Women’s Euro: Ada Hegerberg and Norway eliminated, Austria against Germany in the quarterfinals

Ada Hegerberg and Norway will not play the quarter-finals of the Euro, and that is logical. Pulverized by England (0-8) in their previous match, the Scandinavians absolutely had to beat Austria to pass the group stage. But it was their opponent who dominated this meeting from start to finish, and the Austrian victory (1-0), obtained … Read more

Corinne Deacon after France-Belgium: “A coherent match”

Corinne Deacon (coach of the France team, victorious over Belgium 2-1 in the group stage of the Women’s Euro, at the microphone of Canal+): “We won with great difficulty tonight. (Thursday). We could have broken with this penalty (stopped by the Belgian goalkeeper against Wendie Renard, 90th), there was almost nothing left. We will have … Read more

Marie-Antoinette Katoto out through injury against Belgium

Marie-Antoinette Katoto, the striker of the France team, left the field after only a quarter of an hour of play this Thursday evening against Belgium, during the second match of the Blue in the Euro. The striker collapsed on the field, suffering from the right knee, already strapped at the start of the game. The … Read more

Ons Jabeur in the semi-finals of a Grand Slam: “I’ve been hoping for this for a long time”

“How do you feel after qualifying for your first Grand Slam semi-final?I am very happy that my trip here continues and I am happy to have been able to play better in the second and third sets. I started to feel really better from the start of the second run. I became more aggressive and … Read more

For her big comeback in singles, Serena Williams yields to Frenchwoman Harmony Tan in the first round of Wimbledon

Like the lioness she always was, she fought until the end. But like the exhausted and out of breath player she is a little more every day, Serena Williams finally gave in. Exhausted by more than three hours of combat (3h11), the American, her right cheek dressed in two black bandages, bowed to the French … Read more

Marie Wattel vice-world champion in the 100m butterfly

And two medals for the French team! After Léon Marchand’s gold in the 400m medley, Marie Wattel took silver in the 100m butterfly, setting a new French record. The 25-year-old Frenchwoman, European champion in the distance in 2021, was overtaken by the American Torri Huske (55’64), the Chinese Yufei Zhang (56”41) completes the podium. “Honestly, … Read more

Diane Parry eliminated by Sloane Stephens in the third round of Roland-Garros

Diane Parry leaves Paris and by the Porte d’Auteuil on a match that will leave her with regrets, where she will never have found the right formula to hinder Sloane Stephens, victorious in two sets (6-2, 6-3). The American, down to 64th in the world, but much more experienced, since she has already won a … Read more

Alizé Cornet: “One of my fondest memories at Roland-Garros”

“It’s a complicated match to analyze…In the first set, she made a lot of mistakes, I was very solid and in the second she had the entry break and then she played much more liberated. When Jelena starts hitting, it’s really very hard even if physically I gave everything. I had no solutions in the … Read more

Naomi Osaka takes the front door at Roland-Garros, beaten by Amanda Anisimova

A year after her unexpected withdrawal last year before her second round, the Japanese Naomi Osaka returned to the clay courts of Roland-Garros against Amanda Anisimova (28th in the WTA rankings), this Monday in the first round. And as at the Australian Open at the start of the year, the former world No. 1 came … Read more