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France go top of Six Nations table with Italy win

10 Feb 2020

PARIS France moved top of the Six Nations standings as they claimed a bonus point in an otherwise unimpressive 35-22 defeat of a weak Italy on Sunday.

Rugby-France go top of Six Nations table with Italy win

09 Feb 2020

PARIS, Feb 9 France moved top of the Six Nations standings as they claimed a bonus point in an otherwise unimpressive 35-22 defeat of a weak Italy on Sunday.

Figure skating-French ice federation boss steps down amid sexual abuse scandal

08 Feb 2020

PARIS French ice sports federation president Didier Gailhaguet resigned from his position on Saturday amid the sexual abuse scandal in figure skating.

Euro 2020 shows green credentials with no white elephants - UEFA marketing director

07 Feb 2020

PARIS Organising Euro 2020 across 12 countries will help avoid leaving abandoned stadiums after the tournament is done and dusted, UEFA marketing director Guy-Laurent Epstein said on Friday.

French sports minister urges abuse victims to speak up

06 Feb 2020

PARIS French Sports minister Roxana Maracineanu on Thursday urged abuse victims to speak up after a series of rape and sexual agression allegations in figure skating.

Figure skating - French federation boss admits to mistakes but says not at fault amid rape claims

05 Feb 2020

PARIS French ice sports federation president Didier Gailhaguet refused to resign on Wednesday amid claims of rape and sexual assault of minors in figure skating, admitting to having made 'mistakes' but saying he was never 'at fault'.

Rejuvenated France hold off lacklustre England

02 Feb 2020

PARIS A rejuvenated France held off England to start their Six Nations with a bang in a 24-17 victory at the Stade de France on Sunday and give new coach Fabien Galthie a confidence-boosting debut.

No excuses for England, says coach Jones

02 Feb 2020

PARIS England coach Eddie Jones did not look for excuses after his team fought back to avoid an embarrassing thrashing in a 24-17 defeat by France in their Six Nations opener on Sunday.

Galthie praises French youngsters' solidarity

02 Feb 2020

PARIS France coach Fabien Galthie believes his team's solidarity and self-belief helped them hold off England's fightback in a convincing 24-17 victory in their Six Nations opener on Sunday.

Rugby-No excuses for England, says coach Jones

02 Feb 2020

PARIS, Feb 2 England coach Eddie Jones did not look for excuses after his team fought back to avoid an embarrassing thrashing in a 24-17 defeat by France in their Six Nations opener on Sunday.

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