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Tsonga levels for France in Davis Cup final against Belgium

LILLE, France (AP) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga swept past Steve Darcis 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 to put France level with Belgium on the opening day of the Davis Cup final on Friday. Tsonga's comfortable win over the 76th-ranked Darcis evened the tie at 1-1 ahead after Belgium's top player David Goffin had dispatched

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 17:40:46

Davis Cup final: Yannick Noah the Davis Cup savior for France -- again?

Yannick Noah trying to bring Davis Cup back to France France last won the tennis team title in 2001 But it hasn't all been smooth since his return France plays Belgium, which is seeking a first title

CNN - 2017-11-24 11:16:26

Dutch wine joins the big cheeses on EU’s list of specialities

A Dutch wine produced on the stony banks of the Maas river is set to join champagne, parma ham, and stilton cheese, among the European delicacies given protected status by the EU, in what is said to be the latest consequence of climate change to the geography of wine making. An announcement is expec

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-24 14:26:54

Belgium's Davis Cup hopes boosted as Goffin shines

LILLE, France (Reuters) - Belgium's chances of claiming a maiden Davis Cup title against hosts France remained intact after Friday's opening singles, in which David Goffin made a huge impression, were tied 1-1. Tennis - Davis Cup Final - France vs Belgium - Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille, France - Nove

REUTERS - 2017-11-24 19:14:12

Tennis: No stress as Goffin beats Pouille to put Belgium ahead

LILLE, France (Reuters) - David Goffin gave visitors Belgium a 1-0 lead in the Davis Cup final against France when he crushed Lucas Pouille 7-5 6-3 6-1 in the opening singles match on Friday. The world number seven, high on self-confidence since he finished runner-up at the ATP Finals last weekend,

REUTERS - 2017-11-24 15:30:13

Eurostar delayed after waffle factory fire in Belgium

Eurostar trains were delayed after a huge fire at a waffle factory in Brussels. A fierce fire at the Milcamps factory, which produces trademark Belgian waffles, disrupted road and rail traffic and forced the evacuation of nearby factories and a school. Police said the blaze broke out at lunchtime an

THE INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-23 18:09:07

Belgium waffle factory blaze sends pall of smoke over Brussels

A huge fire at a waffle factory has cast a black pall of smoke across the skies of the Belgian capital, Brussels. The Milcamps waffle factory, in the Forest district, was immediately evacuated when fire broke out at about 13:00 local time (12:00 GMT). No injuries are reported but the factory has bee

BBC - 2017-11-23 15:55:04

Belgium stocks higher at close of trade; BEL 20 up 0.23%

Reuters. Belgium stocks higher at close of trade; BEL 20 up 0.23% Investing.com - Belgium stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Industrials, Utilities and Consumer Goods sectors led shares higher. At the close in Brussels, the BEL 20 added 0.23%. The best performers of the

INVESTING.COM - 2017-11-23 17:26:00

Belgium under pressure to live up to the hype

(Reuters) - Belgium's so-called golden generation has so far failed to match the hype and manager Roberto Martinez will be expected to deliver an upgrade on their previous two tournament appearances when they go to the World Cup next year. They cruised through their qualification group, becoming th


France drop Benneteau and Mahut for Davis Cup final

November 23, 2017 / 11:28 AM / Updated 16 minutes ago LILLE, France (Reuters) - Doubles specialists Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau have been omitted from the France team to play Belgium in the Davis Cup final starting on Friday. Tennis - Davis Cup Final Preview - France vs Belgium - Lille, Fran

REUTERS - 2017-11-23 11:27:05

Tolisso leads Bayern over Anderlecht 2-1 in Group B

BRUSSELS (AP) - Corentin Tolisso set up one goal and scored another to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over Anderlecht on Wednesday in Group B of the Champions League. After a lethargic first half, Bayern - which had already advanced to the last 16 - went ahead in the 51st minute with a lightning attac


Belgium wants loot boxes out of Europe, says they're a form of gambling

Belgium wants no part of this new loot box craze in video games. The Belgian Gaming Commission declared that loot boxes in video games like Star Wars Battlefront II and Overwatch should be considered a form of gambling, Belgian news outlet VTM News reported Tuesday (via PC Gamer), even going so far


Goffin looking to cap terrific end of season with Davis Cup

PARIS (AP) - David Goffin will soon find out if his self-confidence can help him get over fatigue. Following victories over Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer last week at the ATP Finals, Goffin's morale is rock solid as he prepares to lead Belgium against France in the Davis Cup final. The French, with


Bayern stretch winning run with 2-1 win at Anderlecht

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Robert Lewandowski and Corentin Tolisso scored to earn already-qualified Bayern Munich a scrappy 2-1 Champions League win at Anderlecht on Wednesday, stretching their winning streak under coach Jupp Heynckes to nine matches in all competitions. Lewandowski put the visitors ahea


Belgium Consumer Confidence Eases In November

(RTTNews) - Belgium consumer confidence weakened for the first time in five months in November as households economic expectations eroded, survey data from the National Bank of Belgium showed on Tuesday. The consumer confidence index dropped to 3 from 4 in October. The economic expectations index f


Showpad Ranked 3rd on Deloitte's 2017 Technology Fast 50 List

GHENT, Belgium, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Showpad, the world's most powerful sales enablement platform, today announced that it has been named third to the Deloitte 2017 Technology Fast 50 list, which recognizes Belgium's fastest-growing technology companies. Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 compe


Dimitrov defeats Goffin to win ATP Finals title

LONDON (AP) - Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career at the season-ending ATP Finals on Sunday, prevailing on his fifth match point to beat David Goffin of Belgium 7-5, 4-6, 6-3. The sixth-seeded Bulgarian won in 2 hours, 30 minutes, 15 seconds for the longest best-of-three sets fin


Goffin ousts Federer in ATP Finals semifinal comeback

LONDON (AP) - David Goffin ended Roger Federer's bid for a seventh ATP Finals title by stunning the favorite 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinals on Saturday. The Belgian claimed the biggest win of his career and qualified for the final on Sunday, when he will face Grigor Dimitrov or Jack Sock. They play


Goffin stuns Federer to set up London final against Dimitrov

LONDON (Reuters) - As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final. Tennis - ATP World Tour Finals - The O2 Arena, London


Goffin beats Thiem to set up ATP Finals semi with Federer

LONDON (AP) - David Goffin is through to face Roger Federer in the last four of the ATP Finals after defeating Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-1 on Friday. From 0-3, 0-15 down in the opening set, the No. 7-ranked Goffin won 15 consecutive points to take control of the match, and never looked back. David Goffin