Paris

  • Champions League: David Luiz scores as PSG shock Barcelona 3-2 -1019422365 minutes ago

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain set this season's Champions League alight on Tuesday with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Lionel Messi's Barcelona in Group F. David Luiz and midfielder Marco Verratti scored their first goals for PSG as the French club produced its best performance of the season to defeat a Barcelona side...
  • Champions League: Messi, Neymar pose big challenge for PSG 2 days ago

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain have two problems ahead of Tuesday's Champions League match against Barcelona: figuring out how to find their own form again and how to unlock an opposing defense that has yet to concede a goal this season. Despite a glut of stars at their disposal, PSG have drawn six...
  • Kim Kardashian attacked by ex-scribe at Paris Fashion Week 6 days ago

    Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who is married to rapper Kanye West, was almost pushed to the ground by Vitalii Sediuk, known for gate crashing red carpet events, at Paris Fashion Week here. Ukranian former journalist Sediuk, who is trying to carve out a career as a model, was in the...
  • Champions League: Bayern edge City; big wins for Roma, Porto September 18, 2014

    Bayern Munich scored a 90thminute goal to beat Manchester City 10 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Barcelona had an easier time edging APOEL 10. Bayern defender Jerome Boateng's powerful shot appeared to deflect off teammate Mario Goetze, rising up and beyond the dive of his former City teammate Joe...
  • Michael Jackson's 16yearold daughter Paris Jackson sparks pregnancy rumour September 9, 2014

    London: Late pop star Michael Jackson's daughter Paris sparked pregnancy rumours after she was spotted with a bulging baby bump. Paris, 16, and her boyfriend, who still hasn't been named, were spotted together on a dinner date recently, reports dailystar.co.uk. "I saw her at dinner and she twice made a toast drinking...
  • Ronaldinho signs for Mexico's Queretaro September 6, 2014

    Former Brazil and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, twice the World Player of the Year, has signed a two year deal with Queretaro, the Mexican first division club said on Friday. The 34yearold, who has also played for Paris St Germain and AC Milan, became a free agent in July after cancelling his...
  • Gunmen attack Saudi prince's motorcade in Paris August 18, 2014

    Paris: Kalashnikovwielding robbers have attacked the motorcade of a Saudi prince in Paris, making off with 250,000 euros in cash and reportedly stealing "sensitive" documents, French police said on Monday. The theft took place in northern Paris as the motorcade was making its way from the Saudi embassy to an airport...
  • Watch: PSG's Thiago Motta attacked with a headbutt August 17, 2014

    Paris: Paris SaintGermain President Nasser AlKhelaifi wants Brandao to be banned for life after the Bastia striker headbutted Thiago Motta at the end of a French league match on Saturday. After Bastia's 20 loss to PSG, Brandao waited for Thiago Motta in the tunnel and headbutted the midfielder, leaving him with...
  • Real Madrid's Angel di Maria 'too pricey', says PSG president August 7, 2014

    Paris St Germain have ended talks with Real Madrid on buying Angel Di Maria because the Argentina midfielder is too expensive, the president of the Ligue 1 champions was quoted as saying on Thursday. PSG had discussed a bid for Di Maria, whom Spanish media have reported has a price tag...
  • Two killed in Paris plane crash August 6, 2014

    Paris: At least two people were killed and three injured when a tourist plane crashed on Wednesday in Paris, a media report said. The incident occurred in Seine et Marne, a French department east of the Paris, reported Xinhua citing BFMTV news channel. The plane carrying five people on board fell...
  • Thousands ignore ban in Paris to protest Israeli offensive in Gaza July 27, 2014

    Paris: ProPalestinian protesters clashed with police in central Paris on Saturday when thousands of marchers defied a ban by French authorities to rally against Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip. French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned organizers in a television address that they would be held responsible for any clashes and...
  • 40 arrested in Paris as antiIsrael protest turns violent July 27, 2014

    Paris: At least 40 people were arrested in the French capital on Saturday after an antiIsrael protest involving several thousand people turned violent, media reports said. Waving Palestinian flags and chanting slogans to show their support for Palestinian people, demonstrators took to the capital's streets at 3 p.m., Xinhua reported citing...
  • I'm not heading to PSG, says exJuventus boss Antonio Conte July 24, 2014

    Rome: Former Juventus manager Antonio Conte has dismissed reports that he is set to replace Laurent Blanc as coach of Paris SaintGermain, saying on Wednesday that the stories are "devoid of any truth". "I learned in a newspaper, while I was on holiday, that there was apparently contact between what was...
  • Paris Hilton compares herself with Albert Einstein July 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Socialite Paris Hilton has revealed that her zodiac sign, Aquarius, has some kind of cosmic link to the German physicist Albert Einstein. Einstein, according to the calendar, was a Pisces and not an Aquarian, reported Us magazine. "We are social butterflies, humanitarians, geniuses: Einstein was one," she said. The...
  • Kristen Steweart sports short hairdo at Paris Fashion Week July 9, 2014

    Paris: Actress Kristen Steweart was seen in a much shorter hairstyle at Chanel's Haute Couture Fall/Winter 20142015 runway show during Paris Fashion Week. She was seen sporting the hairstyle with eyecatching trousers with a knitted white crop top. She accessorised it with chunky silver necklaces, cool round sunglasses and a pair...
  • Jennifer Lopez, Versace lead Paris' haute couture revival July 7, 2014

    Paris: Just a few years ago it was on the brink of extinction. Now, haute couture the 150yearold Parisian tradition of making unique, astronomicallypriced handmade gowns is back. The fallwinter 2014/15 collections started with brio Sunday with the Atelier Versace show, graced by Jennifer Lopez. The calendar has expanded...
  • French rail disaster probe finds tracks in state of disrepair July 7, 2014

    Paris: Experts tasked with investigating one of France's worst train accidents found "a state of disrepair never seen before" on the rail network. Michel Dubernard and Pierre Henquenet, appointed by a court to find the cause of the July 2013 BretignysurOrge derailment that left seven people dead, ruled out a...
  • Chelsea's David Luiz signs 5year deal with PSG June 13, 2014

    Paris: Paris SaintGermain has completed the transfer of David Luiz from Chelsea, with the Brazil international signing a fiveyear deal with the French champions. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but it will reportedly make Luiz the world's most expensive defender. Chelsea and PSG both announced the deal last month...
  • Usain Bolt pulls out of Paris, Ostrava June 7, 2014

    London: Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has delayed his debut on the international circuit this season, after pulling out of the Ostrava Golden Spike and Paris Diamond League. The World and Olympic champion announced he would miss the June 17 outing in the Czech Republic and the July 5 Meeting Areva at...
  • Sharapova on verge of third Paris final in a row June 5, 2014

    Paris: Clay has long been Maria Sharapova's least favoured surface, but the Russian, who takes on Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday, is on the brink of reaching her third successive French Open final, a feat she has never achieved in the other grand slams. Sharapova, who won the title in Paris in...
  • Yaya Toure expresses interest for PSG move May 27, 2014

    Paris: Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says it would be an "honour" to play for Paris SaintGermain, adding to speculation that he could leave the England champions. Toure, who was the driving force behind City's Premier League title success this season, complained last week about the way the club celebrated his...
  • Chelsea defender David Luiz set for Paris St Germain move May 24, 2014

    French champions Paris St Germain have agreed terms with Chelsea to sign Brazil defender David Luiz, the clubs said on Friday. "The move is now subject to David Luiz agreeing personal terms with PSG and passing a medical examination," Premier League club Chelsea said on their website (www.chelseafc.com). British media reported that...
  • Paris Hilton in legal battle over her shoe line May 20, 2014

    New York: Socialite Paris Hilton is being sued by a New Yorkbased Antebi Footwear Group which is the designer of the Paris Hilton Footwear collection of stilettos flats, wedges and other footwear. The footwear group slapped the hotel heiress with a USD 2 million breachofcontract suit on May 17 in...
  • Big spending PSG, Manchester City punished for excessive losses May 17, 2014

    Manchester City and Paris St Germain, two of the newly rich clubs in European soccer, have been fined up to 60 million euros ($82.23 million) and had their squads capped for next season's Champions League after breaching UEFA's financial rules. As part of their settlement with UEFA, Premier League champions City,...
  • Jet Airways launches direct flight to Paris May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Private carrier Jet Airways on Wednesday launched a direct flight service to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport from which offers passengers greater connectivity and seamless travel to Europe via the French capital. To begin with, the new flight will be operated four days a week but it will be converted...
  • No hurry for Financial Fair Play decisions, says UEFA May 13, 2014

    Turin: UEFA says there is no hurry to announce punishments for clubs, including Paris St Germain and Manchester City, that have breached new rules designed to make soccer more financially stable. Nine clubs, which UEFA has not named but that sources close to the process have said include City and PSG,...
  • PSG extend Blanc's contract to 2016 May 8, 2014

    Paris: Paris SaintGermain has extended coach Laurent Blanc's contract to June 2016, a day after he guided the club to a fourth French league title. Blanc was not even the club's first choice to succeed Carlo Ancelotti last summer, but he has outdone his predecessor by leading PSG to a league...
  • PSG, Manchester City face squad caps, fines over FFP breaches May 6, 2014

    London: Paris St Germain and Manchester City face fines of 60 million euros ($83.3 million) and limits on their Champions League squads for next season for breaching UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules, a source close to the process told Reuters on Tuesday. UEFA said last week that nine unnamed clubs faced...
  • Nine football clubs face punishment over financial losses May 3, 2014

    London: Nine European soccer clubs face punishment under new rules designed to force teams to rein in their financial losses, UEFA said on Friday, without naming any of the offenders. Media reports this week said bigspending Manchester City and Paris St Germain have been given the chance to settle breaches of...