Yaël Arad and Catherine Fleury-Vachon: A Historic Olympic Judo Final in 1992 Barcelona Games

2023-12-20 23:05:00 She still calls him “Fleury”. Yaël Arad remembers as if it were yesterday this moment on the tatamis which will forever link her to France. The Israeli judoka (56 years old) found herself face to face, in the final of the 1992 Barcelona Games, with Catherine Fleury-Vachon (- 61 kg). Arad had lost … Read more

Euro 2024 Group Stage Draw at Elbphilharmonie: Everything You Need to Know

2023-12-02 07:10:00 At the end of the afternoon, one of the most acoustically efficient rooms will be the scene of the draw for the group stage of the next Euro (June 14-July 14). The Old Continent and its representatives will meet at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, one of the 10 host cities, which will notably … Read more

Mastering the Art of Chasing Ghosts: Overcoming Doubt and Achieving Success

2023-11-27 22:57:00 How to chase ghosts? How can we push back this doubt that clutters the mind, almost insidiously? Author of a restart error on Friday against Monaco (5-2), Gianluigi Donnarumma will advance, Tuesday evening (9 p.m.), towards a major challenge. The Italian, and his 400 professional matches at the age of 24, already knows … Read more

OL Supporter Mike: A Lifelong Fan Living in Paris – His Journey, Stories, and Adventures

2023-10-31 22:41:53 Mike is 24 years old, he lives in the Paris region and he has been a lifelong OL supporter. “It started with me when I was little, in the early 2000s because my father was already a fan, he watched everything, even OLTV,” he explains. My mother was an absolute fan of Juninho, … Read more

Supporting Lyon: Desperate Times and the Quest for Redemption

2023-10-27 22:05:00 It was not very difficult, Friday afternoon, to be exhaustive and to speak to all the Lyon supporters who came to Décines, a stone’s throw from the Groupama Stadium, to wait for the players after training. : there were only four of them. “We also have to be there in bad times,” assures … Read more

France’s Qualification for Euro 2024: A Hard-Fought Victory Against the Netherlands

2023-10-13 22:13:22 If they had been a little more surprised by their victory and by themselves, the Blues would perhaps have jumped like children to celebrate their qualification for Euro 2024. But they didn’t even all raise their arms, out of fatigue, a little, out of habit, a lot, after a long controlled and ultimately … Read more

The Springboks’ Strategy to Conquer the Intense Atmosphere at Stade de France

2023-10-13 05:41:00 The Springboks don’t have to go too far back in time to remember what it’s like to play in a Stade de France that supports their opponents with all its heart and voice. Barely three weeks ago, the Saint-Denis enclosure vibrated with green, with more than 50,000 spectators cheering behind Ireland (8-13), until … Read more

Unveiling the Mythology: Netherlands vs France in Euro 2024 Qualifiers

2023-10-12 23:27:45 We know well that confidence is a trap and tranquility an illusion, and that French teams which were almost qualified were completely eliminated. But we find it difficult to worry completely, at the dawn of the most beautiful poster of the Blues qualifying group for Euro 2024, this Netherlands – France which summons … Read more