Tag Archives: france

  • Caped Rugby Streaker Gets Suplex’d by Field Security (Video)

    Caped Rugby Streaker Gets Suplex’d by Field Security (Video)

    In regards to the title of this piece, I must admit I don’t know exactly what a suplex is, but I’m pretty sure it’s what is performed on this caped rugby streaker. At a French rugby match between two teams you’ve definitely never heard of (FINE! Grenoble and Toulouse), a guy in something resembling a superhero […]

  • Feel The Impact Of This Bone-Crushing Rugby Hit (Video)

    Feel The Impact Of This Bone-Crushing Rugby Hit (Video)

    Okay, so there’s no way for you to actually feel what France’s Jules Plisson felt when he was hit by England’s Courtney Lawes during a recent RBS Six Nations match between the two countries.  So the title of this article is probably a little misleading.  But don’t let that stop you from watching the video below. […]

  • French 4 x 400M Anchor Stages Amazing Come-From-Behind Win (Video)

    French 4 x 400M Anchor Stages Amazing Come-From-Behind Win (Video)

    If you like great come-from-behind wins, then this video is for you. Or, if you are indifferent to great-come-from-behind wins, but really like the sound of excited French announcers, then this video is also for you. Going into the final handoff of the European Championship 4 x 400M relay final, Ukraine, Russia, and Great Britain […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 4th) – 1st Winter Olympics

    This Day In Sports History (February 4th) – 1st Winter Olympics

    It was on this day in 1924 that the first ever Winter Olympic Games in Chamonix, France (officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games) held its closing ceremonies.  The games began on January 25, and throughout the course of the next 10 days, 49 medals were handed out in bobsleigh, curling, figure skating, ice […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 2nd) — France Men’s Soccer Team

    This Day In Sports History (July 2nd) — France Men’s Soccer Team

    It was on this day in 2000 that the finals for the UEFA Euro 2000 tournament took place at Feijenoord Stadion in Rotterdam, Netherlands.  The defending World Cup champion French squad won the game 2-1 over the Italians to become the first team in history to be crowned European champions after winning the World Cup. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 27th) — France Win 1984 Euro

    This Day In Sports History (June 27th) — France Win 1984 Euro

    It was on this day in 1984 that France won the UEFA European Football Championships.  It was the country’s first major international soccer tournament victory. As the hosts of the tournament, France automatically qualified for the eight-team tournament.  They would cruise through the Group Stage of the tournament, beating Denmark 1-0 in their opener, and […]

  • France’s Alexandre Coeff Scores Amazing Scorpion Kick Goal Vs. USA (Video)

    France’s Alexandre Coeff Scores Amazing Scorpion Kick Goal Vs. USA (Video)

    Chances are you’ve never heard of the Toulon Tournament, which takes place each year in France’s Region-du-Var.  The reason why you’ve probably never heard about this annual international soccer tournament is because it is not run under the supervision of UEFA, and it features players under the age of 21.  And to top things off, […]