Sports Football, Rugby, Tennis...upcoming sporting events on TV5MONDE
2017-05-23 19:04:17 TV5MONDE

Don't miss your favourite sporting events on TV5MONDE coming up soon! On offer we have rugby, football and tennis, live games and the best moments from the competitions / matches / tournaments: there's something for everyone!

Rugby - the Top 14

The French rugby union championship, or Top 14 as it's known (since 2005), is an annual competition created in 1892. The 14 best rugby teams in France, (hence Top 14!) are invited to compete for the first place and to win the shield of Brennus.


The Top 14 is an international tournament with more than 30 international players including Dan Carter, Spedding Scott and many more. For the 2017 edition, the Top 14 Final will take place in Paris in the legendary Stade de France.

Here are the upcoming LIVE matches in May / June: 
- Top 14 -Semi-finals Friday 26th May at 8pm & Sat 27th May at 4:55pm  
- Top 14 Final - Sun 4th June at 7:40pm  


The Coupe de France

The French Football Cup is a competition divided into thirteen rounds plus one final. At the end of the competition, the winning team is awarded a spot for the next group stage of the European League. Since 1998, the Final has been held at the Stade de France in Paris and this year it is the turn of the Angers club, which sixty years after having played its only Coupe de France final, lost in 1957 against Toulouse (6- 3), to face the unbeatable Paris Saint-Germain, 10 times champion of France between 1982 and 2016.

Key programmes / dates: 
- The final of the Coupe de France 2016-2017, Saturday 27th May at 8pm - More info here

- Documentary on the Coupe de France - 100 years of emotions, Thursday 15th June at 5:40 pm


Roland Garros Tennis 

Founded in 1925, Roland Garros is a clay tennis tournament organized by the French Tennis Federation, held annually since 1928 in Paris, in the Roland Garros Stadium, named after the pioneer of aviation Roland Garros who died in an aerial combat during the First World War in 1918. It takes place on the last week of May and the first week of June, followed by Wimbledon in the last week of June and the first week of July, and finally the US Open in August. In the Anglophone world of tennis, and since 1968, the tournament is also known as the French Open.
Don't miss the "Club de Roland Garros", from Friday 2nd June- Thursday 3rd August 2017 at 7:55pm Find out more here

All times listed are UK time GMT 

 

News

  • "The ability to laugh out loud is proof of an excellent soul" (Jean Cocteau)

    The 3rd edition of the "Oh là là" Comedy Festival produced by Eden Cinema will take place from 16th November to 5th December in art-house cinemas in Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Sderot, Roch Pina, Globus Ashdod, Beit a Tarbut Savyion , Yad Lebanim Raanana, at the Cinema Kochav of Ramat Asharon and throughout the Yes Planet network.

    Watch the trailer here 

  • The 25th French Film Festival UK offers a rich programme of films to enjoy, involving leading independent cinemas around the country from Glasgow and Edinburgh to London, from Inverness to Dundee and Belfast, from Warwick and Leicester to Chichester and Bristol, plus many more places in between watch the crème de la crème of contemporary and classic French-speaking cinema from 2 Nov to 17 Dec 2017. See what's on where here

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