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News Belgium » East Flanders: Flanders: Liberation legacy endears Canada to Belgians

News channel or source: http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/2018/04/13/flanders-liberation-legacy-endears-canada-to-belgians
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

“In the First World War, 90 per cent of Belgium was occupied by Germany,” says Tim Cook, a First World War historian at the Canadian War Museum. A year before, the medieval city in east Flanders had been host to the 1913 World Fair. The enemy army ...

News Belgium » East Flanders: The last days of the 16th (Irish) Division

News channel or source: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/the-last-days-of-the-16th-irish-division-1.3450490
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Belgium. Photograph: Aidan Crawley A victory at Messines Ridge in Flanders in June 1917 fighting side by side with the 36th (Ulster) Division was followed by disaster at Frezenberg, east of Ypres, from August 16th to 18th when bad senior leadership ...

News Belgium » East Flanders: George Best's Belfast stomping ground to become peace pitch

News channel or source: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/george-bests-belfast-stomping-ground-to-become-peace-pitch-36816612.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The east Belfast green where George Best kicked his first football is set to be officially linked to the site of one of the most famous football matches in history. Cregagh Green is to be officially twinned with Flanders Peace Field in Belgium, site of the ...

News Belgium » East Flanders: The Mur de Huy: where La Flèche Wallonne will be won or lost

News channel or source: http://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/iconic-places-the-mur-de-huy-2872
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Sometimes it went east to west, sometimes west to east ... to the west of the real Wallonia that whoever formed Belgium decided to stick out at Flanders. The people of Hainault are all bilingual, and Criq’s cycling skills straddled the border.

News Belgium » East Flanders: Climb like a Classics star: how to train for short, steep hills

News channel or source: https://roadcyclinguk.com/how-to/technique/train-short-steep-climbs/
Publication date: Wednesday 28 March 2018

The Classics season sees the world's best cyclists swap the long, sun-kissed ascents of week-long stage races and Grand Tours for the short but steep climbs of the Tour of Flanders ... Liege on Sunday April 22. Like Belgium, the UK may lack mountain ...

News Belgium » East Flanders: Green where George Best first honed his skills becomes Northern Ireland 'peace pitch'

News channel or source: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/green-where-george-best-first-honed-his-skills-becomes-northern-ireland-peace-pitch-36821035.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

In a ceremony at the site yesterday, Cregagh Green in east Belfast was officially twinned with Flanders Peace Field in Belgium, site of the 1914 Christmas truce, when Allied troops and German forces came together to play football during a pause in the ...

News Belgium » East Flanders: Ardennes Classics 2018 - The Complete Guide

News channel or source: http://www.cyclingnews.com/features/ardennes-classics-2018-the-complete-guide/
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

The dust and mud have barely had time to settle on the pavé of Paris-Roubaix before one-day racing moves east to the Ardennes for the next ... and weaving its way between Wallonia and Flanders in Belgium, De Brabantse Pijl – or, to give it its much ...

News Belgium » East Flanders: In Flanders fields: SW Ontario paid heavy price

News channel or source: http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/2018/04/13/in-flanders-fields-southwestern-ontario-paid-heavy-price
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

It’s the same in Belgium, for those who never came back: A 40-year-old labourer-turned-soldier, from Ingersoll; A Chatham-born and St. Thomas-raised clerk; A 33-year-old farmer from Nilestown, east of London and west of Dorchester. All are buried near ...

News Belgium » East Flanders: Which languages are spoken in Belgium?

News channel or source: http://deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws.english/flanders+today/1.1003140
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Belgium is composed of four language areas: the Dutch language area, the French language area, the German language area (9 municipalities in the east of Belgium) and the bilingual Brussels-Capital area. This subdivision into language areas and official ...

News Belgium » East Flanders: Inquiry starts into Michael Goolaerts’s death after Paris-Roubaix crash

News channel or source: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/other-sports/inquiry-starts-into-michael-goolaerts-s-death-after-paris-roubaix-crash-1.3456088
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

He came from the town of Lier in east Flanders, and was a member of the Belgian team that won gold in the team sprint at the world junior championships in 2012. He turned professional for Verandas Willems in 2014, switched to the under-23 development team ...