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Many sports are popular in France.
le tennis - tennis
le basket - basketball
le football - football
le golf - golf
Le basket est très populaire. - Basketball is very popular.
If you go to watch one of these sports you might want to show your support by shouting:
Allez! - Come on!
Vas-y! - Get in there!
La pétanque is a very popular sport in France. It is a slow game where to win you have to throw metal balls as close as you can to a small wooden ball.
la pétanque - bowls
un ballon - a ball
un joueur - a player
marquer - to score
The Tour de France is a very famous bike race where cyclists race against each other. People cycle all over France and the race always ends on the Champs-Élysées, a famous street in Paris.
un cycliste - a cyclist
le vélo - the bike
la course - the race
les Champs-Élysées - (a famous street in Paris)