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France leads Nordic combined team sprint after ski jump

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — France led after the ski jump portion of the Nordic combined team sprint event Saturday at the Nordic skiing world championships.

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Violence in Ukraine leaves Guingamp president in shock

PARIS (AP) — The president of Guingamp says Dynamo Kiev supporters wanted “to kill” the fans of the French club who traveled to Ukraine for a Europa League match.

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Monfils included in France team for Davis Cup 1st round

PARIS (AP) — France captain Arnaud Clement surprisingly included Gael Monfils on Tuesday in his team to face Germany in the first round of the Davis Cup next week.

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Former downhill world champion Marion Rolland retires

PARIS (AP) — France’s former downhill world champion Marion Rolland is retiring after sustaining serious knee injuries over the past two years.

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Population 7,500, Guingamp takes on the world’s best

In this photo dated Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015,  Guingamp fans hold up scarves during the Europa League soccer match between Guingamp and Dynamo Kiev in the Roudourou stadium in Guingamp, western France.  With one of the puniest budgets in France's top division, Guingamp can't splash the cash like some of the mammoths — Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain being the prime example — it competes against and humbles from time to time.(AP Photo)

GUINGAMP, France (AP) — The coaches went to their club president with a modest request: could he buy them a hut, locker or something to store their footballs and equipment?

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