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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.

Tour de France entertainment
22/07/2014 - On-the-spot France

Tour de France entertainment

The Tour de France is not only about bike racing.

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.

11/07/2014

African press review 11 July 2014

The South African press is buzzing about rejection of parole for apartheid death squad commander De Kock imprisoned 20 years ago. And South African men prefer the World Cup to sex.

10/07/2014

African press review 10 July 2014

SA's immigration laws sow panic among foreign residents, Odinga denies seeking violent regime change, the ICC prosecution accuses Kenyan officials of covering up for Kenyatta, Nigeria is suspended ...

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.

Algeria's Sofiane Feghouli covers his face as he reacts to his team's loss against Germany, Porto Alegre, 30 June 2014.
01/07/2014 - Report: Brazil World Cup 2014

Five things we learned on day 19

If you can’t beat them, hack them. Ogenyi Onazi was basically running the show during the Nigeria v France last 16 match in Brasilia. The question was would he fade?

Michael Schumacher snow boarding in the Italian resort of Madonna Di Campiglio. File, January 2005.
24/06/2014 - France - Germany

Michael Schumacher stolen medical documents offered for sale

Michael Schumacher's medical documents have been stolen from the Grenoble hospital, where he was treated, and offered for sale to the media.

Cameroon's Allan Nyom, Brazil's Neymar, Brasilia national stadium
24/06/2014 - Report: Brazil World Cup 2014

Dazzling Neymar takes Brazil to face Chile

Five things we learned on day 12.

Portugal's Eder (R) fights for the ball with Matt Besler of the U.S.
23/06/2014 - Report: Brazil World Cup 2014

Portugal in with a chance thanks to Ronaldo and Varela

Five things we learned on day 11.

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