France and hosts Brazil confidently claimed the last two semi-final places at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup today, with Spain and Italy exiting the competition.
Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia led France to Fed Cup glory for the first time since 2003 by winning the deciding doubles rubber in a gripping final against hosts Australia.
World number one Ashleigh Barty kept Australia in the hunt for a first Fed Cup title in 45 years as she beat Caroline Garcia to level the final with France at 1-1 on the opening day in Perth.
Australia will aim to secure their first Fed Cup title since 1974 when they host France in the final in Perth this weekend.
The French Government’s spending on sport is set to rise sharply in 2020, as the country continues its build-up to the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
France comfortably progressed to the knockout stages of the men's FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil, defeating South Korea 3-1 in Group C.
Dmitrii Cheburkin played a starring role for Russia as they battled to victory over Brazil in the men’s 3x3 basketball final at the Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games today.
Leading French politicians have called for today's Euro 2020 qualifier between France and Turkey to be called off in the wake of the Turkish players' recent military-style salute after scoring against Albania.
France qualified for the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup but only after being given a major fright by Tonga in Kumamoto.
World champions Poland have finished third at the 2019 men's European Volleyball Championship after defeating co-hosts France in straight sets in Paris.
Serbia have reached the final of the men's European Volleyball Championship after an epic 3-2 victory over co-hosts France.
France won three gold medals on day one of the International Canoe Federation Wildwater Canoeing World Championships in La Seu.
France ended the United States' hopes of becoming the first team to win the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup three times in a row, after claiming an 89-79 quarter-final win over their illustrious opponents in China.
Valentin Belaud of France clinched the men's title as the Modern Pentathlon World Championships continued in Budapest.