French athletes unite to remember victims of terror attacks

January 10, 2015 11:12 PM

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PARIS (AP) — Football and rugby players, swimmers and skiers, fans and officials all united on Saturday in touching tributes for the 17 people killed in Paris in three days of bloodshed that rocked a nation to its core.

At two-time European rugby champion Toulon, a traditional pre-match song dating back more than 70 years was modified to pay homage to the victims of Wednesday's murderous attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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