The French women’s team lost with one breath (16-18) its semi-final against the United States in the 3×3 tournament of the Tokyo Games. It passed very close. The France team, world number 1 in the women’s 3×3 circuit, lost two points (16-18) in the semi-finals of the Olympic tournament on Wednesday in Tokyo. Les Bleues had an overtime ball two seconds from the final gong, but the shot taken in impossible conditions by Migna Touré did not find the target. The French will therefore play the match for the bronze medal (13:45 French) against the loser of the other semi-final between the Russian Olympic Committee and China (11:10). The United States will play in the final (2:55 p.m.) for the discipline’s first Olympic gold medal. The Blue were led to a maximum of four points before making a good comeback in the last three minutes, relying on their defense and the efficiency of Ana-Maria Filip (8 points). Laetitia Guapo equalized one minute and five seconds from the end (16-16). But the faults, the American free throws and two final rebounds including an offensive by Allisha Gray got the better of the France team. This one lost a video challenge for a possession of the ball which appeared however favorable to the entry of the last minute. After the disappointment, Marie-Eve Paget and her teammates must now refocus to win the medal.
In the record time of 34 days, the Frenchman Jean-Marc Dubouloz won the Sun Trip Europe, whose competitors are running on the shank and on solar energy.
For the Supercopa which will pit Sporting Portugal against Braga this Saturday, supporters will be allowed to return inside the enclosure.
The French 3×3 basketball team lost by nothing to the United States in the semi-finals of the Olympic tournament on Wednesday (16-18). At 47 seconds from the end of the match, an action remains across the throat of the Blue.
US strong-winger Dominique Archie, after two seasons at Champagne Basket, joins Elan Béarnais Pau-Orthez, in Betclic Elite.
The French Lili Sebesi and Albane Dubois climbed back to 6th place this Wednesday in 49er FX. Among the boys, the Lucas Rual-Emile Amoros duo is 16th.
This Wednesday, the Ivory Coast and Brazil qualified for the quarter-finals of the men’s Olympic football tournament, finishing first two places in group D. Germany, which finished third in the group, is eliminated.
A young crew launched three years ago, the Quentin Delapierre – Manon Audinet duo had a contrasting first day (19th, 4th, 3rd) this Wednesday at Enoshima. The French occupy the sixth place in the general classification (before jury).
The Montreal Canadiens picked a player convicted of a sex crime in the NHL draft. This is causing an uproar in Canada. Even Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was outraged.
Britons Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury lost in the doubles quarter-finals of the Tokyo Olympics to Croatians Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig on Wednesday.
Integrated into the mixed doubles table at the last minute, the French Fiona Ferro and Pierre-Hugues Herbert lost out on Wednesday against the Polish pair Swiatek-Kubot (6-3, 7-6).
The France 3×3 team will be opposed to China, beaten in the semi-final by Russia (21-14), for the bronze medal in the women’s tournament at the Tokyo Olympics. Kick-off at 1:45 p.m. this Wednesday.
Relegated to more than three minutes from the winner Primoz Roglic, the French rider Rémi Cavagna regretted not having competed in the Tour de France before the Olympics to better prepare for the time trial. He finished in a disappointing 17th place.
To face Saint-Étienne, this Wednesday evening in a friendly, Jorge Sampaoli, the Marseille coach, will be deprived of two players, one positive for Covid-19 and one contact case.
Five years after their first title in Rio, the Fijians experienced a new Olympic coronation in Tokyo after their victory against New Zealand in the final (27-12) on Wednesday. They thus offer their country the second medal in its history.
Elina Svitolina will face Marketa Vondrousova, while Belinda Bencic will play against Elena Rybakina in the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics.
Coach Sylvain Ripoll has chosen to start two new youngsters, defender Timothée Pembélé and midfielder Alexis Beka Beka, to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Games at 1:30 p.m. against Japan.
After four and a half years of good and loyal service with OL, Memphis Depay has just signed for FC Barcelona. During a long interview with the Spanish press on Wednesday morning, the Dutch international dropped all his truths about his arrival at Barça. Since the last summer transfer window, FC Barcelona of Ronald Koeman and Memphis Depay would have liked to meet, but it was only a year later that their wish was granted. Engaged until June 30 with OL, Memphis Depay was able to join
The France team was stunned after Wednesday’s defeat against Argentina (2-3), which further compromises its chances of qualifying for the quarterfinals of the Olympic tournament.
Always in delicacy with her adductors, right-back Alexandra Lacrabère leaves the Bleues, replaced by Océane Sercien-Ugolin.
Beaten by nothing by the United States (18-16), this Wednesday, the France team will play for the bronze medal at 1:45 p.m., against China or Russia. Ana Maria Filip, the captain of the Bleues, believes in it.