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Alexis Lebrun, French table tennis champion: “I am no longer the young kid who arrives”

Alexis Lebrun, French table tennis champion: “I am no longer the young kid who arrives”

This Sunday had a special flavor for Alexis Lebrun. After overcoming his brother Félix, 15, in the semi-finals, the Montpellier native dethroned Simon Gauzy, double reigning French champion and who had deprived him of the final in 2021. Winner in four sets, he s his first national singles title was awarded to the “big boys”. …

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Fabio Quartararo, after his retirement during the Dutch GP: “A rookie mistake”

Fabio Quartararo, after his retirement during the Dutch GP: “A rookie mistake”

Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha, forced to retire at the Dutch Grand Prix) on Canal +: “I made a rookie mistake, I wanted to push too much from the start. It is with these mistakes that we learn for the future. It’s really a silly mistake. We could very well have had a very good rhythm and …

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Nathalie Péchalat, beaten in the election of the presidency of the FFSG: "A humiliation"

Nathalie Péchalat, beaten in the election of the presidency of the FFSG: “A humiliation”

Nathalie Péchalat (outgoing president of the FFSG) “I accept it because it’s democracy. The second reaction is that it is a humiliation for all the collective work that we have carried out for more than two years. God knows it was complicated, intense in terms of energy and time. The third is that I hope …

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

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, …

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

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 …

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Caroline Garcia: "A lot of positive energy" after qualifying for the final in Bad Homburg

Caroline Garcia: “A lot of positive energy” after qualifying for the final in Bad Homburg

“What was the key to winning this big fight against Alizé Cornet?Against Alizé, it’s always a hell of a fight and we really have two opposing styles of play. I was trying to be quite aggressive and her, she covers her ground well and she counters well. From the first to the last point it …

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TJ Parker (Asvel coach before match 5 against Monaco): "We were able to get up"

TJ Parker (Asvel coach before match 5 against Monaco): “We were able to get up”

TJ Parker (Asvel coach before game 5 of the final against Monaco) “If you manage to integrate the fact of being a competitor into a whole group, that’s the most important thing. It started against Efes Istanbul, we were under 19 and we came back to win the game. We see that there was something …

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Quentin Bigot and Hugo Hay open the ball at the French Championships

Quentin Bigot and Hugo Hay open the ball at the French Championships

Nestled in the city center of Caen, the small Hélitas stadium which hosts the French Championships for the first time, was spared by the rain for the first day, Friday afternoon. A rather quiet first session, which saw the victories of Lolasson Djouhan in the discus (60.04 m), Alexandra Tavernier (68.34 m) and Quentin Bigot …

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Kylian Mbappé on PSG: “With all the changes that are going to happen, great things are going to happen”

Kylian Mbappé on PSG: “With all the changes that are going to happen, great things are going to happen”

In an interview with BFM TV conducted in New York, where he signed a partnership with the NBA which will work with his new production company Zebra Valley, PSG striker Kylian Mbappé spoke about his ambitions with the club of the capital city. The 23-year-old, who extended his contract at the end of May until …

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Euro U19: France dominates Romania and qualifies for the semi-finals

Euro U19: France dominates Romania and qualifies for the semi-finals

Impressive for its entry into the running against Slovakia on Saturday (5-0), the France U19 team challenged Romania on Tuesday evening for its second match in the Euro in the category. Still as dominant but less precise in front of the goals, the Blues won another deserved victory (2-1). Enough to validate their ticket for …

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