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|Full name||Union Sportive de Coutras|
|Home ground||Patinoire Milou Ducourtioux,|
Union Sportive de Coutras is a Roller Hockey team from Coutras, Aquitaine, France.
Roller hockey, rink hockey or quad hockey is a team sport that enjoys significant popularity in a number of Latin countries.
Coutras is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.
Aquitaine, archaic Guyenne/Guienne, is a historical region of France and a former administrative region of the country. Since 1 January 2016 it has been part of the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine. It is situated in the south-western part of Metropolitan France, along the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees mountain range on the border with Spain. It is composed of the five departments of Dordogne, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Landes and Gironde. In the Middle Ages, Aquitaine was a kingdom and a duchy, whose boundaries fluctuated considerably.
Coutras was founded in 1936 and won 16 French titles.
The main French Clubs Competition is called by Française Rink Hockey Nationale 1. It nowadays is disputed by 12 teams. The Champion in the last edition of Nationale 1 was La Vendéenne.
The women's team won ten times the national championship and finished as runner-up of the 2014–15 CERH Women's European Cup.
The 2014–15 CERH Women's European Cup was the 9th season of Europe's premier female club roller hockey competition organized by CERH.
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The gare de Libourne is a railway interchange station in Libourne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. The station is located on the Paris - Bordeaux, Bordeaux - Bergerac - Sarlat, Bordeaux - Coutras - Perigeuxe railway lines. The station is served by TGV Bordeaux - Paris and Lille - Bordeaux, Intercités Bordeaux - Périgueux - Lyon and Bordeaux - Périgueux - Ussel and TER (local) services operated by SNCF.
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The 2012 Women's World Team Squash Championships is the women's edition of the 2012 World Team Squash Championships, which serves as the world team championship for squash players. The event were held in Nîmes, France and took place from November 12 to November 17, 2012. The tournament was organized by the World Squash Federation and the French Squash Federation. The Egypt team won his second World Team Championships beating the English team in the final.
The 2013–14 CERH Women's European League was the 8th season of Europe's premier female club roller hockey competition organized by CERH. Sixteen teams from seven national associations qualified to the competition as a result of their respective national league placing in the previous season. Following several knockout rounds, the four best teams contested a final four tournament won by CP Alcorcón, which took place in Coutras.