Xavi (Barça) “loves how Ousmane Dembélé plays”

Xavi, FC Barcelona coach, after the victory against Sevilla FC (3-0): “When we took control of the game, we made the ball go faster, we established ourselves in the opposing camp… Very good team game overall, we dominated and we even had opportunities to score more. We are going through a good period. Winning 3-0 … Read more

Emiliano Sala case: the CAS rules for Nantes in the dispute between it and Cardiff

In the dispute between Cardiff City and Nantes over payment for the transfer (€17 million) of Emiliano Sala, who tragically died in a plane crash on January 21, 2019, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled in favor of Nantes this Friday. Cardiff disputed the validity of the transfer agreement. The Welsh club turned … Read more

Borna Coric tames Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Cincinnati Masters 1000

Ohio was therefore a land of rebirth. After the breathtaking adventure of Caroline Garcia, heroine of the women’s draw in Cincinnati coming out of qualifying, it was the Croatian Borna Coric (152nd, 25 years old) who tore with a bang the veil of shadow in which he had been entangled for more one year. Sunday, … Read more

Sébastien Vigier in gold in the individual sprint at the European Championships, Rayan Helal in bronze

The French track cycling team is still doing just as well at the European Championships in Munich. After their silver medal in the team sprint on Friday, Sébastien Vigier and Rayan Helal respectively took gold and bronze in the individual on Sunday. At the end of the afternoon, the semi-finals first gave way to two … Read more

Bruno Genesio (Rennes) after the defeat against Lorient: “There are 37 days left”

Bruno Genesio, Rennes coach, after the home defeat against Lorient (0-1): “There are 37 days left, if we are already alarmist and defeatist, the season is going to be long … We will have to show another face in the intensity that we did not put in the second period. In general, you get what … Read more

France offers itself the League of Nations at the end of the suspense against the United States

After a failed European Championship in September, Andréa Giani’s players are back to winning ways in an international competition. The French won the League of Nations for the third time in their history after 2015 and 2017, when it was still called the World League. As in the semi-final, the Blues take a little time … Read more

The French men’s team retains its world title in epee

They do not let go of their crown. Three years after their title in Budapest (Hungary), the French swordsmen retained the world team gold, this Friday in Cairo (Egypt), by dominating the Italians in the final (45-42). If Yannick Borel and Alexandre Bardenet were already in the winning group in 2019, Alex Fava and Romain … Read more

Miguel Angel Lopez arrested by the Spanish police for a doping case as a witness

After renouncing to participate in the Tour de France due to yet another injury, the Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez was arrested by the Spanish police when he had just landed this Thursday in Madrid from Colombia. According to the specialized site Ciclo 21, the Astana runner (28) is currently being questioned as part of an … Read more

Eugene Worlds: blue hurdlers and Jamaican sprinters on the menu for next night

Three French in the 110m hurdles semi-finals, how many in the final two and a half hours later? It will be one of the blue stakes of the night from Sunday to Monday. Sasha Zhoya, lane 8, will attack the case from 2:05 am against the American star, Grant Holloway. Objective: finish in the first … Read more

Julian Alaphilippe will be at the start of the Vuelta

Officially: Julian Alaphilippe will be present on the Vuelta which begins on August 19 from Utrecht in the Netherlands. Victim of a serious fall during the last Liège-Bastogne-Liège and back to competition during the French Championships in Cholet on June 26, the Frenchman from the Quick Step – Alpha Vinyl training was not finally selected … Read more