Chelsea hold on against Lille to advance in Champions League

Chelsea, who needed a victory to make sure of qualification, had gone five Champions League games at Stamford Bridge without a victory. 

Dec 11, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

Willian's strike helps Chelsea seal narrow win over Lille in Champions League tie

A brilliant late strike by Willian earned an otherwise unimpressive Chelsea a 2-1 win at Lille in Champions League Group H on Wednesday.

Oct 03, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches leaves Bayern Munich to join Lille

Sanches, who joined Bayern as an 18-year-old in 2016 from Benfica, was largely confined to a minor substitute role in Munich amid strong competition for a starting spot.

Aug 24, 2019, 11:37 AM IST

Paris St. Germain suffer first Ligue 1 defeat of season

Despite the loss, Paris St. Germain lead the table with 56 points from 21 games, 10 ahead of second-placed Lille who have played two more games. 

Feb 04, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Ligue-1: Laborde fires Montpellier into second with Marseille rout

The three points puts them second ahead of Lille on goal difference, 11 points behind Paris St Germain who have won all 12 of their games so far.

Nov 05, 2018, 18:52 PM IST

Ligue-1: Paris Saint-Germain beat Lille 2-1 to ensure perfect start

As was the case last week against Olympique Marseille, PSG`s goals didn`t come until the final stretch of the contest at Parc des Princes on Friday night.

Nov 03, 2018, 17:05 PM IST

Ligue-1: Lille overcome Marseille 3-0, PSG win 8th straight match

It was PSG`s eighth win in eight league games this season, and the champions have now scored 27 goals while conceding only six.

Oct 01, 2018, 10:48 AM IST

Lucas Pouille powers France to 10th Davis Cup title

Belgian ace Goffin levelled the final at 2-2 after beating Tsonga in straight sets in Sunday's opening reverse singles but a revitalised Pouille throttled Darcis 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 in Sunday's decisive fifth rubber.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Tanker, Cargo Ship Collide Near Britain's Coast

The Channel between Britain and France is one of the busiest shipping corridors in the world with about 500 vessels passing through per day.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

Euro 2016 Final: Cristiano Ronaldo told me I'd score the winner, says Portugal's Eder

Eder came on in the 79th minute and struck the winner with a venomous long-range strike in the 109th minute.

Jul 11, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

Euro 2016: List of all 10 stadiums to be used in quadrennial event

10 stadiums will be used during the 2016 Euro.

Jun 09, 2016, 22:55 PM IST

French court greenlights eviction of migrant camp

A court in Lille, north France upheld the decision to evacuate thousands of migrants camping in Calais, rejecting NGOs request to halt the eviction`s order, Pas-de Calais prefecture authorities has said.

Feb 26, 2016, 09:42 AM IST

Europe migrant crisis: 15 freezing migrants saved from refrigerated truck in France

A blind search by emergency services triggered by a call from one of the trapped men led to their discovery.

Nov 04, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out of PSG's season

 Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss Paris St Germain`s Ligue 1 season opener at Lille on Friday because of a knee injury.

Aug 04, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

Ticketless PSG fans banned from travelling to Lille game

Paris St Germain fans who do not have tickets for the Ligue 1 opener against Lille on Friday have been banned from travelling to the area amid concerns about possible crowd trouble, local authorities said on Tuesday.

Aug 04, 2015, 20:59 PM IST

Paris Saint-Germain kick off Ligue 1 title defence at Lille

French champions Paris Saint Germain raise the curtain on their title defence at Lille in a televised Friday evening game in early August, the French Ligue 1 organisers said on Thursday.

Jun 18, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Lille forced to pay compensation to Genk over Origi transfer

French side Lille must pay compensation of 300,000 euros ($336,000, 217,000 pounds) to Belgian club Genk in relation to the signing of Divock Origi, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Monday. 

Jun 15, 2015, 18:28 PM IST

Free-scoring PSG poised to hold off Lyon in Ligue 1 title race

They have spent most of the season playing catch-up, but the Ligue 1 title is Paris Saint-Germain`s to lose after their 3-1 defeat of Metz on Tuesday moved them three points clear of Lyon at the top.

Apr 30, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

No Euro hangover as PSG hit Lille for six

Paris Saint-Germain quickly got back on track after their Champions League loss to Barcelona as Ezequiel Lavezzi netted a hat-trick in a resounding 6-1 win over Lille at the Parc des Princes on Saturday.

Apr 26, 2015, 00:06 AM IST

Lille keep European hopes alive with Bordeaux win

Nolan Roux was on target as Lille grabbed their third consecutive Ligue 1 victory with a 2-0 win over Bordeaux on Sunday to close on European places.

Apr 19, 2015, 20:32 PM IST