Feb 08, 2012 13:08 EST
Lyon's bid for a domestic cup double this season remains on course after they overcame Bordeaux 3-1 following extra time on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the French Cup.
Feb 08, 2012 10:02 EST
Germany will be without Philipp Kohlschreiber for their Davis Cup match against last year's finalists Argentina as the German number two is suffering from a gastrointestinal infection.
Feb 07, 2012 21:59 EST
Arctic conditions throughout France have forced the country's football authorities to postpone three last-16 encounters in the French Cup.
Feb 02, 2012 12:25 EST
Paris Saint-Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti told AFP on Thursday that the club have not wasted their money and that their aborted move for Carlos Tevez shows that they will not be bullied in the transfer market.
Jan 31, 2012 15:01 EST
Morocco denied Niger their first ever Africa Cup of Nations point with a 1-0 win in this meaningless closing Group C tie here on Tuesday.
Jan 31, 2012 09:02 EST
Clermont duo Vincent Debaty and Wesley Fofana were the only surprise inclusions as new France coach Philippe Saint-Andre relied heavily on experience for Saturday's Six Nations opener against Italy in Stade de France.
Jan 29, 2012 17:21 EST
Marseille dug deep to come from behind and win 2-1 at Rennes on Sunday, extending their winning run to seven games in all competitions and returning to within two points of the Champions League positions in Ligue 1.
Jan 29, 2012 13:15 EST
A fine injury-time goal from substitute Christian Kinkela saw Ajaccio win 2-1 at Valenciennes on Sunday to claim their fourth straight Ligue 1 victory and drag themselves out of the relegation zone.
Jan 28, 2012 16:13 EST
Title favourites Paris Saint-Germain preserved their three-point lead in Ligue 1 after ending Brest's unbeaten home record with a narrow 1-0 victory at Stade Francis Le Ble on Saturday.
Jan 28, 2012 00:37 EST
French league leaders Paris Saint Germain are hoping to avoid a costly slip-up Saturday when their title credentials come under the microscope at Brest.
Jan 27, 2012 22:26 EST
Top 14 leaders Toulouse travel to the Stade de France to take on Racing-Metro at the weekend with the Parisian club sniffing what would be an upset victory over the depleted visiting team.
Jan 27, 2012 18:40 EST
Montpellier relaunched their bid for a spot in the Top 14 playoffs with a 38-6 hammering of Stade Francais here on Friday.
Jan 26, 2012 07:12 EST
Stade Francais prop David Attoub was the surprise inclusion in the 23-man squad announced by France coach Philippe Saint-Andre on Thursday for the Six Nations opener with Italy at Stade de France on February 4.
Jan 23, 2012 16:05 EST
Tunisia took the Maghreb derby honours here Monday, a 2-1 defeat of Morocco putting them alongside Gabon at the top of Group C in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Jan 22, 2012 17:35 EST
Extra-time goals from Morgan Amalfitano and Loic Remy brought Marseille a hard-earned 3-1 victory over Le Havre on Saturday, sending them into the French Cup last 16 and extending their winning run to six straight games.
Jan 22, 2012 12:55 EST
Late goals from strikers Bafetimbi Gomis and Lisandro Lopez gave Lyon a laboured 2-0 win over fourth-tier underdogs Vendee Lucon on Sunday, taking Remi Garde's side into the French Cup last 16.
Jan 21, 2012 15:21 EST
Holders Leinster comfortably assured themselves of a home tie in the European Cup quarter-finals with a 25-3 victory over French side Montpellier in Dublin on Saturday.
Jan 21, 2012 12:59 EST
Holders Lille required an extra-time header from substitute Gianni Bruno to overcome valiant fourth-tier side Compiegne 1-0 in the French Cup on Saturday and take their place in the last 16.
Jan 21, 2012 11:34 EST
Ajaccio became the eighth Ligue 1 team to be eliminated from this season's French Cup when they fell 3-2 to fourth-tier Bourg-Peronnas in the round of 32 on Saturday.
Jan 21, 2012 10:34 EST
Holders Leinster comfortably assured themselves of a home tie in the European Cup quarter-finals with a 25-3 victory over French side Montpellier in Dublin.