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France ready to complete women's game development

9:33am EDT

PARIS With Olympique Lyonnais leading the way at club level, France is ready to complete its women's football development when it hosts the 2019 World Cup, the French federation's vice-president has said.

Cycling: Sport looking to ban corticosteroids in 2020 - UCI boss

Mar 20 2019

PARIS After becoming the first sport to ban Tramadol, cycling is looking to use the same "health reasons" justification to prohibit the use of corticosteroids by 2020, International Cycling Union (UCI) president David Lappartient told Reuters.

Cycling: Ineos' takeover of Team Sky raises financial fairness questions

Mar 20 2019

PARIS Team Sky's takeover by chemical giant Ineos raises questions on financial fair play in cycling as the new outfit is expected to increase its monetary advantage over rival teams.

France need more than fine-tuning ahead of World Cup

Mar 17 2019

PARIS France coach Jacques Brunel believes his team can iron out their problems before the World Cup but another disappointing Six Nations campaign suggested it would be an achievement for them to reach the knockout rounds in Japan.

Struggling France need to catch up as World Cup looms

Mar 11 2019

PARIS France players recently said they could compete with the elite of world rugby but after a masterclass at the hands of Ireland in the Six Nations, they admitted to having dropped too far down with the World Cup looming.

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Rashford's last-gasp penalty knocks out stunned PSG

Mar 06 2019

PARIS, March 6 Marcus Rashford scored a last-gap penalty awarded after a Video Assistant Referee intervention as Manchester United stunned Paris St Germain 3-1 away to reach the Champions League quarter-finals on away goals on Wednesday.

Soccer-Rashford's last-gasp penalty knocks out stunned PSG

Mar 06 2019

PARIS, March 6 Marcus Rashford scored a last-gap penalty awarded after a Video Assistant Referee intervention as Manchester United stunned Paris St Germain 3-1 away to reach the Champions League quarter-finals on away goals on Wednesday.

Away form gives depleted United confidence - Solskjaer

Mar 05 2019

PARIS Manchester United's away form gives them hope they can overturn a two-goal deficit when they face Paris St Germain at the Parc des Princes in their Champions League last-16 second leg, caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday.

Ntamack shines as France restore pride with Scotland win

Feb 23 2019

PARIS France, led by a scintillating Romain Ntamack, finally found something to cheer about when they hammered an injury-depleted Scotland 27-10 to claim their first victory in this year's Six Nations on Saturday.

Path to recovery still a long one, warns France coach

Feb 23 2019

PARIS France this time held on to their advantage as they beat Scotland 27-10 on Saturday for their first win of this year's Six Nations, but they are well aware that their next opponents Ireland in Dublin will be much tougher.

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