FRANCE

Basketball

Boris Diaw is Out Here Scaling Volcanoes

The beloved former NBA star has a new nature/travel show documentary and it's extremely Boris.
Corbin Smith
10.23.18
THE WAY WE BALL

The NBA's Top Overseas Prospect is Following a Legacy

Home to the world’s oldest basketball court and Sekou Doumbouya, next season’s top international prospect, France has a bigger basketball culture than you think.
VICE Sports Staff
10.23.18
World Cup

Belgian TV Show Welcomes Hologram Eden Hazard to Studio

Belgium's captain made an appearance from 2,000 miles away after their defeat of Brazil last Friday. It was kinda creepy.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.11.18
World Cup

Australian World Cup Fans Drank a Russian City Dry

Several bartenders in Kazan reported that their stocks were completely emptied by the end of their nights.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.21.18
NFL

Despite Hoax, The Washington Football Team Still Has a Racist Name

In a very elaborate act of wish fulfillment, someone made up a fake "Washington Redhawks" team website and fake websites for various media outlets to carry the "news."
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.13.17
world cup '98

How Zinedine Zidane’s France Won World Cup ‘98

An iconic tournament for many, World Cup ‘98 saw Les Bleus lift the Jules Rimet on home turf. Here’s how Zinedine Zidane and his teammates did it, and what victory for the ‘rainbow nation’ meant for France.
Will Magee
6.22.17
Le Tournoi de France

Remembering Roberto Carlos' Immortal Goal at Le Tournoi

It has been 20 years since Le Tournoi gave football one of the greatest goals of all time. Roberto Carlos' strike lit up the competition, but it was England who triumphed in this oft-forgotten international contest.
Jim Weeks
6.15.17
soccer

Giroud Just Scored a Goal That's Somehow More Handsome Than Him

Me oh my oh. Has may have topped the scorpion kick goal from earlier this year.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.9.17
FIGHTLAND

The New Prime Minister of France Likes to Box

Through practice, fighters develop virtues that carry into public life.
Fightland Staff
5.16.17
FRANCE

Nicolas Mahut Makes an Incredible Shot From the Stands, Loses Point Anyway

There is a lesson to be learned here about how nothing good can come without a cut of bad, but this was just fun as fuck to watch.
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.10.17
FRANCE

"World's Worst Skier" Actually Is Very Bad, but He's Got a Good Excuse

Venezuelan skier Adrian Solano had never skied on snow before. Instead, he practiced on wheels.
Mike Vorkunov
2.23.17
Tennis

Benoît Paire Plays Some Sweet Mid-Match Keepie-Uppie With Tennis Ball

Tennis balls are objectively harder to play keepie-uppie with than a footie ball. Smaller diameter, smaller target.
Liam Daniel Pierce
2.10.17
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