At the moment
January 20, 2020
January 26, 2020
Monte-Carlo Rally
MONACO AND SOUTHEASTERN FRANCE. One of the oldest and most famous car races in the world, the Monte-Carlo Rally is run around Monaco, along the French Riviera and in the south of the French Alps. This 88th edition starts in Monaco with a night stage. It features stages in the Hautes-Alpes, Alpes de Haute Provence and Alpes-Maritimes departments as well as two loops of two stages in the mountainous hinterland of Nice, one by day and the other by night. Information :
acm.mc/edition/rallye-monte-carlo-edition-2020/
pix
January 26, 2020 Prix d’Amérique
PARIS. Europe’s greatest trotting event, the Prix d’Amérique is held at the Paris Vincennes hippodrome. Eighteen trotters will compete in this 2700 m long harness race - one of the world’s most exciting and coveted - that many drivers consider as the world trotting championships. Hippodrome de Paris Vincennes. 2 route de la Ferme, 75012 Paris. Opening of the gates at 11am. The race meeting starts at 1.50pm with nine races on the card. Prix d’Amérique at 4.pm. Entrance : €5, free for under 18s. Information :
www.prix-amerique.com
pix
February 2020
February 01, 2020
February 02, 2020
Speed skiing
VARS.ALPS. The speed skiing World Cup takes place in Vars, a ski resort located in the Haute-Alpes department. Competitors from all over the world show their skill on the mythic and impressive 1400 meters long Chabrières track that has a difference in heights of 435 m, an average slope angle of 52,5% and a maximum slope angle reaching 98%. Best skiers go over 230 km / h making it the fastest non motorized sport Information :
www.vars.com
pix
February 08, 2020
February 09, 2020
Cross country ski races
DOUBS AND JURA DEPARTMENTS. A not to be missed event for cross country ski enthusiasts, the Transjurassienne features several long distance races including the world second longest after the 90 km long Swedish Vasaloppet. Participants have the choice between 56 km or 25 km in classic style on Saturday and 68 km, 48 km or 25 km in skating style on Sunday. The best and toughest competitors can also participate in the Ultra Trans, a challenge combining the two styles and their longest distance: 56 km in classic style on Saturday and 68 km in skating style on Sunday. Depending on the distance, races start in Lamoura, Les Rousses or Chapelle des Bois but all finish in Mouthe. Registration fees range from €38 to €145. Information and registrations :
latransju.com
pix
February 08, 2020
February 09, 2020
Judo tournament
PARIS. More than 600 judokas from over 60 countries participate in the Paris International Judo Tournament, one of the world largest and most prestigious judo competitions. All the world best judokas are expected to step on the mat. Accorhotels Arena. 8 boulevard de Bercy, 75012 Paris. Competitions from 9am. Admission : from €29 to €59. Information and bookings :
www.parisgrandslamjudo.fr
pix
Mars 2020
Mars 14, 2020
Mars 15, 2020
Trails around Paris
PARIS. ILE-DE-FRANCE. The Eco-Trail Paris Ile-de-France is the only cross-country event organized in Paris and its suburbs giving value to the natural and cultural surroundings of the region. It consists of a dozen of distinct races aimed at different groups of people held on the Saturday and on the Sunday. The Trail de Paris, a 80km long race from Saint-Quentin en Yvelines to Paris with a finish at the Eiffel Tower. A 45 km long trail, departing from the chateau de Versailles and finishing at Saint Cloud’s park. A 30 km and 18 km long trails starting from Meudon and finishing respectively near the Eiffel Tower and at Saint Cloud’s park as well as a 10 km long trail within the park. On Sunday, hikers have the choice between three routes ranging from 14 km to 19 km in length taking place in Paris and in the surrounding departments. In addition there are also three 14 km to 25 km long Nordic walking routes. All finish at the Porte de Versailles. A complete ascent race of the Eiffel Tower is also scheduled on March 11th. Registration fees : from €18 to €103 depending on the competition. Information and registrations :
paris.ecotrail.com
pix
Mars 21, 2020 Martial arts festival
PARIS. Paris Martial Arts Festival is one of the world’s leading events of its kind. More than 400 masters, disciples and champions coming from all over the world are expected and participate in demonstrations and competitions. They give the spectators the opportunity to discover well and lesser-known martial arts such as taekwondo, aikido, kung fu, wing chun, moringue, krav maga and taiko. Accorhotels Arena POPB. 8 boulevard de Bercy, 75012 Paris. Shows from 7.45pm. Admission : from €47 to €67. Information and bookings :
www.lefestivaldesartsmartiaux.com
pix