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2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: France: Maxim Kovtun wins

Last year Maxim Kovtun (RUS) took two Silvers in the Grand Prixs and this year, his third as a senior, he claims two Golds (Cup of China), being the only one not to fall in the free skate.

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: France: Papadakis and Cizeron win

In Ice Dancing, Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) win their second career Grand Prix title, both this season (Cup of China), defeating Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier (CAN) by 9.08 points.

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: France: Stolbova and Klimov win

World and Olympic Silver Medalist Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov (RUS) won their second consecutive Grand Prix title during the 2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix in Paris. The pair defeated China’s Wenjing Sui and Cong Han by 9.13 points.

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: France: Radionova wins

15 year old Elena Radionova (RUS) wins both her Grand Prix appearances (Skate America) in just her second year as a senior, beating Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS) by a 18.74 points.

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: France: Papadakis and Cizeron lead

After the short dance, Cup of China winners Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) hope to claim their second Grand Prix title, currently leading Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier (CAN) by 2.16 points.

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: France: Radionova leads

After the Women’s short program portion of the 2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix in France, second year senior, Elena Radionova of Russia, controlled the lead over fellow Russian Julia Lipnitskaia by a mere .49 points.

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: France: Denis Ten leads

After the Men’s short program of the 2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix in France, Olympic bronze medalist Denis Ten (KAZ) leads the competition over Skate America winner Tatsuki Machida (JPN) by 3.08 points.

2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix: France: Stolbova and Klimov lead

After finishing the pairs’ short program of the 2014 Figure Skating Grand Prix in France, Olympic silver medalists Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov (RUS) lead over Wenjing Sui and Cong Han (CHN) by 3.93 points,  heading towards their second consecutive Grand Prix win.

Hollande wants France to host 2024 Olympic Games

(Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that he was in favor of France applying to host the OlympicGames in 2024, and that the country was a candidate to host the World Expo the following year. “Yes, France will apply for the World Expo. That’s 50 million visitors,” Hollande said during a live […]

Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory Named NACAC Athletes of the Year

Justin Gatlin (L) and Francena McCorory INDIANAPOLIS — Four American athletes were honored by the Caribbean Sports Journalists’ Association (CASJA) and the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) as the top track and field athletes in the region for 2014. Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory were selected as the Senior Male and […]

Tour de France Organizers Unveil 2015 Route

Vincenzo Nibali celebrates his overall victory at the 2014 Tour de France (REUTERS/Jerome Prevost) By Julien Pretot PARIS, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Wind, cobbles, punchy climbs, a handful of grueling mountain-top finishes, almost no individual time trial — Tour de France organizers have designed one of the most exciting courses for the 2015 race, which will […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs France

In the Bowl Final Team USA survives a second half comeback from France to win 31-15. A great way to start the season opener.

Thailand Off Course on Hosting Tour de France

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Julien Pretot BANGKOK/PARIS, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Thailand boldly announced they were in talks to host the Tour de France on Thursday, much to the surprise of organizers of the world’s greatest cycle race who said they were only discussing staging a low key one-day in the Southeast Asian nation. […]

2014 World Equestrian Games: France 2nd in Show Jumping

In Team Show Jumping, Kevin Staut, riding Reveur De Hurtebise Hdc, nails a perfect round, but it’s not enough as Team France falls just 1.25 points behind the Netherlands, settling for Silver.

2014 Grand Prix de Plouay: Plouay, France

Grand-Prix de Plouay Ouest-France (now known as GP Ouest-France) is an elite cycle race held annually in late summer around a circuit based on the small Breton village of Plouay since 1931.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: England vs. Canada

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final. New Zealand are in France to defend their title, which they claimed after a thrilling final against England in 2010.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: USA vs. New Zealand

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final. New Zealand are in France to defend their title, which they claimed after a thrilling final against England in 2010.

2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup: Semi-Final: France vs Canada

France allowed no tries in pool play, but Canada hit them twice and then the French kicker, just couldn’t convert as Canada heads to the Final, against England, winning 18-16.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: Semifinals: Canada vs. France

Of the four semi-finalists only England know what it is like to win a semi-final – having lost the last three World Cup title deciders to New Zealand – while their opponents Ireland are in unchartered territory. France and Canada have both been here before, but never victorious.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: Semifinals: England vs. Ireland

Of the four semi-finalists only England know what it is like to win a semi-final – having lost the last three World Cup title deciders to New Zealand – while their opponents Ireland are in unchartered territory. France and Canada have both been here before, but never victorious.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: New Zealand vs. Wales

Of the four semi-finalists only England know what it is like to win a semi-final – having lost the last three World Cup title deciders to New Zealand – while their opponents Ireland are in unchartered territory. France and Canada have both been here before, but never victorious.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: USA vs. New Zealand

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final. New Zealand are in France to defend their title, which they claimed after a thrilling final against England in 2010.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: USA vs. Kazakhstan

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: USA vs. Ireland

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final.

Vincenzo Nibali Wins 2014 Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali (Reuters/Jerome Prevost) (Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani on Sunday, dominating his rivals on all terrains as his main rivals crashed out of a superb three-week race. While Italy celebrated its seventh Tour winner, a jubilant France hailed its first […]

Marianne Vos Wins Inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France

Marianne Vos’s victory over the fastest sprinters in the world in the final dash for the line heralded a new era. In what was a nervous race with the odds stacked heavily against potential breakaways, any rider who strayed too far from the front had no chance of vying for the win against the grandiose […]

Universal Sports Reviews: La Course by Tour de France

Craig Hummer, Dotsie Bausch, and Todd Gogulski break down the first ever La Course, and future of Women’s Cycling at the Tour de France.

2014 La Course by Tour de France: Vos interview

Marianne Vos (NED) talks about winning the first ever La Course by Tour de France.

2014 La Course by Tour de France: Vos wins

In the first one day course for women, multi-world champion Marianne Vos (NED) gets the win as no break away could hold on the circuit race. Beating out Kirsten Wild (NED) in the sprint.

2014 La Course by Tour de France

A few hours before the men’s peloton arrives in Paris, with live broadcast on France Télévisions and Eurosport International, the world’s elite women cyclists will race the circuit in the historic heart of the city before fighting out a final sprint.

Bertine talks La Course by Tour de France

Universal Sports Todd Gogulski talks to Kathryn Bertine, about creating the one day women’s race during the Tour de France.

Frustrated Sagan ‘Too Strong’ To Win On Tour de France

(Reuters) – Being too strong, and both feared and respected for it, can be a weakness on the Tour de France, Slovakian prodigy Peter Sagan has discovered. He has managed eight top five finishes, including four second places, but after 12 stages he has yet to cross the finishing line first — thanks, he says, […]

Attacking Gallopin claims Tour de France 11th stage

(Reuters) – Two days after wearing the yellow jersey, France’s Tony Gallopin claimed the 11th stage of the Tour de France thanks to late attacks in a nervous finale on Wednesday. German John Degenkolb was second and Italian Matteo Trentin took third place at the end of a 187.5km ride from Besancon. Italian Vincenzo Nibali […]

Heavy crash ends Contador Tour de France hopes

CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – Spain’s Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France on Monday after crashing heavily during the 10th stage and injuring his knee. The double Tour champion fell on the descent from Le Petit Ballon and spent several minutes being treated by race doctors, blood dripping from his right knee. […]

Defending Champion Chris Froome Abandons Tour de France After Crash

Chris Froome (Reuters/Joseba Etxaburu) (Reuters) – Chris Froome’s attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in northern France, the Briton appeared in great pain after falling for […]

Tour de France Stage Winner Denied Kiss from Podium Girl

By Seth Rubinroit Cyclists who win a stage of the Tour de France stand triumphantly on the podium, positioned between two attractive podium girls. Upon being handed a prize, such as a stuffed animal or flowers, the cyclist kisses the podium girls on the cheek. Or at least that is what is supposed to happen. […]

2014 FEI Nations Cup Jumping: Rotterdam: France wins

Roger Yves Bost scores a 0 in the second round to help France take hold the lead, and then Penelope Leprevost is flaws in the jump off with the Netherlands, getting the win and securing Team Frances spot in the Finals.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Paris, France (Mobile)

The Meeting Areva (Diamond League: Paris) promises to be a mighty event in 2014. Star-studded athletes Allyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Richard Thompson and Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record man, are all scheduled to compete in Paris.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Paris, France

The Meeting Areva (Diamond League: Paris) promises to be a mighty event in 2014. Star-studded athletes Allyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Richard Thompson and Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record man, are all scheduled to compete in Paris.

2014 Equestrian Jumping Nations Cup: La Baule, France: Great Britain’s Elimination

Great Britain’s Tim Gredley gets eliminated after his horse refuses to jump over a hurdle.

2014 Equestrian Jumping Nations Cup: La Baule, France: France Take 1st

France came in 1st for the first time in 4 years at the Equestrian Nation’s Cup at home.

2014 Equestrian Jumping Nations Cup: La Baule, France: Belgium takes 2nd

In the Nations Cup on May 23, 2014, Belgium came in 2nd.

Cycling-Ji to become the first Chinese rider in Tour de France

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/FELIX ORDONEZ (Reuters) – Ji Cheng will be the first Chinese rider to take part in the Tour de France after he was picked by his Giant-Shimano team to ride the world’s greatest bike race on Wednesday. Ji, 26, was already the first Chinese rider to participate in a grand tour when he rode the […]

2014 Equestrian World Cup Jumping Final: Lyon, France: Helen Langehanenberg takes 2nd

Helen Langehanenberg (GER) takes 2nd with her horse, Damon Hill NRW, in the Dressage Final in Lyon, France.

2014 Equestrian World Cup Jumping Final: Lyon, France: Charlotte Dujardin takes 1st

Defending champion Charlotte Dujardin (GBR) takes 1st with her horse, Valegro, in the Dressage Final in Lyon, France.

2014 Equestrian World Cup Jumping Final: Lyon, France: Deusser Wins First

Daniel Deusser (GER) jumps with his horse Cornet D’Amor to take 1st in the World Cup Jumping Final.

2014 Equestrian World Cup Jumping Final: Lyon, France: Ludgeer Beerbaum takes 2nd

Ludgeer Beerbaum (GER) takes 2nd with his horse Chiara in the Jumping Finals in Lyon, France.

Olympian Dotsie Bausch to Call Inaugural La Course by Tour de France on Universal Sports

Image Courtesy of Dotsie Bausch By: Emily Frare Olympic silver medalist and Universal Sports Network cycling analyst Dotsie Bausch has signed on to call the inaugural La Course, also known as the first women’s Tour de France, airing LIVE on Universal Sports Saturday, July 27 at 7:30am ET. Bausch will provide commentary and perspective from the […]

Universal Sports Network to Air Inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France

NOTE: USN will be rebroadcasting the inaugural La Course event on the following dates/times: July 31 @ 1:00amET August 2 @ 5:30pmET August 3 @ 1:30amET August 4 @ 10:30amET & 11:00pmET August 5 @ 1:00pmET August 6 @ 6:00amET August 8 @ 3:30pmET August 14 @ 12:00pmET ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Universal Sports Network announced a new partnership with Amaury Sports Organization (A.S.O.) to […]

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #5

The Four Days of Dunkirk (French: Quatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France.

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #4

The Four Days of Dunkirk (French: Quatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France.

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #3

The Four Days of Dunkirk (French: Quatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France.

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #2

The Four Days of Dunkirk (FrenchQuatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France. Confusingly, since the addition of an individual time trial in 1963, the race has usually been held over a 5 or 6 day period. Since 2005, the race is organized as a 2.HC event on the UCI Europe Tour. The 2013 winner was French cyclist Arnaud Démare

2014 Four Days of Dunkerque: Dunkirk, France: Day #1

The Four Days of Dunkirk (FrenchQuatre Jours de Dunkerque) is road bicycle race around the Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France. Confusingly, since the addition of an individual time trial in 1963, the race has usually been held over a 5 or 6 day period. Since 2005, the race is organized as a 2.HC event on the UCI Europe Tour. The 2013 winner was French cyclist Arnaud Démare

2014 FIS Freestyle World Cup: La Plagne, France: Ladies & Men’s Ski Cross Finals

The FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup brings together the world’s best freestyle skiers, in the world’s best resorts, week after week.

 
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