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2009-10-15 19:14:00

LONDON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to continued economic uncertainty, a weak pound, and the rise of airline fuel surcharges, the number of Britons taking skiing holidays has significantly fallen.

2005-07-12 22:02:02

COURCHEVEL, France (Reuters) - The Tour de France moves up another gear on Wednesday when the riders contest their first two "beyond category" climbs in the 173-km 11th stage between Courchevel and Briancon.

2005-07-12 12:41:51

By Francois Thomazeau COURCHEVEL, France (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong dismissed all doubts about his chances of winning a seventh Tour de France in succession in the first high mountain stage in the Alps between Grenoble and Courchevel Tuesday.

2005-07-12 12:36:31

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2005-07-12 11:02:57

By Francois Thomazeau COURCHEVEL, France (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong dismissed all doubts about his chances of winning a seventh Tour de France in succession in the first high mountain stage in the Alps between Grenoble and Courchevel on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.