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Cycling: Bradley Wiggins seals Tour de France as Cav wins again


Bradley Wiggins was crowned Britain's first Tour de France champion on Sunday after safely negotiating the 20th and final stage of the race, won by Sky team-mate Mark Cavendish.

Wiggins, who virtuall

Paris premiere of new Batman movie canceled

The Paris premiere of the new Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises has been canceled after a gunman killed 12 people at a Colorado opening of the same film.

Workers were pulling down the red carpet dis

PSG's millions lures Zlatan Ibrahimovic away from Milan


Paris Saint Germain have signed AC Milan's Swedish international striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic subject to him passing a medical, the French club's sporting director Leonardo told AFP on Tuesday.

The 30-

Contested UNESCO prize awarded amid boycott

Three scientists received research awards on Tuesday at UNESCO in a ceremony boycotted by numerous nations and not attended by the head of the U.N. cultural arm, which has been thrown into division be

Sampras salutes Federer on rankings mark

Former champion Pete Sampras saluted Roger Federer for Monday surpassing his mark of 286 weeks at the top of the men’s rankings.

France investigates after news show runs gunman siege tapes

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French police launched an investigation into how taped exchanges between police and a jihadist gunman who killed seven people in March came to be broadcast on national television on Sunday.


Olympics 100m wide open, says Tyson Gay


The men's 100m at the London Olympics is wide open and promises to be ‘spectacular’, according to the world's second fastest man, Tyson Gay.

Gay was speaking after outgunning US teammate Justin Gatli

World meets in Paris to end Syria killings


The United States is set to call for tough new UN sanctions against President Bashar al-Assad and his inner circle, as over 100 Western and Arab nations meet on Friday in Paris for 'Friends of Syria'

Boeing raises forecast for airliner demand by $500 bn


US aircraft maker Boeing raised its 20-year forecast for global demand for airliners by $500 billion (396 billion euros) on Tuesday.

Boeing said it now saw the global market doubling to 34,000 airlin

Gay marriage, adoption allowed in France from 2013: PM


Gay couples will be allowed to get married and to adopt children from next year in France, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault announced on Tuesday.

"In the first half of 2013, the right to marriage an

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.