High-level decorationJust a few weeks before the Olympic Games and a sporty atmosphere is influencing interior design. Sport captivates and inspires designers.
Oracle Team USA wins America's cupOracle Team USA won the 34th America's Cup on Wednesday, coming from behind to defeat Emirates Team New Zealand in the tie-breaking 19th race of the finals.
British Olympic sailor dies after catamaran capsizesBritish yacht-racing champion Andrew Simpson died on Thursday after his catamaran capsized and trapped him underwater while training for the America’s Cup in San Francisco Bay, the...
The Week In France
THE WEEK IN FRANCE
War in Mali: A rare look inside the French nerve centreAs French-led troops make rapid advances in Mali, we take a look at how and where those crucial decisions are made in Paris. Next, we meet some of the public figures dominating Fra...
François Gabart, winner of the Vendee Globe 2012 - 2013François Gabart is the first man to sail solo around the world in less than 80 days. He talks to FRANCE 24’s Charlotte Sector about breaking world-records and becoming the youngest...
In The Papers
IN THE PAPERS
'Keep calm and marry on'Papers lead on a new French sporting hero: François Gabart. The 29 year-old Frenchman has triumphed in the solo round the world yacht race the Vendée Globe, coming home in record t...
France’s Gabart wins Vendée Globe in record timeFrance’s François Gabart won the seventh edition of the Vendée Globe on Sunday, finishing the grueling, non-stop, solo yacht race in a record 78 days.
Antarctic cruise ship rescues stranded French sailorA French sailor who spent three days on a life raft after his yacht sank in the Southern Ocean off the coast of Tasmania was rescued by an Antarctic cruise ship on Sunday. He had b...
Vendee Globe race: on board Jean Le Cam’s monohullFrench skipper Jean Le Cam gives us a guided tour of his monohull ahead of the Vendée Globe solo round-the-world race. What will he eat for three months? Also, we discover the beau...
SAILING - FRANCE
Vendée Globe favourite Guillemot pulls out of raceFrance’s Marc Guillemot, a favourite to win the 2012/2013 Vendée Globe, was forced to abandon the round-the-world yacht race on Sunday after his vessel ‘Safran’ broke her keel in a...
SAILING - FRANCE