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

Max Verstappen dominates Free Practice 2 of the Canadian GP ahead of Charles Leclerc

At the wheel of his Red Bull, Max Verstappen was the fastest on the Montreal circuit on Friday during free practice 2, a few hours after dominating the first session. The Dutchman improves his mark by just over a second. He is slightly ahead of Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc (+0’0”81) and Carlos Sainz (+0’225). Fourth … Read more

Asvel crushes Monaco and equalizes in the Betclic Elite final

Asvel made short work of Monaco (91-54) on Friday and returned to 1-1 in the final of the French Championship. Aggressive and solid on Wednesday during the first confrontation (74-82), the Monegasques could not cope with the Villeurbanne steamroller. Annoyed, the locals started with a knife between their teeth, inflicting a scathing 28-12 on the … Read more

Portugal beat the Czech Republic to take the lead in their group

Against the Czechs on Thursday night, the best Portuguese on the pitch was a Manchester player, but he wore number 10 and played a notch below Cristiano Ronaldo. Positioned in midfield in front of Ruben Neves and alongside William Carvalho, Bernardo Silva never skimped during the defensive phases and was involved in the two Portuguese … Read more

David Gaudu wins ahead of Wout Van Aert in the third stage of the Dauphiné

Second French victory in two days on the Critérium du Dauphiné. David Gaudu (Groupama-FDJ) offered himself a prestigious victory on Tuesday at the top of Puy de Sancy, during the last ascent of the day. Wout Van Aert (second) takes the yellow and the Frenchman Victor Lafay (Cofidis) completes the podium. Like a sprinter, David … Read more

Asvel in the final after their victory (61-73) on the Dijon floor

The huge rant of Dijon coach Nenad Markovic, in the middle of the third quarter, will not change anything. On their floor, the Burgundians did not find the key to staying alive in this Betclic Elite playoff semi-final. At the end of a match where there was no suspense beyond the first quarter, Lyon-Villeurbanne easily … Read more

The second stage and the yellow for Alexis Vuillermoz on the Dauphiné

It is a victory at the end of the suspense. Alexis Vuillermoz won in the sprint at the end of the second stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné, Monday in Brives-Charensac (Haute-Loire). The Franc-Comtois, rider of the Total Énergies team, is the new leader of the general classification, his first distinctive jersey in his career. … Read more

Blues: Kylian Mbappé on the scoresheet for Croatia-France, not N’Golo Kanté

The midfielder of Chelsea, holder Friday against Denmark (1-2), will not be on the scoresheet in Croatia. Coach Didier Deschamps summoned 24 players during this gathering, but only 23 may be involved for each meeting. N’Golo Kanté had played the 90 minutes of the defeat of the Blues against Denmark on Friday. (S. Mantey/The Team) … Read more

Claude Atcher, boss of the 2023 World Cup in France, sent back to correctional

Director General of the Public Interest Group (GIP) France 2023, founded in April 2018 by the FFR, the CNOSF and the State, Claude Atcher has, according to our information, received a summons to appear from the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office. The boss of the World Cup, which will begin at the Stade de France in … Read more

Marin Cilic wins a super tie-break against Andrey Rublev to reach the semi-finals at Roland-Garros

The great adventure continues for Marin Cilic. Launched at the age of 33 in what is a bit like a second career, the Croatian is in the process of raising his head very high at Roland-Garros this year after two difficult last seasons in terms of results. In a brand new ambitious suit, the current … Read more