'Agence France Presse' - 1000 News Result(s)

  • Paris Post Office Gunman Arrested, Hostages Freed, Say Police

    Paris Post Office Gunman Arrested, Hostages Freed, Say Police

    The hostage situation at a post office near Paris has come to an end, and the gunman has been arrested, news agency Agence France Presse quoted the police as saying.

  • French Open: Cigar-Smoking Ernests Gulbis Fired up to Reach the Top

    French Open: Cigar-Smoking Ernests Gulbis Fired up to Reach the Top

    The 25-year-old Ernests Gulbis, son of one of Latvia's richest men, who used to travel to tournaments by Lear jet, was beaten 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 by world number two Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals on Friday.

  • Canadian GP: Fernando Alonso Tops Lewis Hamilton in Opening Practice

    Canadian GP: Fernando Alonso Tops Lewis Hamilton in Opening Practice

    The 32-year-old Fernando Alonso clocked a best lap time of one minute and 17.238 seconds to finish just 0.016 seconds ahead of nearest rival Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.

  • High Flyer Roland Garros Honoured at French Open

    High Flyer Roland Garros Honoured at French Open

    There will be no shortage of militaristic language used to accompany this weekend's French Open finals, but battle was no metaphor for Roland Garros, an expert aviator who has become famous for his bravery.

  • FIFA World Cup: France Seek to Bury the Ghosts of Knysna

    FIFA World Cup: France Seek to Bury the Ghosts of Knysna

    The French team had staged a protest - infamous as 'Knysna' player revolt - in the 2010 World Cup. France coach Didier Deschamps says he does not want to talk about the public revolt as his team focuses on the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

  • FIFA World Cup: Injured Luis Suarez Named in Uruguay Squad

    FIFA World Cup: Injured Luis Suarez Named in Uruguay Squad

    Luis Suarez required an operation nine days ago to repair damage to the meniscus in his left knee, but is optimistic of recovering in time for the FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil.

  • French Open: Rafael Nadal Enters Last 16

    French Open: Rafael Nadal Enters Last 16

    Seeking to become the first man to win five straight titles in Paris and the first to win nine times at the same Grand Slam, Rafael Nadal has lost just 19 games in getting to the last 16.

  • FIFA World Cup: Turkey Beat Honduras 2-0 in World Cup Warm-Up Tie

    FIFA World Cup: Turkey Beat Honduras 2-0 in World Cup Warm-Up Tie

    Before their first FIFA World Cup game against France on June 15, a defeat by Turkey in a friendly game leaves a lot to think for Honduras.

  • French Open: Chinese Fans Sympathise With Li Na After Early Exit

    French Open: Chinese Fans Sympathise With Li Na After Early Exit

    Li Na, the 2011 winner and reigning Australian Open champion, went down 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 to France's 103rd-ranked Kristina Mladenovic in the French Open, her first opening-round defeat in eight visits.

  • FIFA World Cup: Nigeria vs Scotland Warm-Up Friendly Faces Fixing Probe

    FIFA World Cup: Nigeria vs Scotland Warm-Up Friendly Faces Fixing Probe

    The National Crime Agency, which investigates serious and organised crime, is reported by the Daily Telegraph to have asked FIFA, world football's governing body, to issue an alert over attempts to fix the game at Fulham's Craven Cottage.

  • FIFA World Cup: Lionel Messi Vows to Return to Form

    FIFA World Cup: Lionel Messi Vows to Return to Form

    Lionel Messi will be playing his third FIFA World Cup since making his international debut for Argentina in 2005.

  • Oscar Pistorius Sent for 30 Days of Psychiatric Tests

    Oscar Pistorius Sent for 30 Days of Psychiatric Tests

    Oscar Pistorius is having the toughest time of his life as he still doing the round as he has been charged of murdering his girlfriend. Bowed down by the charges he is now facing major health problems to add to his misery.

  • Tiger Woods Says no Timetable Yet for Injury Comeback

    Tiger Woods Says no Timetable Yet for Injury Comeback

    Hours after being dethroned by Australian Adam Scott as the world's number one golfer, Tiger Woods said he remains uncertain if he can play in the next major tournament, the US Open from June 12-15 at Pinehurst, North Carolina.

  • Xavi Hernandez Suffers Slight Back Injury

    Xavi Hernandez Suffers Slight Back Injury

    The 34-year-old Xavi Hernandez, who has been included by Vicente del Bosque in his preliminary 30-man squad for the FIFA World Cup next month, is expected to be sidelined for a week and should be fit to join Spain's pre-tournament training camp.

  • Louis van Gaal Vows to Create History With Manchester United F.C.

    Louis van Gaal Vows to Create History With Manchester United F.C.

    Louis van Gaal, 62, has signed a three-year contract with Manchester United F.C. to succeed David Moyes who was sacked in April after a disastrous run of results culminating in failure to qualify for the Champions League.

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