World’s equine elite comes to Cannes

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After stopping in Valencia, Hamburg and Milan, the "Global Champions Tour 2010" will arrive tomorrow in Cannes.Read more

Discover the Riviera’s top golf courses

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The Sainte Maxime golf resort, close to Saint-Tropez, has recently been the recipient of a one million euro state of the art facelift. The picturesque resort has a new-look clubhouse, which is now fully modernised and includes a 250 metre square pro shop stocked with golf's top brands. There are also new golf carts, fitted with the latest GPS systems to help you around the course.Read more

Nice will host Euro 2016

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Christian Estrosi, Mayor of Nice and France's Minister for Industry, is excited: “This is great news for our city - for over two years we have been constructing a big stadium for OGC Nice, in the hope that it will also be used for Euro 2016 matches. We are very happy about UEFA’s decision. It is an honour for France to be the host country and for Nice to be one of the 12 nominated cities.”Read more

True grit in the lower alps

When Ben Rolfe approached us about a rather “extreme com-petition” he was taking part in to raise money for cancer the first reaction was “Yes OK we’ll try and squeeze it in” (there are a lot of great people out there pushing themselves to their personal limit for a good cause). It was only when I had a look at the Cro-Magnon website and met the man that the “this is a lovely story” bell began to ring.Read more

Tennis World Tour back in Nice

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One week before the Grand Slam Tournament "Roland Garros" in Paris, some of the world’s famous tennis stars will come to the french riviera: Robin Söderling (Sweden), Gaël Monfis (France) and Jürgen Melzer (Austria) are some of the top players, who will participate in the ATP World Tour event. The match will be played from 16th to 22nd May on the clay courts of the Nice Lawn Tennis Club, situated in the heart of the town in proximity to the russian church.Read more

Marseille magic, Monaco miss and Nice is nowhere

Marseille added to their winning tally this season by clinching the 2009/2010 premier league football championship title at the weekend, after Auxerre drew with Lille. The Phoenicians are an unbeatable five points clear of Lille (now second on 70) and seven ahead of Auxerre (now third on 68).Read more

Murray crashes out in Monte-Carlo

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In a lack lustre performance that earned him a chorus of boos and jeers, Britain’s Andy Murray (world number 4) was knocked out of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters in straight sets 6-2, 6-1 by Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber, ranked 33. The match lasted just 64 minutes and to the spectators it seemed that the Scot, who accepted a wild card at the last minute to enter the tournament, did not care one way or the other.Read more

Ecstatic Monaco scrape into French Cup final

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It was 11pm on a Tuesday night and yet the streets of Fontvieille suddenly erupted into a cacophony of sound with cars being driven through the streets, their owners hands pressed firmly on the hooters. No, it was not a revolution but a celebration of a much needed victory by the national football team.Read more

A wet blustery start to Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters

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After a glorious qualifying session on the Saturday, the sun disappeared behind clouds, wind and showers for the first day of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters that started yesterday. Novak Djokovic, five-time defending champion Rafael Nadal and Scot Andy Murray lead the field in what promises to be an exciting battle to the finish, despite the absence of the Swiss ace Roger Federer.Read more

Nadal or Murray - Who will win the title in Monaco?

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No last minute engagement like in 2009, this year the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters takes place without the world leading tennis player Roger Federer (Switzerland). From today world class tennis can be seen again on the beautiful courts of the Monte-Carlo Country Club. The current number 3 in the rankings Rafael Nadal, and other top players like Andy Murray (photo) and Novak Djokovic are fighting for the title.Read more