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Cycling 25 Jul 2019 | 10:59 PM

Environmentalists urge Tour de France to end 'avalanche of plastic'

PARIS (Reuters) - The corporate "caravan" that motors across valleys and mountains ahead of the cyclists competing in the Tour de France has been a crowd-pleaser for decades, but ecologists want organisers to put an end to the avalanche of plastic it generates.

Tennis 02 Jun 2019 | 5:14 AM

Serena, Osaka exits open Paris boulevard for Halep

PARIS (Reuters) - Simona Halep's path to a second successive French Open title cleared up in spectacular fashion on Saturday after 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and world number one Naomi Osaka exited Roland Garros in the third round on Saturday.

Motorsport 25 Apr 2019 | 7:28 AM

Formula One gives up on race in downtown Miami - Herald

(Reuters) - Formula One and local organisers have given up on plans to hold a race in downtown Miami because of the disruption for businesses and residents, the Miami Herald reported on Wednesday.

Community Sports 28 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

900 racewalkers take part in event at Kajang township

THE MKH Walk 2018 saw 900 participants complete a 5km racewalking challenge at MKH Bhd’s expanding flagship development, Kajang 2.

Football 17 Jul 2018 | 4:00 AM

France's World Cup Win Is a 'National Relief' After Attacks and Racial Tension

PARIS — The bells of Notre Dame rang out, subway conductors sounded their horns across Paris and crowds packed the Champs-Élysées for the second day running Monday — an explosion of joy washing over France even greater than 20 years ago, when the country last won the men’s soccer World Cup.

Football 16 Jul 2018 | 3:50 AM

From Paris to Moscow, France fans go wild after thrilling World Cup win

PARIS/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Millions of French fans were overwhelmed with joy on Sunday as France beat Croatia 4-2 to win soccer's World Cup in a pulsating final in Moscow, sparking ecstatic scenes of celebration from Paris to Marseille, from Lyon to Lille.

Football 23 Jun 2018 | 7:07 PM

Hooliganism fear fading, English fans enjoy next Russian city

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - With fears of hooliganism and animosity from Russians disappearing fast, England fans are streaming into the tranquil, riverside city of Nizhny Novgorod for their next game, mingling happily with locals in old streets and sun-kissed squares.

Football 22 Jun 2018 | 7:30 PM

On the road with Portuguese fans is a moveable feast

SARANSK, Russia (Reuters) - Sustained by Portuguese wine, cheese and sausage, and battling off swarms of mosquitoes, friends Carlos Brum and Pedro Lobito have driven their spectacularly decorated camper van 7,000km from Lisbon to Russia to cheer on their heroes in the World Cup.

Football 18 Jun 2018 | 11:30 AM

A Big Win, But Did It Shake the Earth?

MEXICO CITY — Late Sunday morning, seismic sensors in Mexico City detected what was reported to be a small earthquake. But it was triggered in an “artificial manner,” according to the group monitoring the gauges.