- Valbuena speaks out against Benzema in sex-tape scandal Updated: Nov-27-15 9:18 am
PARIS - Mathieu Valbuena has spoken out for the first time against France teammate Karim Benzema, who is facing charges of conspiracy to blackmail relating to an extortion scam.
- Gent keeps Champions League hopes up by winning 2-1 at Lyon Updated: Nov-24-15 5:04 pm
LYON, France - Striker Kalifa Coulibaly scored in the fifth minute of injury time as Gent won 2-1 at Lyon on Tuesday to maintain its chances of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
- With Benzema out, France coach Deschamps considers options Updated: Nov-10-15 12:13 pm
CLAIREFONTAINE, France - France's upcoming matches against Germany and England have extra significance in the absence of first-choice striker Karim Benzema.
- Benzema out of Madrid squad for Sevilla amid blackmail case Updated: Nov-07-15 11:18 am
MADRID - As expected, the injured Karim Benzema was left off Real Madrid's squad for Sunday's match at Sevilla, two days after he was charged with conspiracy to blackmail a France teammate.
- France striker Karim Benzema charged in sex tape case Updated: Nov-05-15 4:07 pm
PARIS - Five years after missing the World Cup amid his involvement in a prostitution probe, Karim Benzema was charged Thursday with conspiracy to blackmail as part of an investigation over a sex tape involving France teammate Mathieu Valbuena.
- France coach Deschamps leaves out Valbuena amid Benzema case Updated: Nov-05-15 10:05 am
PARIS - France coach Didier Deschamps left out winger Mathieu Valbuena for friendly matches against Germany and England amid an ongoing police investigation involving international teammate Karim Benzema.
- France striker Karim Benzema to remain in custody Updated: Nov-04-15 1:08 pm
PARIS - France striker Karim Benzema will remain in custody overnight after being questioned on Wednesday as part of an investigation into a blackmail case over a sex tape involving another player.