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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

Please read in third para ... before the start of the 10th stage ... instead of ...

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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.