August 17, 2022
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England rallies to knock out Spain, reaching Euro semi-finals

/ Sport Women’s Euro 2022 Issued on: 21/07/2022 – 00:22 England’s Ella Toone celebrates scoring their first goal in the Lionesses’ quarter-final against Spain, Brighton, UK, July 20, 2022. © Matthew Childs, Reuters England rallied from the brink of elimination to beat Spain 2-1 after extra time and reach the semi-finals of Euro 2022 thanks […]

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Tour de France: Pogacar wins Pyrenees duel but Vingegaard cements overall lead

Tadej Pogacar claimed victory in the 17th stage of the Tour de France but it was Jonas Vingegaard who came a step closer to the title as he finished on the defending champion’s wheel to retain the overall leader’s yellow jersey on Wednesday. Pogacar’s late acceleration at the top of the final climb, a 8-km effort at […]

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Tour de France: Belgium’s Jasper Philipsen wins stage 15, Vingegaard retains lead despite crash

/ Sport cycling Issued on: 17/07/2022 – 18:20 Alpecin-Deceuninck team’s Belgian rider Jasper Philipsen (C) celebrates as he cycles to the finish line ahead of Jumbo-Visma team’s Wout van Aert (L) and Trek-Segafredo team’s Mads Pedersen (R) during the 15th stage of the 109th edition of the Tour de France on July 17, 2022. © […]

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Tour de France: Australia’s Michael Matthews wins stage 14, Vingegaard retains overall lead

/ Sport Cycling Issued on: 16/07/2022 – 17:39 Team Bikeexchange-Jayco’s Australian rider Michael Matthews celebrates as he cycles to the finish line to win the 14th stage of the Tour de France in Mende, central France, on July 16, 2022. © Anne-Christine Poujoulat, AFP Australian Michael Matthews completed a vintage ride to win the 14th […]

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Women’s Tour de France: Director relishes chance for girls to ‘identify with champions’

After a brief professional career that included a French championship in 2012, women’s Tour de France director Marion Rousse has become a key figure in cycling. In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Rousse explained why the Women’s Tour, an eight-day race that begins on July 24, is so important for girls who aspire to become professional cyclists. […]

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Tour de France: Denmark’s Mads Pedersen wins stage 13, Vingegaard keeps lead

/ Sport cycling Issued on: 15/07/2022 – 18:24 Trek-Segafredo team’s Danish rider Mads Pedersen celebrates as he cycles to the finish line to win the 13th stage of the Tour de France on July 15, 2022. © Anne-Christine Poujoulat, AFP Mads Pedersen became the third Dane to win a stage on this year’s Tour de […]

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Moving up a gear: The return of the Women’s Tour de France

/ Shows / The 51% Issued on: 15/07/2022 – 16:09 11:46 51 PERCENT © FRANCE 24 In this special edition, we report on the return of the Women’s Tour de France. After more than a 30-year absence, the race kicks off on July 24 from the Eiffel Tower, ending eight days later after a 1000 km ride […]

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Tour de France: Britain’s Pidcock wins Bastille Day stage 12 as Vingegaard retains lead

/ Sport Issued on: 14/07/2022 – 21:01 01:54 British rider Thomas Pidcock of the Ineos Grenadiers team celebrates as he cycles past the finish line to win the 12th stage of the 109th edition of the Tour de France cycling race, 165.1 km between Briancon and L’Alpe-d’Huez, in the French Alps, on July 14, 2022. […]

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Tour de France: Vingegaard wins epic stage 11 as Pogacar cracks

Jonas Vingegaard threw everything at Tadej Pogacar to win an epic 11th stage of the Tour de France and replace the defending champion as the overall leader after a gruelling Alpine trek on Wednesday.  Last year’s runner-up Vingegaard attacked 4.9km from the finish to drop Pogacar, who had been attacked relentlessly by the Dane’s Jumbo-Visma […]

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France thrash Italy in stirring start to women’s Euro 2022

/ Sport Football Issued on: 10/07/2022 – 23:41 France’s Kadidiatou Diani in action with Italy’s Lisa Boattin, Rotterdam, July 10, 2022. © Lee Smith, Reuters France brushed off suggestions of dressing room disquiet to smash Italy 5-1 and launch their Euro 2022 campaign in style on Sunday. Grace Geyoro hit a first half hat-trick as […]

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