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. Due to a serious gale expected this Sunday afternoon in Toulon, the start of the Final Rush of the Pro Sailing Tour, scheduled for this Sunday at 2 p.m., has been postponed to Monday August 2. About thirty knots of wind are forecast in the harbor of Toulon, which would prove perilous to launch a departure so close to the coast. In consultation with the skippers, the race director, Gilles Chiori therefore made the decision to postpone the start to Monday (10:30 am): “the strong flow from West-North-West in the Gulf of Lion and on the Var coast would make the delicate situation at the start of the journey. The six Ocean Fifty crews (15m trimaran) will set sail for Brest where they are expected after a good week at sea, depending on the weather conditions. Plagued by technical problems (rigging), Gilles Lamiré will not be able to take the start of the last stage of the Pro Sailing Tour aboard “Groupe GCA-1010 smiles”. After four stages, it is the Briton Sam Goodchild (Leyton) who leads the classification of the first edition of this four-stage circuit, which started from Brest on May 19. The classification of the Pro Sailing Tour after 4 out of 5 stages: 1. Leyton (Goodchild), 22 points; 2. Arkema 4 (Vlamynck), 18; 3. Ciela Village (Le Roux), 15; 4. Primonial (Rogues), 12; 5. Solidaires en Peloton-ARSEP (Vauchel-Camus), 11; 6. GCA-1001 Smiles Group (Lamiré), 8; 7. The Arch (Tripon and Marie), 3.
The American Gymnastics Federation announced Sunday that Simone Biles will not participate in the floor final of the Tokyo Olympics, scheduled for Monday (10:57 a.m.) either. His participation in the beam remains in suspense.
Grotesque, the elimination of the French Olympic team is first of all symptomatic of the ills of men’s 11-a-side football. Faced with the discipline’s lack of interest in the Olympics, the time for 5-a-side football has come. Beach soccer, futsal or five, the possibilities are numerous and already more suited to the Games. Because we already eat 11 a side football the rest of the year “Potato Monday, Potato Tuesday, Potato Wednesday …” Well with football at …
After a 2020/2021 season impacted by the Covid-19 epidemic, French football is resuming its good old habits with a relocated Champions Trophy to open the ball this Sunday (8 p.m.). It is on the side of Tel Aviv in Israel that Lille, reigning champion, and PSG, winner of the Coupe de France, will compete for the first title of the year. A duel between two ambitious who are still looking for a week before the resumption of the championship. This Sunday at the stroke of 8 p.m., the Israeli referee
Two months after snatching the title of champion of France from the nose and the beard of Paris Saint-Germain, Lille finds the Parisian club this Sunday evening (8 p.m.) in Tel Aviv for the Champions Trophy. A meeting that could reveal the first trends of the Lille season, whose questions about its overall level are numerous after important departures (Galtier, Maignan, Soumaré), the arrival of Jocelyn Gourvennec at the head of the first team without forgetting a situation
Silver medalist in the 50m on Sunday at the Tokyo Games, Florent Manaudou told France Télévisions his desire to compete in the Paris Olympics in 2024.
Candidates for a medal in Tokyo, the French Jean Quiquampoix and Clément Bessaguet share the first place at the halfway point of the qualifications for Olympic speed.
5th after the first run in the Park final, the Frenchman Anthony Jeanjean suffered a fall in the second, destroying his dreams of an Olympic medal.
Competed by the British, the Americans pocketed the 4x100m medley relay, set a new world record in 3’26”78 and awarded Caeleb Dressel a fifth gold medal.
China’s Lijiao Gong won the Olympic title in the shot put, the only one missing from her record. New Zealander Valérie Adams finished third.
The Blues know their opponent in the quarter-finals: it will be the neophytes of Bahrain, assured of 4th place in group B following the defeat of Portugal against Japan (30-31) on Sunday.
Christopher Six, Karim Laghouag and Nicolas Touzaint made a good comeback during the cross country eventing competition on Sunday, allowing the French team to move from 9th to 3rd place before the show jumping competition.
The Blues won against Egypt in the quarter-finals of team foil at the Tokyo Olympics (45-34). In the semi-finals (6:40), they will be opposed to Japan, winner of Italy (45-43).
Thanks to a last exceptional stint from Cate Campbell, the Australians beat the Americans to the Olympic title in the 4x100m medley.
Already winner of the 100m, the Australian Emma McKeon won Sunday in the 50m ahead of Sarah Sjöström and Pernille Blume.
Robert Fink takes his second gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, winning the 1,500m on Sunday. He is ahead of the Ukrainian Mykhailo Romanchuk and the German Florian Wellbrock.
Sifan Hassan, two-time 1500m-10000m world champion, confirmed this Sunday that she would try to make history by adding the 5000m to her panoply in Tokyo.
France won only one medal (Florent Manaudou’s silver over 50m) in swimming at the Tokyo Olympics. We have to go back to the Sydney Games in 2000 to find such a poor record.
With a better jump at 6.27 m on Sunday, Yanis David will not see the long jump final of the Tokyo Olympics. Serbian Ivana Spanovic dominated qualifying while injured Russian Darya Klishina is already out the door.