FOOTBALL - LIGUE 1
Monaco topple French champions Paris Saint-GermainChampions Paris Saint-Germain suffered a shock 3-1 defeat at Monaco on Sunday, suggesting they may find it harder to retain their Ligue 1 crown after last season's complete…
French newcomers Dijon stun Lyon as Guingamp go topIn-form striker Alexandre Lacazette scored before coming off injured in the first half as Lyon collapsed to a 4-2 defeat against newly promoted Dijon in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
USA - BRAZIL
US swimmer Lochte charged over false Rio robbery claimUS swimming star Ryan Lochte has been charged with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics, Brazilian police said Thursday.
Portugal’s Ronaldo wins UEFA award for best player in EuropeCristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA's award as the best player in Europe last season after helping Portugal to win the European Championship and having another stellar campaign for…
Team France returns from Rio Olympics to a presidential welcomeFrance’s Olympic team returned home on Tuesday where they received a hero’s welcome at the Elysée presidential palace in Paris after winning a total of 42 medals – 10 of them…
RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS
Russia loses appeal to compete in Rio Paralympics over doping scandalRussia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month's Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday.
Team Britain’s Olympic haul down to ‘ruthless’ allocation of fundsTwenty years after a stinging Olympic failure in Atlanta, Great Britain has risen from the ashes to become a sporting "superpower" thanks to a judicious, if ruthless, allocation…
Rio bids a colourful farewell to the Olympic GamesA blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at…
France's Yoka wins super-heavyweight boxing goldFrance's Tony Yoka completed a romantic Olympic double on Sunday, winning the super-heavyweight title just days after his fiancee had secured her own boxing gold medal.
Rio police seize passports of three Irish Olympic officialsBrazilian police on Sunday seized passports, phones and computers during a raid on the Irish Olympic office at the Rio Games as they stepped up an inquiry into black market…
Neymar fires Brazil to first Olympic Games football goldWith a kiss of the ball and an unforgettable kick, Brazil's biggest soccer star gave the Olympic host its biggest moment of the games.
US women win sixth straight Olympic basketball goldThe dominant U.S. women's basketball team won a sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal in impressive fashion, routing Spain 101-72 on Saturday.