TOUR DE FRANCE
France hopes for another tour de forceAfter a decade in the doldrums, last year’s Tour de France brought renewed hope to French cycling after two of the country’s riders finished on the podium. But in a field packed…
TOUR DE FRANCE
Froome, Nibali and Contador set up epic battleAs the 102nd Tour de France gets underway in the compact streets of the Dutch city of Utrecht on Saturday, it will mark the beginning of what promises to be one of the most…
IRANORAMA: A webdoc that lets you call the shotsAs Iran marks 35 years since the revolution that ushered in the Islamic Republic, FRANCE24.com's Iranorama web documentary takes you to the heart of a society little known…
Dakar Rally runs into angry detractors in ChileAs the Dakar Rally snakes its way across South American deserts, activists in Chile are denouncing the negative impact of the world’s most famous off-road vehicle race on…
CHILE - ELECTION
Chile’s ex-leader Bachelet favoured in presidential voteFormer Socialist president Michelle Bachelet is all but guaranteed to win Chile’s presidential election on Sunday, while the country’s fractured ruling right wing is struggling…
FRENCH ELECTIONS 2012
France's strange-but-true parliamentary candidatesFrench voters say this year's parliamentary election campaign has thus far been bland, so FRANCE 24 takes a look at the oddball candidates trying to spice up the race.
AFRICA CUP 2012
Who will shine at Africa’s biggest football party?On the eve of the Africa Cup of Nations 2012, FRANCE 24 gives you a cheat sheet to the tournament’s four groups and the likely winners of the first round.
Strauss-Kahn lawyer hires private investigatorsDominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyer has hired a team of private detectives to help build the former IMF boss’s defence case.
Scandal explodes the ‘myth’ of multicultural Les BleusA week after French football chiefs were accused of setting ethnic quotas in youth academies, the subsequent row has raised the sensitive question of multiculturalism in Les…
France chosen to host Euro 2016 football championshipThe UEFA executive committee has chosen France as the host nation for Euro 2016, beating out rivals Italy and Turkey at a ceremony in Geneva on Friday.
2010 FIFA WORLD CUP
Beckham, Benzema, Ronaldinho… Focus on the missing starsOne month before the start of the World Cup, all the teams have confirmed their squad lists. But some big stars are missing.
The most spectacular F1 crashesThe death of Ayrton Senna in 1994 was a low point in Formula 1 history. Safety conditions have improved since then but there have been crashes aplenty in the sport. Here is a…