Lionel Messi missed PSG's 1-1 draw at Lyon last Sunday when the French league returned from its winter break. Messi had become infected while home in Argentina. He later tested negative and returned to Paris.
The French Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain were scheduled to fly to Qatar for a three-day training camp starting Sunday and then play a friendly match in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on January 19.
Saturday's other game between defending champions Lille and Lorient was postponed after a dozen Lorient players tested positive for COVID-19. Paris Saint-Germain will be without Lionel Messi when they play Lyon.
Given that Lionel Messi is likely to miss the trip to Lyon and Neymar is injured, Paris Saint-Germain will have to rely on Kylian Mbappe during the Ligue 1 2021-22 outing.
PSG lead second-place Nice and third-place Marseille by 13 points. Nice beat Lens 2-1 while Marseille needed an even later injury-time goal than PSG to draw 1-1 at home to Reims. Nice and Marseille are separated on goal difference.
French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday said her country is ready to provide additional Rafale fighter jets to India if it requires and noted that the use of the same aircraft by the two strategic partners is a reflection of "real asset and strength" in their ties.
Montpellier's third straight win on Saturday extended their unbeaten record against Brest in the French top-flight league. It also lifted Olivier Dall'Oglio's side to fourth in the Ligue 1 standings.
Until now, Lionel Messi’s performances with PSG had left a sense of unfinished business. Apart from a superb strike against Manchester City and three assists against Saint-Etienne, Messi had failed to impress.
Yannick Agnel was arrested in Paris and placed in police custody in Mulhouse in eastern France on charges of raping a minor. The 29-year-old retired from swimming back in 2016 just after Rio Games.
Jamal Khashoggi was a prominent critic of the Saudi government in Riyadh. He was murdered at the Saudi consulate in Turkey in October 2018. A Saudi Royal guard has now been arrested in the case.
Lionel Messi created all three goals as Paris Saint-Germain registered a 3-1 win against Saint-Etienne in the French Ligue 1. The win helped PSG extend lead at the top to 12 points from second-placed Rennes after 15 rounds.
More than 100 women have been killed in France by their partners or ex-partners in 2021.
Monaco rallied from a two-goal deficit to salvage a point despite having a player sent off and provisionally moved into seventh place, four points outside the top four spots.
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Nice are only eight points behind the league leader Paris Saint-Germain.
PV Sindhu squandered a one-game advantage to lose 21-18 16-21 12-21 against Sayaka Takahashi of Japan.
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Kidambi Srikanth had lost to Kento Momota last week also at Denmark Open but he produced a much better display in Paris.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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