January 10, 2015

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France remembers gunmens’ victims –
Nearly a quarter of a million people held marches in France on Saturday to condemn the attacks by extremist gunmen on France that took place on Wednesday 7th January 2015 killing 17 people including 12 at the offices of the magazine Charlie Hebdo. Large crowds gathered in Paris, Orleans, Nice, Pau, Toulouse and Nantes, with people holding banners that read “I am against racism”, “unity”, or “Je suis Charlie” – the latter a reference to the magazine.

#JeSuisCharlie top hashtag –
#JeSuisCharlie has become one of the most popular hashtags ever used on Twitter with between 4 and 5 millions tweets containing the phrase in 4 days.
Je suis Charlie

Dart attack –
Rioting fans in fancy dress brawled and threw chairs and tables, stopping play at an Australian darts competition. Dutchman Michael ‘Mighty Mike’ van Gerwen was playing Australia’s Simon ‘The Wizard’ Whitlock in an invitational tournament at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne when chaos broke out. Images show a man dressed as Batman’s sidekick Robin wrestling with an English knight, while security guards try to calm the situation down.
Simon Whitlock

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Gold and Grey from Kyle Camarillo on Vimeo.


March 13, 2016

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Paris St-Germain score 9 as they win French title –
Paris St-Germain were crowned French champions with two months to spare as Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored four in a 9-0 demolition of bottom side Troyes. Edinson Cavani, Javier Pastore and Adrien Rabiot put them 3-0 up inside 19 minutes before Ibrahimovic struck three within 10 minutes in the second half. Matthieu Saunier scored an own goal and Cavani made it 8-0 before Ibrahimovic added his fourth. [BBC]

  • Paris St-Germain won the league with 62 days and eight games to spare, a record for any of Europe’s ‘big five’ domestic leagues.
  • In 115 appearances in Ligue 1, Zlatan Ibrahimovic now has 102 goals and 35 assists.
  • This win was the sixth time this season that PSG have scored four goals or more in a Ligue 1 game.
  • This title is PSG’s sixth overall and their fourth in a row


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Jailbreak from HouseSpecial on Vimeo.

List of the Day –

French Ligue 1 title winners

Year Winner[2][21][22] Runner-up Third place
2015–16 Paris Saint-Germain
2014–15 Paris Saint-Germain Lyon AS Monaco
2013–14 Paris Saint-Germain AS Monaco Lille
2012–13 Paris Saint-Germain Marseille Lyon
2011–12 Montpellier Paris Saint-Germain Lille
2010–11 Lille Marseille Lyon
2009–10 Marseille Lyon Auxerre
2008–09 Bordeaux Marseille Lyon
2007–08 Lyon Bordeaux Marseille
2006–07 Lyon Marseille Toulouse
2005–06 Lyon Bordeaux Lille
2004–05 Lyon Lille AS Monaco
2003–04 Lyon Paris Saint-Germain AS Monaco
2002–03 Lyon AS Monaco Marseille
2001–02 Lyon Lens Auxerre
2000–01 Nantes Lyon Lille
1999–2000 AS Monaco Paris Saint-Germain Lyon
1998–99 Bordeaux Marseille Lyon
1997–98 Lens Metz AS Monaco
1996–97 AS Monaco Paris Saint-Germain Nantes
1995–96 Auxerre Paris Saint-Germain AS Monaco
1994–95 Nantes Lyon Paris Saint-Germain
1993–94 Paris Saint-Germain Marseille Auxerre
1992–93 [nb 3] Paris Saint-Germain AS Monaco
1991–92 Marseille AS Monaco Paris Saint-Germain
1990–91 Marseille AS Monaco Auxerre
1989–90 Marseille Bordeaux AS Monaco
1988–89 Marseille Paris Saint-Germain AS Monaco
1987–88 AS Monaco Bordeaux Montpellier
1986–87 Bordeaux Marseille Toulouse
1985–86 Paris Saint-Germain Nantes Bordeaux
1984–85 Bordeaux Nantes AS Monaco
1983–84 Bordeaux AS Monaco Auxerre
1982–83 Nantes Bordeaux Paris Saint-Germain
1981–82 AS Monaco Saint-Étienne Sochaux
1980–81 Saint-Étienne Nantes Bordeaux
1979–80 Nantes Sochaux Saint-Étienne
1978–79 Strasbourg Nantes Saint-Étienne
1977–78 AS Monaco Nantes Strasbourg
1976–77 Nantes Lens Bastia
1975–76 Saint-Étienne Nice Sochaux
1974–75 Saint-Étienne Marseille Lyon
1973–74 Saint-Étienne Nantes Lyon
1972–73 Nantes Nice Marseille
1971–72 Marseille Nîmes Sochaux
1970–71 Marseille Saint-Étienne Nantes
1969–70 Saint-Étienne Marseille Sedan
1968–69 Saint-Étienne Bordeaux Metz
1967–68 Saint-Étienne Nice Sochaux
1966–67 Saint-Étienne Nantes Angers
1965–66 Nantes Bordeaux Valenciennes
1964–65 Nantes Bordeaux Valenciennes
1963–64 Saint-Étienne AS Monaco Lens
1962–63 AS Monaco Stade Reims Sedan
1961–62 Stade Reims RCF Paris Nîmes
1960–61 AS Monaco RCF Paris Stade Reims
1959–60 Stade Reims Nîmes RCF Paris
1958–59 Nice Nîmes RCF Paris
1957–58 Stade Reims Nîmes AS Monaco
1956–57 Saint-Étienne Lens Stade Reims
1955–56 Nice Lens AS Monaco
1954–55 Stade Reims Toulouse Lens
1953–54 Lille Stade Reims Bordeaux
1952–53 Stade Reims Sochaux Bordeaux
1951–52 Nice Bordeaux Lille
1950–51 Nice Lille Le Havre
1949–50 Bordeaux Lille Stade Reims
1948–49 Stade Reims Lille Marseille
1947–48 Marseille Lille Stade Reims
1946–47 Roubaix–Tourcoing Stade Reims Strasbourg
1945–46 Lille Saint-Étienne RC Roubaix
Suspended due to World War II
1938–39 Sète Marseille RCF Paris
1937–38 Sochaux Marseille Sète
1936–37 Marseille Sochaux RCF Paris
1935–36 RCF Paris Lille Strasbourg
1934–35 Sochaux Strasbourg RCF Paris
1933–34 Sète Fives Marseille
1932–33 Olympique Lillois Cannes

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