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Europa League: Arsenal thrash BATE Borisov, Marseille qualify for last 32

Europa League: Arsenal thrash BATE Borisov, Marseille qualify for last 32

Arsene Wenger made 11 changes to the team that were beaten by Manchester United at the weekend, but the Frenchman`s second string put in promising displays to give him a 700th win as Arsenal manager.

Dec 08, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
India men seeded eighth in World Team Squash Championship

India men seeded eighth in World Team Squash Championship

A four-member Indian team will be vying for honours in the WSF-Men's World Team Squash Championship to be held in Marseille, France, from November 27 to December 3.

Nov 24, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
Karate-kick Patrice Evra faces day of double jeopardy

Karate-kick Patrice Evra faces day of double jeopardy

Evra faces his disciplinary destiny on Friday when he could be sacked by Marseille and heavily sanctioned by UEFA for aiming a karate kick at one of his own supporters

Nov 10, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Marseille firm designs t-shirt mocking Patrice Evra's karate-kick

Marseille firm designs t-shirt mocking Patrice Evra's karate-kick

The wording on the t-shirt reads in French 'Un petit Pat pour l`homme - Un grand Pat vers la retraite', which means 'a small step for the man, a giant step towards retirement'.

Nov 04, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
Karate-kick Patrice Evra suspended by Marseille, charged by UEFA

Karate-kick Patrice Evra suspended by Marseille, charged by UEFA

Patrice Evra was handed an initial one-match ban by UEFA and suspended by his club Marseille on Friday after the veteran defender aimed a karate kick at the head of one of his team's own supporters

Nov 04, 2017, 09:23 AM IST
Europa League: Arsenal through, Everton out; Patrice Evra in karate kick red card

Europa League: Arsenal through, Everton out; Patrice Evra in karate kick red card

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal fought out a drab 0-0 draw with Red Star Belgrade at the Emirates but the point was enough to make sure of qualifying for the knockout round with two games to spare in Group H.

Nov 03, 2017, 12:27 PM IST
Eiffel Tower goes dark for Las Vegas, Marseille victims

Eiffel Tower goes dark for Las Vegas, Marseille victims

The Eiffel Tower went dark on Monday night in tribute to the victims of the attacks in Las Vegas and Marseille.

Oct 03, 2017, 09:09 AM IST

Brother of gunman who attacked French Jews goes on trial

The Islamic State group claimed the attack as the work of one of its "soldiers", though a source close to the investigation said there was as yet no solid evidence linking the man to the group.

Oct 02, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Islamic State group claims responsibility for Marseille attack

The latest deaths came with France still on high alert and under a state of emergency following a string of attacks in recent years by extremists linked to the Islamic State group or Al-Qaeda.

Oct 02, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Paris Saint-Germain crowned in French Cup for record 11th time

Paris Saint-Germain crowned in French Cup for record 11th time

PSG won French League Cup and French Cup this season, while failing to achieve a domestic treble for the third straight year after losing the Ligue 1 title to Monaco.

May 28, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

French anti-terror police arrest six: Security sources

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve is set to give more details about the arrests later in the day.

Nov 21, 2016, 15:27 PM IST
French prosecutors press sex-tape case against former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse

French prosecutors press sex-tape case against former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse

Cisse and Benzema were both arrested last year over their alleged attempt to blackmail Lyon midfielder Mathieu Valbuena with a tape of Valbuena and his girlfriend.

Oct 14, 2016, 23:24 PM IST

Mario Balotelli instant hit as Nice down Marseille in Ligue 1

Former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli struck twice on his Nice debut to help his new side defeat Mediterranean rivals Marseille 3-2 in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Sep 12, 2016, 02:56 AM IST

Marseille `Burqini pool party` nixed in secular France

A Marseille waterpark has cancelled plans to host a private event for Muslim women wearing burqinis -- full-body swimsuits -- after they sparked outrage in secular France, authorities and the park said Tuesday.

Aug 09, 2016, 20:15 PM IST

Air Algeria plane lands safely after technical fault

An Air Algeria plane en route to Marseille has been forced to return to Algiers due to an unspecified technical failure.

Aug 06, 2016, 22:14 PM IST
English Premier League: Chelsea confirm the signing of Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi from Marseille

English Premier League: Chelsea confirm the signing of Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi from Marseille

Michy Batshuayi was linked with a move to Serie A champions Juventus, West Ham United and Crystal Palace.

Jul 04, 2016, 11:56 AM IST
Euro 2016: Vladimir Putin questions how 200 Russian fans `beat up` thousands of English

Euro 2016: Vladimir Putin questions how 200 Russian fans `beat up` thousands of English

Russian football hooligans have been at the heart of some of the ugliest scenes of fan violence in France since fighting erupted around Russia`s opening match against England in Marseille.

Jun 17, 2016, 19:50 PM IST
Euro 2016: Russian police helped catch convicted hooligans; three jailed in France

Euro 2016: Russian police helped catch convicted hooligans; three jailed in France

A French court jailed the three supporters for up to two years for their role in violence in Marseille.

Jun 16, 2016, 23:15 PM IST
Euro 2016: France expels Russia's far-right fan chief; Moscow summons ambassador

Euro 2016: France expels Russia's far-right fan chief; Moscow summons ambassador

Continuing it's crackdown on football hooliganism, France continue to detain and question football fans in around Euro 2016 venues.

Jun 16, 2016, 17:24 PM IST
Euro 2016: French riot squad charges against Russian, English fans

Euro 2016: French riot squad charges against Russian, English fans

Russian fans occasionally squared up to rivals but there was none of the mass fighting that darkened football`s reputation again in Marseille.

Jun 16, 2016, 08:28 AM IST