Keyword: Bastia

One dead, several injured in attack in Corsica shooting

Officials said lone gunman shot several passers-by in the Lupino neighbourhood of Bastia, on the north coast of Corsica.

Bastia fans attack Lyon players forcing abandon of Ligue 1 tie

Fans from Corsican side Bastia twice invaded the pitch during the League 1 match against Lyon, when a steward was suspected of joining a group who attacked the visiting players, forcing the match to be delayed and finally abandoned. 

Balotelli says he was target of racial abuse at Bastia-Nice match

Balck Italian footballer Mario Balotelli, now playing with French team Nice, bitterly denounced racist chanting against him by fans of Corsican team Bastia, who he says directed monkey imitations at him during the Ligue 1 match between the two sides.

French court hands Brazilian footballer Brandao jail sentence

The Bastia striker was given a month in jail and fined for headbutting PSG player Thiago Motta in the players' tunnel after a match this summer.

French government calls for football league action over Bastia violence

Disciplinary action is urged after the Corsican supporters injured 44 police with rocks and explosives at a weekend match against Marseille.