Ski slopes open for weekend

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Three blues, one green and two reds – that’s the tally of ski slopes that will be open at Auron this weekend, as local resorts get off to an early start.Read more

Rally brings together champion drivers from all over Europe

The 40th Antibes Rally takes place this weekend. Organised by the ASA (Association sportive automobile d’Antibes), the event brings together champion drivers from all over Europe. Due to the race, traffic will be interrupted along the routes.Read more

Marathon finishes in Nice tomorrow

Another marathon ends in Nice tomorrow, further distinguishing Nice as a sportsman’s paradise. The GTA (L’Ultra Marathon de la Grand Traversée des Alpes), now in its second edition, boasts 20 athletes competing in 10 stages, with 10 additional runners in segments of the race.Read more

Volleyball World Cup Qualifiers

In their bid to reach the 2006 World Cup finals in Japan, France will face up against Holland, the Czech Republic and Finland this weekend in Le Cannet. To ensure their place in next year’s championships, France must finish in one of the top two positions this weekend.Read more

Tour de France à la Voile

One of France’s most gruelling sailing events is due to finish in Menton this weekend. The ‘Tour de France à la voile’ tests competitors both physically and mentally as they attempt to sail the length of the French coast in just under thirty days.Read more

Bowls tournament begins

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The fourth "Europétanque d'Azur", an international bowls tournament, starts this weekend in Nice.Read more

Sports funding up

According to a protocol signed on Saturday afternoon by Christian Estrosi, President of the Conseil Général of the Alpes Maritimes (also "Ministre délégué à l'Aménagement du Territoire") and Jean Lassauque, president of the "Comité départemental Voiles d'Azur," departmental grants to sports clubs will change.Read more

Kitesurfing rules

After two fatal accidents this year and the last, auhorities in Hyères are busy preparing legislation and security measures revolving around this popular summer sport.Read more

Nice football has new coach

The German coach of the Nice football team has been sacked amid relegation fears.Read more

American triumphs in Paris-Nice race

Victory must have been so sweet for the American Bobby Julich who held on to his lead to win the Paris-Nice race in 22 hours 32 minutes and 13 seconds, a full 10 minutes ahead of the Spaniard Alejandro Valverde.Read more

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