Sport is a popular pastime in France with football, judo, tennis and basketball dominating the sporting arenas. France is also involved in major racing car events, bike races also make their presence known in the world of tennis and martial arts.
The most popular sport is football, but the French have a known taste for speed and endurance in car and bike racing, grace and precision in tennis and football, as well as the rough and tumble spectacle offered in the two rugby styles of League and Union
Bike Race – Grands Tours of France is world famous as the oldest and most prestigious. One of them is the Tour de France's most famous cycling event in the world.
Motor Car Racing – Endurance competition in stylish and actual sports cars is a test for the limit for both cars and cars at 24 hours in Le Mans. The race is ranked as the most famous held on Sarthe's fast track.
tennis Tournaments – Grand Slam tennis tournaments are a spectacle to watch on the French grass. One of the four Grand Slam tournaments called the French Open is played and it is the Paris Masters.
the Olympic Games – A French aristocrat named Pierre de Coubertin was the inventor of the modern Olympic Games through his enthusiastic demand for a revival of the games at the end of the 19th century. The hosting of the first games went to Greece as a fitting gesture for the country where the games were born. France hosted the Second Games in 1900 and became the first home of the International Olympic Committee. Since then, France has had 4 Olympic games, with one in Paris 1924 and 3 Winter Olympics 1924 (Chamonix). another 1968 (Greoble) and the third games 1992 (Albertville)
Football – These are the favorite sports of the French crowds where team members make the blue shirts and tri-color shorts during matches that fill their patriotism. The national football team gained great success and popularity from the 21st century by winning the FIFA World Cup in 1998, a second place in the same series in 2006 and 2 European Championship victories in 1984 and 2000. The league 1 is the country's highest national competition.
Rugby Union – This is another popular sport with a large number especially in the Paris area and southwestern France. The national rugby team has gathered an impressive amount of victories that won 16 in the Champions League series. It participated in every Rugby World Cup; It reached the semi-finals 6 times and became the finalist in 3 matches in the Rugby World Cup.
Rugby League – The Southern Crowds of Thunder Love this variation of rugby football. Places are mainly in the cities of Perpignan and Toulouse. The highest league for the competition in Europe is the Super League, but for local professional competition, Elite One Championship is the league to be followed.
Basketball – Basket has taken a strong hold on France's athletes and over the past 20 years the country has created teams that are now ranked as world-class elites. The national side won the FIBA Euro Basket in 2011, which exceeded its performance over the past 60 years. To complement the performance, the page won 2 Olympic silver medals in 1948 and 2000.
Sailing – Unmanaged and shorthanded sailing is the French's favorite in fighting the winds and waves of the Atlantic and the world's oceans. The sport's zenith is embodied in the Vendee Globe, which is a one-sided ocean challenge around the world. The cruel journey begins from the French Atlantic coast every four years. To maintain the excitement and excitement there are 3 sailing competitions across the Atlantic – Mini Transat 6.50; Tour de France Voile and Route du Rhum.
French people regularly enjoy a variety of hobbies. There is skiing in the high slopes of the Pyrenees and the Alps. fencing is a very popular form of self-defect that is widely practiced. Another very popular pastime is kite surfing mainly above and along the coastal waters of the Mediterranean. Going to the theaters and listening or playing music and dancing are all popular hobbies. For the physical activities that are interested in physical self-defense, there is "parkour", a variant of martial arts originating from France.