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

Salon du Running

Sport
from 06 April 2017 to 08 April 2017
Paris expo Porte de Versailles - VIPARIS - 1 place de la Porte de Versailles, Paris

For all running fans!

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.

The Color Run Paris

Sport | Celebration
April 2018
Tout Paris - ., Paris

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

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

Grand Steeplechase

Sport
from 20 May 2017 to 21 May 2017
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

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...

The International Tournament of Paris 2017

Celebration | Sport
from 02 June 2017 to 04 June 2017
Tout Paris - ., Paris

In a spirit of non-discrimination, Paris welcomes athletes from around the world from 2 to 4 June in 30 sporting disciplines

Prix de Diane

Sport
from 18 June 2017 to 18 June 2017
Hippodrome de Chantilly - 16 avenue du Général Leclerc - 209 BP 90, Chantilly

This race is one of the most prestigious on the flat racing calendar, an event that is the epitome of French elegance and distinct...

Open de France de golf

Sport
from 29 June 2017 to 02 July 2017
Le Golf National - 2 avenue du Golf, Guyancourt Cedex

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

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.