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Briton Bradley Wiggins Wins Tour de France

Posted July 22nd, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Bradley Wiggins has won cycling’s prestigious Tour de France, the first Briton to capture the championship in the 109-year history of the grueling race. The 32-year-old Wiggins, already a triple Olympic gold medalist, wore the leader’s yellow jersey and raised his arms in victory as he crossed the finish line during Sunday’s final ride into […]

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Australian Cadel Evans Wins Tour de France

Posted July 24th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Cadel Evans made cycling history Sunday, becoming the first Australian to win the Tour de France and the oldest winner in 63 years. The victorious 34 year-old crossed the finish line along Paris’ Champ-Elysees wearing the traditional leader’s yellow jersey and immediately hugged his fellow cyclists. He says winning cycling’s most prestigious title has been […]

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UN Condemns Killing of Afghan De-miners

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations has condemned the killing of four Afghan mine clearance workers who were kidnapped in the southwest part of the country last week. U.N. officials say 31 workers were ambushed and kidnapped by unidentified gunmen while driving to a worksite in the Bala Buluk district on Wednesday. Afghan officials say at least four […]

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