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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)
  • Tour de Naperville gets kids on bicycles

    Tour de Naperville gets kids on bicycles
    While the Tour de France brings together the best cyclists from around the world for a brutal test of endurance, the Junior Tour de Naperville's goals are a bit more down-to-earth: promote the sport of cycling for kids. The second annual event organized...
  • 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...
  • Greipel finally wins in crash-hit sixth stage

    REIMS France (Reuters) - Andre Greipel emerged from the shadow of fellow German Marcel Kittel to win a crash-hit sixth stage of the Tour de France, a 194-km ride from Arras on Thursday. Norway's Alexander Kristoff was second and Frenchman Samuel Dumoulin...
  • 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...
  • Exclusive: Commerzbank may pay $600 million-$800 million to settle U.S. probe - sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Germany's second-biggest bank Commerzbank AG is expected to pay $600 million to $800 million to resolve investigations into its dealings with Iran and other countries under U.S. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter said. The...