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Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dead at 53

Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dead at 53

The Tragically Hip would go on to be one of Canada's best-known bands, becoming indelible within the country's pop landscape during its ascent in the 1990s. A year ago in 2016, he was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, after which he continued to perform on tour with his band. "It is my hard duty today to tell you that Gord Downie's brain tumour is incurable", neuro-oncologist James Perry told a news conference at the time of its announcement.


Gurjant's last-minute goal helps India hold Korea — ASIA CUP

Gurjant's last-minute goal helps India hold Korea — ASIA CUP

After ending the first quarter in a stalemate, Korean defence continued to test the Indian forwards as they allowed little room for penetration. The second quarter saw a neck-and-neck tussle between the Indian strikers and Korean defence with both the sides not in a mood to give an inch to each other as the first half ended goal-less.


Anthony Joshua: Carlos Takam 'more dangerous' than Kubrat Pulev

Anthony Joshua: Carlos Takam 'more dangerous' than Kubrat Pulev

Having already felled a legend in the form of Wladimir Klitschko, becoming the most risky heavyweight in the world in the process, it looks like Anthony Joshua is about to give fans the homegrown "Mega Fight" they've been asking for (haven't you heard them?).



George Soros donates $18B to charity Open Society Foundations

Open Society works globally to "build vibrant and tolerant democracies" and has given away almost $14bn since it was founded in 1979. A foundation official told CNNMoney in an emailed statement the move "reflects an ongoing process of asset transfer that has been underway for several years".