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The appointment of new coach Julien Espinosa for Antibes' professional basketball team - Olympique Antibes Juan-les-Pins Côte d'Azur (OAJLP) - is expected to create a winning squad by the time they move to a new stadium in 2013.Read more

AC Milan striker appointed new coach for AS Monaco

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Managers of Monaco’s national football team have gone out on a limb with their new appointment after coach Laurent Banide was sacked at the weekend.Read more

Garden tips and ideas

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It is probably the most beautiful garden show on the Côte d'Azur that opens its doors near Saint-Tropez from 9th to 12th September.Read more

Rambling in the raw with a parasol

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Anyone who's enjoyed skinny dipping will know what a glorious feeling it is to have nothing between your skin and clear blue water. But did you know that you can also go rambling in the raw?Read more

A golfing haven found

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The owner and creator of the Terre Blanche golf resort in the Var talks exlusively to The Riviera Times about the future of what for him has been a personal dream.Read more

Beyond bars and locks

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Closed shutters, metal bars over small windows you don't look out from, such as those in the bathroom and toilet, and mandatory three-point locks on front doors, may not be sufficient to protect your home from intruders if you are often out or away.Read more

AS Monaco in freefall

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Despite the much anticipated return of 2004 hero Ludovic Guily, a 2-1 defeat at home to Reims has sent the Principality’s national football team to the bottom three of the French championship’s second division on the season’s third day.Read more

Summer golf on the Riviera

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After being awarded the 2018 Ryder Cup at the European Tour headquarters at Wentworth in May, golf in France is on the up and can only get better.Read more

Relegation rescue plan

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AS Monaco’s relegation from Ligue 1 football in May came as a shock for one of the French championship league’s most successful teams. After a poor start, the club found itself floundering in the relegation zone, where it stayed for most of the season.Read more

Jazz & other stuff

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A big success: that was Christian Estrosi's official verdict of the 2011 Nice Jazz Festival. Although his pronouncement hardly came as a surprise - the city’s mayor is not shy of blowing his own trumpet - it’s true there was a genuinely euphoric feeling in the air as the curtain came down on this year’s event.Read more