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

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

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

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

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

Martial Arts Festival

from 01 March 2018 to 30 March 2018
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

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

Salon du Running

from 06 April 2018 to 08 April 2018
Paris expo Porte de Versailles - VIPARIS - 1 place de la Porte de Versailles, Paris

For all running fans!

Paris Marathon

from 08 April 2018 to 08 April 2018
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

Grand Steeplechase

from 01 May 2018 to 31 May 2018
Hippodrome d'Auteuil - Route des Lacs, Paris

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

Paris Drone Festival

Festival | Sport
June 2018
Avenue des Champs-Élysées - ., Paris

Drone races with the best pilots in the world!

European Women's Handball Championship 2018

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

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