3×3 basketball: first world title for Les Bleues

A few minutes before the coronation of their compatriots, the Blues also finished the tournament with a smile. Beaten by Lithuania in overtime earlier in the day (17-18, ap), they pulled themselves together to get a bronze medal against Belgium and their public (18-17, ap). A performance all the more remarkable as coach Karim Souchu’s … Read more

Asvel, miraculously, wins a third consecutive title of champion of France

The apotheosis. The decisive match 5 of the final of this 2021-2022 season, between Asvel and Monaco, kept its immense promises. The two ogres of the Championship delivered a masterpiece of match on Saturday evening, the stakes of which were magnified by actions of immense class, which came to feed a scenario of madness. Who, … Read more

Caroline Garcia wins her first title since 2019 on the grass of Bad Homburg

She expected a big game, she was served. After more than two hours and forty minutes of a fierce fight, the French Caroline Garcia (28) finally won the final of the German tournament in Bad Homburg, against the Canadian Bianca Andreescu (6-7 (5), 6 -4, 6-4). The Lyonnaise, former 4th in the world and currently … Read more

Kielce overthrow Veszprem and join the Champions League final

Six years after its incredible triumph of 2016 (against Veszprem, 35-35, 4-3 pens), Kielce is back in the Champions League final. On Saturday, the Polish club and its two Blues, Dylan Nahi (2 goals) and Nicolas Tournat (4 goals), defeated Veszprem in the semi-finals (37-35), in the huge Lanxess Arena in Cologne. This will be … Read more

Jelonch after the elimination of Toulouse against Castres: “We came across a big team”

Anthony Jelonch (Toulouse) at the microphone of Canal +: “We showed a lot of indiscipline, the two yellows hurt us a lot. Castres is a big team, they wanted to take us ahead, they did it well. We were able to respond well in a few phases, we didn’t use enough balls carried. They showed … Read more

Asvel crushes Monaco and equalizes in the Betclic Elite final

Asvel made short work of Monaco (91-54) on Friday and returned to 1-1 in the final of the French Championship. Aggressive and solid on Wednesday during the first confrontation (74-82), the Monegasques could not cope with the Villeurbanne steamroller. Annoyed, the locals started with a knife between their teeth, inflicting a scathing 28-12 on the … Read more

Seventh NBA title for Golden State, winner of Game 6 in Boston

“Surreal. » The word was dropped on ABC by Stephen Curry, eyes red with tears, as Game 6 had just ended. A meeting dominated at TD Garden in Boston by the Warriors, except for the first three minutes (12-2 for the Celtics), with Stephen Curry (34 points) and Draymond Green (12 points, 12 rebounds, 8 … Read more

Christophe Urios (Union Bordeaux-Bègles): “We have restored a truth”

Christopher Urios: “In the second half, I got the response I was looking for. In first, we were tense, imprecise, which did not allow us to start the game well. After the break, it was better, we did not get lost. With the week we’ve had, it makes sense. Maxime Lucu was good, but above … Read more

Spain easily beat the Czech Republic in the Nations League

Spain confirms its good form in the League of Nations. After their victory against Switzerland on Thursday (1-0), they easily beat the Czech Republic on Sunday (2-0) at La Rosaleda in Malaga as part of the 4th day of the League of Nations. This success allows La Roja to take the lead in group 2 … Read more

Ugo Mola (Toulouse) after the victory against La Rochelle: “We beat a great team”

Ugo Mola, manager of Toulouse, winner of La Rochelle in the play-offs (33-28) “We beat a great team. We all know that when you win a European Cup, you have a euphoria that allows you to do great things. Rugby is all about energy. We had a good first half, we curled up a bit … Read more