Posts Tagged France

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters

Spain's Rafael Nadal returns a ball to France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert during their round of sixteen match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.  (AP Photo/Keystone,Georgios Kefalas)

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Rafael Nadal will have season-ending appendicitis surgery next month, ruling him out of the upcoming Paris Masters and the ATP finals in London.

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Schumacher’s doctor sees progress after injury

PARIS (AP) — A French physician who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after the Formula One champion struck his head in a ski accident says he is no longer in a coma and predicted a possible recovery within three years.

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Ronaldo scores 70th as Real beats Liverpool 3-0

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League group B soccer match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

PARIS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 70th Champions League goal and Mario Balotelli again failed to deliver as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win at Liverpool on Wednesday to take complete control of Group B with a third straight win.

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Alpine climax for 2015 Tour de France

This higher resolution image provided Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 by the Tour de France organizers Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), shows a map displaying the route for the 2015 Tour De France. Starting in Utrecht, Netherlands, on July 4 2015, the 102nd Tour ends 22 days later, as is traditional, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/ASO)

PARIS (AP) — The punishing hairpin climb to the Alpe d’Huez ski station high in the French Alps will provide the dramatic climax for the 2015 Tour de France, before cycling’s showcase race sweeps into Paris for its traditional finish in front of cheering crowds on the Champs-Elysees.

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The 21 stages of the 2015 Tour de France

PARIS (AP) — The 21 stages of the 2015 Tour de France announced Wednesday by Tour organizers:

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