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Tour de France: Fabio Jakobsen wins crash-marred sprint stage 2 in Nyborg

Tour de France: Fabio Jakobsen wins crash-marred sprint stage 2 in Nyborg

Image 1 of 35 Fabio Jakobsen wins stage 2 at the Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 1 of 35 Jakobsen celebrates his win on the podium (Image credit: Tim de WaeleGetty Images) Image 1 of 35 Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) takes the leader’s yellow jersey (Image credit: MARCO BERTORELLOAFP via Getty Images) …

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France blames ticket fraud for Champions League final chaos

France blames ticket fraud for Champions League final chaos

PARIS (AP) — French authorities defended police on Monday for indiscriminately firing tear gas and pepper spray at Liverpool supporters at the Champions League final, while blaming industrial levels of fraud that saw 30,000 to 40,000 people try to enter the Stade de France with fake tickets or none at all. UEFA ordered an independent …

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Blame game in France after 'chaotic' Champions League final

Blame game in France after ‘chaotic’ Champions League final

PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) – Chaotic scenes at the French national stadium before and during Saturday night’s Champions League final were branded a national embarrassment, while French ministers blamed Liverpool fans for the trouble. The final between Liverpool and Real Madrid kicked off with a 35-minute delay after police tried to hold back people attempting …

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