Dominik Livakovic, Croatia goalkeeper, hero of the penalty shootout

Dominik Livakovic, Croatia goalkeeper, hero of the penalty shootout

With Croatia, one goalkeeper can hide another. On Monday, the hero was called Dominik Livakovic, 27, 37 caps and holder of the national team since the second part of 2019 when he won his place against Ivo Grbic (Atlético de Madrid and ex-Lille, 2021- 2022). The Dinamo Zagreb goalkeeper managed to stop three Japanese attempts (Minamino, Mitoma, Yoshida) during the...

Relaxing day for the Blues on Monday in Doha

Relaxing day for the Blues on Monday in Doha

For the first time since the start of the World Cup, the Blues were able to completely cut Monday in Doha. From Sunday evening, the players of the French team enjoyed a dinner organized in the gardens of their base camp with all the relatives present in Qatar. A little music and a barbecue on the program for an evening...

Jean-Michel Guillon after Lapandry’s complaints: “I’m not angry”

Jean-Michel Guillon after Lapandry’s complaints: “I’m not angry”

Jean-Marc Guillon (president of ASM Clermont Auvergne, after the filing of complaints from Alexandre Lapandry): “Legally, I will stick to what we said in the official press release (“As we speak, we have no official confirmation regarding these lawsuits.”), but I would like to talk about Alexander. First, this suffering that he expresses, I felt it as a club leader...

Croatia eliminate Japan on penalties and reach the quarters

Croatia eliminate Japan on penalties and reach the quarters

The match: 1-1 (3-1 on pens) Vice-world champions, Croatia relied on their experience in their round of 16 against Japan: they eliminated their Asian opponent on penalties. It will face Brazil or South Korea for a place in the last four. The meeting was exciting, between two teams with very different styles. Very offensive, especially with its right side Ito-Doan,...

Internationals Thibaud Flament and Cyril Baille back in training with Toulouse

Internationals Thibaud Flament and Cyril Baille back in training with Toulouse

While Stade Toulousain learned a few days ago that its star Antoine Dupont could play the match against Munster in the Champions Cup after their suspension was reduced, the club saw the return of their French internationals Thibaud Flament and Cyril Baille to collective training on Monday. Second line Thibaud Flament (25, 11 caps) received the medical green light after...

South African winger S’busiso Nkosi, missing for three weeks, reappears at his father’s home

South African winger S’busiso Nkosi, missing for three weeks, reappears at his father’s home

The Bulls have announced that South African winger S’busiso Nkosi, missing for three weeks, reappeared at his father’s home on Monday. According the press release released by the Pretoria club, the 26-year-old is said to have spoken to Bulls executive director Edgar Rathbone. “ S’busiso was safe, unhurt and able to talk to Edgar. The executive director visited Nkosi’s home...

NBA: Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn) and Nike separate

NBA: Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn) and Nike separate

Suspended then reinstated by the Brooklyn Nets, Kyrie Irving will lose one of his main sponsors. According to journalist Shams Charania (The Athletic), Nike and the Nets point guard have decided to part ways. The equipment manufacturer had suspended its collaboration with the 2016 NBA champion – in the Cleveland jersey – in early November, at the start of the...

Football resumes in Indonesia two months after Malang tragedy

Football resumes in Indonesia two months after Malang tragedy

National football competitions resumed behind closed doors in Indonesia on Monday, two months after the disaster at a stadium in Malang which killed 135 people. Four matches in La Liga 1, the national first division championship, took place on Monday. Official matches have been suspended in Indonesia since a deadly stampede on October 1 at a football stadium in Malang,...