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France beat Peru 1-0 to enter World Cup pre-quarters

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 22 (IANS) Kylian Mbappe became France’s youngest goal-scorer in FIFA World Cup history as they beat Peru 1-0 in a Group C match here on Thursday to enter the pre-quarterfinals. Mbappe’s 34th-minute strike from close range was the lone goal scored in the match at the Ekaterinburg Arena as Peru’s hopes to reach […]

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France coach lauds team’s progress to knockout stage

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 22 (IANS) France head coach Didier Deschamps said he was very satisfied that his team had progressed to the knockout stage in the FIFA World Cup. A victory against Peru in Yekaterinburg on Thursday night enabled France to top Group C with six points and ensured their place in the list of last […]

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France eye knockout berth with win over Peru

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 21 (IANS) France will be keen to book an early place in the pre-quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup when they meet Peru, who are staring down the barrel of an early exit, in a Group C clash here on Thursday. France beat Australia 2-1 in their opening match last week, while Peru […]

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World Cup: France down Australia 2-1 in Group C

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Kazan (IANS) Midfielder Paul Pogba scored the winning goal for France, who overcame Australia 2-1 in a FIFA World Cup Group C contest here on Saturday. Pogba’s 80th-minute strike, a chip which kissed the cross-bar before moving in, gave France the 2-1 lead after Mile Jedinak’s 62nd-minute penalty had cancelled Antoine Griezmann’s conversion from the penalty […]

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World Cup: VAR used as France beat 2-1 Australia

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

ANKARA: France defeated Australia 2-1 in World Cup Group C match on Saturday afternoon in historical match as Video Assistant Referee (VAR) is used for the first time. All of the 3 goals scored at Kazan Arena came in the second half, as VAR review handed Les Bleus a penalty kick in the 58th minute. France’s […]

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France test for Australia in Group C

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Kazan, June 15 (IANS) France, boasting of one of the most talented squads in the FIFA World Cup, will be overwhelming favourites as they open their Group C campaign with a clash with Australia at the Kazan Arena here on Saturday. France, who lost the Euro 2016 final and reached the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals under […]

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France ready to help Spain with migrant rescue ship

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

PARIS: France on Thursday hailed Spain for taking in a rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants after Italy and Malta both denied it entry, saying it was ready to accept passengers who meet the criteria for asylum. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian spoke with his Spanish counterpart Josep Borrell over the phone about the current […]

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Netflix extends ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Life & Style  /  No Comments

Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) Online streaming giant Netflix has announced that late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s popular travel show titled “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown”, will remain available on the platform for months to come. The show was originally scheduled to come down from Netflix on June 16, which many fans were begging be changed in […]

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France challenges Beijing in South China Sea

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

PARIS: France is increasing its military presence in the Indo-Pacific region, sending warships through the South China Sea and planning air exercises to help counter China’s military build-up in disputed waters. In late May, the French assault ship Dixmude and a frigate sailed through the disputed Spratly Islands and around a group of reefs that […]

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France on G7: ‘Fits of anger’ cannot dictate international cooperation

By   /  June 10, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

PARIS: France warned Sunday that “fits of anger” could not dictate international cooperation after US President Donald Trump abruptly rejected a joint statement agreed following a bad-tempered G7 summit in Canada. “International cooperation cannot be dictated by fits of anger and throwaway remarks,” President Emmanuel Macron’s office said in a statement to AFP. “We spend […]

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