Paris

  • I'm not heading to PSG, says ex-Juventus boss Antonio Conte 12 hours 42 minutes ago

    Rome: Former Juventus manager Antonio Conte has dismissed reports that he is set to replace Laurent Blanc as coach of Paris Saint-Germain, 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 Yesterday

    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 2014-2015 runway show during Paris Fashion Week. She was seen sporting the hairstyle with eye-catching 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 150-year-old Parisian tradition of making unique, astronomically-priced handmade gowns - is back. The fall-winter 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 Bretigny-sur-Orge derailment that left seven people dead, ruled out a...
  • Chelsea's David Luiz signs 5-year deal with PSG June 13, 2014

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain has completed the transfer of David Luiz from Chelsea, with the Brazil international signing a five-year 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 Saint-Germain, 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 York-based 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 breach-of-contract 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 Saint-Germain 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 big-spending Manchester City and Paris St Germain have been given the chance to settle breaches of...
  • Paris Hilton wears revealing outfit for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival April 21, 2014

    Socialite Paris Hilton chose to slip into revealing outfit for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival here. Hilton was spotted in a leather bra and pant set April 18 and she danced the night away, reports mirror.co.uk. She tried to cover up slightly by wearing curtain-like outer garment. Hilton teamed her outfit with...
  • Time to erase bad memories of 1998 Football World Cup final: Thiago Silva April 14, 2014

    Paris: He was not a part of the Brazilian World Cup team that was headed into submission by a Zinedine Zadane-inspired France 16 summers ago but Thiago Silva, who is expected to lead the yellow brigade this year, says he wants to erase the "bad memories" at the Stade de...
  • Demba Ba's late goal sends Chelsea through to Champions League semi-finals April 9, 2014

    London: Chelsea overturned a two-goal deficit against Paris Saint-Germain to reach the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday, with Paris-born striker Demba Ba clinching a 2-0 win that sent the London club through on away goals with a 3-3 draw. After losing 3-1 in the French capital, Andre Schuerrle began Chelsea's comeback...
  • Champions League QF, 2nd Leg: Chelsea host PSG in a must-win clash April 8, 2014

    Following the 3-1 loss at the Parc des Princes in the first leg, Chelsea will host Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge in the second leg. ...
  • Chelsea will outscore PSG, says confident Mourinho April 8, 2014

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is in no doubt his side have the scoring capabilities to overturn a two-goal deficit in their Champions League quarter-final second leg against Paris St Germain at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. The English outfit failed to find their rhythm in a 3-1 defeat at the Parc...
  • PSG decimate Chelsea at home in Champions League April 3, 2014

    Paris Saint-Germain took advantage of sloppy defending to beat Chelsea 3-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final. ...
  • Champions League: PSG must go up a level against Chelsea April 2, 2014

    Paris St Germain must be ruthless in front of goal when they take on 2012 winners Chelsea in a Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday, according to coach Laurent Blanc. The Ligue 1 champions-elect are on an eight-game winning streak in all competitions but the former France centre back knows...
  • Ibrahimovic among greats without playing in best league: Mourinho April 2, 2014

    Paris St Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be remembered as one of the game's greatest players despite never gracing the English Premier League which is the world's best, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho, whose team visit the Ligue 1 champions in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday, managed...
  • PSG improved but experienced Chelsea still favourites: Zlatan Ibrahimovic April 1, 2014

    Paris St Germain are stronger than last season and he is in the best shape of his life, yet Zlatan Ibrahimovic says experienced Chelsea are the hot favourites in the Champions League quarter-final against the French champions. PSG, who were knocked out by Barcelona in the quarter-finals last year, have overcome...
  • Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o to miss PSG match April 1, 2014

    Chelsea will be without Samuel Eto'o for their Champions League quarter-final first leg against Paris St Germain on Wednesday after the striker failed to recover from a hamstring strain, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The Cameroon international was replaced shortly after scoring in his side's 6-0 Premier League win...
  • Powerful quarter-finals line-up in Champions League March 31, 2014

    Manchester: Six past winners, three domestic league leaders and many of the world's best players take their places this week in one of the strongest quarter-final lineups in the 22-year history of the Champions League. There appears to be no weak link in the last eight, with Manchester United unlikely to...
  • Paris junks restrictions on odd-even numbered cars: Can India successfully implement it? March 21, 2014

    As an idea, it was sound. But a day after Paris started allowing odd and even-numbered cars on its streets on alternate days on March 17, city authorities decided not to continue with it for the moment. The question is, can India implement such a system on its city streets? Paris,...