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Sep 22, 2015

Old fashioned Noah on rescue mission for France

PARIS (Reuters) – Yannick Noah is looking to restore old-fashioned values to the French Davis Cup team as he embarks on his third stint as captain.

Les Bleus were beaten in last year’s final, their third at that stage in 13 seasons, and Noah believes they need to bring back the same core assets that helped them triumph in 2001.

Sep 22, 2015

Tennis-Old fashioned Noah on rescue mission for France

PARIS, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Yannick Noah is looking to restore old-fashioned values to the French Davis Cup team as he embarks on his third stint as captain.

Les Bleus were beaten in last year’s final, their third at that stage in 13 seasons, and Noah believes they need to bring back the same core assets that halped them triumph in 2001.

Sep 21, 2015

Noah named as France Davis Cup captain

PARIS (Reuters) – Yannick Noah, the last French man to win a grand slam title, was named as his country’s new Davis Cup captain on Monday by the French tennis federation (FFT).

Noah, who won the French Open in 1983, is taking over from Arnaud Clement and is returning for a third spell in charge.

Sep 21, 2015

Tennis-Noah named as France Davis Cup captain

PARIS, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Yannick Noah, the last French man to win a grand slam title, was named as his country’s new Davis Cup captain on Monday by the French tennis federation (FFT).

Noah, who won the French Open in 1983, is taking over from Arnaud Clement and is returning for a third spell in charge.

Sep 20, 2015

Ten-man Marseille salvage Lyon draw amid crowd trouble

PARIS (Reuters) – Ten-man Olympique de Marseille recovered from a nervous start to salvage a 1-1 draw against visitors Olympique Lyonnais in an incident-packed Ligue 1 match interrupted by crowd trouble at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday.

The game was held up for 23 minutes in the second half after fans threw bottles, some of them aimed at former OM favourite Mathieu Valbuena, on to the pitch.

Sep 20, 2015

Soccer-Ten-man Marseille salvage Lyon draw amid crowd trouble

PARIS, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Ten-man Olympique de Marseille recovered from a nervous start to salvage a 1-1 draw against visitors Olympique Lyonnais in an incident-packed Ligue 1 match interrupted by crowd trouble at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday.

The game was held up for 23 minutes in the second half after fans threw bottles, some of them aimed at former OM favourite Mathieu Valbuena, on to the pitch.

Sep 18, 2015

Also-ran Sagan must deliver at world championships

PARIS (Reuters) – Long hailed as cycling’s next big thing, even drawing comparisons with the great Eddy Merckx, Peter Sagan will silence his critics if he finally claims a top-notch victory at the road cycling world championships.

The championships in Richmond, Virginia starting on Sunday have returned to the United States after a 29-year hiatus.

Sep 18, 2015

Preview: Also-ran Sagan must deliver at world championships

PARIS (Reuters) – Long hailed as cycling’s next big thing, even drawing comparisons with the great Eddy Merckx, Peter Sagan will silence his critics if he finally claims a top-notch victory at the road cycling world championships.

The championships in Richmond, Virginia starting on Sunday have returned to the United States after a 29-year hiatus.

Sep 16, 2015

Di Maria takes spotlight as PSG beat Malmo

PARIS (Reuters) – Angel Di Maria, playing his first Champions League game since he appeared in the 2014 final with Real Madrid, needed only four minutes to make his mark back in Europe’s elite competition as Paris St Germain beat Swedish champions Malmo 2-0 on Tuesday.

The colly efficient nature of their Group A win underlined the belief they are likely to advance from Group A with 10-time European champions Real with Edinson Cavani wrapping up the victory with a 61st minute header at the Parc des Princes.

Sep 15, 2015

Di Maria delivers for PSG in Champions League opener

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris St Germain were hoping that Angel Di Maria would help them reach new heights and the Argentina winger showed on Tuesday he is ready to deliver after a disappointing year in the Premier League.

Di Maria joined PSG during the close season after a below-par, injury-hit campaign at Manchester United following a move from Real Madrid.

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      "I have been with Reuters for nine years, working as a sports reporter in Paris. I have covered Olympics in Turin, Beijing and Vancouver, African Nations Cup in Ghana and Angola. As a cycling correspondent, I have been covering the Tour de France since 2006."
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