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 :

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

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

Sport
from 30 September 2017 to 01 October 2017
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.

20k Paris Race

Sport
from 08 October 2017 to 08 October 2017
Tout Paris - ., Paris

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

Paris-Versailles

Sport
from 24 September 2017 to 24 September 2017
Paris et Ile-de-France - ., Paris

Every year, 25,000 runners take part in the 16km race Paris-Versailles

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

Sport
from 30 September 2017 to 01 October 2017
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.

Famillathlon

Sport | Celebration
from 30 September 2017 to 30 September 2017
Parc du Champ-de-Mars - Quai Branly - Avenue de la Motte Picquet, Paris

Famillathlon, 30 September 2017, on the Champs de Mars, the big meeting point for families and athletes

20k Paris Race

Sport
from 08 October 2017 to 08 October 2017
Tout Paris - ., Paris

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

Ryder Cup 2018

Sport
en 2018
Le Golf National - 2 avenue du Golf, Guyancourt Cedex

Paris hosts the Ryder Cup 2018 at the Golf National de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. One of the three greatest international sporting...

Prix d'Amérique Opodo

Sport
from 01 January 2018 to 30 January 2018
Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris - 2 route de la Ferme, Paris

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

Judo : Paris Grand Slam

Sport
from 01 February 2018 to 28 February 2018
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

See the greatest judokas in tremendous combats

Six Nations Tournament

Sport
from 03 February 2018 to 17 March 2018
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 01 March 2018 to 15 March 2018
Tout Paris - ., Paris

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

Saut Hermès

Sport
from 01 March 2018 to 30 March 2018
Nef du Grand Palais - Avenue Winston Churchill, Paris

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