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Former France star Rio Mavuba announces retirement

Soccer Sep 4, 2018

Former France star Rio Mavuba announces retirement

Former Bordeaux and France midfielder Rio Mavuba announced his retirement from soccer on Monday. The 34-year-old, who was captain of Lille when the northern club won a rare league and cup double in 2011, is now set for a career in the media as ...

'Bordeaux, Port de la Lune'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Jun 16, 2015

'Bordeaux, Port de la Lune'

by Daisuke Kikuchi

June 23-Sept. 23 The southwest French port town of Bordeaux, which is famous for its wine, is also known as Port de la Lune (Port of the Moon) because of its crescent-shaped coastline that facilitated overseas trade since the Roman Empire. Having developed a specific culture ...

Red Obsession

Film / Reviews Sep 24, 2014

Red Obsession

by Giovanni Fazio

As someone who drinks a fair bit of wine, allow me to make a heretical statement: French wine is overrated. This is not to suggest that the French are not capable of producing some truly fantastic quaffs, but let's be frank: If money is ...