AS Monaco in freefall

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Despite the much anticipated return of 2004 hero Ludovic Guily, a 2-1 defeat at home to Reims has sent the Principality’s national football team to the bottom three of the French championship’s second division on the season’s third day.Read more

Summer golf on the Riviera

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After being awarded the 2018 Ryder Cup at the European Tour headquarters at Wentworth in May, golf in France is on the up and can only get better.Read more

Relegation rescue plan

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AS Monaco’s relegation from Ligue 1 football in May came as a shock for one of the French championship league’s most successful teams. After a poor start, the club found itself floundering in the relegation zone, where it stayed for most of the season.Read more

Jazz & other stuff

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A big success: that was Christian Estrosi's official verdict of the 2011 Nice Jazz Festival. Although his pronouncement hardly came as a surprise - the city’s mayor is not shy of blowing his own trumpet - it’s true there was a genuinely euphoric feeling in the air as the curtain came down on this year’s event.Read more

Nice and Monaco battle it out for Trezeguet and Giuly

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OGC Nice and AS Monaco are set to battle it out to sign David Trezeguet and Ludovic Giuly. The former French internationals appeared at Monaco’s La Turbie training ground on Monday to train with the current squad. Giuly, 35 and Trezeguet, 33 are both free agents after their contracts at Paris St-Germain and Hercules finished at the end of last season.Read more

Delightfully anarchic Seborga

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The RT recently set off for the Principality of Seborga to meet the Englishman, broadcaster and journalist Mark Dezzani. This small Italian hilltop village lies north of Bordighera, an easy train and two bus journeys from Nice.Read more

A sporting gesture between nations

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Mayor Christain Estrosi will be unveiling this afternoon a sculpture conveying the power of the game of rugby.Read more

Borg is back!

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In an unexpected turnabout, Swedish tennis legend Bjorn Borg has announced that he will be participating in this weekend’s Classic Tennis Tour tournament in Saint Tropez afterall.Read more

A race to the finish

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It was tough, it was long, it was full of surprises and it was very, very hot. Yet despite the testing conditions yesterday, Frederik Van Lierde overcame all the hurdles to claim his first Ironman title, finishing ahead of five-time winner, Spaniard Marcel Zamora.Read more

Borg out of McEnroe clash

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Swedish tennis star Bjorn Borg has pulled out of a showdown with John McEnroe in Saint-Tropez because of injury.Read more

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