CHELLES, France Skateboarding does not need the prestige of Olympic status, and it could inadvertently harm the sport's counter-cultural standing, skateboarding great Tony Hawk said on Saturday.
LYON, France Americans on scooters, Americans in cafes, Americans in bars, Americans draped in flags and George Washington wigs, Americans in starred bandanas and cowboy hats, all red, white and blue, filled Lyon on Sunday ready to celebrate a fourth World Cup.
PARIS Italian designer Pierpaolo Piccioli went for an explosion of bold colours at Valentino's Haute Couture collection, switching from mustard yellow to fuchsia to azure with supermodel Gigi Hadid walking in purple.
PARIS Gems, tulle, rainbow feathers and sparkling details illuminated the runway in Giorgio Armani Privé's dreamy haute couture collection on Tuesday. | Video
PARIS Known for his ultra-feminine, silhouette-driven gowns, couturier Giambattista Valli shook up Haute Couture fashion week in Paris on Monday with a botanic-inspired collection displayed not on models, but on mannequins.
PARIS They came in their numbers and America's 'soccer moms' - and dads and sons and daughters - played their part on a night when the highest profile game of the women's World Cup delivered a big-time atmosphere.
PARIS Paris' Parc des Princes stadium can hold 48,000 people at full capacity and every seat is expected to be taken on Friday night as hosts France take on the U.S. defending champions in a highly anticipated women's World Cup quarter-final.
PARIS High stakes, high heat, high turn-out and high expectations -- the U.S. women's soccer team have declared themselves ready for a high-profile women's World Cup quarter-final against hosts France in Paris on Friday. | Video
PARIS FIFA on Wednesday defended its VAR review system, saying referees had reached a 98% accuracy rate in decision-making during the group stage of the women's World Cup in France.