Novak Djokovic announces his participation in the Astana Open and the Rolex Paris Masters

Present in London to participate in the Laver Cup (September 23 to 25), Novak Djokovic took the opportunity to unveil his calendar for the end of the season. The 35-year-old Serb has announced that he will participate in two tournaments awarded he has never taken part. The former world No. 1 will play the Tel … Read more

Mathieu Bastareaud finally holder with Toulon against Clermont

It’s the last minute surprise. Mathieu Bastareaud will return, three years after leaving La Rade, as a Toulon player this Sunday against Clermont (9:05 p.m., to follow live on our site). The French international (54 caps) will start the game at the third center line. It was Raphaël Lakafia who was to start the match … Read more

Laurent Travers: “I could have changed 22 players” in Bayonne

How was the week after the defeat in Bayonne (31-25)?It’s a normal week, but it’s easier to work in victory than in defeat. There is bitterness, I hope that is the case for everyone. It was the first match since the announcement of Virimi Vakatawa’s retirement. Did that weigh on the defeat?No. It would be … Read more

Top 14 and Pro D2 players available 12 weeks a year for the France team at 7

The FFR is fine-tuning its adjustments for the Blues with a view to Paris 2024. The two entities announced this Friday that they are setting up a new agreement with the first two French divisions, the Top 14 and the Pro D2, and the France team at 7 Since 2018, several players (including Jean-Pascal Barraque, … Read more

Serbia and Italy ensure against the Netherlands and Estonia

Serbia, one of the favorites for the final victory, did not miss its entry into the Euro on Friday against the Netherlands (100-76). Placed in Group C with Poland and Israel in particular, the teammates of double MVP Nikola Jokic were serious from start to finish to afford a big victory. If the pivot finished … Read more

Worn by Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece snatch victory against Croatia

Giannis Antetokounmpo made a sensational debut in the Euro on Friday, in Milan, against Croatia. Largely in the lead at the break (46-30), Greece saw the Croats gradually return to the game until they offered a suffocating end to the match. Either the power winger’s moment to be decisive: the 27-year-old star scored a valuable … Read more

Georgia dominates Italy and signs its first victory over a Tier 1 team

At the end of a weekend filled with historic events in the world of rugby, Georgia took part in the celebration. The Georgians, members of the 6 Nations B Tournament, dominated Italy (28-19) on Sunday at home, in Batumi, in a stadium described in 2020. This feat caused the explosion of the stadium at the … Read more

Benjamin Bonzi falls to John Isner in the quarter-finals of the Newport tournament

After seven match points saved, Benjamin Bonzi ended up cracking under the battering of John Isner. The Frenchman, 48th in the world, was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the Newport tournament, in three sets (7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 7-6 [5]). The four-time tournament winner, 37, had the last laugh after missing the mark in the … Read more

American point guard Mike James extends two years in Monaco

It’s a big blow for AS Monaco. The Roca Team announced on Thursday that it has extended the contract of its star point guard Mike James for two more seasons. The 31-year-old American was the cornerstone of the vice-champion of France. Arrived from CSKA Moscow in 2021, he shot 16.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, 5.8 “assists” … Read more