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Sports | Cycling

The Colombian Who Made History at the Tour de France

Egan Bernal, 22, was the surprise winner of Sunday’s race. But Colombia has a strong cycling tradition, taking advantage of its mountainous terrain.

Sports | Cycling

At 22, Egan Bernal All but Secures Tour de France Win

Barring a crash or something else unexpected, Bernal on Sunday will become the first Colombian to win cycling’s biggest race.

Sports | Cycling

Tour de France: Huge race tech gallery | Cyclingnews.com

Tubeless tyres, Team Ineos' Lightweight wheels and custom everything

Sports | Cycling

The 2019 Tour de France Photos You Haven’t Seen

Daily updates: Veteran cycling photographer Chris Auld captures the racing, scenery, and drama of the 2019 Tour.

Miscellaneous | Diaspora

French Jews Vow to Appeal Paris Court's Ruling That Antisemitic Murderer of Sarah Halimi Is 'Unfit' For Criminal Trial

Murdered French Jewish pensioner Sarah Halimi. Photo: Halimi family. Lawyers acting for the family of a French Jewish widow murdered …

Science & Technology | Tech

Check out this flying jet board from France's Bastille Day parade

Bastille Day 2019 featured one of the more strange military demonstrations in recent memory: a flying jet board.

News | News

UNPACKED - Watch: What Was The Dreyfus Affair?

UNPACKED – Watch: What Was The Dreyfus Affair? This week, we’re examining the “Dreyfus Affair,” an espionage trial that took place in France in the 1890s. The trial, which saw a top-ranking soldier, Alfred Dreyfus, convicted of passing militar

Sports | Cycling

Tour de France 2019: Stage 5 | EXTENDED HIGHLIGHTS | NBC Sports

Check out all the highlights and the exciting sprint to the finish from Stage 5 of the 2019 Tour de France.#NBCSports #TourdeFrance #TDF2019 » Subscribe to N...

Politics | Antisemitism

"Jews to the Ovens" in the Center of Paris

Parisians and tourists were greeted in the center of town with defaced sidewalk with graffiti reading "Jews to the ovens."

Sports | Cycling

Who’s Winning the Tour de France?

A stage-by-stage guide to the winners of the 2019 Tour.

Sports | Sports

U.S. win sets ratings record for WWC quarterfinal

The United States' quarterfinal win in the Women's World Cup was the most-watched English-language soccer telecast since the men's World Cup final.

Sports | Sports

Rapinoe double fires USA into semi-finals | Women’s World Cup Daily

Megan Rapinoe was yet again on fire as USA powered past hosts France to set up a tantalising semi-final clash with England at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019...

Sports | Sports

U.S. Holds Off an Ascendant Spain, for Now, at Women’s World Cup

Live updates and analysis of the United States’ game against Spain in the round of 16 of the Women’s World Cup.

Sports | Sports

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, expert picks for USA vs. Sweden

The Soccerbot is up 2,000 on bookmakers' closing odds and just locked in USA vs. Sweden picks

Travel | Travel

Get paid $10k to drink rosé in France on a free holiday

Wine brand, Rosé All Day, is running a competition offering its newest influencer $10,000 and a free trip to the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Jewish Couple in Paris Assaulted and Robbed at Home by Gang of Intruders | Jewish & Israel News

The deprived Paris suburb of Aubervillier is one of several neighborhoods where antisemitism has pushed Jewish residents out. Photo: Wikipedia. …

News | The News

FDNY Spirit Run honors firefighters who battled Notre Dame fire

New York probationary firefighters carried both American and French flags Wednesday during their final Spirit Run before their graduation in tribute to the firefighters who battled the horrible fire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Leading African Historian Urges President Macron to ‘Save France’ From Revival of ‘Colonial and Antisemitic’ Past

Malian intellectual Ismaël Diadié Haïdara. Photo: Screenshot. One of Africa’s leading historians has urged President Emmanuel Macron to “save France …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

French artist restores portraits of Holocaust survivors vandalized with swastikas

Amid a surge of anti-Semitic incidents in France, a portrait of famed Holocaust survivor Simone Veil was covered with swastikas

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

French Jewish Leaders Decry 'Wall of Indifference' Surrounding Antisemitism, as Recorded Attacks Leap by 74% | Jewish &a

One of the antisemitic slogans appearing with increasing frequency in pubic spaces in France. Photo: Screenshot. The representative body of …

News | Antisemitism Watch

French-Jewish Intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy Warns: Open Antisemitism Is ‘Back, Everywhere’

Philosopher and public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy (far right) was among those leading the march in Paris following the antisemitic murder of Holocaust …

Politics | Politics

‘The gilets jaunes are unstoppable’ - spiked

Christophe Guilluy on the cultural divide driving the yellow vests.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Jewish Groups Welcome Paris Restaurant’s Suspension of Staff Photographed Making Antisemitic ‘Quenelle’ Salute

Jewish groups are welcoming the move by a famous Paris restaurant to suspend staff members who were recently photographed making...

Politics | Politics

France fuel protests: Here's what's happening and why it matters

Violent protest in Paris has left analysts contemplating what this could mean for embattled President Emmanuel Macron, amid a resurgence in populist politics ahead of European elections next year.

Sports | Cycling

SAINT MILLE - Sankt Pauli - Saint-Tropez

This was our 2018 Long Distance Adventure Bike Ride - from Hamburg/St.Pauli/Germany to Saint Tropez, Cote d' Azur/France via Mont Ventoux. 9 days, 1800 Kilometers,…

Sports | Cycling

Amazing Cycling Descents ● Sagan, Nibali, Cancellara... (Must Watch)

0:06 - Fabian Cancellara 2:39 - Peter Sagan 5:59 - Alejandro Valverde 7:11 - Vincenzo Nibali 10:05 - Samuel Sanchez

News | News

Antisemitism in France Has Moved ‘From Streets Into Homes,’ Says Head of French Jewish Community

Antisemitism in France has moved “from the streets directly into the homes of Jewish people,” the head of the country’s...

Sports | Cycling

Jersey Winners of the 2018 Tour de France

Who won the yellow, green, white, and polka dot jerseys this year?

Sports | Cycling

Welsh hero Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France

Sporting history was made on the Champs-Elysees Sunday as Geraint Thomas became the first Welshman to win cycling's Tour de France.

News | The News

'They spit when I walked in the street': The 'New Anti-Semitism' in France :: WRAL.com

PARIS -- The solemn boulevards and quiet side streets of the 17th Arrondissement in Paris suggest Jewish life in France is vibrant: There is a new profusion of kosher groceries and restaurants, and about 15 synagogues, up from only a handful two decades a

News | News

France fails to acknowledge Israel's part in White Helmets' rescue

In the official statement of the French Foreign Ministry the word 'Israel' is not mentioned.

Sports | Cycling

Tour de France Mountain Madness, and Me

Jason Gay is among the lunatics on Alpe d’Huez—in one of the strangest spectacles in sports.

Sports | Cycling

Vincenzo Nibali out of the Tour de France | Cyclingnews.com

Fan videos capture moment of crash that left Italian with a fractured T10 vertebra

News | Fun With Islam

France Gives Muslim Killer of Elderly Jewish Woman a Pass | Frontpage Mag

Every other Muslim terrorist or killer in Europe has his actions blamed on mental illness or drug use. This just continues the pattern.

Music | Music

The 10 Best French Yé-Yé Pop Albums To Own On Vinyl — Vinyl Me, Please

This bundle of albums cover a majority of essential music to come out of France, both old and new that any novice listener should hear and ultimately own.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

French Jewish family told to remove mezuzah outside apartment

'We remind you no personal object may be presented in public areas, request you move mezuzah inside; Thank you for your understanding.'

News | News

French shop manager pulls Israeli dates from Ramadan stall over Muslim’s protest

Video shows employee at supermarket chain acquiesce to customer's demand to remove products which 'are an insult to Muslims'

Travel | Travel

Twenty Years Ago, I Ran Away to Paris. This Is What It Was Like to Return. | Travel Leisure

A writer revisits the city she first discovered at 19, and finds it still rich with memories of her younger self.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The brutal killing of a Holocaust survivor raises anti-Semitism fears in France

French authorities are investigating whether the victim was targeted because of her religion.

Politics | From CNN

Steve Bannon: 'Let them call you racists' - CNNPolitics

President Donald Trump's estranged adviser Steve Bannon told a far-right gathering in France on Saturday that they should handle accusations of racism with pride.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

La Brasserie Parisienne - Peloton Magazine

France of course is known as the land of wine, cheese and the crusty baguette. But when it comes to beer, the country’s history has been anemic at best. But Jean Barthélemy, founder of La Brasserie Parisienne, is part of a new generation of brewers tha

Sports | Cycling

Rapha Rides - Paris

Paris, join us to unlock your city this October for Rapha Rides, a celebration of cycling around the world. Sign up for the rides and events that you’d like to…

Sports | Paddle craft other than SUP

Downwind folie La Reunion Island

Downwind en kayak surfski entre Le Port et Saint Gilles à la Réunion. 15 km de glisse - 25-40 Knts de vent.

Sports | Cycling

Tour de France 2017 photo essay

Forget all the other races – there’s nothing that holds a candle to the goliath in cycling: the Tour de France.

Politics | BDS

Pro-Israel organizations enter the lion’s den

In many ways, Europe is hostile territory for Israel advocates. But that is not deterring several Jewish groups who are fighting for justice on behalf of the Jewish state.

Sports | Cycling

Chris Froome Wins His Fourth Tour De France Title In Paris

It's the third straight Tour de France victory for Froome, in a race that saw him lose the yellow jersey midway through the tour's 21 stages.

Sports | Cycling

​Where Did All The Americans Go?

​With just three US riders in the Tour de France, where is the new crop of young Americans eager to participate in the WorldTour?

Sports | Cycling

Chris Froome eyes Tour de France greatness after sealing win No. 4 

Chris Froome stands on the doorstep of the Tour de France's greatest champions.

Sports | Cycling

Summary - Stage 17 - Tour de France 2017

The 2017 Tour de France starts for the 1st time from Düsseldorf in Germany. From Saturday 1st of July to Sunday 23rd of July 2017, the 104th Tour de France i...

Sports | Cycling

Tour de France 2017: Polish rider Paweł Poljański reveals effects of grueling race - CNN.com

If you were in any doubt as to how brutal the Tour de France is, take a look at Paweł Poljański's legs.

Sports | Cycling

Aussie’s clash after winning Tour stage

MICHAEL Matthews is riding the biggest wave of his career after a second Tour de France win in three days put him within striking distance of the green jersey.

Sports | Cycling

Tour de France 2017: Barguil takes stage on Bastille Day

Frenchman Warren Barguil delivered a Bastille Day victory on stage 13 of the Tour de France as Fabio Aru retained the yellow jersey.

Sports | Cycling

Contador: This Tour de France is pushing me to the limit | Cyclingnews.com

'Whoever thinks I'm going to throw in the towel doesn't know me at all,' says Spaniard after stage 11 crashes

Sports | Cycling

Tour de France 2017: Germany's Marcel Kittel sprints to stage 10 win

Marcel Kittel wins a sprint on stage 10 to claim his fourth stage victory of the 2017 Tour de France, as Chris Froome retains overall lead.

Sports | Cycling

Tour de France under scrutiny after 70kph crash on 'crazy' stage - CNN.com

From the lakeside town of Nantua to the city of Chambéry, collarbones were fractured, kneecaps were dislocated and lungs were punctured.

Sports | Cycling

Urán wins, Froome keeps yellow but Porte and Thomas crash out: Tour de France stage nine – as it happened

A brutal, dramatic stage saw Geraint Thomas and Richie Porte crash out and Rigoberto Uran steal a stage victory on a broken bike

Sports | Cycling

Tour de France 2017: Geraint Thomas out after crash on stage nine

Britain's Geraint Thomas is forced to abandon the Tour de France after crashing on stage nine in the Alps.

Sports | Cycling

Sagan vs Cavendish

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Sports | Cycling

Tour de France crash: Sagan elbows, injures Cavendish

Mark Cavendish has been forced out of the Tour de France after suffering a fractured shoulder blade in a serious crash caused by world champion Peter Sagan, ...

News | Antisemitism Watch

Franco-German TV network drops film on antisemitism because it is ‘pro-Israel’ - BDS THREAT - Jerusalem Post

Television network ARTE is facing some serious backlash after deciding to drop a film it commissioned about

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

VERY FLAT RACE - Alpine Lakes Tour Lake Aiguebelette

The second stage of the Alpine Lakes Tour 2017 took place last saturday on Lake Aiguebelette, a quite lake part of a natural reserve where motor boats are forbidden.…

Sports | Paddle craft other than SUP

European oc 1 video of a downwind run in France is spellbinding and epic

This post is about a European oc 1 video showing a cold water downwind run in a Hawaiian outrigger canoe somewhere in France.

Sports | Cycling

Splixie

concept/athlete: Marcin Gmerek (Apetyt Na Trening) https://www.facebook.com/ApetytnaTrening/ camera/edit: Michał Zieliński (Camcraft Studio) https://www.facebook.com/camcraftstudio/ SPLIXIE…

News | News

France's Jews Flee As Rioters Burn Paris Shops, Attack Synagogue

France’s politicians and community leaders have criticised the “intolerable” violence against Paris’ Jewish community, after a pro-Palestinian rally led to the vandalizing and looting of Jewish businesses and the burning of cars.

News | News

Paris rejected Israeli software which could have stopped attack

Report claims anti-Israel boycott movement stopped France buying technology which could have prevented massacre.

News | The News

Terrorist in Nice Truck Attack Was City Resident of Tunisian Origin

The driver of the truck that killed at least 80 people in Nice on Thursday evening was a 31-year-old resident born in Tunisia, according to French newspaper Nice Matin.

News | The News

Nice 'terrorist attack': truck hits Bastille Day crowd killing 77 people – live updates | World news | The Guardian

Police say a vehicle which struck crowds celebrating Bastille Day in the southern French city of Nice contained ‘arms, loaded with grenades’

News | International News

BREAKING: Reported Terrorist Attack In Nice, France | RedState

News is currently breaking of an attack in Nice, France, where a truck was reportedly driven into a crowd killing dozens. Here is what has been reported so far: The incident happened at around 10:30 p.m. local time on Thursday when a truck drove into a cr

Sports | Mixed Bag

Portugal beats France in Euro 2016 final to win first major title - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: A mostly Ronaldo-less Portugal, a team that won just one of its seven games in France during regulation, won the European Championship with a 1-0 extra-time win over the hosts on Sunday, thanks to a late, long strike from Eder. In spite

Sports | Paddle craft other than SUP

OC1 Downwind Run Reunion Island

Aloha'ppy downwind run in Reunion Island !!! From St Pierre to Etang Salé - - 22 km ... Huge swell strong wind perfect friendly conditions to gO !!! Keep Ope...

News | Fun With Islam

Marseille synagogue to be converted into mosque

A synagogue in Marseille is to be converted into a mosque, reflecting demographic shifts in the southern French city, a Jewish leader has told AFP. A Muslim cultural association, Al Badr, is to purchase the Or Thora synagogue, which is used less and less

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

SUP Touring the French Basque Country | SUP Magazine

Three paddlers find natural beauty in the old countryside of the French Basque region. 

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

WATCH: Highlights from the Picturesque 'GlaGla' SUP Race in the French Alps

Not a bad spot for a paddle...

History | History

Hemingway’s Paris, Seen Through the Eyes of His Last Assistant

Valerie Hemingway, who later married the novelist’s son, gives an intimate tour of the cafes and other Lost Generation haunts immortalized in A Moveable Feast.​

Politics | Op-Ed

Krauthammer: Obama’s phony war

The president is more interested in fighting Republicans than the Islamic State.

News | The News

France PM says Paris attacks ringleader used migrant crisis to get into country

France’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Friday some of the Paris attackers, including the mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud, exploited the Syrian refugee crisis to slip into the country unnoticed.

News | The News

'Anonymous' Hackers Declare War on ISIS in Video Message - NBC News

Hacker group Anonymous have apparently responded to the attacks on Paris by posting a video declaration of war against the terrorist group

News | News

French attack: Country faces fresh horror over decapitation and factory explosions - Telegraph

The facts so far of Islamist terror attack on liquid gas chemical in southeastern France as raids continue on potential accomplices of prime suspect Yassin Salhi

News | News

Louvre investigated for turning away Israeli students

After Tel Aviv U. prof. is told there is no room for his group, he pretends to represent European and Gulf schools — and is approved

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

A Glimpse Into A School Lunchroom In France

My eyes have been opened, and I am amazed by what the French public school system does daily at noon. It's no wonder French kids can be seen in very nice restaurants on their best behavior, eating whatever is given to them....

News | News

Dreyfus Affair revisited? French premier’s Jewish wife prompts accusations of dual loyalty - Diaspora - Jerusalem Post

Prime Minister Manuel Valls excoriated the former minister from his party, Roland Dumas, for suggesting that Valls was under Jewish “influence” because his wife is Jewish.

News | NEWS

Chelsea fans prevent black man boarding Paris metro train - video | Football | The Guardian

Amateur footage shows Chelsea fans preventing a black man from boarding a Paris metro train, and then chanting: 'We're racist, we're racist and that's the way we like it'

News | News

Israeli captures 10 hours of harassment in Paris

An Israeli journalist who for hours walked around Paris while wearing a kippa to test attitudes to Jews documented multiple threats and insults hurled in his direction.

Politics | Opinion

Have Jews ever been safe in France? | Warren Adler | The Blogs | The Times of Israel

There is a jewel of a museum in the Marais district of Paris. It is the Musée d'Art et......

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners

A French court has handed out convictions for anti-gay hate crimes on Twitter for the first time, after three people used the hashtag “let’s burn the gays”.

Politics | Opinion

The dilemma of France's liberal Jews - Israel Opinion, Ynetnews

Opinion: Analysis: Paris terror attacks worsen the situation of secular French Jews, many of whom still believe in the Republic's universal values and feel that France, rather than Israel, is their national home.

News | News

PMO confirms France opposed Netanyahu's attendance at Paris rally | The Times of Israel

Hollande called to personally invite PM after intention to join march became clear, according to report

News | News

France to deploy 5,000 police to protect Jewish schools | The Times of Israel

In address to parents of Jewish students, interior minister says soldiers will also be posted as reinforcements

Politics | Opinion

Do Jews Have a Future in France? - The Daily Beast

There is no future for Jews in France as long as Europeans refuse to confront the tacit acceptance of violence by many of the continent’s Muslims.

News | News

Netanyahu to French Jews: 'Israel is your home' | The Times of Israel

PM says jihadists at war with West, encourages Jewish immigration; Liberman, Ya'alon and Lapid also urge Europe's Jews to come

News | Antisemitism Watch

France’s Multiculturalist Agenda Makes Jews Pack Their Bags

As more French Jews face anti-Semitic attacks, many are leaving for Israel. Most of the attacks have come from Muslims, whether immigrants or French-born, many of whom have not assimilated into French

News | Fun With Islam

French Islamist mini-states grow into problem beyond government control

A backdrop to the massacre in Paris on Wednesday by self-professed al Qaeda terrorists is that city officials have increasingly ceded control of heavily Muslim neighborhoods to Islamists, block by block.

News | News

Paris Charlie Hebdo Attack: Spontaneous rallies of defiance sweep France - Telegraph

Tens of thousands of people join 150 rallies across France to support freedom of expression following the terrorist attack on the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine

News | In The News

Video: Shouts of 'Allahu Akbar' at French Magazine Shooting | The Weekly Standard

Read conservative news, blogs and opinion about Charlie Hebdo, Islamist, Shooting and Terror from The Weekly Standard, the must read magazine available in online edition.

Politics | Opinion

A stinging defeat for Abbas, but no great victory for Israel | The Times of Israel

Netanyahu persuaded Nigeria to abstain as UN Security Council rejected Palestinian statehood, but could only muster US and Australian opposition, and the French let Israel down

News | Fun With Islam

Driver attacks pedestrians in French city, shouting 'God is great' in Arabic

A driver deliberately slammed his car into crowds around the city of Dijon in eastern France on Sunday.

News | News

France: 8-Year-Old Jewish Girl Harassed, Taunted by Muslim Classmates; Interior Minister Says Fight Against Antisemitism

A young Jewish girl in France was harassed and verbally abused by two Muslim schoolmates late last week, France’s RTL radio reported on Saturday. The incident took place at the Joseph Sibuet elementary school in Mions near Lyons, and the traumatized chi

Politics | PC Culture

EU court orders France to pay thousands to Somali pirates

The EU's top human rights court on Thursday ordered France to pay thousands of euros to Somali pirates who attacked French ships for "violating their rights" by holding them an additional 48 hours before taking them before a judge

News | Antisemitism Watch

Paris Jewish Community in Shock Over Rape, Home Invasion 'Because You Are Jews' | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.co

Three unknown assailants invaded the home of a Jewish couple in the Paris suburb of Créteil on Monday, raped the 19-year-old woman, and robbed the home, saying it was “because you are Jewish,” local French media reported on Tuesday. “The Jewish co

News | Antisemitism Watch

Chief rabbi says French society has turned indifferent to anti-Semitism | Reuters

PARIS, (Reuters)- France's government has reacted strongly to a rising tide of anti-Semitic acts this year but French society seems indifferent to the threat they present, the country's newly elected chief

News | The News

ISIS terror on the French Riviera:
Jihadist veterans on European soil

ISIS terror on the French Riviera: Ibrahim Boudina, a French national from Algeria, was arrested earlier this year on the French Riviera.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

10 Weirdest Facts About Captain America - Listverse

Due to the recent spate of blockbuster films featuring the superhero, it seems like the entire world knows about Captain America. However, comic veterans know there are a lot of strange stories about...

Politics | Politics

One in six French people say they support ISIS - Vox

ISIS appears to be more popular in France than in Gaza, based on recent polling.

Politics | PC Culture

Islamic State: One in Six French People Say They Support Isis Caliphate

New poll reveals 16% of French public are somewhat or very favourable to terror group.

News | News

Anti-Semitic attacks rise in France as Gaza conflict stirs tensions - FT.com

When Jewish and Pro-Palestinian youths clashed last month outside a Parisian synagogue on the fringe of an otherwise peaceful demonstration against Israel’s invasion of Gaza, things soon turned nasty. The next day, several hundred pro-Palestinian

News | Antisemitism Watch

French FM: France's Jews are living in fear

France has both the largest Jewish and Muslim populations in Europe and flare-ups in the Middle East often add to tensions between the communities.

News | In The News

Louvre, Eiffel Tower targeted by Islamic terrorist, reports Le Parisien

The Musée du Louvre , the Eiffel Tower and at least one other popular cultural destination in France were the targets of an Islamic terrorist who was arrested in June 2013 before carrying out the attacks, according to reports this week in the daily

Politics | PC Culture

France breaks promise to fly vets over for D-Day anniversary

Seven decades after ­Allied troops stormed Normandy’s beaches and saved France from the Nazis, the surrender-happy nation is turning its back on hundreds of US veterans who want to return next mont...

Science & Technology | TECH

Atari U.S. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The iconic video game company Atari U.S. has filed for bankruptcy. The move is aimed at breaking the American branch away from its unprofitable French parent.

News | Israel

Jewish Scene: Frank Louie, a senior firefighting officer in Paris, had everything he needed. And yet, upon retiring, he decided to immigrate to Israel and volunteer at Eilat Fire Department. 'This is the place for Jews,' he says