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Tennis – ATP – Ranking

The ATP ranking published on Monday offers no change in the Top 10. Gaël Monfils loses two places (18th) while Andy Murray returns to the world top 100 (95th). The new ATP ranking unveiled on Monday remains unchanged at the level of a top 10 still dominated by the Serbian Novak Djokovic (10,875 points) ahead of the Russian Daniil Medvedev (9,635) and the German Alexander Zverev (7,865). Recent winner of the Australian Open, Rafael Nadal is in 5th place (6,875). The status quo of this ranking is also explained by the calendar because the points for the 2021 edition of the Australian Grand Slam will not be removed from the ranking until February 21 (the event was played a little later than usual). ). read also ATP Ranking The big news is the return of Andy Murray (34) to the top 100 r...
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JO – Ski alpin (F)

Her career, her season: everything you need to know about Tessa Worley before the Beijing Olympics (February 4-20).His careerAt 32, Tessa Worley is still one of the best giantists on the planet. Hasn't she finished in the Top 5 of the Specialty World Cup four times in the last five seasons? And throughout her career, Worley has often returned to the top, after having plunged: a victory in 2013 after two years of drought in the World Cup, world champion in 2017, after two and a half years of difficulty, following a big knee injury, success in the World Cup in January 2021, more than two years after the previous one... Only the Games refuse her. Tessa Worley did no better than seventh at Pyeongchang in 2018.His seasonTessa Worley ended 2021 well. On December 28, she indeed won the gian...
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JO – Ski freestyle – Bosses (F)

Olympic champion in Pyeongchang in 2018, the French Perrine Laffont finished at the foot of the podium this Sunday in the moguls final. Australian Jakara Anthony takes gold. She had come for the gold. She will watch the podium from afar, kept at a distance from the medalists. Like Benjamin Cavet Saturday, Perrine Lafont finished in fourth place in the moguls final. Defending champion, she did not repeat her performance in Pyeongchang. On the 250 meters of the Zhangjiaku track, it was the Australian Jakara Anthony who won (83.09 pts), ahead of the American Jaelin Kauf (80.28 pts) and the Russian Anastasiia Smirnova (77.72 pts). With 77.36, Laffont misses bronze by nothing. The Ariégeoise finished second after qualifying on Thursday, just behind Australian Jakara Anthony, before be...
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Foot – UEFA – Aleksander Ceferin, UEFA boss, does not believe in the World Cup every two years

In an interview with the "JDD", Aleksander Ceferin, President of UEFA, once again denounces FIFA's "populist project" of a World Cup every two years. In an interview given on Wednesday and published this Sunday in the Sunday newspaper, Aleksander Ceferin, UEFA President, assured once again not to believe in the project of FIFA of a World Cup every two years: « I'm sure that won't happen because it's complete nonsense. A populist project that would destroy football. it goes against all the principles of our sport, of the Olympic Games... It's incredible that a football organization can propose that players, who already have to bear too heavy a load, play a month-long tournament every summer. Can we also imagine how much that would cannibalize women's football? [...] With South Americ...
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JO – Ski freestyle – Bosses (H)

Disappointed to fail at the foot of the podium for his third Olympic Games, the vice-world champion Benjamin Cavet assured to have no regrets. “On the effort provided, it is one of the best competitions of my career”, he says. " How do you feel after this 4th place?At first, we still have the emotions of the race, the adrenaline. It allows you to keep smiling and then in the heat of the action, there are the people who have seen the descents, who have enjoyed themselves, they are happy with 4th place... But in the months, the days that follow, I think I'm going to feel a little lonely. It will be harder later. read also Benjamin Cavet at the foot of the podium at the Beijing Olympics Are you still proud of your runs?Yeah, I think I've never done such a tough race. It was a bit the t...
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Foot – THE – Liverpool

Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp said he was impressed to see his two strikers Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah handling the pressure to reach the CAN final with Senegal and Egypt. Jürgen Klopp (Liverpool coach): "How much we're going to enjoy it, I don't know. But it was obvious, and I watched a lot of matches, that Naby Keita was the absolute leader in the Guinea team, the same for Sadio in the Senegal team and of course Mo (Wrong) with Egypt. Yesterday (Thursday), when the coach was gone because he got a red card, before the penalty shootout, you saw Mo talking, doing this stuff with the whole group. All of these things, all of the experience that these boys get in these situations helps us, of course. In the short term, I'm not sure. In the long run, it will help them. It is really ve...
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Rugby – Top 14 – Toulouse – Composition: Toulouse with a Germain hinge

Facing Perpignan this Saturday (3 p.m.), Baptiste Germain and Nanaï-Williams will form the Toulouse hinge. Tistan Tedder will start with USAP, against his former club. For this perilous trip to Perpignan, Stade Toulousain has decided to field Baptiste Germain, back from injury, and Tim Nanaï-Williams at the hinge. Recently called up with the Blues, Thibaud Flament and Matthis Lebel are on the bench. read also The 17th day of Top 14 Despite the absences of Antoine Dupont, Romain Ntamack, François Cros, Anthony Jelonch, Cyril Baille, Dorian Aldegheri, Julien Marchand, Peato Mauvaka or even Thomas Ramos, Ugo Mola can however count on the returns of Baptiste Germain, Tim Nanaï-Williams and Guillaume Cramont, all three holders. Alban Placines will be the captain for the day. Dimitri Del...
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Football – L1 – Lille

Lille midfielder Benjamin André believes that his team has the cards in hand to get back to the top of the standings. Jocelyn Gourvennec has your workforce for the reception of PSG this Sunday evening (8:45 p.m.) in a full Pierre-Mauroy stadium. This Friday morning, only Bamba, Renato Sanches, David and Weah, the latter two arriving this Friday morning at Paris-Roissy airport, prepared in the room. Deprived of the Coupe de France last weekend, the Mastiffs were resourced four days last week in Spain. Before tackling a copious month of February with the reception of Paris (Sunday) and Metz (February 18), two trips to Montpellier (February 12) and Chelsea (22), defensive midfielder Benjamin André takes stock of the motivation of the northern group. read also Ligue 1 fixtures and resu...
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Foot – Fantasy – Nicolas Julia, co-founder of Sorare: “This is the start of a lot of work and a great adventure”

Launch of the project, ambitions, advice for progressing in Sorare... Nicolas Julia talks about the spectacular rise of the game of Fantasy Football. “How did you come up with the idea of ​​creating Sorare? We founded Sorare with my partner Adrien, whom we met at Stratum. We very quickly had the conviction that the specific characteristics of "NFT" technology, in the same way as digital scarcity or the question of traceability, would lead to a technological change that would have the same impact on our lives as the arrival internet or smartphone. NFTs will reinvent certain industries and change the way we own digital assets. read also “L’Équipe” joins forces with Sorare, the unicorn of sports entertainment We started from the idea that people have always liked to collect and that N...
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Hatem Ben Arfa has already amazed everyone at LOSC!

Arrived free at LOSC this winter to relaunch when he had been without activity for more than six months, Hatem Ben Arfa is already showing a good state of physical form, as his coach and certain teammates have observed.At 34, Hatem Ben Arfa go back to coal! The French striker, who notably passed through theOL, l’IF, the PSG and theOGC Nice continues his little tour of France since he has signed up with the LOSC in January, a few months after the end of his adventure in Girondins of Bordeaux. The Team has however revealed in its columns of the day that Ben Arfa had been contacted in recent months by jorge sampaoli at theIF, as well as the Red Star (National), the FC Versailles 78 (National 2) and a few Turkish clubs, but he finally waited until January to find the high-level challenge h...