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The Finland national under-17 football team represents Finland in international football competitions in the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the UEFA European Under-17 Championship, as well as any other under-17 international football tournaments. It is governed by the Football Association of Finland.
The France national football team represents France in men's international football and is controlled by the French Football Federation, also known as FFF, or in French: Fédération française de football. The team's colours are blue, white, and red, and the coq gaulois its symbol.
France has competed in every modern Olympic Games, although its participation at the 1904 Games is questionable, with Albert Corey's appearance being credited by different sources to either the United States or France. The IOC has determined that his affiliation was to the United States of America .French athletes have won 716 medals at the Summer Olympic Games, with fencing and cycling as the top medal-producing sports.
The France national rugby union team represents France in men's international rugby union and it is administered by the French Rugby Federation. They traditionally play in blue shirts emblazoned with the national emblem of a golden rooster on a red shield, with white shorts and red socks; thus they are commonly referred to as Les Tricolores or Les Bleus.
The France national rugby sevens team competes in the World Rugby Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens, and other international tournaments. France's best finish in the World Series has been finishing in seventh, which they accomplished twice in 2003–04 and 2005–06.
France A, also known as France XV and France B in the past, was the former name of the second national rugby union team of France behind the French national side. In 2011 the French Rugby Federation designated the France U20 team as the second national side, and from the start of the 2017–18 season, the French Barbarians became the official second side, moving the role of the former France A team to the more prestigious invitational side with better name recognition.
The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It was held in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998.
The France national basketball team represents France in international basketball and is administered by the French Federation of Basketball. France has been a regular at the EuroBasket, with 37 appearances, the most of any nation.
France 98 is an association founded by the French footballers who won the 1998 FIFA World Cup. They organise charity and testimonial matches for former players.
The France Sevens, also called the Paris Sevens, is an annual international rugby sevens tournament that is one of ten competitions on the annual World Rugby Sevens Series. The France Sevens is generally held in May or June on the weekend following the London Sevens and is the last competition in the Sevens Series.
France Saint-Louis is a member of the 1998 Canadian women's Olympic hockey team. She graduated from University with a bachelor's degree in Physical Education and was a teacher for over 12 years in the primary and high school sectors prior to participating in the Olympic games.
The France–United States Professional Match was a men's team golf competition between teams of four professional golfers from France and the United States. It was played at Racing Club de France La Boulie on Monday 30 June and Tuesday 1 July 1913, just before the French Amateur Championship which was played there later in the week.
This is a record of France's results at the FIFA World Cup. France was one of the four European teams that participated at the inaugural World Cup in 1930 and have appeared in 15 FIFA World Cups, tied for the sixth most of any country.