PARIS Tour de France organisers put a spring in the step of the climbers on Tuesday after unveiling the route for the 2020 race featuring a first mountain stage on the second day and only one time trial on the eve of the final parade on the Champs Elysees.
SAINT-DENIS, France France must wait to claim a place at Euro 2020 after the world champions were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Turkey in a high-octane qualifying game on Monday.
PARIS Angel Di Maria scored twice in a vintage performance to help Paris St Germain outclass Real Madrid 3-0 in their opening Champions League Group A game on Wednesday.
PARIS Paris St Germain's crushing of Real Madrid in their Champions League opener was not a warning to their European rivals - it was more a self-confidence booster on the French side's return to the biggest stage after another humiliation.
PARIS After three consecutive last-16 eliminations in the Champions League, Paris St Germain were taking their impressive 3-0 victory over Real Madrid on Wednesday with a large pinch of salt.
PARIS, Sept 18 Angel Di Maria produced a vintage performance with two goals to help Paris St Germain claim a 3-0 home win over Real Madrid in their Champions League Group A opening game on Wednesday.
PARIS Three-times runnersup France head to the World Cup knowing that defeat to Argentina in their opening game in Japan might lead to them being knocked out in the pool stage for the first time.
PARIS France have been tinkering with their halfback pairings for years but in Antoine Dupont they seem to have unearthed a scrumhalf capable of leading the charge at the World Cup.
PARIS Jacques Brunel has had two years to turn around ailing French fortunes but with the World Cup just a week away he enters the tournament having been shorn of much of his authority in the wake of a string of poor results.
PARIS France were without three key world champions but still cruised past Euro 2020 qualifier rivals Albania and Andorra.