Oct 02, 2011 01:56 EDT
With a tight title race developing in France, two of the contenders go toe to toe this weekend as Paris St Germain host Lyon at the Parc des Princes.
Oct 01, 2011 17:41 EDT
On the eve of the top-of-the-table clash between Paris Saint Germain and Lyon, title rivals Toulouse and Montpellier both failed in their bids to take provisional Ligue 1 top spot on Saturday.
Oct 01, 2011 14:42 EDT
Toulouse shrugged off the World Cup-enforced absence of 12 frontline players to end Clermont's perfect start to the season with a 22-9 win which took them top of the French Top 14 on Saturday.
Sep 30, 2011 17:08 EDT
Five-time French champions Biarritz clinched their first win of the Top 14 season on Friday with a gritty, forwards-inspired 13-11 victory over Bordeaux-Begles.
Sep 29, 2011 21:44 EDT
Montpellier joint coach Fabien Galthie said he had no answers as to how to correct last season's French championship finalists' woeful form but that he will have to come up with some fast if they are not to become totally demoralised.
Sep 25, 2011 17:10 EDT
Rennes were prevented from going joint-top in Ligue 1 on Sunday when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's second-half header earned Saint-Etienne a 1-1 draw at Stade de la Route de Lorient.
Sep 24, 2011 17:33 EDT
English midfielder Joe Cole netted his first goal for Lille on Saturday, but the reigning French champions were denied a home win after Kevin Monnet-Paquet popped up in injury-time to rescue a 1-1 draw for Lorient.
Sep 24, 2011 15:32 EDT
Bernard Laporte enjoyed a winning start to his new career as Toulon boss on Saturday, but watched it in a television studio.
Sep 24, 2011 01:42 EDT
Paris Saint-Germain's nine-game unbeaten run is set for a stern examination on Saturday when Antoine Kombouare takes his expensively assembled side to league leaders Montpellier.
Sep 21, 2011 17:07 EDT
Marseille registered their first win of the season against 10-man Evian, Montpellier regained the top of the table while Lyon slipped up at Caen on an incident-packed night of French league action on Wednesday.
Sep 19, 2011 17:59 EDT
France coach Marc Lievremont sprung a surprise on Tuesday when he named scrum-half Morgan Parra to play at fly-half for the World Cup Pool A match against New Zealand here on Saturday.
Sep 19, 2011 15:47 EDT
Lille coach Rudi Garcia will be hoping that his side's attacking flair can make up for defensive deficiencies when the reigning champions travel to troubled Bordeaux on Tuesday.
Sep 18, 2011 17:29 EDT
Eleven points separate Lyon and Marseille after OL defeated their title rivals 2-0 on Sunday to go top of Ligue 1 and consign Didier Deschamps' hapless side to the bottom of the table.
Sep 17, 2011 17:45 EDT
French league leaders Montpellier squandered a two-goal lead in a 2-2 draw at Brest on Saturday while Toulouse battled back from 2-0 down to defeat Bordeaux 3-2 and move level on points at the top.
Sep 17, 2011 01:40 EDT
Argentina got their World Cup campaign back on track with a 43-8 win over Romania in a Pool B match.
Sep 16, 2011 17:25 EDT
Toulon gave coach Philippe Saint-Andre a winning send-off on Friday with a 27-16 victory over Bordeaux-Begles in the French Top 14.
Sep 16, 2011 12:29 EDT
French club Paris Saint-Germain are interested in bringing former England captain David Beckham to the Ligue 1 side, sporting director Leonardo revealed on Friday.
Sep 11, 2011 17:58 EDT
French big spenders Paris Saint Germain shrugged off determined resistence from Brest on Sunday at the Parc des Princes to show their title credentials after a fine goal from record signing Javier Pastore.
Sep 10, 2011 14:01 EDT
Champions Toulouse ended Racing-Metro's perfect start to the Top 14 season on Saturday with a 41-36 win whose highlights were two tries from Yannick Jauzion that helped lift them into the top five.
Sep 09, 2011 22:58 EDT
Should Joe Cole make it onto the field in Lille's game at Saint-Etienne on Saturday, he will become the first England international to play in the French top flight for almost 20 years.