• Sun, 17 Mar 2019 18:06
    Paris luxury stores looted, burned in 'yellow vest' riots
    Rioters looted and torched shops and businesses on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Saturday, on the 18th weekend of French "yellow vest" protests, characterised by a sharp increase in violence after weeks of dwindling turnout.
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  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 05:22
    Aussie horror show as Jordan stun Asian Cup champs
    Australia's Asian Cup title defence suffered a huge blow on Sunday when they were stunned 1-0 by Jordan in their worst ever start to the competition.
  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 01:00
    France's 'yellow vest' protestors back on the streets
    Paris - France's "yellow vest" protestors were back on the streets again Saturday as a government spokesman denounced those still protesting as hard-liners who wanted only to bring down the government.
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  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    Bt100m budget for weightlifting champs
    Thailand will host the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships in Pattaya from September 16-25 with a total budget of Bt100 million.
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 17:58
    France's 'yellow vest' protesters gather on decisive weekend
    "Yellow vest" demonstrators began gathering on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Saturday morning for a fifth weekend of protests in defiance of calls by the French government to stay home.
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  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 17:33
    Clashes, tear gas near Champs-Elysees at Paris 'yellow vest' protests
    Paris riot police clashed on Saturday near the famous Champs-Elysees boulevard with "yellow vest" protesters who are staging another weekend of demonstrations against French President Emmanuel Macron.
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  • Sun, 02 Dec 2018 01:00
    Violent clashes in Paris as anti-Macron protesters return
    Groups of masked protesters battled police through clouds of tear gas near Paris' Champs Elysees Saturday as thousands took part in a third weekend of "yellow vest" demonstrations, which have morphed from anger over fuel taxes into a broader anti-government movement.
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  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 18:24
    Paris police use tear gas, water cannon against 'yellow vest' protesters
    Security forces in Paris fired tear gas and water cannon Saturday to disperse protesters who tried to break through a police cordon on the Champs-Elysees, an AFP journalist said.
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  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:16
    Lion cub found inside luxury car in Paris
    A lion cub was found in a flashy car on the Champs-Elysees in Paris Monday evening, a police source said, the latest incidence of the fluffy-but-fierce animal apparently being kept as a pet.
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  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Tributes, debuts and political statements
    Tom Ford leads the pack at New York Fashion Week as Ralph Lauren and Longchamps celebrate anniversaries and the late Kate Spade is remembered
  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 06:49
    Guardiola salutes City's sacrifice as champs subdue Arsenal
    Pep Guardiola saluted Manchester City's stars for shaking off their World Cup fatigue as the champions made a flying start to the Premier League campaign with a 2-0 win against Arsenal.
  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 08:06
    Tiger, Rory, major champs together in spotlight at 100th PGA
    Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and 29 other major champions began preparing for the spotlight of supergroup pairings as practice rounds opening Monday for the 100th PGA Championship.
  • Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00
    Injured Ratchanok stages dramatic rally to stay alive in world champs
    Former champion Ratchanok Intanon fought back from a game and 19-16 down to beat the European Championships bronze medalist Dane Mia Blichfedlt 16-21 22-20 21-10 in second round of the World Championships in Nanjing on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:22
    France gives World Cup winners a heroes' welcome home
    Paris - The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes' welcome on Monday, parading down the Champs-Elysees as hundreds of thousands of cheering fans gave a raucous welcome to the country's newest idols.
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:28
    Deschamps' World Cup win a triumph for substance over style
    Didier Deschamps' France side have not always won admirers for their way of playing at this World Cup, but that will not matter to the hundreds of thousands celebrating on the streets back home after their final victory over Croatia.
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