Tommy Paul, redemption after the mistakes of youth

“That day, on the court, Tommy was completely freaked out”, loose this former coach of the USTA, the American tennis federation, thinking back to the US Open 2017. In the first round of the doubles tournament, the American pair Paul-Johnson faces the Italians Fognini-Bolelli. The day before, Tommy Paul, 20, wild card, was beaten from … Read more

How the medical staff of the Blues put Dika Mem back on his feet

Neon orange shoes you can’t miss. No doubt, Dika Mem (25) was back on the field on Sunday. In a match without major stake, between French and Spaniards, already qualified for the quarters. “It was perfect, even if it always makes quality matches. We want to win against everyone, me, personally, against Spain.smiles the Frenchman, … Read more

Nîmes says goodbye (temporarily) to Costières and starts against Guingamp at the Antonins stadium

A new page in the history of the dilapidated Costières stadium will be turned this Monday evening. The Nîmes Olympique will play against Guingamp (9 p.m.) its first match at the Antonins stadium, definitively approved on Wednesday by the prefecture and Thursday by the LFP. It is a small feat that the construction companies managed … Read more

Daniel Alves as head hairstylist leading a Brazil B team to face Cameroon

You have to see him running everywhere, the jumper tucked into the shorts and the shorts pulled up to the armpits, screaming “come on!” to his teammates during the mini oppositions. Daniel Alves, unconcerned about his style, is a beast of training and he proves it every day in Qatar, within the walls of the … Read more

False start for Quentin Fillon Maillet and the Blues at the opening of the World Cup

Quentin Fillon Maillet had warned that his engine would cough a little for the opening of hostilities on the individual (20 km, 4 shots) of Kontiolahti. But the winner of the big crystal globe finally had feelings “a little better” than in previous openings (8th in 2021, 4th in 2020, 12th in 2019). In reality, … Read more

Behind the scenes of the successful start of the World Cup for the French team

In recent months, in the France team, there has been a lot of talk about curses or bad luck. Even the most optimistic had seen in the executive packages – N’Golo Kanté, Paul Pogba, Presnel Kimpembe, Karim Benzema, Lucas Hernandez – the sign of an expected end to the cycle. A first round and then … Read more

In Brazil, the jersey of the selection is a source of tension in the middle of the presidential election

Every Sunday, the sidewalk of Ipanema is closed to traffic. So, on the seafront, with a view of the Deux frères, a hill surrounded by the Vidigal favela, you run, pedal or slide, on skateboards and rollerblades. We are active and we are also involved in politics. A single accessory can suffice: the yellow jersey … Read more

FDJ-SUEZ-Futuroscope, from a family armada to a strong team in women’s world cycling

By his own admission, at the start, Gatien Merlot knew nothing about cycling. He was more into football. But in the mid-2000s, after a decade of following his daughter Emmanuelle in the races she competed in, this boss of a wooden construction company had acquired some knowledge and some contacts. He then found himself at … Read more

With the 296 GTB, Ferrari offers itself a V6 symphony

Numbers and letters to start: 296 GTB. The numbers: 29 for 2,900cc, 6 for 6 cylinders. The letters: GT for Gran Turismo, B for Berlinetta. Figures and beings to continue. First 6-cylinder in the history of Ferrari designed for a road model. finally officially (see box). In V, of course, at 120 degrees. V as … Read more

Roglic and Van Aert will electrify Paris-Nice

In recent months, the organizers of Paris-Nice have been split into two camps. On the one hand, the skeptics thought that Primoz Roglic, who had left the Nice hinterland last year, the raw flesh under a shredded shorts, at the end of a last nightmarish stage where he had wallowed twice, tumbling from the lead … Read more