The Nordic ski season begins this Friday in Ruka (Finland) in the World Cup. The French Richard Jouve and Lucas Chanavat will be lined up for the classic sprint in cross-country skiing. The Nordic skiing season begins in earnest this Friday with the first round of the World Cup which will be held in the extreme cold (minus 18 degrees expected) of Ruka, Finland. Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined and ski jumping are on the program for the three days of competition. read also All the news of the Nordic combined If the best French people will be aligned by Jérôme Laheurte on the combined (Laurent Mühlethaler ranked 11th in qualifying on Friday) and in jump, only five cross-country skiers will be present for this opening. The girls and a good part of the men’s team (including Maurice Manificat) preferred to prepare at altitude in Santa Caterina, Italy, where they will compete in a FIS race on Sunday. The first to enter on Friday will be Lucas Chanavat and Olympic team sprint medalist Richard Jouve for a classic sprint. On Saturday, the forty-something Jean-Marc Gaillard, as well as Hugo Lapalus and Clément Parisse will embark on a classic 10 km. The French committed MEN Ski jumping: Contamine, Foubert Nordic combined: Baud, Blondeau, Gérard, Mühlethaler, Heinis Cross-country skiing: Chanavat, Jouve, Gaillard, Lapalus, Parisse FEMMESS Ski jumping (in Nizhny Tagi, Russia): Avocat- Gros, Clair, Pagnier.

The French Federation announced Friday that the matches of the XV of France against Ireland and England, during the next Six Nations Tournament, will be sold out.

Bordeaux will still be deprived of its captain Laurent Koscielny for the reception of Brest on Sunday (3 p.m.). But the Girondins will recover their striker Hwang Ui-jo.

Despite the many information published in recent days on the possible departure of Mauricio Pochettino to Manchester United and the option of Zinedine Zidane to succeed him at PSG, Qatar seems to have taken a firm decision as announced by Leonardo: no change is expected immediately. The coach’s soap opera is in full swing at PSG! It all started on Sunday, when Manchester United formalized the dismissal of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, as Mauricio Pochettino quickly

Frenchman Clément Petit, coach of Sambre Avesnois Handball, was appointed coach of the Belgian women’s national team on Friday.

World Rugby this week approved the amendment to Article 8 which governs the eligibility of international players, opening the door to selection changes. A novelty which could in particular allow some big names to enjoy a second international career.

The African Football Confederation (CAF) on Friday gave its support to the “decision of the Fifa Congress to conduct a feasibility study” for a biennial World Cup, instead of the usual quadrennial rhythm.

A golden bust of Diego Maradona sits in the center of the altar: a year after the death of the Argentine star, his worship continues to Mexico, where a church has been consecrated to him, in which a first baby has just been baptized.

While Juninho announced that he would leave OL at the end of the season, Jean-Michel Aulas set out to find a new sporting director to anticipate the departure of the Brazilian. Several avenues are already being studied, but the one leading to Luis Campos is gaining momentum. A few days ago, Juninho dropped a real bombshell on his future. At the microphone of RMC, the sporting director of OL, who arrived in 2019, announced that he would leave his duties at the end of the season. “For me, I said three years, do

After a qualifying camp at Clairefontaine, Brian Savary, coach of the France eFoot team, unveiled the list of the five players who will represent France in the upcoming FIFA eNations Series on FIFA 22.

Shirine Boukli (-48 kg), Amandine Buchard (-52 kg) and Priscilla Gneto (-57 kg) will play this Friday in their category final at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.

Each year, the Piolets d’or ceremony, which will begin this Friday in Briançon, recognizes exceptional achievements in mountaineering. Here are the three climbs rewarded in 2021, including that of two French in Pakistan, Symon Welfringer and Pierrick Fine.

The only French club involved at the start of the tournament, Stade Rennais could be joined by Olympique de Marseille to play in the final phase of the first Europa League Conference in history. The Bretons will see, it is certain the eighth, after their draw yesterday against the Vitesse Arnhem (3-3), which secures them the first place. And more

Bayern Munich honorary president Uli Hoeness said he was upset by the disruption at the club’s general meeting on Thursday evening when opponents of an advertising contract with Qatar wanted to make their voices heard.

The Brazilian Formiga, 43, 234 caps with the Seleçao, participated in her last international match Thursday in a friendly against India.

The question may seem incongruous given the aura and incomparable talent of the player, and yet. Since his arrival in Paris, Lionel Messi has only brought frustration and knots to the brain, between two flashes of genius far too disparate. A very low impact on the game of his new team which jumped out in the eyes of all on Wednesday night at the Etihad Stadium: every time the Argentinian refused to the slightest race without a ball, while not achieving great success – the rare times he had it

Carlos Arthur Nuzman, president of the Organizing Committee for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and former president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison, notably for corruption.

NBA player LeBron James and Liverpool – both sponsored by Nike – will launch a joint collection, to compete with the collab between PSG and Jordan Brand.

On the sidelines of the CAF general assembly this Friday in Cairo, Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA accused the opponents of his World Cup project every two years of being reluctant to any form of change.

Do you have a medicine ball but don’t know how to use it? Here is a video tutorial to guide you with three strength training exercises.

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