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Head of New York City Ballet retires after abuse allegations

"I have denied, and continue to deny, that I have engaged in any such misconduct," Mr Martins wrote in a letter to the board informing them of his retirement.

New York

PETER Martins, the renowned head of the New York City Ballet, announced his retirement on Monday following allegations of sexual harassment and physical abuse, according to a report in the New York Times.

The 71-year-old stands accused by two dozen dancers of verbal and...

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