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28/07/2014 - France - Africa

African cycling on the rise

No black African cyclist has ever taken part in the Tour de France.

Benjamin Kayser on the pitch
23/07/2014 - France

Two charged with machete attack on French rugby players

Two men have been charged with involvement in a machete attack on three French rugby players in southern France last weekend. Both have police records and have been identified by witnesses.

French national rugby team, Stade de France, Paris. File February 2014.
21/07/2014 - France

French rugby players injured in machete attack

French internationals rugby players Aurélien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayser were attacked on Sunday by a dozen armed men with machetes and sabres.

The Tour de France, which will complicate traffic problems this weekend, between Saint-Etienne and Chamrousse on Friday
19/07/2014 - France

Traffic clogs French roads as storms spoil summer holidays start

Traffic jams were expected to clog France’s motorways on Saturday as city-dwellers leave home for their summer holidays.

Froome gets assistance after crashing during the 163.5 km fourth stage of the Tour de France
09/07/2014 - France - Britain

Chris Froome crashes out of Tour de France

Defending British champion Chris Froome pulled out of the 2014 Tour de France on Wednesday after injuring his wrist in a second fall during stage five of the race.

06/07/2014 - France

French soccer team back home after World Cup exit

The French football team, 'Les Bleus' arrived back in the country on Sunday amidst the praise of their supporters. The team lost to Germany in the quarterfinals on Friday.

05/07/2014 - France - United Kingdom

British start to the Tour de France

For the first time since 2007, the Tour de France starts in the United Kingdom.

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