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 :

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, (whether it be on Philippe Chatrier or Suzanne Lenglen court) a new chapter in tennis history will be writte...

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.

La Parisienne

Sport
from 10 September 2017 to 10 September 2017
Tout Paris - ., Paris

La Parisienne is a running race that's just for women. 6.7 km of race in the heart of the capital

United World Wrestling Championships

Sport
from 21 August 2017 to 26 August 2017
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

Wrestlers from around the globe meet in Paris for a world championship.

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

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

BNP Paribas Masters

Sport
from 28 October 2016 to 05 November 2016
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

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

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.

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

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

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.

Martial Arts Festival

Sport
from 25 March 2017 to 25 March 2017
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

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