Aurillac


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Aurillac

(ôrēyäk`), town (1990 pop. 32,654), capital of Cantal dept., S central France, in Auvergne, on the Jordanne River. An industrial, communications, and market center, it is noted for its furniture, footwear, pharmaceuticals, and Cantal cheese. It has an 18th-century church and picturesque old houses.
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Alors que les Bearnais occupaient le tierce de tete du Championnat depuis le 13 janvier, voila que deux defaites a Massy puis a Aurillac les ont fait retrograder, et, a la vue du calendrier qui attend les hommes de David Aucagne et David Rey, nul doute qu'il leur faudra cravacher pour que les phases finales passent par le stade du Hameau.
Dubai: French-trained Joyous Dream was a convincing winner of the 10th round of the Prix Danbik -- The Wathba Stud Farm Cup at Aurillac Racecourse in France.
He leaves at the end of the season to take up a two-year contract with the French Pro Div 2 side Aurillac, coached by former Ireland international Jeremy Davidson.
The 28-year old will move to Aurillac who are coached by former Irish international Jeremy Davidson, right, and who play in the second tier in France, the Pro D2.
A group of Middlesbrough College students visited Aurillac in central France to learn more about French food, cooking and culture at the Lyce Raymond Cortat.
The list of sides beaten in the North East is a cross-section of European heavyweights and names from yesteryear, consisting of Biarritz, Perpignan (twice), Castres (twice), Toulouse, Aurillac, Narbonne, Begles-Bordeaux, Mont de Marsan, Grenoble, Clermont-Auvergne, Brive (three times), Montauban (twice), Albi and Bourgoin.
Cavendish, who won stages five and seven last week to take his career tally to 17, was in a strong position in the finale of the 158-kilometre 10th stage from Aurillac to Carmaux, but Greipel (Omega Pharma-Lotto) won the race to the line.
The stage from Aurillac to Carmeaux is relatively short at 158km but it's lumpy and features four minor-category climbs and this looks tailor-made for the puncheurs.
The Spaniard feared he had suffered a fractured elbow, but scans were clear and he planned to begin today's 158km 10th stage from Aurillac to Carmaux.
Sale Sharks have completed the signing of Russian second-row forward Andrei Ostrikov from French club Aurillac.
The 25-year-old Sanchez, winner of Paris-Nice and six other races this season, was a stage winner on the Tour in Aurillac last year.
AURILLAC, France: Spanish rider Luis Leon Sanchez of the Caisse d'Epargne team won a dramatic 7th stage of the Tour de France, a 159 kilometres ride from Brioude here yesterday.