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October 18, 2019
October 27, 2019
Departure of the Jacques Vabre transat
LE HAVRE. Following the historic coffee trading route between France and Brazil, the trans-Atlantic Jacques Vabre double-handed race takes place every two years. This 14th edition starts in Le Havre and finishes in Salvador de Bahia in Northern Brazil. The sixty participating yachts will be visible in the port from October 18th and they will move to the start line from 8am on October 27th. The official race start signal will be given at 1.35pm. Till the departure, a village gathering together sponsors, partners, associations and shops is open in the Paul Vatine bassin and houses various events such as exhibitions, activities for kids, concerts, regattas and so on. Highlights include a great fireworks on Saturday 26th. Village opens daily from 10am to 8pm, till 10pm on Saturday 26th. Admission free. Information :
www.lehavre.fr/agenda/transat-jacques-vabre-2019
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October 2019
October 26, 2019 Bike and Run
LE TOUQUET. The Touquet Bike and Run is a competition ran by team of two through the dunes located around this Northern seaside resort. If features two races : a 15 km long one for the adults open to everyone, and a 4 km long one for the kids. Registrations fees : €8 for kid teams, €20 for adult teams. Information : 0321067200
www.touquetbikeandrun.com
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October 26, 2019
November 03, 2019
Paris Masters Series
PARIS. Regarded as the most prestigious indoor tennis event, the Masters Series Paris annual tennis tournament is also known as the “Paris Open” and because of its sponsorship as the Rolex Paris Masters. It is played in Paris Bercy AccorHotel Arena on a synthetic surface. One of the nine Masters 1000 of the year and the last one on the calendar, this tournament is held before the ATP World Tour Finals and the stakes are high for the tennis players. Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Danil Medevedev, Kei Nishikori, Fabio Fognini, Grigor Dimitrov, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Borna Coric, Alexander Zverev, Karen Khachanov, David Goffin, Richard Gasquet, Lucas Pouille, Gael Monfils and many other world top ranked players are expected to participate in this edition. Full day (afternoon + evening) tickets from €25 to €205. Afternoon tickets from €13 to €50. Evening tickets from €19 to €75. Information and bookings :
www.rolexparismasters.com
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November 2019
November 01, 2019
November 03, 2019
Ice skating competition
GRENOBLE. Third event of seven in the 2019 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, the Internationaux de France welcomes the world best figure skaters including Nathan Chen, Shoma Uno, Sergei Voronov, Kevin Aymoz, Alexander Samarin, Mae Berenice Meite, Maria Sotskova, Kaori Sakamoto and Mariah Bell as well as Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron. It features men’s singles, ladies singles, pair skating and ice dancing competitions qualifying for the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final to be held in December. Patinoire Pôlesud. 1 avenue d’Innsbruck, 38100 Grenoble. Competitions : Friday from 2.30pm to 9.15pm, Saturday from 1.15pm to 10.30pm and Sunday from 2.30pm to 5pm. Admission : from €5 to €30. Information and bookings :
ffsg.org/evenement/internationaux-de-france-de-patinage-artistique-danse-sur-glace-2019-grenoble/
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November 02, 2019
November 03, 2019
Jumps weekend
PARIS. The International Jumps Weekend taking place at Auteuil racecourse is a one of the top National Hunt Festivals in the world. Over two days the best horses will line up at the start of fifteen races, including four Group 1 races, eight hurdle races and seven steeple-chases of different categories. The most coveted one is the Prix La Haye Jousselin, Auteuil's second main event of the year, a 5 500 m long steeple chase scheduled on Sunday 3rd. The weekend also features many free activities for 3 to 10 years old kids such as inflatable horse racing, games, ice skating races, an adventure park and pony rides. As to the adults, they can listen live music and follow guided tour of the jumps before and during the races. Hippodrome d’Auteuil. Route des Lacs, 75016 Paris. Doors open at 11.30am. Admission : €10 / €8 on the spot, from €5 online. Information :
www.48hobstacle.com
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November 02, 2019
November 03, 2019
Sand yachting race
BERCK. PAS DE CALAIS. The annual Berck 6-Hour sand-yachting race started back in the 60s. It is the oldest endurance sand-yachting event in Europe and arguably the hardest too. It takes place on Berck’s wonderful beach and features 40 sand-yachts each with two pilots who race alternately around the six-kilometres course, trying to clock-up the greatest distance in the six hours. Information : 0321090455
www.berck-tourisme.com
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November 09, 2019
November 10, 2019
Supercross
NANTERRE, NEAR PARIS. One of Europe’s most prestigious indoor mechanical sport competitions, the Paris supercross welcomes some of the world’s best pilots. It includes Americans Joey Svatgy, Malcom Stewart and Zach Osborne, French Nicolas Aubin, Fabien Izoird, Florent Richier, Jordi Tixier, Dylan Ferrandis and Cédric Soubeyras. As for the famous freestyle demonstrations, they will feature French David Rinaldo and Nicolas Texier, Japanese Genki Watanabe, Australian Jarryd Mc Neill, Spaniards Rocky Florensa and Antonio Navas. La Défense Arena. 8 rue des Sorins, 92000 Nanterre. Trials and competitions Saturday from 3.30pm to 11.30pm and Sunday from 11.30am to 6.30pm. Admission : from €49 to €95. Information and bookings :
www.supercrossparis.com
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