Bourg-en-Bresse


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Bourg-en-Bresse

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Bourg

(bo͞ork-äN-brĕs`), town (1990 pop. 42,955), capital of Ain dept., in Burgundy, E central France. A major transportation hub, farm market, and tourist center, it is the chief city of Bresse. Machinery, morocco leather, furniture, shoes, and ceramics are also made. The church (late 15th cent.) of nearby Brou is one of the finest in France.
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The Team Sky rider completed the 53-kilometre run from Villie-Morgon to Bourg-en-Bresse in one hour, three minutes and 12 seconds to beat world champion Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) by 34 seconds.
The governor revealed the intention of signing a twinning agreement between Kuwait's Ahmadi City and the French cities of Devon and Bourg-en-Bresse during this visit.
The partial closure will affect production sites in Lyon, Bourg-en-Bresse and Blainville-sur-Orne, which will operate only three days a week in January and February 2009.
Millar remains top-ranked British rider after finishing some seven minutes off the pace in the leg from Bourg-en-Bresse to Le Grand-Bornand.
The peloton crosses a bridge during stage six of the 2007 Tour de France from Semur-en-Auxois to Bourg-en-Bresse Picture, BRYN LENNON/GETTY IMAGES
Thor Hushovd won the last stage finish in Bourg-en-Bresse five years ago after getting in a break and after his victory on Wednesday he will be confident of success, especially as Tom Boonen and Robbie McEwen do not seem to be at their best.
SCOTLAND stumbled to another miserable Six Nations defeat as France's future stars sparkled at Bourg-en-Bresse.
Financi[c]re Burgienne is headquartered in Bourg-en-Bresse, France and employs 210 people at its Bourg-en-Bresse and Macon sites.
Millar remains top-ranked British rider after finishing seven minutes off the pace in the leg from Bourg-en-Bresse to Le Grand-Bornand.
Leading positions after Stage 6 Sernur-en-Auxois - Bourg-en-Bresse (199.
Millar remains topranked Britin the race after finishing some seven minutes off the pace in the leg from Bourg-en-Bresse to Le Grand-Bornand.
5kilometre run from Cluses to Bourg-en-Bresse, was the final chance for several riders to make their move ahead of a time trial today and the famous journey into Paris on tomorrow's final day.