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  • ‘Watching France is like watching clowns at the circus’
    By on February 26, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    A “weird” game plan, selection problems and a lack of imagination are dragging France down, says Jeremy Guscott

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  • VIDEO: Highlights: France 6-16 Wales
    By on February 10, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Watch highlights as defending champions Wales beat France 16-6 in the 2013 Six Nations at the Stade de France, in Paris.

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  • The Tour de France: The Worst Sport That’s Worth Watching
    By on July 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Generally speaking, I like watching sports. I’ll sit through extra-innings in baseball, scoreless hockey games and, when nothing else is on, pool. Even if I have no personal investment in who comes out on top, there is something fundamentally appealing about witnessing an entire lifetime of practice and struggle culminate in achievement. Somebody has to win, and success, much like sex, is fun to watch even if I’m not the one having it.

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  • 2010 Tour de France – part II (PICS)
    By on August 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The 2010 Tour de France cycling race is now over, with Spain’s Alberto Contador claiming his third win in Paris yesterday. Andy Schleck of Luxembourg finished 39 seconds back, and seven-time tour winner Lance Armstrong finished 23rd in his final Tour de France.

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  • 10 Facts You Might Not KNow About The Tour de France
    By on July 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    This year’s Tour de France, the 97th running of the race, begins in Rotterdam on July 3rd.

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  • France sells surplus flu vaccine
    By on January 3, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    France sells millions of surplus swine flu vaccine doses to other countries after finding it has more than enough for the outbreak.

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  • Thierry Henry handball sends France to the World Cup (Video)
    By on November 21, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Thierry Henry’s blatant handball pass to William Gallas destroyed Ireland’s World Cup dream.

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  • France edge Republic in play-off
    By on November 15, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Republic of Ireland face an uphill task to make the World Cup finals after Nicolas Anelka’s goal helps France win 1-0 in the first leg of their play-off at Croke Park.

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  • Doyle upbeat for France play-off
    By on November 9, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Kevin Doyle is optimistic that the Republic of Ireland will earn a place in the World Cup finals by surprising France in the play-offs.

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  • Republic face France in play-offs
    By on October 20, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Republic of Ireland will face France in the World Cup play-offs on 14 and 18 November.

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