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Le meilleur footballeur de Premier League, élu par les joueurs, c'est lui


Champion avec Leicester l'an passé, N'Golo Kanté - véritable chouchou de la Premier League - pourrait bien récidiver cette année avec Chelsea. Le milieu international a notamment devancé Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Harry Kane ( Tottenham ), Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United) ou encore Romelu Lukaku (Everton). Read More »

Loss secondary to Dortmund soccer players as bus attack sinks in

The fixture was postponed 24 hours after three explosions rocked the Dortmund team coach and left Spain worldwide Marc Bartra with a broken wrist as the Germans made their way to the ground ahead of Tuesday's scheduled kick-off. "It gave us a powerless feeling, like we had a job to do and nothing else mattered. So we tried to go out and I'm still proud of us for being strong and going out and playing regardless". Read More »

Nadal shuts out 10th French Open talk


He will also have his sights set on a 10th title in Barcelona next week - Nadal's previous career title was there, nearly one year ago. Nadal won the tournament eight times in a row from 2005 to 2012, before adding his ninth a year ago. "That is something that I never dreamed, so I can just say thanks to life for giving me this opportunity and thank you very much to all the people for their great support during all the years". Read More »

Isaiah Thomas (personal) doesn't plan to miss any games for Celtics


Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and Rajon Rondo almost went for a triple-double, as the Chicago Bulls earned a 111-97 victory in Game 2 Tuesday night to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Butler came through with 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assists while making only one three, and Chicago knocked down 10 triples as a team. Chicago shot a solid 51.1 percent from the floor overall, had all five of its starters (plus Paul Zipser ) in double figures and locked down ... Read More »

Luis Enrique: Messi le meilleur joueur de toute l'histoire

Dimanche soir, le classico livre son dernier souffle, s'apprête à laisser tomber le rideau, abandonnant les rivaux dos à dos. Comme piqué au vif par les louanges obtenus cette semaine par Cristiano Ronaldo après avoir atteint les 100 buts en C1, Messi a répondu en devenant le premier homme à atteindre les 500 buts en match officiel avec Barcelone. Read More »

Le point de titan de Rafael Nadal contre Diego Schwartzman


J'ai évolué à un haut niveau et n'ai pas commis beaucoup d'erreurs (ndlr: "14 fautes directes, 34 pour Zverev)", a apprécié Nadal . Mené deux manches à une au 3e tout à Melbourne en 2017, il avait fini par renverser la situation (4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-2). Read More »

Griffin out of play-offs with right toe injury

The Jazz , however, were forced to close out the game without one of their leaders, as Gordon Hayward had to leave the game, suffering from food poisoning. Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (knee) will play in Game 4 on Sunday, according to Jazz beat writer Tony Jones. It was incredibly encouraging, and it looks like we'll get something approaching 100 percent Rudy Gobert for the rest of the playoffs. Read More »

Leyton Orient relegated from Football League after 112 years


Staff are still yet to hear anything about two months wages owed from the club's Italian directors after the side were relegated to non-league for the first time on Saturday. "Due to this we appeal to the English Football League (EFL) and the Football Association to intervene on our behalf as the regulatory bodies in the sport and demand substantive answers from the club's board". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo atteint la barre mythique des 100 — Real Madrid


Il n'est plus qu'à deux unités de la barre des 100 buts en C1, ce qui serait évidemment une première. Avec, encore une fois, un très grand Cristiano Ronaldo, auteur d'un doublé. La classe de Neuer maintient les locaux à flot mais ne perd rien devant le sens du but de Ronaldo (77', 1:2). CR7 a maintenant 3 buts d'avance sur Lionel Messi lorsque l'on englobe toutes les compétitions de clubs de l'UEFA. Read More »

Blake Griffin out for rest of playoffs with toe injury


The injury occurred during Los Angeles' Game 3 win over the Utah Jazz. The Clippers now lead the series, 2-1, but things will be tougher from here on out without their star forward. The manner of LA's comeback last night, and in particular the exceptional play of Paul, is cause for optimism for Clippers fans, but it's hard to spin an injury to a player has talented as Griffin into good news. Read More »

Pressure of top spot has not got to me, insists defeated Murray

Nadal had never lost more than four games in a set in his opening match at the tournament but, after breezing through the opener, was blown off course by the power of Edmund's forehand. "My elbow felt pretty good", he said. "We'll see the shots that I chose and what I would do differently", said Murray. It was more a case of Murray being unable to play his natural game. Read More »

Jose Mourinho predicted Chelsea tactics to squad

United had far more pace and mobility on Sunday and Mourinho now has to decide whether to recall Ibrahimovic or keep faith with Rashford for the Europa League quarter-final second leg against Anderlecht on Thursday. With a place in the top four unlikely, the Europa League could well be United's best chance of securing a place in the Champions League, and they could progress into the semi-finals of the competition with a positive result against the Belgian giants. Read More »

Dortmund blame bus delay for a torrid night in Monaco

A week after a bomb attack on their bus en route to the first leg in Germany left defender Marc Bartra with a broken wrist and forced the match to be postponed 24 hours, Dortmund were held up by police in Monaco ahead of the second leg on Wednesday evening. Read More »

Rangers fans know exactly who to blame for bad performance vs Celtic


We used to share a vehicle to training and we struck up a good friendship. "But as it it is, a win on Sunday would give us something to look forward to". But the former Liverpool boss claims he isn't surprised at being on the verge of a historic season. And Wilson would love to sample a repeat of the wild celebrations that followed. Read More »

MHSC : Gasset verse une larmichette pour le PSG


Le milieu offensif, prêté à Montpellier , retrouve un temps de jeu conséquent sous les ordres de Jean-Louis Gasset. Comment voir le match PSG - Montpellier en direct? L'occasion pour l'ancien adjoint de Laurent Blanc de revenir sur ses années parisiennes, avec un " nous " naturel. Read More »

Nadal dans le dernier carré — Monte-Carlo


Rafael Nadal a gagné les deux matches qui l'ont opposé à ce jour à Ramos-Vinolas, un joueur que le public romand pourra suivre lors du prochain Geneva Open. L'ancien n°1 mondial affrontera le Belge David Goffin pour une place dans le dernier carré. Toutes les informations reproduites dans cette rubrique (dépêches, photos, logos) sont protégées par des droits de propriété intellectuelle détenus par l'AFP. Read More »

Goffin affrontera Nadal en demi-finale à Monte Carlo


Mais à 30-A sur son service, Cuevas a tremblé et le Tricolore en a profité pour finalement s'imposer 6-0, 3-6, 7-5 après 1h56 de jeu. Ce sera ensuite au tour de Nadal de faire la même pour boucler le set et le match 6-4. Wawrinka a subi la révolte d'un autre "terrien", l'Uruguayen Cuevas (4-6, 4-6). "Mon niveau est là, il faut juste que je retrouve les automatismes sur terre battue", a commenté le Suisse, lauréat de l'édition 2014 et de Roland-Garros un an après. Read More »

Pas de prix pour Hazard et Lukaku


Les personnes ayant participé au vote des trophées de la PFA, le syndicat anglais des joueurs professionnels, ont fait le meilleur choix en mettant sur un piédestal Kanté , soit au rang des "rois français d'Angleterre", après les légendaires Eric Cantona (1994), David Ginola (1999) ou Thierry Henry (2003, 2004). Read More »

Maple Leafs beat Penguins to wrap up playoff spot


The Leafs can clinch their first playoff berth since 2013 - and first in a full season in 13 years - if they can somehow beat the defending Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday evening. Mitch Marner shined at the Memorial Cup a year ago and world junior championships before that. Toronto is miles ahead of where many people expected them to be at this point in their rebuild but a remarkable season from their rookie sensations that is highlighted by a 40-goal campaign from Calder ... Read More »

Cavaliers make it 2-0 over Pacers


Cleveland's point guard Kyrie Irving also scored 20+ points per game, and Kevin Love is a solid scorer as well. "But we're right there on turning the switch on what we really can become". James committed eight of the Cavs' 19 turnovers. Barring a remarkable turnaround in which the Pacers beat the LeBron and the Cavs four times in five games, George and company are looking at another first-round exit. Read More »

Newgarden wins for Team Penske at Barber Motorsports Park


I think we actually had the speed. "Will certainly had a great shot". The 2016 Indy 500 champion, Alexander Rossi, started the race in 18th position but ended up finishing in 5th place, making him the biggest mover-up in today's field (up 13 positions). Read More »