Ten kilometers in Paris, soapboxes… Your sports weekend in Ile-de-France

It’s almost summer and the end of the season is fast approaching. In some places, however, sport continues to occupy your weekends. Le Parisien offers a selection of issues and details the events not to be missed in Île-de-France. Overview.

The posters of the weekend: Paris 92 and three other Ile-de-France clubs are aiming for the Cup

HANDBALL. The championships now over, place now at the Coupe de France and its finals, all day this Saturday at the Accor Arena. This year, four clubs in the region have reached the final step. The day begins with the girls from Paris XO, a brand new club in the 18th arrondissement (Departmental, 10 a.m.). Just after, the Cellois-Louveciennes Agreement comes into play for the boys (Departmental, 12 p.m.), then the Kremlin-Bicêtre again for the women (Regional, 2 p.m.).

At 18-15, it is a huge challenge that awaits the players of Paris 92. Seventh in the Butagaz League after having considered the podium for a long time, the Lionesses will indeed have a huge mountain to climb to overcome Metz, the best team in France. who has just won his 25th national title. Holders of the trophy, the Lorraines are arch-favorites but the Ile-de-France have everything to gain…

Stade Français for a place in the women’s first division

The Pink Rockets one game away from returning to the elite. A year after descending to Elite 2, the players of Stade Français are playing in the final of this division on Saturday against La Rochelle. A match played at 12:30 p.m. at the Sainte-Germaine stadium in Bouscat (Gironde) with the only ticket for Elite 1 at stake. In the semi-finals, the Parisians of Coumba Diallo dominated Rouen (43-25).

To share with personalities: the Adidas 10K Paris

COURSE A PIED. First 10 km in France with 25,000 participants expected, theAdidas 10K Paris returns this Sunday morning to the streets of the capital. Full since mid-April, this event has been enriched by an evolving peloton, with more and more new runners, women and young people since 2019: 73% of runners set off for their first edition.

The route passes once again in the heart of Paris with the most beautiful monuments. The start is given from the Eiffel Tower, the runners will then pass by the Palais de Tokyo, the Grand Palais, the Opéra Garnier, the Louvre Pyramid, the Musée d’Orsay, and an arrival in front of the Iron Lady.

Frenchman Hassan Chahdi will be present to put his title back into play. Alongside him, Florian Carvalho, Benjamin Choquert, Mehdi Frère and Yann Schrub will be his main competitors. Among the women, we can count on the presence of Mélanie Allier, recent French champion in the 10,000 m but that of Manon Trapp. Alongside the runners, the adidas ambassadors will be there with handball, Thierry Omeyer and Béatrice Edwige, but also the ex-sprinter Stéphane Diagana as well as the former rugby players Dimitri Szarzewski and Yannick Nyanga.

The place to be to have fun: Ivry s/Seine

SOAP BOXES. This Saturday, in the streets of Ivry-sur-Seine, 9 2nd year students from the preparatory cycle of ESIEA (a Parisian engineering school) are organizing a soapbox race made from recycled materials. The objective of this race? Achieve the best time avoiding obstacles. But above all, raise awareness of sustainable development, since the boxes will be made with a maximum of recycled materials. An important issue for future engineers, who have decided, within the framework of Human Education Projects, to mobilize in favor of the UN Sustainable Development Goal no. durable. »

From 12:30 p.m., the first teams will set off in rue Jean Trémoulet and rue Jean Bonnefoix. The students have made two racing cars themselves and are organizing a competition to have one of them win. Very popular in the descents of the region, as recently in front of several hundred people in Chartrettes (Seine-et-Marne), the races of soap boxes, small craft cars, will also be present in Triel s / Seine, Sunday.


BASE-BALL. Elite (10th day, Sunday 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.): MONTIGNY – Stade Toulousain (Jean-Maréchal stadium); SENART – Nice (Templar stadium in Lieusaint); La Rochelle-PUC.

HANDBALL. French Cup (finals at the Accor Arena, Saturday): La Fare – PARIS XO 18th (Women’s Dep., 10 a.m.); Grabels – CELLOIS-LOUVECIENNES AGREEMENT (Men’s department, 12 p.m.); Nim’Arguerites – KREMLIN-BICETRE (Reg. women, 2 p.m.); Metz – PARIS 92 (Nat. women).


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