The house of Jean Paul Gaultier has announced that it is stopping women’s and men’s ready-to-wear collections.

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Champagne confirms plan to challenge Blatter

ZURICH (AP) — Former FIFA international relations director Jerome Champagne has confirmed his plan to challenge President Sepp Blatter in next year’s election.

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Wentworth Golf Club sold to Chinese investors

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Wentworth Golf Club, one of Britain’s most famous courses and the headquarters of the European Tour, has been sold to Chinese firm Reignwood Investments for 135 million pounds ($220 million).

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Fomer IOC member Diallo of Guinea dies at 82

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Alpha Ibraham Diallo, a former IOC member from Guinea and African Olympic head, has died. He was 82.

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Swedish anti-doping expert Bengt Saltin dies at 79

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Bengt Saltin, a Swedish professor of human physiology and a leading anti-doping expert, has died. He was 79.

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