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

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CHRISTIAN HARTMANN “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. Hidalgo’s remarks come a day after Hollande said he was “in favor of the city […]

Public Funding Could Boost Paris 2024 Bid

Paris, France (Shutterstock.com) By Julien Pretot 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 […]

2014 Rugby Women’s World Cup: Paris: New Zealand Interview

The Team Captain of New Zealand Women’s Rugby, Fiao’o Fa’amausili talks about beating the US and getting 5th in the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: England vs. Canada

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final. New Zealand are in France to defend their title, which they claimed after a thrilling final against England in 2010.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: USA vs. New Zealand

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final. New Zealand are in France to defend their title, which they claimed after a thrilling final against England in 2010.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: Semifinals: Canada vs. France

Of the four semi-finalists only England know what it is like to win a semi-final – having lost the last three World Cup title deciders to New Zealand – while their opponents Ireland are in unchartered territory. France and Canada have both been here before, but never victorious.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: Semifinals: England vs. Ireland

Of the four semi-finalists only England know what it is like to win a semi-final – having lost the last three World Cup title deciders to New Zealand – while their opponents Ireland are in unchartered territory. France and Canada have both been here before, but never victorious.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: New Zealand vs. Wales

Of the four semi-finalists only England know what it is like to win a semi-final – having lost the last three World Cup title deciders to New Zealand – while their opponents Ireland are in unchartered territory. France and Canada have both been here before, but never victorious.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: USA vs. New Zealand

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final. New Zealand are in France to defend their title, which they claimed after a thrilling final against England in 2010.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: USA vs. Kazakhstan

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: USA vs. Ireland

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Vlasic win’s Women’s High Jump

Blanka Vlasic (CRO) sustained injuries limiting her from competing and preventing her from winning. This is the 1st Time Vlasic has cleared 2 meters since her injury

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Tinsley wins Men’s 400m Hurdles

Michael Tinsley (USA) takes first in the men’s 400m Hurdles with a season-best time of 48.25. His top awards include silver in the London Olympics and the Moscow World Championships.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Richards-Ross wins 400m

Sanya Richards-Ross (USA) wins the women’s 400m race in 50.10, making her 2nd in Diamond Race standings. She has 4 olympic gold medals since 2004 and 5 world championship gold medals since 2003.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Okagbare wins Women’s 200m

Blessing Okagbare (NGR) tooke the Women’s 200m in 22.32, keeping her first in the Diamond Race Standing. She had previously won the bronze for the same event in 2013 at the Moscow World Championships.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Soi wins Men’s 5000m

Edwin Soi (KEN) wins the Men’s 5,000m with a World Leading Record this year of 12:59.82. He previously won Gold in the Beijing Olympics for the same event.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Parchment wins Men’s 110m Hurdles

Hansle Parchment (JAM) wins the Men’s 110m Hurdles in 12.94, making it the world-best time this year. He previously won the bronze for the same event at the London Olympics.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Harper-Nelson wins Women’s 100m Hurdles

Dawn Harper-Nelson (USA) wins the Women’s 100m Hurdles with a World Best this year of 12.44, putting her 1st in Diamond Race Standings. She’s previously won olympic gold and silver medals in Beijing and London, respectively.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Sifan Hassan wins 1500m

Jennifer Simpson (USA) just barely loses to Sifan Hassan (NED) in the 1500m in the Diamond League. This is Simpson’s personal best while Hassan takes the new World Lead.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Michael Rogers wins Men’s 100m

Michael Rogers (USA) takes 1st in the Men’s 100m in 10 seconds flat after a delay caused by Nickel Ashmeade.

2014 Diamond League: Paris: Ashmeade Protests DQ in 100m Race

Nickel Ashmeade (JAM) attempted to delay the race after a false start. He disagree with the disqualification which led to him lying down on the track.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Paris, France (Mobile)

The Meeting Areva (Diamond League: Paris) promises to be a mighty event in 2014. Star-studded athletes Allyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Richard Thompson and Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record man, are all scheduled to compete in Paris.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Paris, France

The Meeting Areva (Diamond League: Paris) promises to be a mighty event in 2014. Star-studded athletes Allyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Richard Thompson and Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record man, are all scheduled to compete in Paris.

2014 Paris Marathon: Men’s Race

3-time olympic gold medalist Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) sets a new course record as he takes first with a total time of 2:05:02.

2014 Paris Marathon: Women’s Race

Slomena Cheyech (KEN), who previous came in 8th in the 2009 Half Marathon Championship, took 1st in the women’s race and scored a Personal Best with a time of 2:22:42.

2014 Paris Marathon: Handisports Race

Swiss para-athlete, Marcel Hug wins the Handisports race at the Paris Marathon.

2014 Paris Marathon: Men’s Race Interview

Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) talks about winning 1st place at the Paris Marathon Men’s Race.

2014 Paris Marathon: Women’s Race Interview

Flomena Cheyech (KEN) talks about winning 1st place at the Paris Marathon Women’s Race.

2014 Paris Marathon

The Paris Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in Europe – a scenic run through a beautiful city, beginning on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees and running past many of the city’s iconic sites, including the Louvre and the Seine.

Olympic Champion Kenenisa Bekele Will Run Paris Marathon

 Kenenisa Bekele (JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images) Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) is scheduled to make his marathon debut at the Paris Marathon on Universal Sports on Sunday, April 6 at 2:30 AM ET LIVE. Fellow Ethiopian Abdullah Shami has the fastest personal-best marathon time in the field (2:05:42). Bekele holds the world record in both […]

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise: Paris wins

Men’s Donwhill, Dominik Paris (ITA) wins his 3rd Downhill race by just .03 seconds.

Nario Quintana Wins Stage 20; Froome Set To Ride Into Paris The Winner

By Julien Pretot SEMNOZ, France (Reuters) – As he was fighting gravity in the final climb of the Tour de France, Chris Froome lost focus and that was the moment the Briton realised he had his maiden grand Tour title virtually sewn up. Colombia’s Nairo Quintana was about to ride away to victory in the […]

2013 Diamond League: Paris: Men’s 1500m: Souleiman wins

Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI) gets his second Diamond League win of the season, holding off Aman Wote (ETH) by .10 seconds as Leonel Manzano (USA) was 3rd and American satr Bernad Lagat was 13th.

2013 Diamond League: Paris: Men’s 200m: Usain Bolt wins

Usain Bolt (JAM) has yet to win a 100m this season, but he scores his second 200m win at 19.73, winning by .19 seconds over Warren Weir (JAM), as home town favorite Christopher Lemaitre (FRA) fought for 3rd.

2013 Diamond League: Paris: Men’s 110m hurdles: Merritt wins

Olympic champ Aries Merritt (USA) gets his first big win of the season at 13.09 seconds, beating the likes of David Oliver (USA) (who was 3rd), Ryan Brathwaite (BAR), Jason Richardson (USA), and the returning Dayron Robles (CUB) who was 9th.

2013 Diamond League: Paris: Women’s 800m: Niyonsaba wins

Francine Niyonsaba (BDI) scores her third race win this season, at 1:57.26 passing Alysia Montano (USA) in the final meters, who was third .49 seconds back, was 2nd.

2013 Diamond League: Paris: Women’s 100m: Fraser-Pryce wins

In the final meters, it looked like Blessing Okagbare (NGR) was going to take the win from Olympic champ Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM), but Shelly-Ann held on for the win at 10.92, by .01 seconds

2013 Diamond League: Paris: Women’s 5000m: Dibaba wins

Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) gets her second 5000m win this season, posting a world leading time of 14:23.68, winning by 2.16 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: Paris: Men’s 400m: James wins

Kirani James (GRN) gets his second Diamond League win in the Men’s 400m at 43.96. Beating LaShawn Merritt (USA), who also has two wins, by .13 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: Paris: Women’s 400m hurdles: Hejnova wins

In the Women’s 400m hurdles, Zuzana Hejnova (CZE) is still undefeated, winning all four races she entered, winning the 400m by .73 seconds at 53.23.

2013 Diamond League: Paris (mobile)

At the end of February, the first corner of the veil was lifted on the line-up for the MEETING AREVA 2013, with the official announcement about Usain Bolt’s presence at the Stade de France. Two other big names topping the bill with the Jamaican headliner: Renaud Lavillenie and Christophe Lemaitre. This event airs 7/6 @ 2:00pmET. 

 

2013 Diamond League: Paris

At the end of February, the first corner of the veil was lifted on the line-up for the MEETING AREVA 2013, with the official announcement about Usain Bolt’s presence at the Stade de France. Two other big names topping the bill with the Jamaican headliner: Renaud Lavillenie and Christophe Lemaitre.

 

Some upsets favorites to win Paris marathon

PARIS, April 7 (Reuters) – Peter Some recorded a surprise victory in the Paris marathon on Sunday, the Kenyan clocking two hours, five minutes and 38 seconds to beat Ethiopian favorite Tadese Tola and compatriot Eric Ndiema by almost a minute in chilly conditions. There was joy for Ethiopia in the women’s race, however, when […]

2013 Paris Marathon: Denis Lemeunier wins wheelchair race

Frenchman Denis Lemeunier finished with a winning time of 1:25:06, taking the title away from reigning champ Julian Casoli. Lemeunier had finish 3rd in the previous two marathons.

2013 Paris Marathon: Boru Tadese wins women’s race in record time

Ethiopian Boru Tadese won with a record time of 2:21:05. Her time beat the previous record, held by Tirfi Beyene, by more than 30 seconds.

2013 Paris Marathon: Peter Some wins

Kenya’s Peter Some finished the race with a winning time 2:05:38, setting the second fastest time in the history of the Paris Marathon and breaking his personal best record by almost 3 minutes. Ethiopian Tadese Tola finished 2nd.

2013 Paris Marathon (mobile)

The Paris International Marathon is an annual marathon which takes place from the Champs-Élysées heading towards the Place de la Concorde and continuing through the city to finish at Foch Avenue. This event airs 4/7 @ 2:30amET (4/6 @ 11:30pmPT ).

2013 Paris Marathon

The Paris International Marathon is an annual marathon which takes place from the Champs-Élysées heading towards the Place de la Concorde and continuing through the city to finish at Foch Avenue.

2013 UCI Volta a Catalunya: Stage 5: Paristen wins

In the sprint finish, Daniel Martin (GARMIN) actually increased his GC lead to 14 seconds, as Francois Parisien (ARGOS) gets the stage win.

Bolt to run 200 in Paris Diamond League meeting

PARIS, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt will race over 200 meters at the Paris Golden League meeting on July 6 as part of his buildup for the Moscow world athletics championships in the following month. The Jamaican world-record holder will compete against France’s European 100 meters champion Christophe Lemaitre in the […]

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships: Schladming: Downhill: Dominik Paris gets 2nd

In Dominik Paris’ first world championship appearance, he took home silver, finishing with a time of  2:01.78. Paris has had two victories this WC season, including a win in the Downhill at Kitzbuehel.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Kitzbuehel: Downhill: Paris Wins

Dominik Paris (ITA) was a huge surprise on the day, finishing with a time of 1:57.56. Paris did not finish his run in Friday’s Super G, but was the winner of the Downhill in Austria on Saturday.

Italy’s Paris wins Hahnenkamm downhill

Italy’s Dominik Paris speeds down the course on his way to win an alpine ski, men’s World Cup downhill, in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka) By Manuele Lang KITZBUEHEL, Austria, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Dominik Paris became only the second Italian to win the most prestigious downhill on the World Cup […]

 
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