Novak Djokovic’s lawyers cite a Covid-19 infection in December to justify his medical exemption

As one might expect, the unlikely scenario of the “Djokovic affair” has taken a procedural turn in recent hours. Logical since the case of the world number 1 will be judged in Melbourne, Monday 10 am, Australian time (midnight in the night from Sunday to Monday, in France). In a 35-page document filed with the … Read more

World Cup 2022: LGBT spectators will have to exercise discretion in Qatar

Abdullah Al Ansari, the head of security for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, warned LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) spectators. They should avoid showing signs of their gender in public to respect the conservative culture of the emirate, where “public displays of affection are frowned upon.” “If a supporter waves a rainbow flag … Read more

Ligue Magnus: Grenoble crowned champion of France for the eighth time

Rather lucky in matches 3 and 4, with away victories on penalties, the Brûleurs de Loups de Grenoble did not wait for this final lottery this Wednesday evening, on their ice rink, to win the fifth match of the series which pitted them against the Dukes of Angers in the final of the Magnus League … Read more

Paqueta absent from training on the eve of OL – West Ham in the Europa League

The traditional quarter of an hour of training open to journalists the day before a European Cup match will first have reassured OL supporters before the confrontation against West Ham (1-1 in London in first leg) this Thursday evening in the quarter-finals of the Europa League at Groupama Stadium. Indeed, the uncertain Anthony Lopes, Tanguy … Read more

Mohamed Bayo (Clermont) sentenced for drunk driving

During an appearance hearing on preliminary admission of guilt (CRPC) on Tuesday, Mohamed Bayo was sentenced to two months in prison suspended for “drunk driving” and “unintentional injuries” by the judicial court of Clermont- Ferrand, learned AFP from the prosecution. As part of this procedure, the Guinean international striker of Clermont Foot accepted the sentence … Read more

Sergio Ramos would like to play three years at PSG

Wracked by injuries since his arrival at PSG last summer, Sergio Ramos has only played seven games this season with the Parisian club. But the Spanish defender remains ambitious and intends to continue his adventure with the leader of Ligue 1. This is what the 2010 world champion and double winner of the Euro (2008 … Read more

Nacer Bouhanni suffers a fracture of the first cervical vertebra after his fall in the Tour of Turkey

The verdict has fallen for Nacer Bouhanni. Victim of a big fall 61 kilometers from the finish during the second stage of the Tour of Turkey on Monday, the rider from Arkéa-Samsic suffered a fracture of the first cervical vertebra. His team said in a medical bulletin that he was “currently being treated at Izmir … Read more

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga eliminated in the first round of Monte-Carlo by Marin Cilic

The weeks are likely to be long for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga between now and Roland-Garros, where he has decided to end his career. Physically unfit for the highest level, the Frenchman (now 254th in the world) was overtaken in the first round of the Masters 1000 in Monte-Carlo on Monday by Marin Cilic (22nd). The score … Read more

Julien Stéphan after Strasbourg-OL: “Frustration”

Julien Stéphan, coach of Strasbourg, held in check 1-1 by Lyon: “Obviously it’s mixed. There is frustration at having conceded this goal almost in stoppage time and satisfaction at having performed as expected. We dominated Lyon, we managed to use the ball well. The regret is not having scored this second goal because we had … Read more

Bourges snatches victory against Galatasaray and qualifies for the Eurocup final

Selected to host the Final Four of the Women’s Eurocup, the Prado de Bourges went through all the emotions on Tuesday evening, during Tango’s victory over Galatasaray (69-67). Sparse in the first semi-final, Venice-Mersin (85-80), the spans were much fuller to see the Berruyères match. But eight minutes from the final buzzer, the atmosphere was … Read more