Boat burning ceremony this evening

Grand Prix fans may have the St Dévote corner burned into their collective subconscious, but how many know that this is also the site of a timeless religious ceremony dating back centuries?Read more

Swiss triumph in first Optimist Team Race

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Thirty two young sailors from all four corners of Europe descended on Monaco to take part in the first ever international Monaco Optimist Team Race organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco at the weekend.Read more

Rally heads for Principality’s Port Hercule

Monaco’s Port Hercule is the place to be as the Rallye de Monte-Carlo teams prepare to head out into the hills north of Nice on the last two races of the 78th edition late afternoon.Read more

AS Monaco back on track

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By any standards it has been an amazing week at home for the Principality of Monaco’s national football team, after a string of dismal defeats and luck lustre play in the run up to Christmas. They are now sixth in the French premier league on equal points with the Marseille, Lyon and Auxerre, and through to the last 16 of the Coupe de France.Read more

Nice Marathon now accepting registrations for 2010

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Time to sign up for the Nice Marathon, which takes place on the 14th November. This world-renowned race is one of the definitive events in the sporting diary. Organisers, Azur Sport Organisation are now accepting applications for the marathon.Read more

Calendar Boys

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With Christmas just around the corner, now's the time to be grabbing those final gifts before the big day arrives. Many of us will be picking up calendars, a standard but, let's be honest, not especially exciting stocking filler. Thank goodness then for the 12 Nice Côte d’Azur rugby stars who have generously agreed to strip off for the club’s 2010 calendar.Read more

Monaco holds Lyon to a draw

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In their last match of the year AS Monaco rose to the occasion to hold the once mighty Lyon to a one all draw last night at the Louis II Stadium. The Red and Whites can afford to hold their heads high again after their dismal 4-0 drubbing last weekend at the hands of Lille.Read more

Laugh at some English language entertainment

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The International Club of the Riviera starts the new year in style by hosting an evening of entertainment with the Actors Abroad Company performing "Old time music hall" directed by Elizabeth Morgan. An evening of entertainment guaranteed to make you laugh, cry and sing!Read more

No escape for drivers across the border

Italian-registered cars flashed by speed cameras in France have been at the centre of a trial which could spell the end of a fine-free era for foreign cars caught in European countries.Read more

Monaco humiliated by Lille

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After an excellent start to the season, Monaco’s natonal football team seems to be in freefall to the bottom of the French premier league. Their dismal 4-0 defeat at the hands of Lille at the weekend marked their fourth defeat in five matches and all but dashes hopes of cup glory this season.Read more