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

The Nice Open 2012

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The Nice Open is back again this year, welcoming a host of dynamic tennis matches from 28 different tennis players. Not only will it stand out as an exciting tournament, it will also show that sport can be very eco-friendly as well.Read more

Paris – Nice reaches an end this weekend

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After eight days of arduous bike riding throughout the picturesque regions of France, the closing stage of the mythic Paris-Nice cycling race will take place this Sunday in the centre of Nice. Read more

Alberto Contador given two year ban

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Three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador has been stripped of his 2010 victory title today and given a two-year ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.Read more

Racial slur threatens AS Monaco

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AS Monaco's ex-AC Milan player-turned-coach, Marco Simone, could face six months in prison following accusations of racial abuse.Read more

New adventures on the slopes

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There are many adventures to be had on the slopes, from sledding with dogs to climbing frozen waterfalls. This month The Riviera Times guides you around the Alps, revealing all that is on offer in the most serene of environments.Read more

Football team in free fall

It was one of the greatest moments in Ludovic Giuly's long career: the finals of the UEFA Champions League on 26th May 2004 when AS Monaco played José Morinho's FC Porto in the Gelsenkirchen stadium. The Red and Whites had beaten two giants, Real Madrid and Chelsea, on their way to the top and although they lost 0-3 at that last hurdle to European championship glory, Guily was rewarded with a move to FC Barcelona.Read more

Allez hop, Alley-oop!

The appointment of new coach Julien Espinosa for Antibes' professional basketball team - Olympique Antibes Juan-les-Pins Côte d'Azur (OAJLP) - is expected to create a winning squad by the time they move to a new stadium in 2013.Read more

AC Milan striker appointed new coach for AS Monaco

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Managers of Monaco’s national football team have gone out on a limb with their new appointment after coach Laurent Banide was sacked at the weekend.Read more

Garden tips and ideas

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It is probably the most beautiful garden show on the Côte d'Azur that opens its doors near Saint-Tropez from 9th to 12th September.Read more