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Nov 13, 2014

France coach keeps faith in team for Australia clash

MARCOUSSIS France (Reuters) – France manager Philippe Saint-Andre kept faith in the team who beat Fiji when he named his starting line-up for Saturday’s clash against Australia at the Stade de France.

“All the players who started (against Fiji) are at 100 percent and we wanted to go further with this team,” Saint-Andre told a news conference at France’s training camp on Thursday.

Nov 13, 2014

Rugby-France coach keeps faith in team for Australia clash

MARCOUSSIS, France, Nov 13 (Reuters) – France manager Philippe Saint-Andre kept faith in the team who beat Fiji when he named his starting line-up for Saturday’s clash against Australia at the Stade de France.

“All the players who started (against Fiji) are at 100 percent and we wanted to go further with this team,” Saint-Andre told a news conference at France’s training camp on Thursday.

Nov 7, 2014

Hold your horses, Paris mayor tells Hollande on Olympics bid

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo has asked French president Francois Hollande not to jump the gun as the capital considers whether to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.

“Nothing, nobody will have me change the agenda or the method as far as a Paris bid is concerned,” Hidalgo, who like Hollande is a member of the Socialist Party, told a news conference on Friday.

Nov 7, 2014

Olympics: Hold your horses, Paris mayor tells Hollande on 2024 bid

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo has asked French president Francois Hollande not to jump the gun as the capital considers whether to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.

“Nothing, nobody will have me change the agenda or the method as far as a Paris bid is concerned,” Hidalgo, who like Hollande is a member of the Socialist Party, told a news conference on Friday.

Nov 7, 2014

Hold your horses, Paris mayor tells Hollande on 2024 bid

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo has asked French president Francois Hollande not to jump the gun as the capital considers whether to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.

“Nothing, nobody will have me change the agenda or the method as far as a Paris bid is concerned,” Hidalgo, who like Hollande is a member of the Socialist Party, told a news conference on Friday.

Nov 5, 2014

Cavani sends PSG through to Champions League last 16

PARIS (Reuters) – Edinson Cavani’s early goal helped Paris St Germain secure their place in the Champions League last 16 with two games to spare after a 1-0 home win over APOEL on Wednesday.

Uruguay striker Cavani found the back of the net in the first minute to hand PSG their second win in as many matches against APOEL, who are eliminated from Europe’s premier club competition.

Nov 5, 2014

Soccer-Cavani sends PSG through to Champions League last 16

PARIS, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Edinson Cavani’s early goal helped Paris St Germain secure their place in the Champions League last 16 with two games to spare after a 1-0 home win over APOEL on Wednesday.

Uruguay striker Cavani found the back of the net in the first minute to hand PSG their second win in as many matches against APOEL, who are eliminated from Europe’s premier club competition.

Nov 4, 2014

Paris’ 2024 Olympic bid could be boosted by public funding

PARIS (Reuters) – Although France has not decided if it will bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the country’s Olympic Committee (CNOSF) is already planning a public funding operation to finance a possible candidacy for Paris.

The CNOSF will say in January whether it wants to enter the race for the 2024 Games before French president Francois Hollande makes the final decision before September.

Nov 4, 2014

Paris 2024 bid could be boosted by public funding

PARIS (Reuters) – Although France has not decided if it will bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the country’s Olympic Committee (CNOSF) is already planning a public funding operation to finance a possible candidacy for Paris.

The CNOSF will say in January whether it wants to enter the race for the 2024 Games before French president Francois Hollande makes the final decision before September.

Nov 4, 2014

Olympics-Paris 2024 bid could be boosted by public funding

PARIS, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Although France has not decided if it will bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the country’s Olympic Committee (CNOSF) is already planning a public funding operation to finance a possible candidacy for Paris.

The CNOSF will say in January whether it wants to enter the race for the 2024 Games before French president Francois Hollande makes the final decision before September.

    • About Julien

      "I have been with Reuters for nine years, working as a sports reporter in Paris. I have covered Olympics in Turin, Beijing and Vancouver, African Nations Cup in Ghana and Angola. As a cycling correspondent, I have been covering the Tour de France since 2006."
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