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Julien Pretot

No politics please, say Italian club reaping benefits of Austrian move

15 Feb 2019

PARIS The centenary of South Tyrol becoming part of Italy marks the sixth year since Bolzano’s ice hockey club joined the Austrian League -- a move that could have been deemed a divisive statement but has proved an undoubted success for the team. Since 1919, the Alpine province, home to the Bolzano Foxes, has often been in political turmoil, subjected to forced Italianisation under the regime of Benito Mussolini and a target for terrorism in the 1960s and 1970s.

Tuchel's PSG finally show guts and team spirit

14 Feb 2019

PARIS Paris St Germain's 2-0 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday showed that the French champions may finally have found, under coach Thomas Tuchel, the heart and collective spirit they had been lacking in recent years.

Rugby - Parra questions clueless France preparations

11 Feb 2019

PARIS France's preparation for their Six Nations clash against England failed to include the most basic elements of high level rugby, complained scrumhalf Morgan Parra following his side's 44-8 thrashing at Twickenham on Sunday.

Cavani injured as PSG beat Bordeaux in Ligue 1

09 Feb 2019

PARIS Paris St Germain’s 1-0 win against Girondins de Bordeaux in Ligue 1 on Saturday was marred by the news that striker Edinson Cavani could miss their Champions League trip to Manchester United through injury.

Bastareaud back as France turn on power against England

08 Feb 2019

MARCOUSSIS, France Mathieu Bastareaud has been named in France's starting line-up for their Six Nations clash against England at Twickenham on Sunday, in an acknowledgement that they will need power in the centre.

Rugby - Wales seal record comeback win as France implode

01 Feb 2019

PARIS Battered, bruised and 16-0 down at halftime, Wales produced a record comeback to beat France 24-19 in a compelling opening Six Nations match played in driving rain on Friday.

Force of habit and French blunders save Wales

01 Feb 2019

PARIS Wales were saved by a couple of shocking French errors and sheer force of habit as they achieved a great escape in a thrilling 24-19 comeback win in the Six Nations opener at the Stade de France on Friday.

Rugby-Force of habit and French blunders save Wales

01 Feb 2019

PARIS, Feb 1 Wales were saved by a couple of shocking French errors and sheer force of habit as they achieved a great escape in a thrilling 24-19 comeback win in the Six Nations opener at the Stade de France on Friday.

Neymar out for 10 weeks, misses United clash

30 Jan 2019

PARIS Paris St Germain's Champions League chances have suffered a major setback with their talismanic forward Neymar ruled out for 10 weeks with a foot injury on Wednesday.

Shattered Monaco in the hands of the man they dumped

28 Jan 2019

PARIS With things going from bad to worse for Monaco this season, the club knew they had to take drastic action if they wanted to preserve their Ligue 1 status next season.

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