Keyword: final

France national team reach football World Cup final

In a tightly fought game on Tuesday, France beat Belgium to earn a place in the World Cup final in Moscow next Sunday to face either England or Croatia who play their semi-final match on Wednesday.

Unseeded youngster Ostapenko wins women's title at French Open

Latvian Jelena Ostapenko, ranked 47th female tennis player worldwide and who turned 20 during the week, beat Romania's third-seeded Simona Halep in the women's final of the French Open at the Roland Garros in Paris on Saturday, becoming her country's first-ever Grand Slam champion and the first unseeded female player to win the competition since 1933.

Gloom returns after France defeat at Euro 2016

Portugal's win over France in football tournament final removes host nation's hopes of uplift after months of social strife and terrorist attacks.