Federer is the best player in history for amateurs, the French vote Nadal

91% of French people and 97% of tennis fans have a good opinion of Roger Federer, who decided to put away his rackets at the age of 41. Technically gifted (95%), combative (94%), sympathetic (93%), elegant (90%) and close to the public (87%)… Tennis fans greet the player but also the man. The Swiss is … Read more

Basketball: Alba Ventura’s rant against Thomas Heurtel

Another athlete disconnected from the ordinary world. Thomas Heurtel, the leader of the Bluesjust commit to two seasons with the Zenit St. Petersburg, in Russia. It’s true that it’s absolutely time to sign with a Russian club. Bravo for the timing! When you see that Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev split himself with a message … Read more

cost, ecological impact… What you need to know about Qatar’s stadiums

The topic of the day. Qatar will host the FIFA World Cup from November 20 to December 18, 2022 in eight different venues. Only one existed before the designation of the country as host of the World Cup. This is the Khalifa International Stadium (40,000 seats) built in 1976 by the Frenchman Roger Taillibert, also … Read more

with Benzema and Mbappé, which French among the nominees?

It’s already a first meeting for football fans. If the winner of Ballon d’Or 2022 won’t be known until October 17 next, the list of nominees for the most prestigious individual award will be revealed this Friday, August 12. Several French players candidates to appear in this selection, a Blue could even win the title. … Read more

Ligue 1, Champions League, Blues… Where to watch football this season and how much does it cost?

During this 2022/2023 season, you will again have to pay to be able to watch all the major football events – and expensive! As the Ligue 1, Premier League and Bundesliga seasons resume this weekend of August 6 and 7, here is the complete guide so you don’t miss a thing. Regarding Ligue 1, like … Read more

the companion of the French goalkeeper found dead in early July

The circumstances of the tragedy remain unknown. On July 4, the family of Camille Nell, companion of Bleues goalkeeper Pauline Peyraud-Magnin, informed of the death of the 27-year-old young woman, her mother said. Her body was found dead in the apartment she shared with the soccer player in Turin. His family did not specify the … Read more

France will take the lead in the world rankings for the first time in its history

France, victorious over Japan 20-15 on Saturday in Tokyo, will become world number one on Monday, a first since the establishment of the ranking in 2003, according to projections by World Rugby, the governing body of world rugby. Fabien Galthié’s men, undefeated this season with ten victories in a row, also a first in the … Read more

how an English player became one of the most successful without having played

It must be a fantasy for our current French players: winning tournaments without having to play matches. There at least we might finally have a successor to Yannick Noah at Roland-Garros. Since then, in 2023, it will be 40 years, it was the last victory of a Frenchman in a Grand Slam tournament. This feat, … Read more

Zverev back in early August with the US Open in sight?

This is one of the most striking images of the 2022 Roland-Garros fortnight. At the heart of a Homeric battle against Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals, Alexander Zverev’s scream tore center court before the German collapses in mondovision. The slow motion of her twisting her right ankle on television no doubt made millions of viewers … Read more

why without the Ch’tis, there would be no Roland-Garros tournament

It has nothing to do with Dany Boon. It is rather on the side of the regional specialties that it is necessary to seek, because the Hauts-de-France, it is the maroilles, the fricadelle, but also the clay! And that of Roland-Garros comes from Templeuve, south of Lille, where the Briqueteries du Nord prepare it. Every … Read more