As the World Championships begin Wednesday in Roubaix, Valentin Tabellion was selected for the French team to compete in the kilometer race on Friday. Valentin Tabellion was chosen for the kilometer race at the World Track Championships scheduled for Friday in Roubaix (the Worlds will start on Wednesday). The young pursuer (22) will be the French representative in this symbolic but non-Olympic event, in the absence of the two 2020 Worlds medalists, Quentin Lafargue (whose partner is about to give birth) and Michael d’Almeida. . Herman Terryn, national sprint coach “Valentin Tabellion is here to gain experience” The kilometer is one of the events that has most often smiled on the French, with 12 world titles since entering the program in 1966, and five out of the last eight editions of the World Championships. François Pervis and Arnaud Tournant have won the so-called “terminal” four times. “We don’t have any particular ambition this year,” said Herman Terryn, the national sprint coach. Valentin Tabellion is there to gain experience. »Terryn about the absence of Tom Derache on the kilometer test« He didn’t feel like doing it »Asked about the non-selection of Tom Derache (22 years old), one of the talents in the making of the French track (second in the keirin at the recent European Championships), the national coach explained that the Lille resident had not prepared for the event: “He did not feel like doing it. “Not selected for speed and keirin, for which Rayan Helal and Sébastien Vigier were preferred to him, Derache will only be a replacement at the Worlds. The French team at the 2021 Worlds MEN: Sprint: Tom Derache, Florian Grengbo, Rayan Helal, Sébastien Vigier Endurance: Thomas Boudat, Thomas Denis, Donavan Grondin, Morgan Kneisky, Valentin Tabellion, Benjamin Thomas WOMEN: Sprint: Mathilde Gros Endurance: Victoire Berteau, Marion Borras, Clara Copponi, Valentine Fortin, Marie Le Net. read also All the news of track cycling

Unsurprisingly, forwards Moussa Dembélé and Islam Slimani do not appear in the Lyon group for the C3 match against Sparta Prague on Thursday. Anthony Lopes returns from suspension.

Rennes, who was to train in the Ljudski vrt stadium in Maribor in Slovenia, this Wednesday, on the eve of their Europa League Conference match against Mura, had to stay to train at La Piverdière.

The second row of the All Blacks Sam Whitelock will take over from Ardie Savea as captain of the New Zealand selection for the fall tour, including the match against the XV of France, on November 20.

All the defendants, except Karim Benzema, arrived at the Versailles court on Wednesday for the opening of the Mathieu Valbuena sextape trial.

Almost six years ago, the life and footballing career of Karim Benzema took an indelible turn when the Real Madrid player was taken into police custody on November 4, 2015 for “complicity in attempted blackmail and participation in a criminal association “against Mathieu Valbuena. He and four other people are on trial from Wednesday at the Versailles Criminal Court in the sextape case. Back on 2177 days of legal turmoil. 290 goals

To celebrate its 75th anniversary, the NBA has put together a list of the 75 best players in its history. The first third was unveiled on Tuesday and, alongside less contemporary legends, Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo were selected.

Amazing co-leader of the Championship after having notably beaten Brest and Nantes, the Drôme club, which hosts Besançon this Wednesday (8:00 p.m.), is building itself with patience and growing ambition.

Lit in Greece on Monday, the Olympic flame arrived in Beijing on Wednesday, three and a half months before the opening of the Winter Olympics in the Chinese capital.

In the opening of the 2021-2022 NBA season, the players of the Milwaukee Bucks were celebrated by their public after their title won in July. Giannis Antetokounmpo and his teammates also received their champion rings.

Favorites in the Western Conference, the Lakers were surprised by Golden State Tuesday night at Staples Center (114-121) for their first game of the regular season. In the Warriors, Stephen Curry signed a triple-double to lead a collective effort.

A few minutes after receiving their 2021 champion rings, the Milwaukee Bucks ideally kicked off their season by easily beating Brooklyn (127-104). MVP of the final in July, Giannis Antetokounmpo (34 points) shone.

Red lantern of this group G with a small point after two days, the LOSC must win this Wednesday evening at home to hope to stay alive. The evening challenger? The Sevilla FC of Julen Lopetegui, best defense in Liga, which also runs after its first success this season in C1.LOSCFC Sevilla 20/10/2021 at 9 p.m. Champions League Broadcast on Read more on

Recruited this summer for 9 million euros in Hamburg, Amadou Onana is one of the rare satisfactions of a checkered start to the Lille season. The captain of the Belgian Espoirs is a man in a hurry: at 20, the guy already speaks five languages ​​and arrives at LOSC to become the great player he always dreamed of being. Portrait.LOSCFC Sevilla 20/10/2021 at 9 p.m. Champions League Broadcast on Read more on

If he recognizes that his team suffered against RB Leipzig, this Tuesday in the Champions League (3-2), Mauricio Pochettino, the PSG coach, welcomed the reaction of his men who were led 1- 2.

As since the start of the season, PSG offered a poor spectacle against RB Leipzig in the Champions League. But as since the start of the season or almost, PSG won at the end (3-2). A victory which will not allow the Parisian club to be appreciated by the public. Whether it is because of the non-existent game or the favorable referees rulings. “I think that now there is no more competitive than this team”. At the time of Lionel Messi’s presentation in Paris, Nasser.

Diego Simeone, Atlético de Madrid coach, explained that Antoine Griezmann, sent off after a dangerous gesture on Roberto Firmino, was “annoyed” to have left his team at ten against Liverpool (2-3), this Tuesday night in the Champions League.

Against Liverpool (2-3), Antoine Griezmann found his vista and splashed all his class the first period to put – with his double – Atlético in a badly embarked part. But for an awkward move from the start, his rebirth at Wanda Metropolitano did not even last 52 minutes. Never, in 694 games since his first steps in 2010 (U20 and U19 selections included), Antoine Griezmann had not eaten a …