Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup final after victory on penalties against Valencia

Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup final after victory on penalties against Valencia

Dominating against catchy Valencians, Real Madrid battled to reach the Spanish Super Cup final on Wednesday night (1-1, 4-3 loss). The Spanish and European champions, held in check after 120 minutes of play, had to wait for the penalty shootout to qualify. To get there, Real Madrid could naturally count on Karim Benzema. The Ballon … Read more

Hugo Lloris, captain of the Blues, announces his international retirement

Hugo Lloris, captain of the Blues, announces his international retirement

A monument in Blues history bows out. With his 36 years, Hugo Lloris, captain of the French team, announced this Monday at The team his international pension. The end of a history of more than 14 years with the selection, which began on 19 November 2008 during a friendly match against Uruguay at the Stade … Read more

Blues number two in the single mixed relay after Norway

Blues number two in the single mixed relay after Norway

Norway again and again. Best on the course and on the shooting line (five notches), the untouchable Christiansen and Tandrevold flew over the race on Sunday and won in 38’54”1 during the season’s first single mixed relay, in Slovenia. Behind, the French marked their territory by finishing second in 41 seconds. In Pokljuka, Antonin Guigonnat … Read more

Monaco loses at Partizan Belgrade and misses its chance to take the lead in the Euroleague

Monaco loses at Partizan Belgrade and misses its chance to take the lead in the Euroleague

Victorious in the boiling Athenian halls of Panathinaikos and Olympiakos earlier in the season, AS Monaco will not achieve a passing of three in the Partizan Belgrade cauldron. The Roca team lost heavily on Thursday night (80-100), weighed down by a nightmarish fourth quarter. Kept alive for 30 minutes by the aggressiveness of Elie Okobo … Read more