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Barcelona prevail in La Liga opener

...Stadium was on Jan. 6, 2013, against Sampdoria. LIGUE 1: Marseille stormed to its first points of the season as it thrashed newly-promoted...6-0 in its first match under new coach Michel on Sunday.Marseille had yet to score a goal this season going into the match...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-23/barcelona-prevail-la
Odds and Ends

MARSEILLE, France - Most people wouldn't pay...at the airport in the southern town of Marseille, attracting about 20 seagulls that were...The engine was damaged. A court in Marseille ruled Tuesday that the French government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/03/biz_441640.shtml
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Brazil first World Cup team to advance

...the French are calling the nightmare in Marseille, the off-field focus at the World...up large TV screens like the one on a Marseille beach where ticketless English fans and...English and three French suspects in Marseille face trial July 17. Twenty-five others...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/17/oth_231126.shtml
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Norway tops Brazil

MARSEILLE, France -- With its future in the World Cup down to seven minutes...congratulate their teammates when they clinched a spot vs. Italy on Saturday in Marseille. The fans in Viking helmets and red-and-blue Norwegian flags refused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/24/oth_231702.shtml
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Armstrong holds Tour lead despite protest

MARSEILLE, France -- Lance Armstrong kept his overall lead in the Tour de France...rider Fabio Sacchi of the Saeco team in a final sprint to the finish at Marseille. Bram de Groot of the Netherlands, with the Rabobank team, was third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/16/oth_381339.shtml
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A match made on the soccer field

MARSEILLE, France -- The tall, handsome Norwegian was playing soccer on the beach...Norwegians' beloved Midsummer Night, when there is only an hour of darkness. Marseille, on the French coast, is a holiday town. Everything was perfect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/24/ent_231651.shtml
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Britian's Mark Cavendish takes fifth stage of Tour de France

MARSEILLE, France - Mark Cavendish finally shook off an illness and a drop in form...who finished third in the crash-marred trek to the southern seaport of Marseille."Now the pressure's off and hopefully it has started the ball rolling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-07-03/britians-mark-cavend
English fans turn rowdy

...They clashed with police and Tunisian fans on Sunday in Marseille, resulting in nearly 100 arrests. Some youths broke shop...Tunisian flag, angering mostly French-born Tunisians from the Marseille area. "One of them threatened us with a knife," said Majhid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/15/oth_230960.shtml
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Americans avoid Africans, could get Brazil or Colombians again

MARSEILLE, France -- Steve Sampson learned Tuesday he will coach the United States through the World Cup, and the Americans found out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/03/oth_218493.shtml
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U.S. storyline for World Cup draw: Out of Africa

MARSEILLE, France -- Steve Sampson is happy the United States will avoid a first-round matchup with an African opponent in next summer's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/04/oth_218541.shtml
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