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In a cover story for Vogue, the superstar athlete and style icon said she was “evolving away” from tennis. While she wasn’t explicit about when she would stop playing the sport, she hinted on Instagram that the upcoming US Open could be her last tournament. “The countdown has begun,” she wrote.

The revolutionary designer died of liver cancer in a hospital in Tokyo on August 5, Issey Miyake Group said in a statement. He was 84 years old.

Activist shareholder Bluebell Capital Partners on Monday claimed a partial victory in its efforts to overhaul management at luxury group Richemont after the company proposed the appointment of a director to look after the interests of ordinary shareholders.

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