BARCELONA, Spain - Shrieks of joy rang out on Sunday in the streets of Spain as children were allowed to leave their homes for the first time in six weeks, while residents of Italy and France were eager to hear their leaders' ...
Apr 26, 2020
Evan Fournier has provided an update on his French teammate Rudy Gobert.The Orlando Magic guard apparently spoke with the Utah Jazz center by phone and confirmed that there's nothing to worry about. Fournier and Gobert helped France win a ...
Mar 12, 2020
BRISBANE, Australia - Gael Monfils secured France's first victory at the ATP Cup, rallying from a break down in the second set and saving three breakpoints as he served for the match in a 6-3, 7-5 win over Cristian ...
Jan 4, 2020
BEIJING - France defeated Australia 67-59 on Sunday to take the third-place game in the World Cup. It was France's second straight bronze medal in the event and matches its best finish.Australia, which led for most of the ...
Sep 15, 2019
BEIJING - Luis Scola scored 28 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Argentina is heading to its first gold-medal game in 15 years after beating France 80-66 on Friday in a Fiba World Cup semifinal.Scola finished it in style, hitting ...
Sep 13, 2019
BEIJING - There's plenty of NBA talent left among the World Cup semifinalists, even if that foursome does not include the United States.Spain, France and Australia are stocked with 13 current NBA players. Only Argentina doesn't have one, although its ...
Sep 13, 2019
FRANCE eliminated United States, 89-79, on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Fiba Basketball World Cup in Dongguan, China.NBA players Evan Fournier and Rudy Gobert powered France to the semifinals of the competition where it will face Argentina. Fournier had ...
Sep 11, 2019
SHENZHEN, China - FIBA suspended the officials who worked France's debated win over Lithuania for the remainder of the World Cup on Sunday, while upholding the final score of the protested game.Lithuania was down by two with 30 seconds remaining ...
Sep 8, 2019
FRANCE and Australia reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Saturday. They join Serbia, Spain, Poland and Argentina in the final eight.The last two quarterfinal spots will be decided Monday when the United States (4-0) faces Brazil (3-1) ...
Sep 8, 2019
RUDY Gobert didn't mince words on Fiba's ill-timed drug test, saying basketball's governing body showed "no respect for the player's recovery time" in a tweet.Just hours after the Utah Jazz center and ...
Sep 3, 2019
LE HAVRE, France - Even Netherlands forward Lineth Beerensteyn had to check that the number was right."Oh my God - seven," she exclaimed. "That's a lot."Europe sure is dominating this Women's World Cup.The Netherlands made it a ...
Jun 27, 2019
GOLD'S Gym Pasig has another challenge in its cupboard as it is set to compete in the Poitiers Challenger in France from July 5 to 6.Currently ranked as the 26th-best 3x3 team in the world, Pasig hopes to ...
Jun 17, 2019
KONYA, Turkey - Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home victory on Saturday.Turkey has nine points from three wins and has yet to concede a goal in Group H. France ...
Jun 9, 2019
THE Gilas Pilipinas Under-18 Women's 3x3 team bowed to a taller and fancier France side, 22-2, to start its 2019 Fiba 3x3 Under-18 World Cup campaign Monday in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.Lisa Soline Rebecca Dufon powered the French ...
Jun 3, 2019
LILLE, France - France captain Yannick Noah's gamble on players and court surface backfired against Croatia in the Davis Cup final on Friday.Noah chose Jeremy Chardy and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to meet Croatia on indoor clay, and they were thrashed ...
Nov 24, 2018
LYON, France - Lyon climbed to second in the French league after beating local rival Saint-Etienne 1-0 on Friday but lost captain Nabil Fekir to a thigh muscle problem before a Champions League match next week against Manchester City.After the ...
Nov 24, 2018
European soccer weekend: What to watch in main competitionsBy The Associated PressWhat to watch in the leading soccer competitions in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDFresh from inflicting Liverpool's first loss of the season in the League Cup, Chelsea hosts Juergen Klopp&# ...
Sep 28, 2018
The Italian and Spanish leagues get underway this weekend, a week after the English and French leagues started. In Germany, there are cup matches.What to watch in the leading soccer competitions in Europe this weekend:ITALYCristiano Ronaldo is expected to make ...
Aug 17, 2018
ZURICH - Benjamin Pavard has beaten Juan Quintero into second place in a fans' online vote to pick the best goal of the World Cup.France defender Pavard's spinning right-foot shot against Argentina in the round of 16 came ...
Jul 26, 2018
PARIS - Teenage World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe is giving his bonus to an association that puts sports in the lives of hospitalized children.The head of Premiers de Cordee (First in Line), Sebastien Ruffin, says two weeks before France clinched the World ...
Jul 18, 2018
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