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Yates to lead Mitchelton-Scott's Tour de France challenge

Britain’s Adam Yates will lead Australian team Mitchelton-Scott’s challenge at the Tour de France, with the aim of finishing on the podium. Yates, 25, who will be making his third appearance at the race, was the best young rider in ...

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Mare Nostrum: Olympic champion Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke in France

Olympic champion Adam Peaty continued his dominance in the 100m breaststroke by winning at the Mare Nostrum meeting in France. The 23-year-old Briton took the victory in 59.31 seconds, ahead of Japan’s Yasuhiro Koseki. Chloe Golding claimed bronze for Britain ...

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World Cup 2018: The making of France and Manchester United's Paul Pogba

An £89m midfielder in the making, a world-record transfer waiting to happen. Paul Pogba was already attracting the limelight before his 17th birthday, leaving his home country to join Manchester United from French outfit Le Havre. While the move may ...

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Griezmann among scorers as France cruise past Italy

France continued their impressive build up to the World Cup with a comfortable victory over Italy in Nice. Samuel Umtiti set the hosts on their way after Kylian Mbappe’s effort was parried by the Italian goalkeeper, Salvatore Sirigu. The French ...

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World Cup 2018: Why France travel to Russia with many unanswered questions

As the World Cup beckons, the usual predictions game is in full flow all around the world. Who will win it? Who is your money on? France have one of the strongest squads in the competition but I’m not sure ...

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Froome says Giro gap is 'too big' but expects to peak for Tour de France

Chris Froome says his bid to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently is not “likely” after crashes hampered his first week in the Giro d’Italia. The Team Sky rider wants to add the Giro to the Tour de France ...

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GolfSixes: Ireland beat France to win title as English teams lose in last eight

Ireland’s Gavin Moynihan and Paul Dunne won the second GolfSixes title at Centurion Club in St Albans. They beat France’s Mike Lorenzo-Vera and Romain Wattel 2-0 in the final. Moynihan, 23, who has not made a cut in eight European ...

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Fifa to look into 'racist abuse' of France players in Russia

Media playback is not supported on this device Fifa is looking into alleged racist abuse directed at France players during their 3-1 win over Russia. The world governing body said in a statement it was “collecting the different match reports ...

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Fifa to look into 'racist abuse' of France players in Russia

Media playback is not supported on this device Fifa is looking into alleged racist abuse directed at France players during their 3-1 win over Russia. The world governing body said in a statement it was “collecting the different match reports ...

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Tour de France: Nice will host the 2020 Grand Depart

The 2020 Tour De France will start in Nice, organisers have announced. It will be only the second time that the Tour, which consists of 21 stages over three weeks, will set off from the southern French seaside resort, having ...

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