Jockey tournament kicks off tomorrow

Algeria, France, Russia, Spain, Croatia, Italy, the Ukraine and Serbio Montenegro: these eight nationalities will be joining together for the equestrian event of the summer: the 2nd championship of the horse jockeys of the Mediterannean.Read more

Cancayak water sports event this weekend

A wonderful way to discover a water sport and see the spectacular Riviera coastline at the same time is to participate in this year's kayak and canoe event. The popular annual canoe rally, organised by CANCA, the Communauté d'Agglomération Nice Côte d'Azur, takes place this weekend, July 7th and 8th, and is aimed at introducing novices to the sport as well as providing a great forum for the advanced to compete.Read more

Ironman marathon comes to Nice June 24th

For the third time, the Ironman Marathon is coming to Nice, and bringing with it 1500 athletes from 52 countries.Read more

Les Voiles d’Antibes regatta

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Port Vauban in Antibes, Europe’s largest pleasure boat port, welcomes the much anticipated regatta, Les Voiles d’Antibes. The prestigious classic yachting event starts today, Wednesday May 30th and continues until June 3rd during which time yachts from around the world will battle it out for the Panerai Trophy.Read more

Giant screen lures football fans to watch World Cup match

A giant plasma screen is being erected on the Promenade des Anglais for the final of the World Cup between France and Italy this Sunday. Thanks to the mayor's office of Nice football fans can watch the national team kick their way to glory or not.Read more

All Blacks star signs for Toulon

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Former New Zealand rugby captain Tana Umaga has been signed up to play for RCT Toulon in a deal reported to be worth 350,000 euros.Read more

Spaniard wins Ironman triathlon

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The extreme sports endurance competition, Ironman, which took place in Nice this past weekend was won by Marcel Zamora, from Spain with a time of 08:33:56 and the women’s event was won by Italian Edith Niederfriniger with a time of 09:56:32.Read more

The Ironman triathlon takes place this weekend in Nice

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New sports complex for Sophia Antipolis

No work and no play makes for bored and unhealthy employees. To ensure that the employees who work in the IT and ScientificPark at Sophia stay healthy the Espaces Antipolis opened a new sports complex yesterday.Read more

Rallye de Tunisie in Nice

The 'Rallye de Tunisie' begins its warm up leg in the Nice region this weekend. Over 150 cars, bikes and ATVs will be parked up at the port today, Friday 7th, and Saturday 8th in Nice as they undergo technical checks.Read more