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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.


Analysing The Smoking Habits of Footballers and Iconic Managers

While medical science has come to the consensus that tobacco and rigorous exercise don’t mix, there are still many icons of football who enjoy a crafty smoke. Here, we look to their smoking habits and what they may or may not signify.


When Sports Stars Go Motor Racing

What happens when elite athletes end their careers but still hunger after competition? In several cases, the answer has come in the shape of four wheels and an engine.


Fabien Barthez Launches Racing Team With Former F1 Driver

Fabien Barthez is to launch a racing team with Olivier Panis. It's a great day for middle-aged French sportsmen who were successful in the '90s.