France’s all-time leading scorer and Arsenal great Thierry Henry landed his first managerial job on Saturday after Monaco hired him as a replacement for Leonardo Jardim, who was dismissed last week.
Police carried out raids in seven countries Wednesday as Belgian prosecutors targeted the country’s biggest football clubs as part of an investigation into fraud and match-fixing.
Paris Saint-Germain’s attacking might overwhelmed Red Star Belgrade 6-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, with Neymar netting a hat trick that included two brilliant free kicks.
Europe regained the Ryder Cup from the USA as star man Francesco Molinari became the first-ever European to win all five of his matches with a 4 and 2 victory over Phil Mickelson on Sunday.
Ryder Cup veterans Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter starred as Europe claimed a history-making foursomes whitewash in a stunning fightback to seize a 5-3 lead over the United States on Friday.
France’s Kevin Mayer set a new decathlon world record on Sunday when he finished with 9126 points at the Decastar event in Talence, France.
Veteran pairing Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut booked France’s place in another Davis Cup final as they won the doubles to seal the champions’ 3-0 victory over Spain in their World Group semi-final on Saturday.
Kylian Mbappe scored a brilliant late goal and got sent off right at the end of a pulsating 4-2 win at Nimes in the French league on Saturday.
Australia’s Nick Kyrgios was losing big to France’s Pierre-Hugues Herbert at the US Open on Thursday, and barely even trying. He didn’t move while so-so serves flew by for aces. Casually put groundstrokes into the net. Double-faulted without caring.
Thierry Henry will not be the next coach of Bordeaux, with the French club’s president confirming to AFP on Tuesday that negotiations had broken down.