Antoine Dupont will appeal his four-week suspension

Sanctioned by four weeks of suspension for his dangerous gesture on Cheslin Kolbe during France-South Africa on November 12 in Marseille (30-26), Antoine Dupont is currently serving his sanction. But the scrum-half of the Blues and Stade Toulousain will appeal this decision. He will appear before the World Rugby appeal committee, by videoconference, on Monday. … Read more

Argentina captain Lionel Messi after Mexico win: ‘We had no other choice’

Lionel Messi (Argentina captain and man of the match, after the 2-0 victory over Mexico in the World Cup): “We got our first three points and now we will prepare as well as possible for another final, against Poland (Wednesday, 8 p.m.). It was a difficult match, because Mexico are a great coach and it’s … Read more

Didier Deschamps confirms Steve Mandanda as number 2 goalkeeper and will rotate against Tunisia

First selection qualified for the round of 16, France can calmly hope to finish in first place in group D with its two victories and a largely positive goal difference (+ 4). The idea is therefore to rotate against Tunisia on Wednesday. Four years ago, in the same situation, Didier Deschamps had largely changed his … Read more

The moving message from Hervé Renard’s mother to her son before Poland-Saudi Arabia

“I wish good luck to my son, to the whole team. That he wins despite the fact that I am of Polish origin”said the mother of Saudi Arabia coach Hervé Renard in a message broadcast by the beIN Sports channel before the match against Poland on Saturday (to follow live commented on our site). “I … Read more

Wembley Stadium in rainbow colors

If the captains of the selections are qualified for the World Cup in Qatar, where homosexuality is illegal, have not been allowed to wear a rainbow armband, in a sign of support for the LGBTQ + community, England stood out this Friday before the match against the United States (0-0). Thousands of miles from Doha, … Read more

Neymar, ankle injury at the World Cup: “I have a chance to come back”

“I’m sure I have a chance to come back” for the rest of the World Cup, said Friday Neymar, victim of a sprained right ankle Thursday against Serbia (2-0) and engaged in a race against time to recover. “It is one of the most difficult moments of my career” “Today is one of the most … Read more

Advanced ultrasound, Neymar to a package for the match of Brazil against Switzerland

All of Brazil has been worried about Neymar’s right ankle since Thursday night and the Brazilian’s injury, after a tackle from Nikola Milenkovic in the match against Serbia (2-0). Contrary to what the Seleçao doctor announced after the meeting, the Brazilian staff did not wait 24 hours to have their star tested. The PSG striker … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo goalscorer in five World Cups, a record mentioned by the world press

Scorer from the penalty spot of the first of 3 goals for Portugal victorious (3-2) from Ghana on Thursday for his debut in this World Cup in Qatar, Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to have scored in five different World Cups. A feat that has not failed to go around the planet. Credit where … Read more

Sonia Bompastor, OL coach, after the victory in Zürich: “It can be a trigger in terms of confidence”

Sonia Bompastor, after OL Women’s victory at Zürich 3-0: “Victory was imperative for us given our position in the standings. We scored three goals without conceding, that’s positive. It was attackers who scored. This can be a trigger in terms of confidence in view of the future. Signe Bruun (author of a double) had doubts … Read more

Iran: footballer Voria Ghafouri arrested for “propaganda” against the state

International on 28 occasions, the Iranian side right Voria Ghafouri was arrested this Thursday after a training session by the local authorities while Iran is shaken by a popular protest movement. The Foolad FC footballer is accused of having “insulted and tarnished the reputation of the national team (Team Melli) and indulging in propaganda” against … Read more