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2011-01-26 07:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A French company that specializes in bringing clients up close and personal with Tour de France announces that again this summer its bicycle tours will follow routes and destinations through the Alps taken by the legendary cycling competitors.

2010-11-26 07:03:00

CRAWLEY, England, Nov.

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.

2009-07-21 10:55:37

Mikel Astarloza earned his first career Tour de France stage victory Tuesday with a late kick that outdistanced the field of 162 cyclists. Astarloza was among four riders who had led most of the 95.4-mile Stage 16 of the race from Martigny, Switzerland, to Bourg-Saint-Maurice, France.

2009-02-08 09:54:08

Heavy snow prompted the cancellation of Sunday's women's downhill World Championships in France, officials announced. The International Skiing Federation said in a written statement it was unable to get the course at Val d'Isere in shape for the race and postponed it until Monday. The downhill and the

2006-07-18 21:12:20

ALPE D'HUEZ, France (Reuters) - The battle for the Tour de France yellow jersey will continue on Wednesday with a second day of climbing over some of the highest passes in the Alps.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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