Monaco's Royal Palace on Wednesday denied a published report that Prince Albert's bride-to-be, Charlene Wittstock, discovered information about the prince and tried to flee to her native South Africa but was stopped by police.
Monaco was the last French team to reach the Champions League final, back in 2004, but now it is fighting to stay in Ligue 1 and for its very existence. Last week, Laurent Banide was appointed as coach for his second spell in charge. The team, with only three league wins and an embarrassing French Cup exit to fifth-division side Chambery to its name, went into this weekend's round of fixtures in the relegation zone.
AS Monaco finalized the loan deal that brings American Freddy Adu from Benfica to the French league. Jerome de Bontin, Monaco's French-American president, said Thursday that the club has an option to buy Adu for 5 million euros ($8 million) at the end of the season, and he was on the lookout to sign another American before the end of the French transfer window in August.
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Prince Rainier III of Monaco, who died on Wednesday aged 81, was one of the world's longest-serving monarchs and ruled one of the smallest countries in the world. He deserves most of the credit for putting and keeping his tiny principality on the international map.