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Sampaoli takes over the reins at humiliated Marseille

France, March 8 -- New Marseille boss Jorge Sampaoli formally took charge of the club on Monday less than 24 hours after the Ligue 1 giants were dispatched from the Coupe de France by the fourth tier ... Read More


Djokovic eclipses Federer's record as world's top tennis player

France, March 8 -- Novak Djokovic has set a record of 311 weeks as world number one. The 33-year-old Serb surpassed Roger Federer's mark of 310 two weeks after claiming his 18th Grand Slam tournament... Read More


Fernandes and Shaw refire Manchester United's Premier League hopes

France, March 8 -- Manchester United ended Manchester City's 21-match unbeaten run on Sunday with a 2-0 win. The victory - courtesy of goals from Bruno Fernandes and Luke Shaw - allowed United to lea... Read More


Laporta returns as Barcelona president ahead of PSG Champions League showdown

France, March 8 -- Joan Laporta was elected president of Barcelona on Sunday four days before the club attempts to recover from 4-1 down to Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of Champions League. Lap... Read More


Last sailor crosses Vendee Globe finishing line after 116 days at sea

France, March 6 -- Finland's Ari Huusela crossed the line at Les Sables d'Olonne in western France on Friday to end the ninth Vendee Globe solo round-the-world yacht race, 36 days after the winner. He... Read More


French tennis star Paire spits and rants in Argentina Open meltdown

France, March 5 -- Maverick French tennis player Benoit Paire controversially crashed out of the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires on Friday after spitting on court during his match against Francisco Cer... Read More


Elgar and Bavuma anointed to lead South Africa's Test and one day squads

France, March 5 -- South Africa's cricket chiefs have named Dean Elgar and Temba Bavuma to skipper the Test and one day international (ODI) teams. Temba Bavuma, 30, is the first black South African t... Read More


Interpol seizes thousands of fake Covid-19 jabs in South Africa and China

France, March 4 -- Interpol warned of a massive network selling dud Covid-19 vaccines after detectives in China and South Africa seized thousands of fake doses. Dozens have been arrested and an invest... Read More


Inter Milan boss Conte tells his men to keep eyes on Serie A prize

France, March 4 -- Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte urged his players to maintain their focus as the club hunts for a first Serie A title since 2010. Inter face Parma on Thursday night with a chance t... Read More


Manchester United boss Solskjaer hails players' grit in coronavirus-hit season

France, March 4 -- Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has paid tribute to his squad for the way they have handled the demands of the season as they chase trophies in the Premier League, the F... Read More