Matthieu Jalibert (UBB): “Put the club back on the right track”

“The president has decided to release his duties as manager Christophe Urios as the players seemed to want? Are you satisfied ?Satisfied yes and no… It’s the president’s decision. He wanted to start again on a new dynamic. We will adapt to find the best solution. I focus on the team. How did you find … Read more

Nicolas Colsaerts, vice-captain of the European team: “The Ryder gives me goosebumps”

“What does this appointment as vice-captain mean to you?For me, it is somewhere the confirmation that I am part of the opinion leaders. It is also a reward for having behaved well during all these years, for having an impeccable reputation but above all for knowing what I am talking about. This Ryder Cup has … Read more

Dan Robson, who goes from Wasps to Pau: “It was a shock”

Like other French clubs, the Section Paloise took advantage of the setbacks of Wasps to strengthen itself. She recruited, until the end of the season, Dan Robson, an experienced scrum half (30 years old) who wore the Wasps jersey 162 times. English international on 14 occasions, he agreed, between two house visits, to come back … Read more

Lionel Messi: ‘It will be my last’

“Above all, how did you show yourself before this first match?Alright. I’m going through a good period, both personally and physically. I heard that there was a lot of commentary on the fact that I trained separately, etc. I received a blow, it was as a precaution, but nothing serious. This is your fifth World … Read more

Aurélien Tchouaméni, midfielder of the Blues and Real: “Who am I not to be criticized? »

In this sort of Madrid Montparnasse tower, we met Xabi Alonso, the Leverkusen coach, before his Champions League match against Atlético (2-2). Aurélien Tchouaméni, he had experienced Real’s first defeat of the season, the day before in Leipzig (2-3, October 25). He digested it before an NBA game, one of his passions, the Phoenix Suns, … Read more

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: “The place of world No. 1 becomes a goal for Caroline Garcia”

“How do you view Caroline Garcia’s performance at the Masters?It inspires me a lot. First, that it is doable. Next, that tennis isn’t all about highs. It’s made up of ups and downs and the characteristic of a champion, of a champion, is really to be able to question yourself every day and to create … Read more

Julien Benneteau, captain of the French Billie Jean King Cup team: “There are only good vibes”

“How has the gathering of this French team been going since your arrival at Portel on Monday evening?So far, very well. We had a very warm welcome at the Portel town hall, which confirms the enthusiasm we felt when we found out that we were going to organize the meeting in France. We saw it … Read more

Cameron Woki before France-Australia: “Second line? A position I have come to love”

Australia, a “big challenge” “It’s a hell of a warm-up on this tour. I had the chance to do the tour there (in July 2021), it was a very tough tour. We haven’t had many victories against them in our history so it’s going to be a big game, not to be neglected, with a … Read more

James Blake, on the revival of American tennis: “They manage this pressure much better”

“When is it difficult for a young American player to succeed very prestigious names?It’s funny because that’s the question I was asked when I started playing on the circuit. There had been Sampras and Agassi. Then we wondered if Mardy (Fish) was going to be next. And then it went to (John) Isner and (Sat) … Read more

Corinne Deacon: “I have the unity of my group to preserve”

“Clara Mateo, Ouleymata Sarr and Sandy Baltimore are not on your list. Why ?Clara and Ouleymata are injured, for Sandy it’s a choice of the moment. I judge his performances lately with his club (PSG) a little below. Nothing really bad, it’s a selection at a given time. This will allow me to see Lindsey … Read more