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Boxing: Lucian Bute announces retirement

Lucian Bute has officially announced his retirement, ending a professional career that saw him pile up 30 consecutive victories and defend the International Boxing Federation super middleweight title nine times. The 39-year-old hadn’t fought since a Feb. 24, 2017 knockout ...

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Update – Indian Wells: Bianca Andreescu defeats Angelique Kerber to win title. In Romania, her 84-year old grandmother watched the match in tears

18-year-old Canadian of Romanian origin wild card Bianca Andreescu capped a dream fortnight with a gripping 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 win over reigning Wimbledon champion and former World No.1 Angelique Kerber of Germany, clinching her first-ever WTA singles title at the ...

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Who’s representing Romania at Eurovision 2019?

Ester Peony, a Romanian young girl living in Canada, will represent Romania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, after winning  the national selections, with the song “On a Sunday”. The contenders were Linda Teodosiu, with “Renegades”, Olivier Kaye, with “Right ...

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ITF: Romania climbs to 5th position in Fed Cup rankings

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has released the new Fed Cup rankings following the results registered last week. Romania has climbed three positions, up to the 5th, after the qualification to the competition’s semi-finals. Canada has also climbed in the ...

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Tibi Uşeriu gives up arctic marathon over serious frostbites

Marathon runner Tibi Uşeriu had to abandon „Yukon Arctic”, one of the toughest competitions in the world. The Romanian runner was rushed to the hospital by a helicopter due to the frostbites at his right toes. Tibi Uşeriu went about ...

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Romanian Radu Păltineanu completes the tour of the Americas on bicycle after a trip of 30,000 km in 3 years

Romanian Radu Păltineanu has completed the tour of the two Americas on bicycle, arriving on Tuesday in Ushuaia, ‘the end of the world’. Radu Păltineanu is a Romanian cyclist and blogger passionate about traveling. He wanted to run the Americas ...

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10 Romanians tried to illegally cross Canada-US border

U.S. Border Patrol agents say they have apprehended 10 Romanian citizens trying to cross the U.S.-Canadian border illegally in northern Vermont and New York. Authorities say they found two women and two children illegally crossing the border into the U.S. ...

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European companies face taxes on fuel 18% higher than world average. Romania is above the global indicator

European companies face taxes as a percentage of the price of fuel on average 18% higher than the world average, putting them at a serious disadvantage and potentially risking economic growth, shows a new study by UHY, the international accounting ...

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