Apr 05, 2011 08:07 EDT
Outside-half Lionel Beauxis has quit Stade Francais for a three-year deal with Top 14 rivals Toulouse.
Apr 02, 2011 17:45 EDT
Racing Metro's French title hopes took a major hit on Saturday as they slumped to an upset 26-16 loss at lowly Bayonne.
Apr 01, 2011 18:47 EDT
Leaders Toulouse claimed a tight 25-24 victory at Perpignan in the French Top 14 on Friday, but were hit by a further injury blow with fly-half Frederic Michalak hobbling off.
Apr 01, 2011 14:01 EDT
Nicaragua hits the charts in Central America . Ticker Trax subscribers received this free Thom Calandra article first.
Mar 31, 2011 18:55 EDT
GENEVA (Reuters) - Planemaker Boeing received at least $5.3 billion of illegal U.S. subsidies, the World Trade Organization said on Thursday in a dispute that shows no signs of an end to years of inconclusive wrangling.
Mar 31, 2011 14:35 EDT
French Top 14 league leaders Toulouse announced on Thursday that prop Benoit Lecouls has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a neck injury.
Mar 25, 2011 17:19 EDT
Four penalties from Jonny Wilkinson were not enough to keep Toulon up with the leading pack in Friday's Top 14 action as his side went down to a 18-12 loss at Castres.
Mar 20, 2011 23:13 EDT
The Six Nations is second division rugby compared to that of the southern hemisphere where the Super 15 franchises and the national sides play in the same manner, said France coach Marc Lievremont.
Mar 20, 2011 15:36 EDT
Michel Platini, who on Tuesday will be re-elected unopposed as president of UEFA for a second term, says that he is motivated by a desire to protect the game and not by a thirst for power.
Mar 17, 2011 22:16 EDT
France captain Thierry Dusautoir worked hard to earn the nickname 'Dark Destroyer' and on Saturday he will be determined to produce a performance worthy of the moniker and help his side bow out of this year's Six Nations with a victory over Wales.
Mar 16, 2011 23:14 EDT
The French players intend to bow out of this year's Six Nations with a performance against Wales on Saturday that restores some of their battered pride, says scrum-half Morgan Parra.
Mar 16, 2011 19:30 EDT
French Rugby Federation president Pierre Camou told AFP on Wednesday that he never considered sacking France coach Marc Lievremont despite the historic Six Nations defeat by Italy.
Mar 15, 2011 17:53 EDT
The French team are determined to set aside the historic defeat by Italy last Saturday and beat Wales in their final Six Nations match at the Stade de France this weekend, wing Alexis Palisson warned Tuesday.
Mar 15, 2011 08:35 EDT
France coach Marc Lievremont made five changes to the side that was humiliated by Italy as he tries to make amends against Wales in their final Six Nations match at the Stade de France on Saturday.
Mar 14, 2011 09:32 EDT
Toulouse centre Remi Lamerat has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the French Top 14 club said Monday.
Mar 13, 2011 16:00 EDT
France coach Marc Lievremont has made six changes to his squad for next weekend's concluding Six Nations match against Wales following Saturday's historic 21-22 loss to Italy.
Mar 08, 2011 11:40 EST
France coach Marc Lievremont kept his faith in Sebastien Chabal for Saturday's Six Nations trip to Italy on Tuesday despite the back row forward being slammed for his performance in the 17-9 defeat by England last time out.
Mar 08, 2011 11:27 EST
PARIS (Reuters) - A litany of back-stabbing at Europe's top aerospace group is exposed in leaked U.S. cables, which show American diplomats avidly collecting details on the cracks in U.S. planemaker Boeing's main rival.
Mar 08, 2011 05:43 EST
France coach Marc Lievremont made three changes to his starting lineup on Tuesday when he named his side to play Italy in the Six Nations tournament in Rome on Saturday.
Mar 05, 2011 17:41 EST
Top 14 2009 champions Perpignan did their hopes of reaching the end of season play-offs a huge favour on Saturday whilst denting the hopes of their opponents Stade Francais in a 21-9 away win.