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ROUBAIX, France | Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes out of Tour

ROUBAIX, France — John Degenkolb won a three-man sprint to conclude the action-packed cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France on Sunday, while overall contender Richie Porte crashed out of the race and favorite Chris Froome overcame a tumble. Yellow-jersey holder Greg Van Avermaet crossed second and increased his overall lead to 43 seconds … Continue reading ROUBAIX, France | Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes out of Tour

ROUBAIX, France  | Porte crashes out of Tour before feared cobblestones

ROUBAIX, France  — The highly awaited cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France is underway and already has claimed its first victim. BMC team leader Richie Porte of Australia crashed 10 kilometers into the 156.5-kilometer (97-mile) leg — before any of the 15 cobblestone sections — and was reported with to have damaged his … Continue reading ROUBAIX, France  | Porte crashes out of Tour before feared cobblestones

MUR DE BRETAGNE, France | Dumoulin and Bardet lose time at Tour after bikes break

MUR DE BRETAGNE, France — Sometimes in cycling the bike can be the rider’s biggest enemy. Tour de France contenders Tom Dumoulin and Romain Bardet both lost significant time in the overall standings after spokes on their wheels snapped near the uphill end of Stage 6 on Thursday. Both title hopefuls were left behind by … Continue reading MUR DE BRETAGNE, France | Dumoulin and Bardet lose time at Tour after bikes break

Paris Real Estate Property Values Expected to Break Records by End of 2018

NEW YORK/ July 12, 2018 (STL.News) — WIRE Consulting, an independent company specialized exclusively in International Real Estate services, says real estate property value in Paris, France will reach new records in 2018 as a result of the strong demand from foreign investors. Property values in the French capital have remained stable since 2016 as … Continue reading Paris Real Estate Property Values Expected to Break Records by End of 2018

INNSBRUCK, Austria  | The Latest: France takes in 78 refugees rescued at sea

INNSBRUCK, Austria  — The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 1:45 p.m. France has taken in a group of 78 asylum-seekers, mainly from Eritrea and Sudan, after their charity rescue ship was blocked form ports in Italy and Malta. The French Interior Ministry said the group arrived in France on Thursday from Spain, … Continue reading INNSBRUCK, Austria  | The Latest: France takes in 78 refugees rescued at sea

QUIMPER, France | Sagan wins hilly Tour stage as Froome avoids trouble

QUIMPER, France  — Peter Sagan had the yellow jersey holder to thank for his victory on Stage 5 of the Tour de France on Wednesday. Chris Froome could also thank his Team Sky colleagues for keeping him out of danger — and helping overcome a mechanical problem — in the race’s first hilly stage. Greg … Continue reading QUIMPER, France | Sagan wins hilly Tour stage as Froome avoids trouble

MOSCOW | The Latest: Pogba dedicates France win to freed Thai players

MOSCOW  — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 12:15 a.m. Paul Pogba has paused after the biggest win of his international career to dedicate it to the Thai soccer team whose last members were freed from a flooded cave hours earlier. The France midfielder took to Twitter shortly after France … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Pogba dedicates France win to freed Thai players

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia | Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia  — They’re young, they’re brash and they’re collectively worth a billion dollars. The one thing missing for this French squad is an international title. Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba and France are about to get that chance. Les Bleus are headed to the World Cup final. Samuel Umtiti clinched a 1-0 win over … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Russia | Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final