YellowKorner has gone into partnership with Presse Sports to offer you a selection of 35 international sport archive photographs: motor racing, cycling, football, athletics, tennis, rugby…
COUNTRY : France
Presse Sports is the photography agency for L’ÉQUIPE group, editor:
- of the daily L’ÉQUIPE and its weekly supplement
- of the twice- weekly FRANCE FOOTBALL
- of the monthly VÉLO MAGAZINE
For more than a century, L’Équipe has covered the world’s greatest sporting events and has captured the most crucial moments. It thus uses one of the world’s biggest picture libraries with sport as the theme, updated on a daily basis. It is thanks to this partnership that some of these historic photographs, mostly unpublished, are now on sale to the general public.
L’Équipe’s history goes back a long way...
16th October 1900 / Creation of L’Auto-Vélo, forerunner to L’Équipe
28th February 1946 / Creation of L’Équipe by Jacques Goddet
26th September 1947 / Acquisition of the official FFF journal which became France Football
October 1969 / Creation of Vélo magazine
22nd February 1980 / Creation of L’Équipe Magazine.
March 1997 / Launch of France Football on Fridays
L’Équipe, a creative newspaper of historic sporting events
1903/ Tour de France
1955/ The Football European Cup
1965/The Athletics European Cup
1966/ The Handball European Cup and Skiing World Cup
1978/ The Tour de France Sailing and Route du Rhum
An average of 26 sports covered each day
230 journalists and photographers
An average of 315,496 copies sold each day in 2009 (Source OJD)
1,645,907 copies sold on 13th July 1998 when France won the World Cup final.
L’Équipe holds the record as best selling French daily paper with an average of 2,400,000 readers every day in 2009.
L’Équipe is the most read daily newspaper bought in France
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