What you may have missed between last night and this morning
1. Football – Champions League: OM have won their first Champions League match since 1 December 2020! In a sounding empty stadium, Igor Tudor’s players overthrew Sporting Lisbon (4-1) on Matchday 3. Thanks Alessio Sanchez! And also Antonio Adan, the Portuguese goalkeeper who overturned the game. The Marseillais find hope for the rest of the competition.
The challenge of OM, the boycott of Paris, the sprint of Kyrgios: the set of the day
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OM revived for 8? “He still has no margin for error”
2. Basketball – NBA: The US only had eyes for him. This is Victor Wembanyama, a 2.21 m 18-year-old French prodigy in demonstration with the Metropolitan 92 of Boulogne-Levallois tonight in Las Vegas against Ignite, the American G-League team, reserve of future NBA champions. Beyond the score (122-115 for the locals), Wembanyama finished with 37 points and 5 blocks on the break, against the 28 of the other phenomenon he faced Scoot Henderson. Return game tomorrow. We are already drooling.
2.43m wingspan: Wembanyama, the phenomenon that makes the NBA dream
3. Tennis – ATP 500 Astana: Daniil Medvedev took his first ATP Tour win since the US Open. On Tuesday evening the Russian, 4th in the world, cut the 1st round of the Nur-Sultan tournament in Kazakhstan by beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas (6-3, 6-1). A tournament in which the new world number 1 Carlos Alcaraz tripped over the carpet as soon as he entered the fray.
Medvedev as boss against Ramos Vinolas: the highlights of the meeting on video
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In the shadow of his impressive results and his monster Erling Haaland, Manchester City club is missing something: love. The fault of a model of “new rich” and a shareholder, the Abu Dhabi United Group, too close to power in the United Arab Emirates, explains Philippe Auclair reading today.
“If this continues, Haaland will end up with 76 goals … in the league!”
At 30 years and 2 months, Constant Lestienne is the oldest French tennis player to have appeared in the world Top 100. A belated outburst for this Amiens, long prone to wounds that he has always believed in his abilities against winds and tides. Invited to DiP Impact, a program to be listened to in full as a podcast, the Frenchman explains the difficulties encountered before breaking through.
Lestienne, Top 100 uninhibited: “Neither the FFT nor my entourage believed me capable of doing it”
This Wednesday, will be the entry into the race of a highly anticipated player at the ATP 500 tournament in Astana, Kazakhstan: Novak Djokovic. The Serbian, 7th in the world in search of comfort and recent winner of the Tel Aviv tournament last Sunday, will face Chilean Cristian Garin for his inaugural match at around 18:00. Previously, Adrian Mannarino will face David Goffin, who beat Carlos Alcaraz on Tuesday. Stefanos Tsitsipas will close the evening’s program with the match against the Italian qualifier Luca Nardi.
An event to follow live and throughout the week on Eurosport!
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This week the Women’s Rugby World Cup will start, on the other side of the world. Accompanied by Midi Olympique journalist Arnaud Beurdeley, Raphaël Poulain receives Marie Sempéré, former French international and TF1 consultant during the competition, before the launch of this World Cup in New Zealand on 8 October with France-South Africa.
“A women’s World Cup on a large channel … unimaginable 15 years ago”
The question of the day: will PSG come out of the Portuguese trap?
This Wednesday, PSG will head to the Estadio da Luz for a big test, perhaps the most substantial yet for Christophe Galtier’s troupe. Unbeatable in the league and very well started in C1, 13 wins in 14 games this season, Benfica have something to bother this Paris side which has shown many flaws since the beginning of the season. A chance for PSG: Lionel Messi would finally be out of the box …
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13 wins in 14 games: why Benfica can derail Paris
Henriques filed a complaint for “psychological violence” against his former right-hand man
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Crisis in OL, French UFO, new leader: the set of the day