Saint-Etienne lost to Eintracht Frankfurt (1-2) this Saturday for its last preparation match. Beaten by Marseille (2-1), three days ago, Saint-Etienne lost again, against Frankfurt (2-1) at Deutsche Bank Park, for its last friendly match before the resumption of Ligue 1. Christopher Lenz opened the scoring for Eintracht in the 12th minute and Rafael Borré made the break by converting a penalty (41st), obtained after a foul by Wahbi Khazri. Claude Puel’s men waited until the 74th minute to close the gap. Timothée Kolodziejczak deceived Kevin Trapp by deflecting a corner header. The starting 11 from Saint-Etienne Green – Mason, Moukoudi, Nadé, G. Silva – Youssouf, M. Camara, Aouchiche – Bouanga, Khazri, Abi. The Stéphanois will have won only one of their preparation matches, against Grenoble (2-1) on July 17. ASSE will face Lorient on Sunday August 8 (3 p.m.) for the resumption of Ligue 1.
The Olympic vice-champions of two light weight sculls in rowing Laura Tarantola and Claire Bové spoke about their Tokyo Olympics this Saturday at the Trocadéro fan-zone in Paris.
For its seventh friendly match, Clermont won 2-1 against Nantes. With five wins and two draws in preparation, the Auvergnats will start their first season in Ligue 1 with confidence.
by The Swiss Belinda Bencic became Olympic champion on Saturday. The 12th player in the world dominated in the women’s singles final Czech Marketa Vondrousova (7-5, 2-6, 6-3) to give Switzerland a third gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics.
The Olympic vice-champions of two light weight sculls in rowing Laura Tarantola and Claire Bové told each other this Saturday at the Trocadéro fanzone in Paris.
American Neilson Powless (EF Education-Nippo) won the Clasica San Sebastian sprint on Saturday, ahead of Matej Mohoric (Bahrain). Julian Alaphilippe is sixth.
Frenchman Pierre Gasly did not hide his pleasure after a perfect qualifying session, which ended only behind Red Bull and Mercedes.
Max Verstappen (Red Bull) recognized the Mercedes superiority on Saturday since the start of the week at the Hungarian GP. The Dutchman also justified his strategy in Q2 with the soft tires by the fear of not going into Q3.
The start of the big stage of the Pro Sailing Tour offshore between Toulon and Brest, which will bring together the six crews of the Ocean Fifty trimaran, must be postponed from Sunday to Monday due to the capricious weather.
The Stade de Reims lost this Saturday on the lawn of Hoffenheim (1-3) for its last preparation match before the resumption of Ligue 1.
Bayer Leverkusen and Aston Villa have agreed to transfer Leon Bailey to England. It will be formalized after his medical examination and the settlement of final contractual details.
Lewis Hamilton appreciated, on Saturday at the Hungarian GP, regaining pole position after 6 GPs of famine. The Briton also responded to the whistles of the Hungarian public after the qualifying session.
Not really in the plans of Jorge Sampaoli at the Olympique de Marseille, Nemanja Radonjic could well revive this summer transfer window. From the start, Pablo Longoria was very active in the transfer window. The president of the Olympique de Marseille was able to meet the expectations of Jorge Sampaoli … but now finds himself blocked! If it was easy to buy, the sales mission seems more complicated, since the only real gain is the departure of Hiroki Sakai to the Urawa Reds for 1.5M €. “On the
The French Lili Sebesi and Albane Dubois won their ticket this Saturday for the 49erFX final which will take place on Monday in Enoshima. It did not happen, however, for the Lucas Rual-Emile Amoros duo.
For their last preparation match before the resumption, in eight days, Lorient and Angers delivered a balanced game, which finally turned to the advantage of the Bretons.
OLYMPIC GAMES – France won the first mixed team event on the Olympic program this Saturday in Tokyo
by Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) set the fastest time in the Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying session on Saturday ahead of his teammate Valtteri Bottas. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) set the third fastest time and will start tomorrow from the second row alongside Sergio Perez, the other Red Bull rider.
by Jamaica scored a hat-trick in the women’s 100m final. After fully mastered qualifications, Elaine Thompson edged out Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price (10”74) and Shericka Jackson (10”76) by setting the Olympic record (10”61) to win the gold medal.
A rain of medals fell on the French delegation on Saturday at the Tokyo Olympics. The judokas became the first Olympic champions of the mixed team event to the detriment of Japan, at home. Four silver charms were added by the windsurfers, the Bleues of rugby sevens and the sabers. The triathletes won bronze.
Overtaken by a much superior New Zealand, the Blue won the silver medal in rugby 7. The French captain, Fanny Horta, believes that France has not shown its best face but remains proud of its teammates.
(Reuters) – Tokyo, where the Olympics are currently being held, Thailand and Malaysia on Saturday announced record numbers of coronavirus infections, mainly from the highly transmissible Delta variant of the disease. This surge in cases has shaken parts of Asia that have so far successfully contained the epidemic, such as Vietnam forced to impose drastic restrictions on travel from Monday in several cities and pr