Éditions Philippe Amaury
Éditions Philippe Amaury (EPA), also known as Groupe EPA or the Amaury Group, is a French media group founded by Philippe Amaury, whose widow Marie-Odile Amaury owns a majority of the company.
EPA publishes le Parisien, a local newspaper in greater Paris, as well as its national edition, Aujourd'hui en France. In partnership with SNC L'Equipe, the group also publishes the sports journals l'Équipe, l'Équipe Magazine, France Football and Vélo Magazine.
Furthermore, EPA owns the television channel l'Equipe 21, which airs French and international sports competitions like road cycling, rally, motocross, basketball, ice hockey, volleyball, judo, biathlon and the European Games.
Amaury Sport Organisation is one of the largest promoters of sports events in France, including the Tour de France and Paris–Roubaix bicycle races, the Paris–Dakar Rally, the Paris Marathon and the Open de France golf tournament.