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Young European Golf Champion Celia Barquín Killed In US

A man has been charged with murder after leading Spanish golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena was found dead on an Iowa golf course on Monday. She was a student at Iowa State University

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Police have charged 22-year-old Collin Daniel Richards, of no known address, with first-degree murder.

Barquín was originally from Puente San Miguel in Spain, and was finishing a degree in civil engineering this semester, according to the university.

During her time in the US, she rose to fame as a young golfer and was named Iowa State Female Athlete of the Year. Sh e had to skip the first few weeks of university life in Iowa while taking part in the Youth Olympic Games in China, reports the BBC.

Her successful amateur career reached its zenith when she won the European Ladies Amateur Championship less than two months before her death.

Barquín shot a course-record 63 at Slovakia's Penati Golf Resort in the third round on her way to a one-shot victory.

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France World Cup Celebrations: Joy – And Rowdiness

France's 4-2 win against Croatia in the World Cup finals on Sunday sparked celebrations across the nation, but they were marred by vandalism in a few places.

Some 100,000 gathered at the foot of the Eiffel Tower to take in the action on big screens on Sunday. Once victory had been confirmed a party atmosphere took hold and went on long into the night, according to CNN.

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