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

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.

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

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...

European Women's Handball Championship 2018

Sport
from 30 November 2018 to 16 December 2018
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

From 30 November to 16 December 2018 the AccorHotels Arena welcomes the 13th European Women's Handball Championship

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019

Sport
June 2019
Stade Jean Bouin - 26 avenue du Général Sarrail, Paris

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