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Paris St-Germain win French Cup to complete treble

Paris St-Germain sealed another domestic treble, but were made to work hard by third division Les Herbiers for victory in the French Cup final. The underdogs started – and ended – strongly, but the French champions were ultimately too good ...

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French cyclist Di Gregorio tests positive for EPO

French cyclist Remy di Gregorio has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a form of banned blood-boosting hormone EPO. The 32-year-old returned a positive test for darbepoetin (depo) on 8 March during stage race Paris-Nice. Cycling’s world governing body ...

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Tony Chapron: French referee gets six-month ban – half of which is suspended

A referee who aimed a kick at a player then sent him off has been banned for six months, half of which is suspended. Tony Chapron fell to the ground when his heels were clipped – apparently accidently – by ...

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Neymar scores as Paris St-Germain reach French League Cup semi-finals

Neymar scored a penalty as Paris St-Germain beat Amiens 2-0 to reach the French League Cup semi-finals. The Brazilian has now scored on his PSG debut in all four competitions – Ligue 1, the Champions League, the French Cup and ...

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Frankie Fredericks charged with corruption by French court

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has been charged with money laundering and corruption by the French authorities. The charges were brought by a judge who is investigating allegations of vote-buying in international sport. Fredericks, 50, was accused of accepting ...

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Ladies French Open: Holly Clyburn fourth as Cristie Kerr wins first European title

Ladies French Open final leaderboard -17 C Kerr (US); -13 Xi Yu Lin (Chn); -8 A Munoz (Sp); -7 H Clyburn (Eng), A V Dam (Ned) Selected others: -4 G Hall (Eng), F Johnson (Eng); -3 A Boulden (Wal) Holly ...

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Neymar to miss Paris St-Germain debut in French league

Media playback is unsupported on your device Brazil forward Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, will miss Paris St-Germain’s first French league match of the season on Saturday after his documents failed to be lodged in time. His international transfer ...

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Wimbledon & French Open matches to be investigated

Matches at this year’s Wimbledon and French Open will be investigated by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) for potential match-fixing. One match at Roland Garros and three at Wimbledon, two of them in the qualifying tournament and one in the ...

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Prix de Diane 2017: Senga wins French Oaks at Chantilly

Shutter Speed finished fourth and Rhododendron was pulled up by jockey Ryan Moore as Senga claimed victory at the Prix de Diane in Chantilly. Sistercharlie was second, with Terrakova third. Frankie Dettori managed to navigate Shutter Speed into a good ...

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Dominant Nadal wins record 10th French Open

Spain’s Rafael Nadal made history by winning a record 10th French Open title with victory over Stan Wawrinka in the Paris final. Nadal, 31, came through 6-2 6-3 6-1 against the Swiss third seed to claim his 15th major title. ...

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