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Flying Flyingboard hoverboard frenchman channel channel scuppered fuel mishap

Flying Frenchman’s hoverboard bid to cross Channel scuppered by fuel ...

07 July, 2019 8:49 am 8:49 am

SANGATTE, France (Reuters) – A French inventor failed in his attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard on Thursday when he was knocked into the water as he landed on a boat-mounted refuelling platform, his technical team said. Franky Zapata lifted off near the northern port of Calais with 42 litres of … Read More

Manchester United get off to flying start in Women’s Championship

09 September, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester United thrashed Aston Villa 12-0 in their first league match for more than 10 years as the top two tiers of women’s football in England got fully underway on Sunday. United, in the second tier Championship, are playing their first league campaign since their previous team was disbanded in 2005. Striker … Read More