Flamengo close to sign Lazio midfielder: Reports
Flamengo close to sign Lazio midfielder: Reports

 Lazio midfielder Ederson is close to signing Brazilian giants Flamengo, media reported on Tuesday.

Aston Villa gamble on France Under-21 defender Jordan Amavi
Aston Villa gamble on France Under-21 defender Jordan Amavi

France Under-21 international fullback Jordan Amavi became one of Ligue 1 side Nice`s most lucrative transfer deals on Saturday when he signed for English Premier League side Aston Villa for a fee believed to be between 13 to 15million euros (£9-10.4million, $14-16million).

Nice defender Souleymane Diawara released on bail
Nice defender Souleymane Diawara released on bail

Nice defender Souleymane Diawara, held in custody for two-and-a-half months in relation to an extortion investigation, was released on bail on Friday by a court in Digne.

Ben Arfa seals Nice move
Ben Arfa seals Nice move

Former Newcastle winger Hatem Ben Arfa sealed his long-awaited move to Nice on Tuesday, the Ligue 1 club announced.

Lawyer seeks release of Nice defender Souleymane Diawara
Lawyer seeks release of Nice defender Souleymane Diawara

The lawyer acting for Nice defender Souleymane Diawara said on Saturday that he is to make a new bid for the release of the Senegalese international, who was arrested last month for attempted extortion.

Ligue 1: PSG beat Nice to forget Barca defeat
Ligue 1: PSG beat Nice to forget Barca defeat

Paris Saint-Germain bounced back from their Champions League humbling against Barcelona by beating Nice 3-1 on Saturday to boost their bid for a hat-trick of Ligue 1 titles.

PSG coach Laurent Blanc in favour of goal-line technology
PSG coach Laurent Blanc in favour of goal-line technology

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc on Friday said he was "in favour" of goal-line technology after the announcement that it would be introduced in Ligue 1 next season.

Ligue 1: Wounded Paris resume title chase, Lyon face derby rivals
Ligue 1: Wounded Paris resume title chase, Lyon face derby rivals

Paris Saint-Germain will have little time to lick their wounds following their Champions League loss to Barcelona as they turn their focus back to the Ligue 1 title race for Saturday`s trip to Nice.

PSG appeal Zlatan Ibrahimovic ban to French Olympic Committee
PSG appeal Zlatan Ibrahimovic ban to French Olympic Committee

Paris Saint-Germain are appealing against Zlatan Ibrahimovic`s four-match ban to the French Olympic Committee (CNOSF), France`s highest sporting authority, sources confirmed to AFP on Tuesday.

PSG deplore `severity` of Ibrahimovic ban
PSG deplore `severity` of Ibrahimovic ban

Paris Saint-Germain on Friday deplored the "severity" of the four-match ban handed down on Zlatan Ibrahimovic by the Professional Football League (LFP) for his comments attacking France and its referees.

`Racist` cupcakes banned from French shop window

A French court has banned the display of cupcakes topped with the naked figures of a man and woman wrought in dark chocolate in a pastry shop near Nice after a watchdog described them as "racist".

Gourcuff out for at least a month - Lyon
Gourcuff out for at least a month - Lyon

Lyon midfielder Yoann Gourcuff is set for at least a month on the sidelines after tearing a hamstring, his club said Tuesday.

Monaco warm up for Arsenal with derby win over Nice
Monaco warm up for Arsenal with derby win over Nice

Monaco gave themselves a boost ahead of their trip to play Arsenal in the Champions League by beating Cote d`Azur rivals Nice 1-0 at the Allianz Riviera in Ligue 1 on Friday.

French soldiers attacked by man with knife in Nice

Three soldiers on an anti-terror patrol in the southern French city of Nice were attacked by a man with a knife on Tuesday, a French police union official said.

Skipping gym sounds nice: Jennifer Aniston
Skipping gym sounds nice: Jennifer Aniston

Actress Jennifer Aniston says she took a big break from working out while filming her stripped-down role in the acclaimed dramatic film 'Cake'.

Ligue 1: Marseille miss out on top spot after another away defeat
Ligue 1: Marseille miss out on top spot after another away defeat

Olympique de Marseille`s away form continued to undermine their French title ambitions on Friday when they were beaten 2-1 at 10-man Nice on Friday.

Ligue 1: Nice ease relegation fears with Bordeaux scalp
Ligue 1: Nice ease relegation fears with Bordeaux scalp

Nice eased their relegation concerns with a shock 2-1 win at high-flying Bordeaux on Friday.

Hatem Ben Arfa move to Nice runs into trouble
Hatem Ben Arfa move to Nice runs into trouble

French international Hatem Ben Arfa`s move to Nice has run into administrative difficulties, the club announced on Monday.

Hatem Ben Arfa forced to wait for Nice debut
Hatem Ben Arfa forced to wait for Nice debut

France winger Hatem Ben Arfa will not be able to make his debut for Nice in Saturday`s Ligue 1 match against Lorient after his international clearance failed to arrive in time.

Ben Arfa completes Nice move after Newcastle release
Ben Arfa completes Nice move after Newcastle release

Former France international winger Hatem Ben Arfa was unveiled as a Nice player on Monday after signing a contract until 2016.