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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AURILLAC looks a case in point on his debut for Pipe and his first outing for 654 days.
Louis Fajfrowski, a 21-year-old centre with Pro D2 outfit Aurillac, collapsed after being substituted an hour into a match against Rodez on Friday night, the club announced on Twitter.
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.
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.
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.
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 won
CYCLING: Luis Leon Sanchez's enterprise paid off with a flying solo escape in the final five kilometres to win the seventh stage of the Tour de France from Brioude to Aurillac.
LEADING final positions after stage 7 (Brioude - Aurillac, 159km): 1 Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 3hrs 52mins 53secs, 2 Stefan Schumacher (Ger) Gerolsteiner at 0.06, 3 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Liquigas at same time, 4 Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Columbia at same time, 5 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne at same time.
Coverage of the seventh stage of the famous race, as the riders continue in the mountains on the 159km journey from Brioude to Aurillac. This is a relatively short stage but a challenging one that features two Category Two climbs.
The life and legend of Gerbert of Aurillac; the organbuilder who became Pope Sylvester II.
When the first Germanic popes were elected in 996 (Bruno of Carinthia) and 999 (Gerbert of Aurillac) both assumed more "Roman" names--Gregory V and Sylvester II, respectively--out of deference to the prejudices of the Roman population (which unfortunately deprived the church of both a Pope Bruno and a Pope Bert).
Her influence may have helped to form Otto's high concept of his own destiny, which was encouraged by his tutors, who included the cultivated French cleric Gerbert of Aurillac.