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RFI France

A weekly programme focusing on the world of sport.

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RFI France


A weekly programme focusing on the world of sport.






116, Avenue du Président Kennedy Paris, France 1 5640 1212 / 2907


Sock steps into new territory with victory in Paris

In this week's Sports Insight, Paul Myers looks back at the Paris Masters tennis tournament where the American Jack Sock won his most prestigious title to date.

Duration: 00:11:12

World's best tennis player on being No.1, Catalonia and everything else

Paul Myers reports from the Paris Masters at Bercy and the exceptional and sometimes controversial year had by the world’s best tennis player, Rafael Nadal.

Duration: 00:12:28

PSG take big step towards Champions League last 16

Paris Saint-Germain annihilated Anderlecht 4-0 to maintain their 100 per cent record in the group stages of this season's Uefa Champions League. Barcelona, Besiktas, Manchester City and Manchester United are the only other sides to have won their first three games.

Duration: 00:12:20

Minnows mix with giants at World Cup

During the last round of qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, France advanced along with debutants Iceland. England, Spain and Germany will also be there. Panamanian president Juan Carlos Varela called a national holiday after the team secured the country's first appearance at the finals.

Duration: 00:11:39

What Catalonia's troubles means for Barca FC

With Catalan politics in the news this week, we look at the fortunes of the region's football team, Barcelona, in this week's Sports Insight.

Duration: 00:10:27

Tennis aces unite for homage to Laver legend

Team Europe - boasting five of the world's top 10 players - got the better of a Rest of the World squad during the inaugural edition of the Laver Cup. The competition is the brainchild of 19 time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer to pay tribute to Rod Laver who is the only man to have won at all four Grand Slam venues in a calendar year on two occasions.

Duration: 00:11:26

Hotel de Ville-good factor as concert marks 2024 victory

Paris celebrated winning the right to stage the 2024 Olympic Games with a free star-studded concert in the square next to the Hotel de Ville - the headquarters of the city's administrators.

Duration: 00:10:51

What Stephens and Nadal brought to the US Open

RFI reports from the US Open where in the women's singles Sloane Stephens captured her first Grand Slam title and in the men's event world number one Rafael Nadal collected his 16th.

Duration: 00:09:38

US Open wildcard gives Sharapova chance to rejoin Grand Slam ranks

Former world number one Maria Sharapova made her first appearance at a Grand Slam event since her return in April from a 15 month ban for doping. She reached the last 16 at the US Open in New York serving notice that she will be a force on the circuit in 2018.

Duration: 00:11:39

Former Wimbledon champion Stan Smith looks back - then forward

Ahead of this weekend's Wimbledon finals, Paul Myers talks to a man who won the title in 1972, Stan Smith, in this week's Sports Insight.

Duration: 00:09:40

Federer and Djokovic call for rule change on injured players

After a spate of retirements due to injury in the men's first round, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic - two of the biggest names in tennis - urge organisers of the Grand Slam tournaments to rethink their policy on compensating players who might take to the courts carrying an injury.

Duration: 00:12:54

Who will be king and queen at Wimbledon?

In this week's Sport Insight Paul Myers surveys the contenders for the third grand slam tennis tournament of the season at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon.

Duration: 00:10:47

How Jelena Ostapanko won at the French Open 2017

In this week's Sports Insight, Paul Myers looks at the victory of Jelena Ostapanko at the French Open.

Duration: 00:12:29

Nadal wins 10th Roland Garros title

Paul Myers looks back at this year's French Open, at Roland Garros.

Duration: 00:10:09

Eighth Champions Trophy cricket tournament kicks off

In this week's Sports Insight, RFI's Dhananjay Khadilkar takes a look at the prospects of different teams at the Champions Trophy cricket tournament. This is the eighth tournament, which features the world’s top eight teams. India and England are the strong favourites to win this two-week long tournament.

Duration: 00:09:10

Looking ahead to the Champions League

In this week’s Sports Insights Paul Myers takes a look at the five English clubs that will be competing in next seasons Champions League.

Duration: 00:12:21

IOC team checks out Paris 2024 Olympics bid

After three days in Los Angeles assessing the American city's bid to stage the 2024 summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee's evaluation commission descended on the French capital to scrutinise Paris's vision for the extravaganza.

Duration: 00:10:16

Juventus stand on verge of unprecedented treble

Juventus can claim a record sixth consecutive Serie A title on 14 May and their 33rd overall. They are also in Wednesday's final of the Coppa Italia and next month's Uefa Champions League - their second in three years. Success in all three competitions and especially in Europe would allow Massimo Allegri to finally eclipse his predecessor Antonio Conte.

Duration: 00:13:13

Ronaldo stars in Real destruction of Atletico

Real Madrid and Juventus took big steps towards the final of the 2017 Uefa Champions League final with first leg victories over Atletico Madrid and Monaco respectively.

Duration: 00:10:00

Sharapova's return to the tennis circuit

In this week's Sports Insight, RFI's Paul Myers looks at the return of Maria Sharapova to the women's tennis circuit after a 15 month doping ban.

Duration: 00:11:02

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