German WWII U-boat base in Marseille reboots as data center

Business Oct 23, 2019

German WWII U-boat base in Marseille reboots as data center

The thick concrete walls of a long-abandonned World War II German submarine base in Marseille, southern France, are set to find a new purpose: keeping banks of computer servers safe and cool. Dutch cloud services firm Interxion plans to invest €140 million to turn the ...

Soccer Apr 24, 2018

Marseille's Hiroki Sakai sidelined with knee injury

Marseille defender Hiroki Sakai will be out at least three weeks with a knee injury, the French first-division club said Monday. The Japan international hurt the medial collateral ligament in his left knee Saturday in Marseille's 5-1 home victory over Lille in Ligue 1. The recovery ...

Marseille's Hiroki Sakai scores goal on 28th birthday

Soccer Apr 13, 2018

Marseille's Hiroki Sakai scores goal on 28th birthday

Japan defender Hiroki Sakai netted a goal on his birthday Thursday as Marseille beat Leipzig 5-2 to book a spot in the final four of the Europa League. Sakai, who turned 28, scored Marseille's final goal during injury time of the second leg of the ...

Marseille gives defender Hiroki Sakai one-year contract extension

Soccer Sep 30, 2017

Marseille gives defender Hiroki Sakai one-year contract extension

French first-division side Marseille said Friday it has extended the contract of Japan international defender Hiroki Sakai by one season. The 27-year-old Sakai joined the club from German first-division side Hannover in June 2016, and has started in 11 games with the French team. The contract ...

Soccer Jun 24, 2016

Japan defender Sakai to join Marseille

Japan defender Hiroki Sakai will join French Ligue 1 outfit Marseille after his contract expired with Bundesliga club Hannover, the French side announced Thursday. The 26-year-old played for Hannover, which will be relegated to the German league's second division, since transferring from the J. League's ...