DUBLIN (AP) — Fiji flanker Albert Tuisue has been suspended for four weeks for his red card in the loss to Ireland last weekend in Dublin.
Tuisue was sent off in the second half for a head-high tackle on flyhalf Joey Carbery.
PARIS (AP) — French firefighters in the northern city Lille said Sunday they had found a body under the rubble of a four-story building that collapsed a day earlier.
Authorities said that the quick thinking of a resident who noticed cracks in the building and prompted an evacuation before Saturday's collapse saved many lives.
PARIS (AP) — A four-story building collapsed Saturday morning in northern French city of Lille but no deaths were reported so far thanks to a resident’s advance warning, French authorities said.
Lille firefighters said they rescued one person from the rubble with only light injuries.
PARIS (AP) — Lorient struggled without injured top scorer Terem Moffi, and despite twice rallying to draw 2-2 at Troyes, dropped down to third place in the French league on Sunday.
Moffi has eight league goals this season — only two fewer than league top scorer Kylian Mbappé — but is sidelined with an injury to his right ankle.
PARIS (AP) — Canada striker Jonathan David is peaking at the right time for the World Cup as the co-leading scorer in the French league going into Lille's match against Monaco on Sunday.
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Strasbourg's optimism after its first win in the French league was trampled on by bogey team Lille on Friday.
Less than a week after beating Angers on the road with its first multiple goals of the season, Strasbourg was blanked at home as it lost to Lille 3-0.
PARIS (AP) — Terem Moffi scored twice as surprise package Lorient climbed to second place in the French league by rallying past Brest 2-1 on Sunday.
Lorient stretched its winning streak to six games to trail leader Paris Saint-Germain by a point.
PARIS (AP) — Adam Ounas volleyed in the winner as Lille beat Toulouse 2-1 to move up to sixth place in the French league on Saturday.
The former Napoli midfielder's first goal for Lille came in the 53rd minute from Benjamin Andre's clever lofted pass over the defense.
PARIS (AP) — Center back Kevin Danso led Lens to a 1-0 win against Troyes and the unbeaten northern side moved to the top of the French league on Friday.
Danso escaped his marker in the 39th minute and headed the ball home from Przemyslaw Frankowski’s free kick.
PARIS (AP) — Already struggling with 11 players, Montpellier was undone by the sending off of Valere Germain just before half-time and slumped to a 3-1 home loss against Lille in the French league on Sunday.
PARIS (AP) — French champion Paris Saint-Germain offloaded several players Thursday on a busy last day of the transfer window but missed out on signing Inter Milan's central defender Milan Skriniar.
AJACCIO, Corsica (AP) — Lille took out its frustrations from a thrashing by Paris Saint-Germain by beating promoted Ajaccio 3-1 in the French league on Friday.
However, Lille, which was humiliated 7-1 by defending champion PSG last weekend, again showed weakness in defense when Cyrille Bayala headed a late consolation for Ajaccio.
PARIS (AP) — When Arsenal broke the bank to buy Nicolas Pépé from Lille it was with the hope that he would lead the London side back to the top of the Premier League.
So it is ironic that the player signed for 80 million euros ($89 million) has left to join Nice on a season-long loan, with Arsenal now atop the Premier League after a perfect start.
LILLE, France (AP) — Kylian Mbappe scored after just eight seconds of play to claim the joint-fastest goal in the history of the French league on Sunday.
Mbappe found the net at the start of a 7-1 win for defending champion Paris Saint-Germain over Lille on Sunday.
PARIS (AP) — Four passes. Eight seconds. One goal.
Defending champion Paris Saint-Germain almost immediately found the net at the start of its 7-1 victory over Lille to extend its perfect start in the French league on Sunday.
LILLE, France (AP) — Lille winger Tim Weah is expected to be sidelined for at least a week after the United States international picked up a foot injury.
Weah missed Lille's 1-1 draw with Nantes in the French league on Friday and looks likely to be out for next Sunday's home match against defending champion Paris Saint-Germain as well.
NANTES, France (AP) — Brazilian defender Ismaily scored on his debut for Lille in a 1-1 draw at Nantes in the French league on Friday.
The 32-year-old Ismaily, who joined Lille from Ukrainian team Shakhtar Donetsk last week, scored in the 77th minute to maintain his new team’s unbeaten start to the league.
LONDON (AP) — After taking advice from his international teammate Romelu Lukaku, Belgium midfielder Amadou Onana joined Everton on Tuesday from Lille.
Everton said the 20-year-old Onana signed a five-year deal.
PARIS (AP) — French champion Paris Saint-Germain continued its restructuring by hiring renowned talent scout Luis Campos as its football adviser on Friday.
The 57-year-old Campos was a former tactical advisor at Real Madrid under Jose Mourinho, but really made his name as Monaco's sporting director from 2013-16.
GENEVA (AP) — Most basketball games at the Paris Olympics could be played a three-hour journey outside the host city, a plan criticized Wednesday by the sport's governing body trying to get a better deal for players.
PARIS (AP) — France midfielder Aurélien Tchouaméni scored twice as Monaco won at Lille 2-1 to notch an eighth straight win and move up to second place in the French league on Friday.
Monaco is level on points with Marseille but leads on goal difference ahead of Marseille's game at Lorient on Sunday.
Achieving a milestone title wasn't enough for some Paris Saint-Germain fans.
Even as their team was clinching a record-tying 10th French league crown late Saturday, disgruntled supporters preferred to express themselves by leaving before the end of the 1-1 draw with Lens so as to celebrate the title outside the Parc des Princes without the players.
PARIS (AP) — Lens won at defending champion Lille 2-1 to stay in remote contention for fourth place in the French league and automatic qualification for the Europa League on Saturday.
Lens is in seventh place and three points behind Monaco in fourth, and two points ahead of northern rival Lille in eighth.
PARIS (AP) — Martin Terrier became the joint top scorer in the French league as Rennes salvaged a 1-1 draw at Nice to move into second place on Saturday.
Nice broke the deadlock with Youcef Atal’s outrageous cross from the outside of the boot that Andy Delort headed into the bottom corner in the 67th minute.
PARIS (AP) — Marseille defender William Saliba has been called up to France’s national team for upcoming friendly matches as a replacement for Benjamin Pavard, the French soccer federation said Monday.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:
Aston Villa welcomes Arsenal in the Premier League, and Middlesbrough hosts Chelsea at Riverside Stadium in the first of the weekend's FA Cup quarterfinals.
PARIS (AP) — Lens defender Jonathan Clauss and Leipzig forward Christopher Nkunku received their first call-ups to France's national team on Thursday.
Clauss and Nkunku were included in France coach Didier Deschamps' 23-man list of players for upcoming friendly matches.
LILLE, France (AP) — Much remains uncertain about Chelsea's future, but for now the reigning champion is through to the Champions League quarterfinals.
U.S. international Christian Pulisic converted one of Chelsea’s rare chances and Cesar Azpilicueta added another goal Wednesday to help the embattled Premier League club progress with a 2-1 win at Lille, and 4-1 on aggregate.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:
LILLE vs. CHELSEA (0-2)
Turmoil is engulfing Chelsea as it tries to protect the two-goal lead against Lille to extend its Champions League title defense into the quarterfinals.
LILLE, France (AP) — French club Lille will be without injured Renato Sanches when the team plays defending champion Chelsea on Wednesday in the second leg of the round of 16 in the Champions League.
PARIS (AP) — Defending champion Lille drew 0-0 at home to improving Saint-Etienne in the French league and lost key midfielder Renato Sanches to injury on Friday.
The Portugal international went off midway through the first half with a left thigh injury.
NICE, France (AP) — Amine Gouiri scored one goal and set up Kasper Dolberg for the other as top-flight Nice beat fourth-tier Versailles 2-0 on Tuesday to reach the French Cup final for the first time in 25 years.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United midfielder Luiz Araújo will miss about four weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury while scoring the team's first goal of the season.
The team announced Araújo's status Tuesday, depriving Atlanta of one of its three designated players for an extended period.
PARIS (AP) — Marseille missed the chance to move three points clear in second place in the French league after conceding a last-minute equalizer in a 1-1 draw at struggling Troyes on Sunday.
Striker Yoann Touzghar profited from poor Marseille defending to slide in the equalizer after playmaker Dimitri Payet’s penalty put Marseille ahead in the 28th minute.
A look at the last-16 first-leg games being played in the Champions League this week:
LILLE, France (AP) — Lille was held 0-0 at relegation candidate Metz in the French league on Friday, showing little to worry Chelsea before they meet in the Champions League.
The game ended on a sour note with Lille substitute Edon Zhegrova sent off in injury time with his second yellow card and Metz coach Frederic Antonetti shown red for his part in an altercation with the Lille coaching staff.
PARIS (AP) — Defending champion Lille snapped a two-game losing streak with a scrappy 1-0 win at Montpellier in the French league on Saturday to move back into the race for the European spots.
Lille struggled throughout against a spirited home side led by playmaker Teji Savanier, one of the league's best players.
Jonathan Bamaba and Xeka resorted to a childhood game to decide which player would take a free kick for Lille at Montpellier in the French league on Saturday.
The two played Rock, Paper, Scissors while standing behind the ball about 57 minutes into the match.
PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi had one of his best games for Paris Saint-Germain as the runaway leader profited from bad goalkeeping to win 5-1 at defending champion Lille and move 13 points clear in the French league on Sunday.
LILLE, France (AP) — European Union interior ministers on Thursday agreed to create a new decision-making body amid efforts to beef up the 27-nation bloc’s borders, and to kick-start desperately needed reforms to the EU’s malfunctioning asylum system on a step-by-step basis.
PARIS (AP) — Nice coach Christophe Galtier outwitted Paris Saint-Germain again as his side won a tense penalty shootout 6-5 to reach the quarterfinals of the French Cup following a 0-0 away draw.
Holder PSG's bid for a record-extending 15th trophy and an eighth straight final fell short at Parc des Princes against visiting Galtier's expertly organized side.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Monday:
Defending champion Paris Saint-Germain is at home to Nice and will play for the last spot in the quarterfinals of the French Cup.
PARIS (AP) — New recruit Cedric Bakambu scored on his debut just two minutes after coming on as Marseille won 2-0 at Lens to move to second in the French league on Saturday.
With Arkadiusz Milik struggling for form, Marseille signed Bakambu during the winter transfer window to add firepower to Jorge Sampaoli's side.
LILLE, France (AP) — Defending champion Lille extended its unbeaten run to nine matches with a 3-1 win against Lorient in their rescheduled French league match on Wednesday.
On the day Lille signed former France international Hatem Ben Arfa, the win lifted the northern side to eighth place and within seven points of second-place Nice.
American forward Tim Weah ended a seven-week layoff and put himself in better position to make the U.S. roster for upcoming World Cup qualifiers, entering in the 68th minute of Lille's 3-1 win over visiting Lorient on Wednesday night in the French league.
LILLE, France (AP) — Former France international Hatem Ben Arfa extended his much-traveled career by signing a six-month deal with French league champion Lille on Wednesday.
At 34, Ben Arfa will be playing for a 10th different club after stints at Lyon, Newcastle, Hull, Marseille, Nice, Paris Saint-Germain, Rennes and Valladolid.
PARIS (AP) — Marseille had an extra player for an hour but drew 1-1 at home in the French league to defending champion Lille and moved two points behind second-place Nice on Sunday.
Turkey winger Cengiz Under equalized for Marseille with a brilliant curling strike into the right corner after a quick corner from Dimitri Payet in the 75th.
PARIS (AP) — Midfielder Khephren Thuram scored a second-half winner as second-placed Nice beat Nantes 2-1 at home in the French league on Friday.
Nice is three points ahead of third-placed Marseille, which has played two games less and faces defending champion Lille on Sunday night.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal has broken its transfer record to sign winger Nicolas Pepe from Lille as the London club tries to return to the Champions League.
The 24-year-old Ivory Coast international is moving to the Premier League in a transfer deal worth a reported 80 million euros ($89 million).