Ivory Coast and ex-Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote dies at 30

Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has died at the age of 30 after collapsing during a training session in China.

Ivory Coast international Tiote moved to China in February to play for second division side Beijing Enterprises and he was training with his club when he collapsed.

He was taken to hospital but it has now been confirmed that he passed away after emergency treatment.

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