Marcell Jacobs found, Cristiano Ronaldo reassembled, Rafael Nadal reappears: the news on a set of August 17, 2022

Marcell Jacobs found, Cristiano Ronaldo reassembled, Rafael Nadal reappears: the news on a set of August 17, 2022

What you may have missed between last night and this morning

1. Athletics – European Championships: Jacobs crowned, Pommery finally medalist

Marcell Jacobs is well and truly back in business. Less than a month after the Eugene Worlds, during which he was forced to retire, Olympic 100m champion won European gold over this same distance in 9.95. France got their first medal at the end of the night thanks to Jules Pommery, reclassified 3rd in the length after an appeal. The evening was also marked by the anger of Hugo Hay after his fall in the 5000m and the coronation of Gina Lückenkemper in a particularly tight ladies’ 100m. Mélina Robert-Michon took 8th place of the discus throw final.


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2. Tennis – WTA Cincinnati: Serena Williams and Osaka already out

Serena Williams will go no further in Cincinnati. For her last tournament before retiring after the US Open, the 40-year-old American was sharply beaten by Briton Emma Raducanu (6-4, 6-0) before leaving the court without saying a word. to the media. It’s also over for Naomi Osaka. The Japanese lost as soon as she entered the fray in Ohio, against Zhang Shuai (6-4, 7-5). The former world number 1 has not chained two victories since the Miami tournament last spring.

Serena Williams, stereotype breaker

3. Tennis – Cincinnati Masters: Mededev, Alcaraz and Kyrgios in control

The headliners held their rank in the men’s category. The Russian Daniil Medvedev dominated the Dutch Botic van de Zandschulp in two sets (6-4, 7-5) while the Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz had no trouble getting rid of the American Mackenzie MacDonald (6-3 , 6-2). Earlier, the Australian Nick Kyrgios had also signed a controlled entry against Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (7-5, 6-4). On the other hand, it’s over for the Spaniard Pablo Carreño Busta, winner in Montreal last weekend, beaten by the Serb Miomir Kecmanovic (1-6, 7-5, 7-6).

Kyrgios didn’t lose the thread against Davidovich: the match summary

We have also selected for you

  • Football – Mercato : Cristiano Ronaldo reacted strongly to rumors about his future at Manchester United in an Instagram post. “You’ll know the truth when I give an interview in a few weekslaunched CR7. The media only lie.”
  • Basketball – Euro 2022 : France continued their preparation with a great success against Italy (100-68) two weeks before their entry into the running for the European Championship, with 18 points from Elie Okobo.
  • F1 : The FIA ​​has validated the new engine regulations expected in 2026. Thus, fuels will have to be 100% sustainable and the deployment of electrical energy will be greatly improved.
  • Olympic Games – Paris 2024 : The conventions for the organization of the surfing events, on the wave of Teahupoo in Tahiti, were signed Tuesday in Papara between Polynesia and the Organizing Committee.
  • Rugby : Ian Foster will continue to coach the All Blacks until the World Cup in France next year. New Zealand Rugby has renewed its confidence in him despite his recent poor performances.

The tweet that puts Manchester in turmoil

Billionaire Elon Musk, boss of Tesla and SpaceX, released a tweet of which he has the secret and which will not fail to react, affirming that he was going to… buy Manchester United. “And I buy Manchester United, you’re welcome“, launched the richest businessman in the world. It remains to be seen whether he seriously intends to make a takeover offer…

The catch-up video

It is the car of these “Europe”. Sébastien Vigier won the keirin on Tuesday in Munich, having already triumphed in individual sprint. The 25-year-old Frenchman clearly won ahead of the German Maximilian Dörnbach. Another Tricolore, Melvin Landerneau – meanwhile titled on the kilometer – completed the podium. Here is how Vigier flew over the final, on video.

The Vigier rocket, bronze for Landerneau: a tricolor keirin on video

Podcasts to accompany your day

  • You want a medal: Why do walkers sway?

The European Athletics Championships take place from August 15 to 21 in Munich. Athletes who practice race walking have a very particular gait. Do you know why ? Here is the answer in this podcast. “You want a medal ?” is a Eurosport podcast, written and presented by Clément Lefebvre and produced by Bababam.

  • Beautiful Trace –Guy Drut: “Thanks to Killy’s words, I forged a winning mind”

During the summer, we rebroadcast episodes of the “Belle Trace” podcast. This week, the Olympic champion of the 110 meters hurdles in 1976, Guy Drut is the guest of Flo Masnada. He talks about his beginnings, first in football before switching to athletics and his Olympic title with the help of a certain Jean-Claude Killy and also talks to us about politics, his second career.

What you will be sure to follow today

1. Tennis – Cincinnati Masters: Nadal is back!

Rafael Nadal returns to the courts in Cincinnati, where he could also become world number one again depending on the circumstances. The Spaniard, who has not played for more than a month and his retirement from Wimbledon before his semi-final against Nick Kyrgios due to an abdominal tear, faces Croatian Borna Coric for his entry into the tournament. A match that will not start before 1am. To wait, there will be plenty to do with Fognini – Rublev, Auger-Aliassime – de Minaur, Tsitsipas – Krajinovic, Murray – Norrie and Fritz – Kyrgios. And the whole thing will be to follow live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player from 5 p.m.!

“There was only one player to beat Djokovic at Wimbledon: it was Nadal”

2. Athletics – European Championships: Ambitious Blues in the 110m hurdles

Following the Euro in Munich. France will rely in particular on Pascal Martinot-Lagarde and will follow the progress of the prodigy Sasha Zhoya in the 110m hurdles (semi-finals from 8:30 p.m., final at 10:22 p.m.). Also to follow are the finals of the women’s pole vault (8:00 p.m.), the men’s triple jump (8:15 p.m.), the women’s hammer (9:00 p.m.), the men’s 400m with Thomas Jordier (9:43 p.m.) and the women’s 400m (10:02 p.m.).

3. Swimming – European Championships: Time for Grousset?

Last day for the national events in Rome with the 50m freestyle where the French Maxime Grousset, second time among the finalists, will try to win gold from 6 p.m. Also to follow on the French side, the performances of Yohann Ndoye Brouard and Mewen Tomac in the 100m backstroke, at 6:10 p.m.

And also..

Cycling, with the Tour of Denmark and the men’s and women’s time trial of the European Championship, to follow live on Eurosport!


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