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French rugby star Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48. The news was announced by Stade Français, for whom he played for 11 years, while he was capped 65 times by France between 1998 and 2007.

A statement on stade.fr read: “It is with immense sadness and heartbreak that Stade Français Paris learn of the [death] of Christophe Dominici. During the 11 years spent in our colours, Christophe, thanks to his incredible talent and his class, greatly contributed to writing the legend of the club.

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Source: Rugby – The Guardian