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French court confirms ban on ‘burkinis’ in city’s swimming pools

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Paris A day at the pool will be out of reach for some women this summer in the eastern French city of Grenoble, after a higher court upheld a ban on full-length swimsuits known as "burkinis' in public swimming pools....

Macron tried to make the center the biggest force in French politics. A land-grab by fringe parties has been the result

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There's no escaping the fact that losing his parliamentary majority in legislative elections this weekend is a major blow to French President Emmanuel Macron. While his centrist alliance, Ensemble!, took the larges...

Macron’s centrists edge ahead of left in French first round vote

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ParisFrench President Emmanuel Macron's centrist alliance won the first round of lower house elections on Sunday by a razor-thin margin over the left bloc of Jean-Luc Melenchon, but is likely to extend its lead in ne...

Coco Gauff has ‘confidence’ after French Open final

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The 18-year-old sensation advanced to her first Grand Slam final over the weekend but struggled to find her game against world No. 1 Iga Swiatek, who went on to win her second French Open title in just three years.  ...

Strawberry French toast casserole: Try the recipe

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"This Strawberry French toast casserole reminds me of sunny Sunday mornings, waking up to the smell of my mother cooking breakfast. It’s decadent and sweet with crisp caramelized edges and a nice custardy center," sa...

Rafael Nadal’s future in question due to foot injury after French Open win

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The foot issue didn’t appear to bother Nadal in his straight-set victory over Ruud. But it was bothering him more than he let on, raising questions about whether he will play in England.  He said after the match he w...

French Open champ Iga Swiatek powers through strange makeup question after victory

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Swiatek defeated Gauff 6-1, 6-3 in a little over an hour.  She extended her winning streak to 35 matches, one better than Serena Williams’ 34 and tied Venus Williams' mark from 2000.  Swiatek has won her past si...

French Open 2022: Rafael Nadal dominates Casper Ruud for championship

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Nadal defeated Norway’s Casper Ruud in straight sets on Sunday to win his 14th French Open championship and his 22nd major title overall. Nadal had Ruud’s number in the first set, had to come back in the second and c...

Rafael Nadal wins record-extending 14th French Open title with straight-sets victory against Casper Ruud

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After a year-long hiatus, the "King of Clay" reigns once more in Paris. Rafael Nadal claimed a record-extending 14th title at the French Open as he defeated Norwegian Casper Ruud 6-3 6-3 6-0. The Spaniard dominated...

Iga Swiatek wins 2022 French Open women’s final for second title at Roland Garros

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Swiatek, who turned 21 Tuesday, reaffirmed her grip on women’s tennis after easily defeating Guaff in straight sets, 6-1, 6-3. She has now won 35 straight matches across six tournaments, tying Venus Williams' record ...

French Open protester ties herself to net during men’s semifinal

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The match was delayed 13 minutes during the third set when a woman wearing a white T-shirt with the words "We have 1028 days left" ran onto the court at Phillippe Chatrier and appeared to attach herself to the net us...

Billie Jean King Receives France’s highest civilian honor on 50th anniversary of French Open triumph

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IGA SWIATEK WINS 2022 FRENCH OPEN WOMEN’S FINAL SECOND TITLE AT ROLAND GARROS King, 78, received the honor for her contributions to women’s sports, gender equality and the rights of the LGBTQ people in athletics, per...

Iga Swiatek wins second grand slam title with victory against Coco Gauff in French Open final

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Iga Swiatek has been nearly unstoppable this year -- and now she has a second grand slam title to prove it. The Polish star won the French Open for the second time on Saturday as she defeated Coco Gauff 6-1 6-3 in P...

Rafael Nadal advances to men’s French Open final after Alexander Zverev retires due to injury

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Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal advanced to the men's French Open final on Friday, after opponent Alexander Zverev was forced to retire due to an injury. After losing the first set 7-6 (8) in a tie break, Zverev wa...

Coco Gauff urges end to gun violence and calls for gun reform as she advances to French Open final

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US tennis star Coco Gauff has said she wants to use her platform to call for the end of gun violence and urged for gun reform. Following her semifinal victory at the French Open on Thursday to advance to her first ...

World No. 1 Iga Swiatek cruises through to the French Open final with victory over Daria Kasatkina

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An ace sealed Iga Swiatek's place in the French Open final -- unplayable and ultimately unbeatable, just like she has been for the last 34 matches. Swiatek's 34-match winning streak is the longest unbeaten run on th...

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