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  • Hard work still ahead for Tour leader Nibali

    ARRAS France (Reuters) - The Tour de France has not even reached the mountains and Vincenzo Nibali has already built a sizeable advantage over his main rivals, yet hard work still lies ahead if the Italian is going to complete his collection of grand tour...
  • Russia, France and Germany want new Ukraine truce: Kremlin

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) - The leaders of France and Germany backed Russia by calling for a new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine on Thursday but told President Vladimir Putin to prevent separatist fighters and arms crossing the border into Ukraine. French...
  • Team Sky suffer new blow as Zandio abandons Tour

    REIMS France (Reuters) - Australian Richie Porte's new Tour de France challenge as Team Sky leader suffered an early setback when team mate Xabier Zandio crashed out of the race during Thursday's sixth stage. Spaniard Zandio, whose job was to support...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • Happy birthday Marcel Proust!

    Happy birthday Marcel Proust!
    Marcel Proust was born on this day in 1871. Happy 143rd birthday, Marcel Proust! These days Proust is known as a genius, the author of the brilliant, mammoth novel, known as both "Remembrance of Things Past" and "In Search of Lost Time." But how was...
  • Greipel wins Tour de France sixth stage

    REIMS France (Reuters) - Germany's Andre Greipel won the sixth stage of the Tour de France, a 194-km ride from Arras on Thursday. Italian Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader's yellow jersey. (Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Alan Baldwin)
  • Greipel finally wins at Tour de France

    Greipel finally wins at Tour de France
    REIMS, France - Andre Greipel emerged from the shadow of fellow German Marcel Kittel to win the sixth stage of the Tour de France, a 194-kilometer ride from Arras on Thursday. Norway's Alexander Kristoff was second and Frenchman Samuel Dumoulin took...
  • Andre Greipel wins sixth stage of Tour de France

    Andre Greipel wins sixth stage of Tour de France
    Andre Greipel of Germany won the sixth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as the pack entered Champagne country, and Vincenzo Nibali of Italy retained the yellow jersey on Thursday at Reims, France. The German champion collected his sixth career...
  • Pictures in the News | July 9, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in South Korea, where typhoon Neoguri approaches the Korean Peninsula and high wave batter a lighthouse on Jeju Island....
  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT France (Reuters) - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden...
  • Porte ready to lead in Froome's absence: Brailsford

    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT France (Reuters) - Australian Richie Porte was promoted from 'spare wheel' to Team Sky's new leader after defending champion Chris Froome crashed out of the Tour de France on Wednesday. "In Richie Porte, we have a very capable,...