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...to France, but Laoura only got her French citizenship four years ago at age 18. She spent most of her childhood near La Plagne, a ski area that was part of the 1992 Winter Olympics and just across the French border from Sauze d'Oulx, where the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/12/oly_55458.shtml
Olympics
Armstrong eyes fourth straight Tour de France title

...brain surgery to remove the disease, which had also spread to his lungs. The 16th stage between Les Deux-Alpes and La Plagne also takes riders over the Col de la Madeleine, where Armstrong last year bluffed rivals by feigning a loss of form...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/29/oth_347146.shtml
Other sports
As new victory looms, Armstrong recalls past defeat

LA PLAGNE, France -- Even as Lance Armstrong closes in on his fourth straight victory...compare to the three climbs in Wednesday's leg from Les Deux-Alpes to La Plagne. Also, he won't have to face Joux-Plane. Armstrong is also expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/25/oth_349616.shtml
Other sports
Armstrong holds on to every second in Tour de France

...easier than Wednesday's stretch from Les Deux-Alpes to La Plagne, which features three exceptionally difficult climbs...Beloki stranded as he sprinted to the summit. The ride to La Plagne takes Armstrong over the Col de la Madeleine mountain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/24/oth_349525.shtml
Other sports
Armstrong takes big step toward wrapping up Tour title

...probably be Wednesday's 16th leg from Les Deux Alpes to La Plagne. It features three exceptionally difficult climbs, including...mountain stages are less grueling than Mont Ventoux or La Plagne. Armstrong is expected to perform well in the second-to-last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/20/oth_349198.shtml
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