Saint-Étienne right-back Mathieu Debuchy forfeited the Ligue 1 match against Metz on Sunday (3 p.m.). Mathieu Debuchy withdrew for the match of the 24th day of Ligue 1 against Metz on Sunday (3 p.m.) at the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium. read also Ligue 1 standings The right-back and captain of AS Saint-Étienne (35), released following a shock with his teammate Charles Abi in the 27th minute of the match against Nantes (1-1) Wednesday, suffers from a lung problem and the duration of his unavailability is uncertain. He should not be present Thursday in the Coupe de France in Sochaux either.

Lai Xiaomin, former head of investment fund China Huarong, was accused of receiving bribes worth more than 215 million euros.

The Rangers were caught on the gong on the lawn of Hamilton, last in the Scottish Championship. Despite the leader’s XXL lead, Steven Gerrard, the coach, did not like it at all.

Under contract until the end of the season, Sergio Ramos has yet to agree to an extension at Real Madrid. Even if the Spanish defender would like to stay with the Merengue, his departure seems to become clearer over the days, enough to arrange the affairs of PSG … A true figure of Real Madrid since 2005, Sergio Ramos is perhaps approaching the end of his history with Casa Blanca. The Spain international is coming to the end of his contract, and discussions for his extension are dragging on. Still, Florentino Pérez and his player have been negotiating for several months and seemed to have come close to a deal recently. Until now, Real Madrid refused to offer a two-season contract to Sergio Ramos, who will turn 35 in March. Florentino Pérez favors short-term renewals for his 30-year-old players but seems willing to make an effort regarding the Spanish world champion. Now the main obstacle is financial, as Sergio Ramos wants to keep his current salary, estimated at € 12m, while Real Madrid demand a 10% effort from the defender, leading the latter to touch € 10.8m …

CYCLING VIDEO – The Italian Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers), world champion in the specialty, won Sunday in the time trial of the Étoile de Bessèges, for which the Belgian Tim Wellens (Lotto-Soudal) is the final winner.

Laurens Sweeck won both crosses of the weekend, including the second this Sunday in the snow, in Lille (Belgium). Ceylin Alvarado won there after a superb race, ahead of world champion Lucinda Brand.

The Italian Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers), world champion in the specialty, won Sunday in the time trial of the Étoile de Bessèges, of which the Belgian Tim Wellens (Lotto-Soudal) is the final winner.

The weather conditions do not allow the holding of the Dutch Championship matches scheduled for this Sunday afternoon. A postponement also in the Bundesliga.

At the end of an indecisive and offensive match, Stade Rochelais lost (26-22) at Paris La Défense Arena against Racing 92 on Sunday, but remains second in the Top 14 standings after this game late in the 14th day.

Six French players make their entry into the Australian Open on the second day, Tuesday. Also on the program, Rafael Nadal and Ashleigh Barty.

After his missed penalty, last Sunday against Bologna (2-1), Zlatan Ibrahimovic this time reached the bar of 500 club goals by scoring against Crotone this Sunday in San Siro.

Former French champion and European welterweight champion in the 1960s, the bisontin boxer Jean Josselin died at the age of 81.

Strongly criticized by supporters who demand his resignation, Jacques-Henri Eyraud can however count on the support of Frank McCourt. The Bostonian indeed seems to have the will to keep the president of OM despite the enormous crisis that is hitting the Marseille club. In recent weeks, the Olympique de Marseille has been going through a very serious crisis. It must be said that after a first part of the season during which OM were quickly eliminated in the Champions League, the start of the year sealed Marseille’s ambitions in Ligue 1, the podium moving away almost irreversibly. A situation which created the anger of supporters, part of whom forced their way into La Commanderie. To make matters worse, André Villas-Boas was laid off after demanding his resignation, all against the backdrop of rumors of the club being sold. And the first target is none other than Jacques-Henri Eyraud whose departure is hoped for by all OM supporters. But while he has announced his intention to stay despite the incessant criticism he receives, the Marseille president can also count on the support of Frank McCourt. McCourt will not let go of Eyraud Indeed,…

Three players who had played outside the European Union were forced to withdraw from the Cherbourg Challenger. For the rest, there was no excessive concern for the organization of the ATP 250 tournaments in Montpellier or Marseille.

The Brazilian defender of Montpellier Vitorino Hilton played this Sunday against Dijon the 500th game of his career in Ligue 1.

Harry Kane returned Sunday against West Bromwich Albion (2-0) and Tottenham ended their three-game losing streak in the Premier League.

Italians Federico Pellegrino and Francesco De Fabiani won the Ulricehamn team sprint in Sweden on Sunday, counting for the World Cup. The French were unable to compete for victory in the final due to a crash.

AC Milan, 2nd in Serie A, has the opportunity to resume the leader’s chair at Inter in case of success against the red lantern Crotone this Sunday at San Siro (3 p.m.). Zlatan Ibrahimovic and two French, Theo Hernandez and Soualiho Meïté, are titular.

By winning against Bordeaux (2-1) this Sunday, after being led to the score, Brest, who had not won for five matches, gives air.

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