Multisports: European Youth Olympic Festival
from July 27 to August 1, 2003.
Athletics: IAAF World Championships
from August 23 to 31, 2003, at Stade de France®.
Basketball: FIBA Europe European Nations Championships from June 21 to July 3, 1999, at Palais
Omnisports de Paris Bercy.
Cycling: Tour de France, every year during the first two weeks of July. Last stage and
finish traditional in Paris,
on the Champs-Elysées.
Football: FIFA World Cup from June 10 to July 12, 1998. Nine matches at Stade de France®
and six matches at Parc des Princes.
Gymnastics: EUG European Women's Artistic Gymnastics Championships from May 12 to 14, 2000,
at Palais Omnisports de Paris Bercy.
Handball: IHF World Championships from January 20 to February 4, 2001, at Palais Omnisports
de Paris Bercy (final phases).
Judo: IJF World Championships from October 9
to 12, 1997, at Palais Omnisports de Paris Bercy.
Tennis: FFT French Open every year in May-June since 1928, at Roland Garros stadium.
Table Tennis: ITTF World Championships, from 19
to 22 May, 2003, at Palais Ominsports de Paris Bercy.