Struggling French club Lyon has hired former Italy defender Fabio Grosso as its new coach. Grosso replaces Laurent Blanc who left by mutual consent following a terrible start to the season.
LYON, France (AP) — Arthur Fils, an 18-year-old from France, won his first ATP title Saturday by beating Francisco Cerundolo 6-3, 7-5 in the final of the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon.
PARIS (AP) — Two more French players have been ruled out of France’s upcoming Six Nations match against England, the French rugby federation said Monday.
LYON, France (AP) — Lyon reached the semifinals of the French Cup by beating second-division Grenoble 2-1 on Tuesday.
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Another Premier League club will be eliminated from the FA Cup when Fulham takes on Leeds in the fifth round.
PARIS (AP) — Police in southeastern France have arrested a convicted murderer linked to Italy’s most powerful organized crime group, the ‘ndrangheta, who was on the run for 16 years, Interpol and Italian police said on Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea completed its 16th signing in two transfer windows since the club came under new ownership, bringing in France under-21 right back Malo Gusto from Lyon on Sunday.
Hundreds of marchers in European cities have protested in support of protesters in Iran. Hundreds of people marched Sunday in the French city of Lyon to honor an Iranian Kurdish man who took his own life in a desperate act of anguish over the nationwide protests in Iran.
When a 38-year-old man anguished over the protests in Iran took his own life in the French city of Lyon this week, fellow members of the Iranian diaspora felt his pain.
LYON, France (AP) — American businessman John Textor completed his takeover of French soccer club Lyon on Monday.
VAULX-EN-VELIN, France (AP) — Ten people, including five children as young as 3, died after a nighttime fire ravaged an eight-story apartment building Friday in one of the French city of Lyon’s poorest suburbs, local authorities said.
LYON, France (AP) — Karim Benzema returned and Alexandre Lacazette’s late penalty rescued a 1-1 draw for Lyon against Nice to keep his team just ahead of the visitors in the French league on Friday.
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Two Borussias with plenty to prove get the Bundesliga’s 15th round underway when Borussia Dortmund visits Borussia Mönchengladbach.
LYON, France (AP) — The takeover of French league club Lyon by American businessman John Textor will not be completed until next month, the parties involved in the deal said Monday.
PARIS (AP) — Lens punished Marseille for its wasteful finishing, winning 1-0 with a deflected late shot to move up to second place in the French league on Saturday.
MADRID (AP) — The European Court is deciding if a Barcelona fan group in France can demand the European Commission investigate whether Paris Saint-Germain unfairly signed Lionel Messi and jeopardized Barcelona’s finances.
LYON, France (AP) — On his first day in charge, Lyon coach Laurent Blanc was already in crisis management mode.
LYON, France (AP) — Lyon fired coach Peter Bosz on Sunday after his team racked up only one point in its last five French league games.
LYON, France (AP) — Lyon ended a four-game losing streak but blew the lead against promoted Toulouse in a 1-1 draw in the French league on Friday.
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Osasuna hosts Valencia aiming for another win that would lift it into the top four spots in the Spanish league.
PARIS (AP) — With the losses piling up and the delayed sale of the club causing even more havoc, French team Lyon is struggling like never before.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — The Women’s Champions League groups that will mostly be played when men’s top-tier club soccer in Europe is shut down for its World Cup were drawn Monday.
PARIS (AP) — Dango Ouattara scored again as Lorient extended its best start in the French league by beating promoted Auxerre 3-1 and moving level on points with leader Paris Saint-Germain on Friday.
A priest accused of sexually abusing Inuit children when he missioned in their Canadian Arctic community has told alleged victims and relatives who traveled to France to confront him that he won’t go back to Canada to be questioned.
PARIS (AP) — Lyon missed a chance to move level on points with French league leader Paris Saint-Germain by losing 3-1 at Lorient on Wednesday.
LONDON (AP) — Brazil international Lucas Paquetá joined West Ham for a club-record fee of 61.6 million euros ($61.6 million) on Monday, ending his two-year stint at French team Lyon.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Karim Benzema and Alexia Putellas won UEFA’s player of the year awards on Thursday, making it a sweep for Spanish clubs.
Lindsey Horan had a pair of goals and Lyon defeated Monterrey 4-0 on Saturday night to win the Women’s International Champions Cup.
LYON, France (AP) — Brazilian winger Tetê scored twice and set up another goal Friday to help Lyon defeat Troyes 4-1 for its second win from two French league games.
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Sevilla will try to rebound from an opening loss to Osasuna in the Spanish league when it hosts Valladolid.