Marseille look to avoid surprises in French Cup
Marseille look to avoid surprises in French Cup

After a short winter break, Ligue 1 clubs are back in action this weekend in the round of 64 of the French Cup, with Marseille hoping to avoid any surprise against lower-league opponents.

Clermont edge Grenoble to launch post-Cotter era

Clermont, boasting a new coaching set-up and a new raft of stars, got their Top 14 campaign off to a winning start on Saturday with a close 30-26 victory over Grenoble.

France points finger at Swiss firm in Schumacher theft probe

France has tracked down the IP address of the computer used by the alleged thief of Michael Schumacher`s medical records, prosecutors said today, locating it in the Swiss helicopter firm that transported the injured Formula One champion.

Schumacher still `fighting` says auto racing chief

Michael Schumacher is still "fighting" for his life but his future remains uncertain, International Automobile Federation president Jean Todt said on Sunday.

`Comatose` Schumacher loses 25 percent body weight since accident

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has reportedly lost 25 percent of his body weight and is wasting away after months, as he has yet failed to recover from his induced coma.

Comatose Schumacher hit by lung infection: Report

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher, who is still lying in a coma in a French hospital, has contracted a lung infection, the German newspaper Bild reported Wednesday.

England`s Barkley bolsters Wales`s Scarlets

Former England fly-half Olly Barkley is to join the Scarlets, the Welsh regional side announced Monday, after calling time on his club career in France.

Toulon, Clermont, Munster into European Cup quarter-finals

Defending champions Toulon, heavyweight French rivals Clermont, and former winners Munster all secured places in the quarter-finals of the European Cup on Saturday.

Schumacher still in `critical but stable` condition

Michael Schumacher is still in a "critical but stable" condition in a French hospital, his spokeswoman said Saturday, adding that any unofficial information circulating about his state was "pure speculation".

Ferrari fans plan red vigil for Michael Schumacher's 45th birthday

Ferrari fans will hold a silent 45th birthday tribute to Michael Schumacher outside his French hospital on Friday with the seven times Formula One world champion in a coma and fighting for his life after a skiing accident.

My prayers with Schumacher: Bill Clinton

Former United States president Bill Clinton said that his prayers were with Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher as the former driver battles for his life in Grenoble, France.

Schumacher an F1 great, if not the greatest

Michael Schumacher enjoyed more wins, more titles and more success than any driver in the history of Formula One but where he ranks in the pantheon of greats will be debated for decades to come.

Lyon beat Grenoble to close Ligue 1 gap

Olympique Lyon narrowed the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Girondins Bordeaux to two points with a 2-0 home win over bottom club Grenoble on Saturday.

Lyon beat Grenoble to close Ligue 1 gap

Olympique Lyon narrowed the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Girondins Bordeaux to two points with a 2-0 home win over bottom club Grenoble on Saturday.