Brave new world

'Futuristic' is the only word to describe Maserati, a brand new Multi70 trimaran presented at the Yacht Club de Monaco by Italian sailor, Giovanni Soldini alongside her owner, John Elkan, Gianni Agnelli’s grandson, and Pierre Casiraghi.  Both are regular members of the Maserati crew. With her tiny cabin and up-curved wings extending across 16.8m linking the three hulls, the 21m trimaran crouches in the YCM Marina looking as if she’s ready to take off -  which she can!Read more

Young Northern Ireland supporter dies

A 24-year-old man is believed to have died in the hours after Sunday night’s match between Northern Ireland and Poland in Nice, which ended 1-0 to Poland. In Marseille, 10 supporters are behind bars following clashes in the city.Read more

Pole2Pole starts from Monaco for Mike Horn

A year after his beloved wife, Cathy, lost her battle with breast cancer, South African-born adventurer, Mike Horn, cast off from Monaco, Sunday May 8th on an ambitious voyage the two of them planned years ago: to circumnavigate the globe vertically from 'Pole2Pole' in a continuous expedition. Read more

Ninth Monaco victory for Nadal

Rafael Nadal has clinched his ninth Monte Carlo Rolex Masters win in an epic three hour match against French rival Gael Monfils. Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene looked on alongside thousands of spectators at the Monte Carlo Country Club as the two tennis icons served up a dramatic finale for the 2016 edition of the tournament: 7-5, 5-7, 6-0. Read more

Djokovic out of Rolex Masters

Spectators were prepared for tennis excellence on Court Rainier III, but yesterday’s winner was far from expected. World No. 1 and defending champion of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters tournament Novak Djokovic was left reeling having been swiped out of the competition at the hands of Czech player Jiri Vesely. Read more

French Riviera hosts UEFA European Championships

Stadiums in the south of France are celebrating following an official announcement that two locations have been selected to host a number of matches in the upcoming 2016 UEFA European Championship. The Allianz Riviera stadium of Nice and Marseille’s Stade Vélodrome have both made the cut as venues for the imminent competition, which will take place from 10th June to 10th July.Read more

Ninja warriors on the Croisette

Adrenaline, brawn, fitness and fear: next week will see hundreds of wannabe ninjas swinging and leaping their way through a knock-out assault course on Cannes’ Esplanade Pantiero as they chase down the coveted Ninja Warrior title.Read more

FI drivers swap the tarmac for the football pitch

An extra dash of competition has been added to the Monaco Grand Prix programme with the announcement of the annual friendly football match between the A.S. Star Team for Children MC and the drivers of Formula 1.Read more

Nice 100% Sport strikes again

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With Wimbledon well under way and every day a step closer to the upcoming Olympics, watching the winners, losers, last-minute turnarounds and missed opportunites through a television screen might seem a meager second best compared to the real thing.
Well fear not, Nice 100% sport is returning this summer with a whole month full of tournaments and activites to satisfy your sporting needs. From boxing to beach rugby, you'll find the atmosphere you're looking for at Forum Jaques Médecin.Read more

Elie Baup succeeds Deschamps as new manager of Olympique de Marseille

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As the whistle blows on Didier Deschamps three year spell at Olympique de Marseille, 57-year-old Elie Baup, who led Bordeaux to the league title in 1999, was confirmed yesterday as his replacement.Read more

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