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France v Scotland: Six Nations match postponed after coronavirus outbreak in France squad

France are favourites to win the Six Nations after victories against Italy and Ireland Scotland’s Six Nations match in Paris on Sunday has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak in the France squad. Organisers say a new date for the game will be announced “in due course”. The France Rugby Federation announced that an … Read more

Six Nations 2021: France v Scotland set to go ahead despite Covid-19 outbreak

France captain Charles Ollivon is among those isolating and unavailable for Scotland’s visit Venue: Stade de France Date: Sunday, 28 February Kick-off: 15:00 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One, BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Radio Scotland. Live text commentary on BBC Sport website & app. Scotland’s Six Nations match with France is set to … Read more

Meat-free school meals spark furor in France

LE PECQ, France (AP) β€” By taking meat off the menu at school canteens, the ecologist mayor of one of France’s most famously gastronomic cities has kicked up a storm of protest and debate as the country increasingly questions the environmental costs of its meaty dietary habits. Children in Lyon who were regularly offered such … Read more

Six Nations: France captain Charles Ollivon one of five further players to test positive for coronavirus

Captain Charles Ollivon is one of 10 France players to have tested positive for coronavirus so far France captain Charles Ollivon will miss Sunday’s match against Scotland after testing positive for coronavirus. Four other players – Brice Dulin, Cyril Baille, Romain Taofifenua and Peato Mauvaka – have also tested positive. Mauvaka did not feature in … Read more

Six Nations: France scrum-half Antoine Dupont tests positive for coronavirus

Dupont looks set to miss France’s Six Nations game against Scotland France scrum-half Antoine Dupont has tested positive for Covid-19, just over a week before the Six Nations meeting with Scotland in Paris. The French Rugby Federation announced the news on Friday, with 11 other players returning negative results. All members of the 31-man squad … Read more

France fights hold of Islamist radicals with dragnets, laws

PARIS (AP) β€” More than three dozen French police officers descended on a small private school in Paris, blocked the 92 students inside their classrooms, took photos everywhere even inside the refrigerator, and grilled the school director. β€œIt was like they were moving in on a drug deal,” Hanane Loukili, the director and co-founder of … Read more