In 2018, we will be celebrating the major events and champions who make sporting history

Football – the "Bleus" win the World Cup -, Rugby – the first-ever Grand Slam for the French team, Cycling – the first yellow jersey for Bernard Hinault in the Tour de France. And athletics too – a gold medal for Colette Besson -, motor racing – the first F1 Grand Prix for Jacky Ickx; and the Olympics – Mexico '68 and the black gloves of Smith & Carlos -: telling incredible stories.

Selection of clips

  • HINAULT images

  • Programme title: TF1 Actualités 20H
  • Collection: TF1 (State-run until July 1982)
  • First broadcast date: tuesday 11/07/1978
  • Knights of modern times

  • Programme title: Journal Les Actualités Françaises
  • Collection: Actualités Françaises
  • First broadcast date: wednesday 10/07/1968
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