Poitiers - Sport

Sport

The Stade Poitevin founded in 1900 is a multi sports club. It includes a volleyball team that play in Pro A, a basketball team, an amateur football team and also a professional rugby team (season 2008–2009).

The PB86 for Poitiers Basket 86 plays in the proA league. Three Americans play there Rasheed Wright, Kenny Yougner and Tommy Gunn. The team has play the playoffs in 2009_2010 season and was the proB France Champion for the 2008–2009 season http://www.pb86.fr/ the communication of the team is recognize as one of the best in france basketball league.

Brian Joubert, the figure skating champion, practices at Poitiers ice rink and lives with his family in the city.

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