Sport in Marseille

Athletic Union of Marseille

Athletic Union of Marseille was a French basketball club from the city of Marseille , which belonged to the elite of the French championship in 1940 and 1950. The club has now disappeared.

Rugby Club Stade Phocéen

Marseille Vitrolles Rugby is a French rugby union based in Marseille and currently competing in Fédérale 1 , the semi-professional top level of the French amateur league system. The club, founded in 2007 by a Marseille merger of Provence XV and Vitrolles of Rugby, plays at Marseille Provence ‘s home ground, Stade Roger Couderc .

The Marseillaise World Cup

The Marseillaise World Cup has been an international tournament of pétanque . It is held every year in July in Marseille , the biggest city in the south of France . The central location of the event is in Borély Park , but it also extends to many other parks and boulodromes in and around the city. In 2016, the 55th World attracted around 15,000 participants and… read more »

Marseille-Cassis International Classic

The Marseille-Cassis International Classic is an annual half marathon which follows a race from Marseille to Cassis in France during the last weekend in October. It has the silver label of the IAAF Race Label Race Events and is thus among the most successful half marathon breeds in the world. First organized by the SCO Sainte-Marguerite sports club in 1979, the event has grown to a large international competition,… read more »

Marseille XIII

Marseille XIII is a French rugby league club from the town of Marseille .

Marseille Provence XV

Marseille Provence XV is a defunct French rugby union club, founded in 2000. The team played at the Stade Roger Couderc in Marseille , France . The club debuted in Federal 3 (third amateur division) in the 2000-01 season. They were promoted after the 2001-02 season to Federal 2, and went up again in 2003 to Federal 1, though they went back to Federal 2 for two… read more »

Louis Vuitton Acts

The Louis Vuitton Acts were a series of International America’s Cup Class regattas leading up to the 2007 Louis Vuitton Cup and the 2007 America’s Cup . Thirteen regattas or acts were held in total. These contestants involved all the challengers plus the holder of the America’s Cup , Alinghi , and the winners to earn bonus points that went to the Louis Vuitton Cup . The 2004-2007 period was the first time… read more »

Robert Louis-Dreyfus Training Center

The Robert Louis-Dreyfus Training Center , commonly referred to, simply, as The Commandery , is the training ground and Academy base of French football club, Olympique Marseille . Located in Marseille , the center was officially opened in July 1991. [1] Called La Commanderie , the training ground was renamed in 2009 after the death of the owner of the club, Robert Louis-Dreyfus .