Sports and games in Paris

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

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.

Piscine Joséphine Baker, Paris © OTCP - Marc Bertrand

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 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 :

Ice Hockey World Championship 2017

Sport
from 05 May 2017 to 21 May 2017
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

The fully-renovated AccorHotels Arena will host the prestigious Ice Hockey World Championship in May 2017

Paris Marathon

Sport
from 09 April 2017 to 09 April 2017
Tout Paris - ., Paris

Every year nearly 50,000 runners are ready to start the Paris Marathon. Departure: Avenue des Champs-Elysées.

French Open tennis championship

Sport
from 22 May 2017 to 11 June 2017
Stade Roland-Garros - 2 avenue Gordon Bennett, Paris

This year once again a new chapter in the history of tennis will be written during the International French Open .

Arrival of the Tour de France

Sport
from 23 July 2017 to 23 July 2017
Paris et Ile-de-France - ., Paris

After more than three weeks of racing, the riders can finally push for home and celebrate the winner of the coveted yellow jersey.

The Color Run Paris

Sport | Celebration
from 16 April 2017 to 16 April 2017
Tout Paris - ., Paris

The concept of The Color Run™ is unique: a colourful 5 km run through the streets of Paris

Prix d'Amérique Opodo

Sport
from 29 January 2017 to 29 January 2017
Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris - 2 route de la Ferme, Paris

The Prix d'Amérique: the best-known trotting race in the world.

Six Nations Tournament

Sport
from 04 February 2017 to 18 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.

Ice Hockey World Championship 2017

Sport
from 05 May 2017 to 21 May 2017
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

The fully-renovated AccorHotels Arena will host the prestigious Ice Hockey World Championship in May 2017

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

Saut Hermès

Sport
from 17 March 2017 to 19 March 2017
Nef du Grand Palais - Avenue Winston Churchill, Paris

The elite of show-jumping in the heart of Paris.

Judo : Paris Grand Slam

Sport
from 11 February 2017 to 12 February 2017
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

See the greatest judokas in tremendous combats