In the wake of the European Championships, Florent Manaudou competed in the 50m sprint tournament at the Mare Nostrum meeting in Monaco this weekend. Eliminated in the semifinals, he did not manage to go below 22 ”. A week after the disappointing European Championships, Florent Manaudou was already plunging back this weekend in Monaco. The French did not manage to go below 22 ” over 50 m, eliminated in the semi-final of the sprint tournament after four lengths in 22”39 (series), 22”12 (round of 16), 22 ”05 (quarter-finals) and 22”03 (semi-finals). The tournament was won by the Dutchman Thom De Boer (21”62 in the final) ahead of the Brazilian Bruno Fratus. Engaged in the same women’s tournament, Mélanie Hénique, continental silver medalist in the 50m butterfly, lost clearly in the 50m final against the Danish Pernille Blume (24”96 against 24”34), after swimming in 24”74 in the half. Ndoye Brouard still in shape Maxime Grousset won the 100m on Saturday in 48”28 ahead of his compatriot Charles Rihoux (49”44), Clément Mignon finishing 4th in 50”07. Charlotte Bonnet, she dominated the 100m in 54”12 and the 200m in a modest time in 1’58”38. Continental bronze medalist in Budapest, Yohann Ndoye Brouard won the 100m backstroke in 53”53. Fantine Lesaffre won the 200m backstroke in 2’14”99 and ran the 200m medley (2’18”26) and the 400m medley (4’40”12) in the wake of bulimic Katinka Hosszu (7 races). Jordan Pothain also doubled, 2nd in the 400m in 3’51”56 behind the Tunisian Hafnaoui (3’47”79) and 3rd in the 200m in 1’48”32 (1’48”02 in series). read also All the news about swimming

The 18-year-old Spanish prodigy Carlos Alcaraz, from qualifying, dominated his friend Bernabe Zapata Miralles (6-3, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 [4]) on Monday and won his first match in the main draw at Roland-Garros.

Jostled by Latvian Jelena Ostapenko (44th in the world) on Monday, Sofia Kenin (seeded n ° 4) still climbed to the second round of Roland Garros (6-4, 4-6, 6-3) .

An auction will take place on June 23 in London for lots retracing the career of Roger Federer. All earnings will be donated to the foundation of Switzerland.

Arrested since March 22, Lilian Calmejane (AG2R-Citroën) will resume competition on the Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge (June 8).

Beneficiary of a wild-card, Arthur Rinderknech (117th world) missed three balls in the first set before suffering the law of the Croatian Marin Cilic (47th), winner 7-6 (6), 6-1, 6-2, this Monday in the 1st round of the French Open.

With one day from the end of the championship, ten teams, from the top of the standings to the red zone, still have something to play.

The French women’s team will play two matches against Italy, Tuesday (6.15 p.m.) and Wednesday (6.30 p.m.) in Mulhouse, which will finalize the composition of their squad before replaying twice at the end of the week. to switch to the Euro (June 17-27).

Karim Benzema had a great time during the Blues training session on Monday at Clairefontaine. The good humor and joie de vivre of the Real striker were particularly visible during the striking session set up by Didier Deschamps.

The captain of Belgium returned to the departure of Zinédine Zidane from Real Madrid, one year from the end of his contract.

It is a combative Benoît Paire who ended up losing in the 1st round of the French Open against Casper Ruud on Monday. Back in pictures on the tribulations of a colorful character.

Novak Djokovic will face Tennys Sandgren in the first round on Tuesday in the night session. He regrets the absence of spectators for this occasion.

Eden Hazard, captain of Belgium and teammate of the center forward at Real Madrid, welcomed the return of Karim Benzema to the Blues for the Euro, from June 11 to July 11.

The new union, resulting from the merger of the Premier League and the Union of Professional Football Clubs (UCPF), will officially see the light of day on Tuesday.

Find every day the news of the Blues on video during the Euro. This Monday, Kingsley Coman and Raphaël Varane evoke the National Football Center in Clairefontaine.

While he was officially signed by FC Barcelona on Monday, Sergio Agüero was clear about his ambitions for the Catalan club, while showing his joy at having joined a team of such magnitude. Since last summer, FC Barcelona have been looking for a new top center-forward. And for good reason, leaving since he was no longer in the plans of Ronald Koeman, Luis Suarez was not replaced by Barca during the last summer transfer window. The targets were not lacking in this perspective, the Blaugrana having then been announced in the footsteps of Lautaro Martinez (Inter) or those of Memphis Depay (OL, which is still a target on the agenda since his contract in Lyon expires next June 30). However, due to lack of financial means, FC Barcelona had failed to enlist the successor of the one nicknamed El Pistolero and therefore played the entire 2020/2021 financial year without a titular top striker. However, since this Monday afternoon, this site has officially been filled! Indeed, FC Barcelona formalized today the arrival of Sergio Agüero from Manchester City in…

Holder against the Netherlands, Colin Dagba was injured in the left ankle on an opponent’s tackle and had to leave the field.

For his first match in two years at Roland Garros, Roger Federer quietly qualified for the second round on Monday, disposing in three sets of the Uzbek Denis Istomin (6-2, 6-4, 6-3 ).

Tested positive for Covid-19 a few days ago, Vahiné Fierro and Canelle Bulard will finally return to the ISA Worlds in El Salvador after two negative tests. Jérémy Flores, Joan Duru and Pauline Ado qualified for the second round.

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