Cavani misses late penalty as French champion PSG draws

Soccer 05/04/19, 12:19

Edinson Cavani missed a late penalty given after a video review as French champion Paris Saint-Germain's stuttering form continued in a 1-1 draw with Nice on Saturday.Referee Frank Schneider awarded it for a crude foul by Brazilian defender Dante on ...

France’s yellow vest protesters march despite bans, injuries

Europe 03/30/19, 04:52

French yellow vest protesters are rallying to support an activist injured in a confrontation with police.The demonstrators are undeterred by protest bans or repeated injuries in 20 weeks of demonstrations. So they're marching again Saturday in Paris, Bordeaux and other ...

Macron hopes older protester gains “wisdom” after injuries

Europe 03/25/19, 04:42

French President Emmanuel Macron has told a newspaper he hopes a 73-year old yellow vest protester who suffered serious head injuries after being charged by police in Nice, gains "wisdom" over the incident.Anti-globalization activist Genevieve Legay remains in hospital Monday ...

French yellow vest protests staged amid enhanced security

Europe 03/23/19, 03:43

The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, following last week's riots in Paris.Authorities banned protests from the capital's Champs-Elysees avenue and central areas of several cities including Bordeaux, Toulouse, Marseille ...

Nice coach Patrick Vieira is standing up to player power

Soccer 02/18/19, 00:21

Nice coach Patrick Vieira is standing up for his beliefs in a soccer era increasingly marked by player power.During Vieira's heyday as a powerful, ball-winning midfielder for Arsenal and France, very few opponents got the better of him. Now he's ...

Plea scores hat trick for Gladbach

Soccer 11/10/18, 12:44

Alassane Plea scored a hat trick as Borussia Moenchengladbach closed the gap on Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund with a 3-1 win at Werder Bremen on Saturday.French striker Plea, Gladbach's record signing after arriving from Nice in the offseason, took his ...

Spotlight will be on Mbappe’s behavior as he returns for PSG

Soccer 09/27/18, 11:29

The spotlight will be on Kylian Mbappe for different reasons this weekend.Not for his silky skills, his searing speed, or his ruthless finishing, but for his behavior.The 19-year-old Paris Saint-Germain forward will return from a three-game suspension on Saturday at ...

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