“I have a disgust for tennis”, loose Paire after yet another disappointment in the first round

“I have a disgust for tennis”, loose Paire after yet another disappointment in the first round

And another defeat for Benoît Paire… SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP Dominated in four sets by his compatriot Quentin Halys, Benoît Paire, more than ever in distress on the courts, did not hide his tennis malaise from the media. A Wimbledon, Much more consistent than his compatriot Benoît Paire, Quentin Halys, 25 and 82e world, won … Read more

American star Brittney Griner tried in Russia for drug trafficking and smuggling

American star Brittney Griner tried in Russia for drug trafficking and smuggling

The player was arrested at Moscow airport in February after her hand luggage was found to contain “vapes” and “a liquid with a peculiar smell” of cannabis oil American women’s basketball star Brittney Griner will be tried in Russia from July 1 for drug trafficking and smuggling, the Khimki city court announced on Monday. The … Read more

Caroline Garcia wins her first title since 2019

The Frenchwoman won her first WTA tournament on Saturday after three years of drought by winning 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-4 against the Canadian Bianca Andreescu in the final in Bad Homburg (Germany). Caroline Garcia ended a three-year drought just before Wimbledon. The Lyonnaise won her first title since 2019 on Saturday, beating Canadian Bianca Andreescu … Read more

Joe Schmidt at the bedside of the All Blacks before Ireland

Former Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has been called in by Ian Foster, coach of the All Blacks affected by Covid-19, the New Zealand Rugby Federation announced on Monday. Schmidt, coach of the Clover XV between 2013 and 2019, reinforces the New Zealand staff after three members of the coaching staff, coach Ian Foster and his … Read more

Chun wins the LPGA Championship at the end of the suspense

The South Korean won the PGA Championship by finishing strong on the last lap to win her third Grand Slam. South Korean Chun In-gee, leader since the start, went through all the emotions on Sunday when she saw Lexi Thompson overtake her, before finishing stronger on the 4th and last lap, to win the PGA … Read more

Bonzi defeated by Tsitsipas in semi-final in Mallorca

Benjamin Bonzi (56th in the world) lost Saturday in the semi-finals of the ATP 250 Mallorca against Stefanos Tsitsipas (6th in the world), 6-4, 6-4, which ends his best run this season, at two days from the start of Wimbledon. The French could not take his revenge against the Greek, who had already beaten him … Read more

Andy Murray refuses to play in Saudi Arabia

British tennis player Andy Murray, a former world number one, told a news conference at Wimbledon on Sunday that he refused to contest competitions in Saudi Arabia. Three-time Wimbledon winner Andy Murray has ruled out any possibility of playing in Saudi Arabia in the future, adding that he had previously turned down an offer to … Read more

Gaël Monfils will return to the pitch in mid-July in Hamburg

After his packages at Roland-Garros and Wimbledon, the Frenchman hopes to return to the circuit in Germany in a month. Frenchman Gael Monfils, already absent from Roland-Garros due to a right heel injury, has announced his withdrawal from the Wimbledon tournament, which begins on Monday, but plans to return to the circuit in mid-July in … Read more

the crazy celebrations of Montpellier, champions of France for the first time (video)

Montpellier Hérault Rugby won the first title in its history on Friday evening, dominating Castres Olympique (29-10) at the Stade de France. Philippe Saint-André’s players, authors of a remarkable mastery final, then celebrated this historic moment with dignity for the MHR. PSA had found the words to motivate its players before the match: “I told … Read more

Novak Djokovic adamant on covid vaccination, even if it means missing the US Open

The Serb confirmed his position on vaccination, while assuming the possible consequences on his participation in the American Grand Slam. Novak Djokovic remained inflexible on Saturday on his refusal of the covid vaccine even if this ethical position, which already made him miss the Australian Open in January, was also to prevent him from playing … Read more