16th arrondissement of Paris http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25058/all en PREVIEW-Soccer-PSG cannot afford another title failure, says Jallet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/preview-soccer-psg-cannot-afford-another-title-failure-says-jal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Leaders Paris St Germain must hit the ground running when Ligue 1 action resumes on Friday, defender Christophe Jallet said in a warning to the title favourites not to let the chance of silverware slip away again.</p> <p>PSG had a three-point lead over second-placed Montpellier at the winter break last season before losing out to the unfancied challengers, who claimed their first French title in May.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/preview-soccer-psg-cannot-afford-another-title-failure-says-jal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Association football Sports Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:45:55 +0000 5732608 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-PSG performance manager Broad killed in car crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-psg-performance-manager-broad-killed-car-crash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Paris St Germain performance manager Nick Broad has been killed in a car accident at the age of 38, the Ligue 1 club said on Saturday.</p> <p>The accident occurred on Thursday evening, PSG said in a statement on their website (<a href="http://www.psg.fr" title="www.psg.fr">www.psg.fr</a>).</p> <p>Englishman Broad was the former Head of Sports Science at Chelsea, where he met current PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti in 2009.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-psg-performance-manager-broad-killed-car-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Disaster Football in France Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 16:15:45 +0000 5736612 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-PSG performance manager Broad dies in car crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-soccer-psg-performance-manager-broad-dies-car-crash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds League reaction)</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Paris St Germain performance manager Nick Broad has been killed in a car accident at the age of 38, the Ligue 1 club said on Saturday.</p> <p>The accident occurred on Thursday evening, PSG said in a statement on their website (<a href="http://www.psg.fr" title="www.psg.fr">www.psg.fr</a>).</p> <p>Englishman Broad was the former Head of Sports Science at Chelsea, where he met current PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti in 2009.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-soccer-psg-performance-manager-broad-dies-car-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Disaster Football in France Nick Broad Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 17:30:34 +0000 5736650 at http://www.globalpost.com Beckham is Paris' latest tourist draw, mayor says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/beckham-is-paris-latest-tourist-draw-mayor-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The mayor of Paris hailed on Friday the signing of former England captain David Beckham for Paris St Germain as a boon for the French capital, adding to tourist attractions such as the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame cathedral.</p> <p>"It is very good news which only adds to the image of Paris in the world ... he is a great sporting personality with an international audience," Bertrand Delanoe told Europe 1 radio of the 37-year-old's move to join PSG on a five-month contract.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/beckham-is-paris-latest-tourist-draw-mayor-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Association football Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 08:45:33 +0000 5742677 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby Union: France XV to play Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugby-union-france-xv-play-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The France team named on Friday to play Italy in the Six Nations opener in Rome on Sunday:-</p> <p>Yoann Huget (Toulouse); Wesley Fofana (Clermont), Florian Fritz (Toulouse), Maxime Mermoz (Toulon), Benjamin Fall (Racing Métro); Frederic Michalak (Toulon), Maxime Machenaud (Racing Métro); Louis Picamoles (Toulouse), Thierry Dusautoir (Toulouse), Fulgence Ouedraogo (Montpellier); Yoann Maestri (Toulouse), Pascal Papé (Stade Français, capt); Nicolas Mas (Perpignan), Dimitri Szarzewski (Racing Métro), Yannick Forestier (Castres)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugby-union-france-xv-play-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Rugby union Stade Français AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:00:36 +0000 5742746 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Beckham fever grips Paris - but at a price http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/update-1-beckham-fever-grips-paris-at-price <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Public reaction torn between enthusiasm and scepticism</p> <p>* Beckham shirts already on sale on Champs Elysees</p> <p>* Contract is PSG's latest big-name signing (Recasts with comments from fans, detail)</p> <p>By Vicky Buffery</p> <p>PARIS, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Five minutes before opening at the Paris St Germain store on the Champs Elysees, Alexi Milewicz, 16, is waiting eagerly to grab the first Beckham shirts, already displayed in the shop window less than 24 hours after the star's surprise signing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/update-1-beckham-fever-grips-paris-at-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Beckham Entertainment Human Interest Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:00:47 +0000 5742964 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Six Nations - Italy v France teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-six-nations-italy-v-france-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italy and France teams for Sunday's Six Nations match in Rome:</p> <p>Italy</p> <p>15-1</p> <p>Andrea Masi (Wasps/ENG), Giovanbattista Venditti (Zebre), Tommaso Benvenuti (Treviso), Alberto Sgarbi (Treviso), Luke McLean (Treviso), Luciano Orquera (Zebre), Tobias Botes (Treviso), Simone Favaro (Treviso), Sergio Parisse (Stade Francais/FRA - capt), Alessandro Zanni (Treviso), Francesco Minto (Treviso), Quintin Geldenhuys (Zebre), Martin Castrogiovanni (Leicester/ENG), Leonardo Ghiraldini (Treviso) Andrea Lo Cicero (Racing Metro/FRA)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-six-nations-italy-v-france-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Six Nations Championship Stade Français AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 02:00:18 +0000 5743749 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: PSG set to see sponsorship deal soar http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-psg-set-see-sponsorship-deal-soar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Paris Saint-Germain are set to see their sponsorship deal with Emirates airline soar in the wake of their tie-up with former England star David Beckham, Emirates' senior vice-chairman Boutros Boutros indicated on Saturday.</p> <p>Boutros told AFP that an extension to PSG's current deal is "on the point of being signed," confirming a report by French capital daily Le Parisien.</p> <p>"The contract is ready. There are just a few details to be discussed and a date to be set aside to sign it," Boutros said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-psg-set-see-sponsorship-deal-soar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Association football Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Technology AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 16:30:42 +0000 5744055 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Italy v France teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/rugbyu-italy-v-france-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Teams for the Italy v France Six Nations match at Rome's Olympic Stadium here on Sunday:</p> <p>15-1</p> <p>Andrea Masi (Wasps/ENG), Giovanbattista Venditti (Zebre), Tommaso Benvenuti (Treviso), Alberto Sgarbi (Treviso), Luke McLean (Treviso), Luciano Orquera (Zebre), Tobias Botes (Treviso), Sergio Parisse (Stade Francais/FRA - capt), Simone Favaro (Treviso), Alessandro Zanni (Treviso), Francesco Minto (Treviso), Quintin Geldenhuys (Zebre), Martin Castrogiovanni (Leicester/ENG), Leonardo Ghiraldini (Treviso) Andrea Lo Cicero (Racing Metro/FRA)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/rugbyu-italy-v-france-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Six Nations Championship Stade Français AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 06:15:48 +0000 5746035 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Beckham may make PSG squad for Marseille clash: Ancelotti http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/soccer-beckham-may-make-psg-squad-marseille-clash-ancelotti <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Feb 11 (Reuters) - David Beckham is likely to feature in the Paris St Germain squad for the first time when the Ligue 1 leaders take on arch rivals Olympique Marseille on Feb. 24, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Monday.</p> <p>Former England captain Beckham joined as a free agent last month but has to improve his fitness before he can challenge for a place in the squad.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/soccer-beckham-may-make-psg-squad-marseille-clash-ancelotti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Association football Football in Italy Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:45:05 +0000 5752420 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Ronaldo to be honoured with kickoff for PSG v Marseille http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/soccer-ronaldo-be-honoured-kickoff-psg-v-marseille <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Brazilian Ronaldo will kick off Paris St Germain's home Ligue 1 clash against Olympique Marseille on Sunday, in which his former Real Madrid team mate David Beckham is poised to make his debut for the French club.</p> <p>"The club decided to honour former Brazil international Ronaldo... who will be the special guest for this PSG-OM," the Ligue 1 leaders said on their website (<a href="http://www.psg.fr" title="www.psg.fr">www.psg.fr</a>) on Friday.</p> <p>"He will virtually kick the match off."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/soccer-ronaldo-be-honoured-kickoff-psg-v-marseille" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Football in France Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:31:14 +0000 5763636 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-French tribunal blocks Roland Garros extension http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/tennis-french-tribunal-blocks-roland-garros-extension <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, March 1 (Reuters) - The extension of the French Open's Roland Garros stadium, which has been championed by Paris mayor Bertrand Delanoe, was stopped by an administrative tribunal on Friday.</p> <p>The project was approved by the city's governing body two years ago but the tribunal ruled that the local residents' complaints were not thoroughly considered and the fee payable by the French tennis federation (FFT) was set too low.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/tennis-french-tribunal-blocks-roland-garros-extension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Disaster Sports Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:30:23 +0000 5771104 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-French tribunal blocks Roland Garros extension http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/update-1-tennis-french-tribunal-blocks-roland-garros-extension <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds FFT and Paris mayor's office to appeal)</p> <p>PARIS, March 1 (Reuters) - The extension of the French Open's Roland Garros site, which has been championed by Paris mayor Bertrand Delanoe, was stopped by an administrative tribunal on Friday.</p> <p>The project was approved by the city's government two years ago but the tribunal ruled that the local residents' complaints were not thoroughly considered and the fee payable by the French tennis federation (FFT) was set too low.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/update-1-tennis-french-tribunal-blocks-roland-garros-extension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Disaster Sports Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:30:44 +0000 5771181 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Roland Garros extension blocked http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/tennis-roland-garros-extension-blocked <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Controversial plans to extend Roland Garros, the home of the French Open, were put on hold on Friday as residents living near the venue in the capital's leafy 16th arrondissement scored a crucial victory in their opposition.</p> <p>The administrative tribunal of Paris condemned the plan, launched in 2011 by the city council, as "illegal", complaining that the plan contained insufficient information and that the financial contribution from the French Tennis Federation (FFT) was too low.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/tennis-roland-garros-extension-blocked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Sports Tennis AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:46:43 +0000 5771204 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Roland Garros extension blocked http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/tennis-roland-garros-extension-blocked-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Controversial plans to extend Roland Garros, the home of the French Open, were put on hold on Friday as residents living near the venue in the capital's leafy 16th arrondissement scored a crucial victory in their opposition.</p> <p>The administrative tribunal of Paris condemned the plan, launched in 2011 by the city council, as "illegal", complaining that the plan contained insufficient information and that the financial contribution from the French Tennis Federation (FFT) was too low.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/tennis-roland-garros-extension-blocked-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Sports Tennis AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 21:45:59 +0000 5771384 at http://www.globalpost.com