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 Six Nations Tournament, Paris Half Marathon, FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 etc.

 More sporting events in Paris

Top 10 sporting events in Paris

La Verticale de la tour Eiffel

March 2020
La tour Eiffel - 5 avenue Anatole France - Champ de Mars, Paris

Vertical race up the steps of the Eiffel Tower!

Martial Arts Festival

from 23 March 2019 to 23 March 2019
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

Martial arts show by more than 300 experts, masters and champions, all disciplines included

Paris Marathon

from 14 April 2019 to 14 April 2019
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Every year some 50,000 runners come to Paris to run the Paris Marathon. Start: Avenue des Champs-Elysées.

French Basketball Cup

from 10 May 2019 to 11 May 2019
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

The finals of the men’s and women’s French Basketball Cup will be played at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris

Paris E-Prix – Formula E

Sport | Celebration
April 2019
Esplanade des Invalides - Esplanade des Invalides, Paris

The electric street racing championship is back in Paris!

Love Run

from 12 May 2019 to 12 May 2019
Bois de Boulogne - Bois de Boulogne, Paris

The couples’ race is coming to the Bois de Boulogne once again

WWE live 2019

from 14 May 2019 to 14 May 2019
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

WWE Live will see catch wrestling superstars battling it out at Accorhotels Arena

Grand Steeplechase

from 18 May 2019 to 19 May 2019
Hippodrome d'Auteuil - Route des Lacs, Paris

The Grand Steeplechase de Paris is one of the biggest dates on the racing calendar.

French Open tennis championship

from 26 May 2019 to 09 June 2019
Stade Roland-Garros - 2 avenue Gordon Bennett, Paris

This year once again, (be it on the Philippe Chatrier or the Suzanne Lenglen court) a new chapter in tennis history will be writte...

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019

from 07 June 2019 to 07 July 2019
Stade Français Paris - Stade Jean Bouin - 9 allée Charles Brennus, Paris

France has been designated as the host country of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019