Marquinhos wins Olympic gold with Brazil : Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos has won Olympic gold with Brazil at the Rio Games after a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Germany in the final.

Emery begins title quest at Bastia : Paris Saint-Germain will be without captain Thiago Silva and star striker Edinson Cavani as they start their title defence at Bastia on Friday evening in coach Unai Emery's first Ligue 1 game in charge of the capital club.

New signings - six of the best : With the new season upon us, and after another busy summer in the transfer market, here are six new signings to look out for in 2016-17...

OL with sound reasons for optimism : In spite of their Trophée des Champions setback, David Crossan argues Olympique Lyonnais are still the club best equipped to challenge Paris Saint-Germain for the Ligue 1 title in 2016-2017.

Marquinhos' Brazil held… again : The Brazil of Paris Saint-Germain star Marquinhos continue to tread water in the Rio Olympics, the host nation held to a 0-0 draw by Iraq on Sunday after the same result against South Africa in their opener.

How might PSG line up in 2016-17? : For the first time in four seasons, champions Paris Saint-Germain are kicking off a Ligue 1 campaign without Laurent Blanc in the dugout. How will they line up under new coach Unai Emery? Stuart Telford takes a closer look…

Highs and lows as clubs wrap up pre-season : There were mixed fortunes for Ligue 1 sides on Saturday as they put their finishing touches to their pre-season preparations.

Lacazette worry for Lyon : Alexandre Lacazette will undergo further medical examination to determine the extent of the thigh injury that forced him to limp out of Olympique Lyonnais' Trophée des Champions defeat on Saturday.

Trophée des Champions: reactions : Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery challenged his team to maintain their blistering start to the season after Saturday's emphatic Trophée des Champions win over Olympique Lyonnais.

Ben Arfa nets as PSG thrash OL : Paris Saint-Germain were in ominously good form as they crushed Olympique Lyonnais 4-1 in Klagenfurt, Austria to claim a fourth consecutive Trophée des Champions.

Heavyweights clash in Austria : Paris Saint-Germain will be without Edinson Cavani as they go hunting for their first trophy of the new season when they take on Olympique Lyonnais in the Trophée des Champions in Klagenfurt on Saturday.

TROPHà‰E DES CHAMPIONS: THE PARISIANS : As Paris Saint-Germain look to repeat last year's Trophée des Champions win over Lyon and claim a fourth-straight title in the competition, check out how Unai Emery's men have fared in previous editions or other supercups.

TROPHà‰E DES CHAMPIONS: THE LYONNAIS : As Olympique Lyonnais look to break triple Trophée des Champions holders Paris Saint-Germain's deadlock on the competition, take a look at how Bruno Genesio's charges have fared in previous editions or other supercups.

Trophée des Champions: Olympique Lyonnais' stats : Olympique Lyonnais have an impressive record in the Trophée des Champions - check out some of their stand-out stats as the countdown continues towards Saturday's season 2016-17 curtain-raiser.

Trophée des Champions: Paris Saint-Germain's stats : Paris Saint-Germain have an impressive record in the Trophée des Champions - check out some of their stand-out stats as the countdown continues towards the season's curtain-raiser.

Trophée des Champions: The records : As we ramp up towards Saturday's gala season 2016-17 curtain-raiser between Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Lyonnais, check out the records that Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Lyonnais could be looking to break.

Sigthorsson topples England, sets up France clash : FC Nantes striker Kolbeinn Sigthorsson got the winner in Iceland's shock 2-1 win over England in the Euro 2016 round of 16 on Monday, booking his tiny nation a place in the quarters against France on Sunday.

Ligue 1 stars brace for Euro impact : As Les Bleus get ready to start Euro 2016 on home soil, runs the rule over the Ligue 1's top foreign Euro 2016 combatants - from Portugal, Belgium, Poland, Italy, Iceland, Czech Republic, Croatia and more…

Marquinhos gets Olympic go-ahead : While his future at club level is somewhat up in the air, it is certain that Paris Saint-Germain stopper Marquinhos will be busy with Brazil, set to play in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August once the Copa America is over.

PSG-OL to kick-start season 2016-17 : Ligue 1 champions and Coupe de France winners Paris Saint-Germain will take on league runners-up Olympique Lyonnais in the 2016-17 edition of the Trophé des Champions.

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