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Sex-Tape Case: Karim Benzema Handed 1-Year Suspended Jail Sentence

Nov 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

France Football Federation president Noel Le Great said that Karim Benzema would be allowed to play with France even if found guilty.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Kylian Mbappe Hits 4 Goals As France Rout Kazakhstan 8-0 To Qualify

Nov 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

France have an insurmountable four-point lead over second-placed Finland in Group D of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Kylian Mbappe's Four Goals Fires France; Belgium Qualify, Dutch Slip To Draw

FIFA will make the playoffs draw on November 26 in Zurich. France, Germany, Belgium and Denmark are among the eventual 10 European group winners.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Paul Pogba Picks Up Injury During France’s Training, Set To Miss Two matches

Nov 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Jordan Veretout has replaced Paul Pogba in the France squad and is likely to start for the national team in Saturday’s home game against Kazakhstan.

FIFA Rankings: France Up To Number Three, Belgium Still Lead

Euro 2020 champion Italy rose one place to No. 4 and England dropped two to No. 5.

14 October, 2021

France Footballer Lucas Hernandez Faces Prison Time For Violating Restraining Order

Associated Press (AP)

The 25-year-old Hernandez was a reserve in the France squad that won the Nations League beating Spain in the final last week.

11 October, 2021

Nations League: Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema Sink Spain As France Lift Title

Associated Press (AP)

Earlier on the day, Italy beat Belgium 2-1 with goals from Nicolo Barella and Domenico Berardi to finish in third place in Nations League.

08 October, 2021

Nations League: Kylian Mbappe Inspires France Comeback Vs Belgium, Set Up Final Date With Spain

Associated Press (AP)

Theo Hernandez, who celebrated his 24th birthday a day before, scored the last-minute winner to send the World Champions through to Sunday’s final.

07 October, 2021

Nations League Semifinal: Euro Flops France, Belgium Seek Redemption in Turin

Associated Press (AP)

French wonderkid Kylian Mbappe was made the scapegoat for France's failure at the Euro 2020 after missing the decisive penalty earlier this year.

01 October, 2021

France Football Boss Not Against Biennial Football World Cup; Creates Crack In UEFA Unity Against FIFA

Associated Press (AP)

European (UEFA) and South American (CONMEBOL) football bodies have already threatened to boycott a biennial World Cup.

30 September, 2021

Olivier Giroud Left Out Of France Squad For Nations League Semifinal Vs Belgium

Associated Press (AP)

France will play Belgium next Thursday. The winner will face either European Champion Italy or Spain in the final.


05 September, 2021

France Held At Ukraine; Denmark Stays Perfect In FIFA World Cup Qualifying

Associated Press (AP)

France has nine points from five matches and Finland is next with five points from three matches

18 July, 2021

Sergio Ramos, Gianluigi Donnarumma Strengthen PSG, But Will Kylian Mbappe Stay?

Associated Press (AP)

PSG have been busy in making major signings but the biggest question is will they be able to persude striker Kylian Mbappe to stay

02 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: France Boss Sylvain Ripoll Names 11 New Players


Although Sylvain Ripoll picked 21 players, only 19 will fly out to Tokyo, the French Football Federation said

29 June, 2021

Euro 2020: Switzerland Beat World Champion France 5-4 On Penalties

Associated Press (AP)

This is for the first time that Switzerland has booked a spot in the quarterfinals of a major soccer tournament since 1954 World Cup

29 June, 2021

Euro 2020: Switzerland Knock Out France 5-4 On Penalties, Check Key Match Facts

Outlook Web Bureau

Switzerland will now meet Spain in the quarterfinals after latter knocked out Croatia in another round of 16 match

27 June, 2021

France Vs Switzerland, Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch UEFA Euro 2020, Round Of 16 Match

Outlook Web Bureau

Despite injury concerns France start as favourite against Switzerland. Check out team news, likely XIs, match and telecast details


27 June, 2021

Euro 2020, Preview: France Looks To Its Forwards, Switzerland Aim To End Knockout Drought

Associated Press (AP)

Switzerland has never beaten France in a competitive game and with Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Karim Benzema, in ranks Les Bleus look favourite to advance

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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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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