• After cup win, Mourinho hopes Ibrahimovic stays at United

    LONDON (AP) — Six months into their first seasons at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have collected their first winners’ medals.

  • Depay scores twice as Lyon beats Metz 2-0 in French league

    PARIS (AP) — Star signing Memphis Depay scored his first brace in the French league as Lyon strengthened its grip on fourth spot with a 5-0 thrashing of Metz on Sunday.

  • Tsonga wins all-French final at Open 13

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Second-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won a second title in as many weeks by defeating fellow Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-4, 6-4 Sunday in the Open 13 final.

  • Sexton’s boot again helps Irish down France 19-9 in Dublin

    DUBLIN (AP) — Aided by roaring Dublin fans and drizzling Irish rain, another perfect goalkicking effort by Jonathan Sexton led Ireland over France 19-9 in an often sloppy Six Nations rugby match on Saturday.

  • Tsonga beats Kyrgios to reach Open 13 final in Marseille

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated defending champion Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-4 at the Open 13 on Saturday, setting up an all-French final at the indoor tournament.

  • Defending champion Kyrgios into semifinals in Marseille

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Defending champion Nick Kyrgios made light work of Norbert Gombos to reach the Open 13 semifinals on Friday, beating the Slovakian qualifier 6-3, 6-3 in less than an hour.

  • France opens full fake jobs inquiry into candidate Fillon

    PARIS (AP) — The French financial prosecutor’s office decided Friday to open a judicial inquiry surrounding the allegedly fake parliamentary aide jobs that conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon gave to his wife and two of his children, pushing the case to a higher and riskier level for the man hoping to become the next president of France.

  • French soccer on a high as Lyon advances in Europa League

    In the latest show of strength in French soccer, Lyon powered into the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday by handing AZ Alkmaar a second heavy beating in a week.

  • Top seed Monfils and No. 2 Tsonga into Open 13 quarterfinals

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Top-seeded Gael Monfils and No. 2 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals of the Open 13 on Thursday.

  • Payet has a chance to shine in France’s biggest rivalry

    PARIS (AP) — Dimitri Payet left the glamour of the English Premier League for this kind of match: 67,000 home fans screaming their support against their fiercest rival.