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French government warns it could pull Les Bleus' approval to play in Six Nations
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French government warns it could pull Les Bleus' approval to play in Six Nations

Feb 27th 2021, 1:55 PM 9,297 Views 2 Comments

The Sports Minister wants more information on the Covid-19 outbreak in the France camp.

Thuram's France debut spoiled as Finland stun the world champions in Paris
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Thuram's France debut spoiled as Finland stun the world champions in Paris

Nov 11th 2020, 10:30 PM 9,143 Views 2 Comments

Finland followed up last month’s victory against Ireland by winning tonight’s friendly at the Stade de France.

Gardaí issue warning over fake French lotto scam
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Gardaí issue warning over fake French lotto scam

Jan 19th 2020, 3:38 PM 24,002 Views 26 Comments

Several people have received calls in the last week.

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees
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France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 1:39 PM 43,058 Views 52 Comments

Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.

Bastareaud retiring from international rugby after World Cup omission
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Bastareaud retiring from international rugby after World Cup omission

Jun 19th 2019, 1:03 PM 8,332 Views 8 Comments

The French centre made the announcement on Twitter this afternoon.

Laporte reveals Schmidt as top target before French club referendum
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Laporte reveals Schmidt as top target before French club referendum

Apr 12th 2019, 5:15 PM 9,821 Views 11 Comments

The Kiwi was the FFR’s number one choice to succeed Jacques Brunel, the president has said.

Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd
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Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd

Mar 9th 2019, 8:54 PM 63,460 Views 22 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side were on the end of another heavy defeat at Donnybrook, as they continue to struggle in this Six Nations.

France squander 16-point half-time lead to suffer Six Nations defeat to Wales
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France squander 16-point half-time lead to suffer Six Nations defeat to Wales

Feb 1st 2019, 9:59 PM 18,239 Views 68 Comments

The Welsh emerged victorious after an extraordinary second-half this evening at Stade de France.

Nasri 'didn't know the rules' when committing anti-doping violation
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Nasri 'didn't know the rules' when committing anti-doping violation

Jan 29th 2019, 11:49 AM 3,309 Views 1 Comment

‘Can I promise that I have never doped? Yes, I have handed over the files…’

Marseille boss furious over 'unacceptable' defeat to fourth-tier minnows
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Marseille boss furious over 'unacceptable' defeat to fourth-tier minnows

Jan 7th 2019, 10:13 AM 4,515 Views 0 Comments

They’ll be dancing on the streets of Andrezieux.

Tour de France trophy stolen from Birmingham NEC
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Tour de France trophy stolen from Birmingham NEC

Oct 10th 2018, 10:13 AM 11,698 Views 11 Comments

The trophy had been left unattended during the clean-up after the event.

French World Cup winner blasts 'barbaric' Neymar for 'spitting on PSG'
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French World Cup winner blasts 'barbaric' Neymar for 'spitting on PSG'

Apr 18th 2018, 10:49 AM 12,415 Views 5 Comments

“If we think that PSG can win the Champions League with attitudes like this, we’re having a laugh.”

Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way
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Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way

Mar 3rd 2018, 2:15 PM 40,001 Views 107 Comments

The Paris metro operator RATP stood by the penalty.

France drop Teddy Thomas and a host of players for 'inappropriate behaviour'
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France drop Teddy Thomas and a host of players for 'inappropriate behaviour'

Feb 13th 2018, 3:00 PM 43,690 Views 24 Comments

Jacques Brunel has punished some of his squad for going out in Edinburgh.

In-form Anthony Martial omitted from France squad for upcoming qualifiers
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In-form Anthony Martial omitted from France squad for upcoming qualifiers

Sep 28th 2017, 5:30 PM 8,562 Views 30 Comments

Didier Deschamps has instead opted for former Newcastle flop Florian Thauvin.

Champions Clermont Auvergne hit with 7-try trouncing by La Rochelle
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Champions Clermont Auvergne hit with 7-try trouncing by La Rochelle

Sep 10th 2017, 11:38 AM 7,955 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, former Ulster favourite Ruan Pienaar chipped in with 17 points for Montpellier against Castres.

Unbelievable scenes as Amiens seal first Ligue 1 promotion with 96th-minute winner
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Unbelievable scenes as Amiens seal first Ligue 1 promotion with 96th-minute winner

May 20th 2017, 2:06 PM 10,922 Views 3 Comments

They went from finishing sixth to second with one kick of a ball.

Injury-hit Leicester bring in French centre Mermoz from Toulon
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Injury-hit Leicester bring in French centre Mermoz from Toulon

Feb 1st 2017, 6:20 PM 5,034 Views 7 Comments

The 30-year-old will provide cover for Manu Tuilagi and Matt Toomua.

Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower
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Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower

Oct 30th 2016, 11:30 AM 9,668 Views 4 Comments

Because running a marathon isn’t hard enough, eh?

Nakaitaci bags a hat-trick as Top 14 champions Racing suffer 37-point trouncing against Clermont
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Nakaitaci bags a hat-trick as Top 14 champions Racing suffer 37-point trouncing against Clermont

Sep 11th 2016, 10:09 AM 6,421 Views 6 Comments

There were tries aplenty as Clermont exacted a measure of revenge.

Bordeaux-Begles aren't a bit happy with Adam Ashley-Cooper's inclusion in the Australia squad
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Bordeaux-Begles aren't a bit happy with Adam Ashley-Cooper's inclusion in the Australia squad

Aug 2nd 2016, 2:31 PM 8,007 Views 8 Comments

“I’m mad at the ARU… They were not very graceful.”

Rory McIlroy to skip WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to play French Open
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Rory McIlroy to skip WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to play French Open

Apr 25th 2016, 11:42 AM 6,086 Views 10 Comments

The 100th edition of the European Tour event will be part of the Holywood man’s British Open preparations.

Carter's late try cancelled out by Michalak's last-gasp winner for Toulon
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Carter's late try cancelled out by Michalak's last-gasp winner for Toulon

Mar 26th 2016, 4:55 PM 7,129 Views 2 Comments

Dan Carter thought he’d won it for Racing 92 until Martin Castrogiovanni coughed up a penalty.

This Englishman is founding a new GAA club on the French Riviera
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This Englishman is founding a new GAA club on the French Riviera

Nov 9th 2015, 5:00 PM 8,036 Views 5 Comments

Chard Faul is the brains behind the operation.

Boudjellal produces an unbelievable response to the Toulon doping allegations
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Boudjellal produces an unbelievable response to the Toulon doping allegations

Sep 9th 2015, 9:34 PM 35,704 Views 18 Comments

The Toulon president has invoked the spirit of Lance Armstrong.

France is VERY unhappy over claims the US has been eavesdropping
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France is VERY unhappy over claims the US has been eavesdropping

Jun 24th 2015, 7:42 AM 8,093 Views 34 Comments

Its last three presidents are said to have been targeted, but the US denies the claims.

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'I'm a zombie' - Bastareaud and Toulon knocked off peak of Top 14

Dec 29th 2014, 11:58 AM 6,219 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, reports suggest Jake White has been parachuted in to save ailing Montpellier.

Ryanair ordered to pay a LOT of money for breaching French Labour law
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Ryanair ordered to pay a LOT of money for breaching French Labour law

Oct 28th 2014, 3:58 PM 15,578 Views 31 Comments

The airline will be appealing the decision. Again.

In pictures: Irish women in relaxed mood as they enjoy down day in Paris
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In pictures: Irish women in relaxed mood as they enjoy down day in Paris

Aug 10th 2014, 7:21 PM 7,035 Views 5 Comments

What World Cup semi-final against England?

Olivier Giroud scores stunning strike for Les Bleus against Norway
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Olivier Giroud scores stunning strike for Les Bleus against Norway

May 27th 2014, 9:52 PM 6,760 Views 12 Comments

France are gonna win the World Cup then.

Lance Armstrong stripped of France's Legion of Honour
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Lance Armstrong stripped of France's Legion of Honour

May 21st 2014, 10:21 PM 4,512 Views 7 Comments

Armstrong was given the rank of “Chevalier” after his final Tour win.

Ireland fan cracks up entire stadium with rugby sign
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Ireland fan cracks up entire stadium with rugby sign

Mar 15th 2014, 5:24 PM 23,788 Views 4 Comments

Ireland’s call.

Free porn and TV strip: France celebrates World Cup spot
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Free porn and TV strip: France celebrates World Cup spot

Nov 20th 2013, 5:29 PM 24,810 Views 8 Comments

Doria Tillier promised to present tonight’s weather forecast naked if France turned the tie around.

52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam
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52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam

Jun 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 24,270 Views 19 Comments

Thanks a lot, ma.

Bad news for Irish provinces as French Top14 raises salary cap
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Bad news for Irish provinces as French Top14 raises salary cap

Apr 17th 2013, 6:26 PM 4,624 Views 6 Comments

There could be more international players following Jonathan Sexton in moving to the European mainland.

French teachers strike over plans to work 5-day week
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French teachers strike over plans to work 5-day week

Jan 22nd 2013, 12:33 PM 14,951 Views 51 Comments

In other news, we think we want to become teachers and move to France.

French court rejects 75 per cent tax rate for millionaires
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French court rejects 75 per cent tax rate for millionaires

Dec 29th 2012, 3:28 PM 11,463 Views 67 Comments

The move is a blow for French president Francois Hollande who had made the planned 75 per cent tax rate his centrepiece tax measure.

Joey Barton set for Marseille switch - report
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Joey Barton set for Marseille switch - report

Aug 17th 2012, 10:20 AM 460 Views 3 Comments

Imagine how annoying he’d be in TWO languages!

Zizou top? Zidane tipped for France job
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Zizou top? Zidane tipped for France job

Jul 5th 2012, 5:17 PM 641 Views 1 Comment

“I have lived 20 years of special moments and I want to convey and share my experience with others,” the French legend said.

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