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France hopes Ryder Cup will help break sport's elitist image

Oct 16 2017

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France France is hoping to break golf's elitist image in the country when it host the Ryder Cup next year, the president of the organizing committee said on Monday.

French oysters go on sale in vending machines

Aug 03 2017

ILE DE RE, France In a change from chocolates and fizzy drinks, the French are starting to offer fresh oysters from vending machines in the hope of selling more of the delicacy outside business hours.

Paris Olympics aims to regenerate poor, northeastern suburbs

Aug 01 2017

BOBIGNY, France The most deprived department in France is expected to be a big winner now Paris is in line to host the 2024 Olympics with thousands of homes and a new swimming center to be built in Seine-Saint-Denis for the games.

French Open could be 'tense' after UK bombing: French player

May 23 2017

PARIS Security worries could create a tense atmosphere at the French Open this year after a bomb attack on a British concert hall killed 22 people, French tennis player Lucas Pouille said on Tuesday.

Cycling: Discussion on reducing peloton size still ongoing - Tour boss

Feb 28 2017

LA ROCHE SUR YON, France Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme said on Tuesday that discussions on reducing the number of riders per team in grand tours were still ongoing.

Valentino showcases ethereal haute couture collection in Paris

Jan 25 2017

PARIS Valentino designer Pierpaolo Piccioli showcased his debut solo haute couture collection in Paris on Wednesday, presenting an ethereal spring/summer 2017 line.

Handball - Fervent France host world championships amid tight security

Jan 11 2017

PARIS The handball world championships are starting on Wednesday under tight security as France is still in a state of emergency after a number of Islamist attacks in the country.

Van Gogh museum dismisses claim discovered sketchbook authentic

Nov 15 2016

PARIS The Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam has dismissed an art historian's claim that a collection of discovered sketches were drawn by the Dutch artist, saying they were imitations.

Builders go back in time to construct castle the medieval way

Sep 14 2016

TREIGNY, France Blacksmiths, stonemasons and quarrymen are hard at work in a Burgundy forest building a 13th century-style castle using the most basic tools and materials, replicating the methods used hundreds of years ago to better understand them. | Video

Builders go back in time to construct castle the medieval way

Sep 14 2016

TREIGNY, France Blacksmiths, stonemasons and quarrymen are hard at work in a Burgundy forest building a 13th century-style castle using the most basic tools and materials, replicating the methods used hundreds of years ago to better understand them. | Video

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