France

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February 19, 2019 - 5:42 am
It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has borrowed from a galaxy far, far away and officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport, granting the iconic weapon from George Lucas' saga the same status as the foil, epee and...
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July 10, 2018 - 12:06 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 9:46 p.m. It's 0-0 at halftime in the World Cup semifinal despite Belgium and France going close to scoring in the first half. With France's soccer-loving President Emmanuel Macron and Belgian King Philippe watching from the...
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June 29, 2018 - 9:53 am
By SAMUEL PETREQUIN , AP Sports Writer KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Like any other team preparing to play Argentina, France faces the Lionel Messi question: How to stop the five-time world player of the year? Unlike many of its rivals at the World Cup, though, France has an answer: a center-half pairing of...
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