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Paris Saint-Germain coach Galtier, son detained in racism probe

Paris Saint-Germain coach Christophe Galtier and his son have been detained as part of an investigation into racism allegations at one of his former clubs, Nice prosecutor Xavier Bonhomme told The Associated Press.

French court says soccer federation can ban headscarves in matches

France's highest administrative court said Thursday the country's soccer federation is entitled to ban headscarves in competitions even though the measure can limit freedom of expression.

Messi rejoins Paris Saint-Germain teammates in training after club lifts suspension

Lionel Messi returned to training Monday with his Paris Saint-Germain teammates after the club lifted his suspension. He missed practice last Monday while on a promotional trip to Saudi Arabia.

EU legal adviser sides with UEFA, FIFA in Super League case

Super League was dealt a blow when an EU legal adviser proposed the European Court of Justice should back UEFA and FIFA in blocking the breakaway competition.

Denmark's Jonas Vingegaard wins 1st Tour de France title

King of the mountains. Champion on the Champs-Elysees. Jonas Vingegaard blossomed from a talented rookie to a dominant leader in his own right over three weeks of epic racing to win his first Tour de France title on Sunday.

Djokovic, Russian players expected to compete at French Open in May

Novak Djokovic will be allowed to play at the French Open even if he is not vaccinated against COVID-19 if the coronavirus situation in France remains stable, organizers said Wednesday.

'We did it the right way': French Open defends stance in Osaka dealings

French Open organizers defended their "pragmatic" approach in their dealings with four-time major champion Naomi Osaka during the tournament, saying Sunday they tried to engage with her several times before she decided to withdraw because she needed a mental health break.

Unseeded Barbora Krejcíková captures French Open for 1st Grand Slam title

Putting aside a shaky set, Barbora Krejcíková of the Czech Republic won just her fifth major tournament as a singles player by beating 31st-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in the women's final at the French Open on Saturday.

Djokovic earns rare win over Nadal at French Open to set final vs. Tsitsipas

Novak Djokovic stopped Rafael Nadal's bid for a 14th French Open title and handed the King of Clay just his third loss in 108 matches at the tournament by coming back to win their thriller of a semifinal 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Friday night.

Pavlyuchenkova bests Zidansek in straight sets, advances to French Open final

The 31st-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated unseeded Tamara Zidansek 7-5, 6-3 to become the first Russian woman to reach a final at a major since Maria Sharapova at the 2015 Australian Open.