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F1 legend Niki Lauda passes away aged 70

Three-time Formula 1 champion Niki Lauda has passed away at the age of 70 after fighting against health issues since last year. The Austrian racer was re-admitted to hospital in 2019 after having a lung transplant late in 2018, susceptible to infections due to a lower immune system as a result of the major surgery. Following this period, it has emerged that the 70-year-old has succumbed to his recent poor health, passing away peacefully on Monday with his family present. 'With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on Monday,' said Lauda's family in a statement to Austrian media. 'His unique achievements as an athlete and...
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