Watching the Olympiques

February 19, 2006
By Alex Chick
The insular French media strikes again. Friday's big story at the Winter Olympics was the spectacular demise of Lindsey Jacobellis, the American snowboarder who celebrated too early on her way to a certain gold medal and ended up with a face full of snow, allowing Switzerland's Tanja Frieden to sweep past and snatch victory.

Had an edgy Lyon side seen the story, the spooky parallels with their own recent slide would surely have set the nerves jangling ahead of the evening's game against ...

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