Empire Editorial: Lynching by Facebook

...most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him."So said Cardinal Richelieu, the de facto ruler of France in the early 17th century. These days, one can't help but wonder what he would have done with Facebook.In the past few...
Pure Sole: Unbreakable

...young world champion and two-time Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (oh nothing special, just a race along the Alps ? across France, Italy and Switzerland).There is no spoiler alert here.I would still be writing this if Roes did not win.It is how he...
Today in sports history for Tuesday, Feb. 24

...Feofanova breaks the pole vault indoor world record for the fourth time this month, clearing 15 feet, 6 1/2 inches at the Gaz de France meet.2002 - Joe Sakic scores two goals, including the game-winner, and two assists, and Jarome Iginla scores twice as...
Today in sports history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...scores his 143rd goal to surpass Joe Malone in a 2-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens.1926 - In a tournament in Cannes, France, Suzanne Lenglen beats Helen Wills 6-3, 8-6 in their only tennis match against each other.1928 - Sweden's Gillis Grafstrom...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, Feb. 12

...and grabs 41 rebounds to lead the Celtics to a 119-101 victory over the Syracuse Nationals.1968 - Jean-Claude Killy of France wins the men's giant slalom in the Winter Olympics at Grenoble, his second gold medal en route to the Alpine triple crown...
2015 'I-Did-A-Detour' start moved to Fairbanks

...Drobny, F, Fairbanks, Veteran.38 - Kelly Maixner, M, Big Lake, Veteran.39 - Isabelle Travadon, F, Plan De la Tour FRANCE, Rookie.40 - Laura Allaway, F, Fairbanks, Rookie.41 - Ken Anderson, M, Fairbanks, Veteran.42 - Lachlan Clarke...
Summit brings global minds

Whether in the mountain regions of France or the coastal ranges of Southeast and communications firm based in France, found a solution to some of the struggles...Montagne, the mountain tourism cluster in France. Though trained as a lawyer, a two-year...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Jan. 25

...Mitchell in the third round to retain the world heavyweight title.1924 - The first Winter Olympics are held in Chamonix, France.1939 - Joe Louis knocks out John Henry Lewis at 2:39 of the first round to retain the world heavyweight title.1945 - Larry...
Today In Sports History for Wednesday, Feb. 4

...Litchfield Pond in Brooklyn, N.Y., with the players wearing ice skates.1924 - The first Winter Olympics close in Chamonix, France. Sixteen countries competed in 17 events from seven sports.1932 - The Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, N.Y., the...
Reading Foreign: Portugal/Pessoa

I don't know about you, but I often forget about Portugal.England, France, Italy and Germany are all easy enough to remember. Switzerland and Ireland are notable for their oddity. Luxembourg, Monaco...


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