Sports and games in Paris

Sporting enthusiasts are given the full treatment in Paris: stadiums, tennis courts, swimming pools...

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Paris loves sport! On the programme: tennis, handball, horse racing, athletics, basketball, judo, cycling …

The Stade de France, the AccorHotels Arena, the Parc des Princes and Stade Roland Garros have high-class facilities that enable them to host top sporting events every year, some of which are major international events.

Every year, events such as the Tour de France, the Paris Marathon, the French Open Tennis Tournament, the Six Nations Rugby Championship and the Paris Judo Grand Slam attract more and more visitors.

And there are other events on the horizon! Upcoming events: the UEFA Euro football 2016, the Men’s Handball World Championship 2017, and the Ice Hockey World Championship 2017, the Gay Games 2018, the Ryder Cup in 2018, etc.

See our list of major Paris sports, not to be missed in 2016 :

Meeting de Paris

Sport
Stade de France - Consortium Stade de France - ZAC Cornillon Nord, Saint-Denis La Plaine

Meeting de Paris - Compétition internationale d'athlétisme

20k Paris Race

Sport
from 09 October 2016 to 09 October 2016

20k Paris Race is now a key running event of the autumn season

BNP Paribas Masters

Sport
from 29 October 2016 to 06 November 2016
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

After Roland Garros, the BNP Paribas Masters is the most important tennis tournament in France

World Handball Championships 2017 in Paris

Sport
from 11 January 2017 to 29 January 2017
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

From 11 to 29 January, France hosts the World Handball Championships. Semi-finals and final in Paris

Qatar, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, horse racing

Sport
from 01 October 2016 to 02 October 2016
Hippodrome de Chantilly - 16 avenue du Général Leclerc - 209 BP 90, Chantilly

The Qatar, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is the most envied prize of all race-horse owners, trainers and jockeys.

Prix d'Amérique Opodo

Sport
January 2017
Hippodrome de Paris-Vincennes - 2 route de la Ferme, Paris

Le Championnat du monde de trot attelé fait vibrer à l'unisson depuis 1920 les amateurs et passionnés de course.

Six Nations Tournament

Sport
February-March 2017
Stade de France - Consortium Stade de France - ZAC Cornillon Nord, Saint-Denis La Plaine

The top rugby-playing nations in Europe will fight it out in the eagerly awaited Six Nations Tournament.

Paris Half Marathon

Sport
from 05 March 2017 to 05 March 2017
Tout Paris - ., Paris

The 21.1km race will take participants on a course around the East of Paris

Alstom Open de France de golf 2015

Sport
from 02 July 2015 to 05 July 2015
Le Golf National - 2 avenue du Golf, Guyancourt Cedex

Alstom French Open Golf Competition 2015 at the Golf National de Saint-Quentin en Yvelines

Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping

Sport
from 03 July 2015 to 05 July 2015
Parc du Champ-de-Mars - Quai Branly - Avenue de la Motte Picquet, Paris

The world's 40 best riders compete at the Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping

Meeting de Paris, Diamond League

Sport
from 27 August 2016 to 27 August 2016
Stade de France - Consortium Stade de France - ZAC Cornillon Nord, Saint-Denis La Plaine

The best of world athletics in the prestigious setting of the Stade de France

Garmin Triathlon de Paris - Ile de France 2015

Sport
from 05 July 2015 to 05 July 2015
Parc du Champ-de-Mars - Quai Branly - Avenue de la Motte Picquet, Paris

Triathlon in the heart of Paris:1,500 m swimming, 40 km cycling and 10 km race

Indoor de France - All Star Wind Games

Sport
from 01 April 2016 to 02 April 2016
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

Windsurfing makes its big return to Paris, at the AccorHotels Arena

World Handball Championships 2017 in Paris

Sport
from 11 January 2017 to 29 January 2017
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

From 11 to 29 January, France hosts the World Handball Championships. Semi-finals and final in Paris

Decanation

Sport
from 13 September 2015 to 13 September 2015
Stade Sébastien Charlety - 99 boulevard Kellermann, Paris

Top international athletes compete in teams at the Charlety stadium for this track and field meeting

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