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Netherlands Wins, Greece Qualifies in Water Polo Euros

Netherlands secures its sixth European title in women's water polo with a last-gasp goal from Bente Rogge, defeating Spain 8-7. Greece secures the European Olympic Games qualification berth with a 7-6 victory over Italy in the bronze-medal final. The bronze-medal match winner also earned the European Olympic berth. Despite Spain leading 2-0 early, the Netherlands dominated, leading 5-3 at halftime and 6-5 at the final break. Rogge's last-minute goal secured the historic sixth European title for the Netherlands. Greece led the bronze-medal match
N'Golo Kante

France Midfielder leaves Chelsea for Saudi Arabia Champions Al…

N'Golo Kante leaves Chelsea after seven years at Stamford Bridge; France midfielder key part of Blues squad that won Premier League, FA Cup, Champions League, Europa League and Club World Cup during his spell at club; Kante joins Karim Benzema at Saudi Arabia champions Al Ittihad The 32-year-old, who won the 2018 World Cup with France, joins up with compatriot Karim Benzema, who left Real Madrid and signed a three-year contract with the Saudi side earlier this week. "Don't believe in fake news.
Nations League, Belgium vs France: Theo Hernandez Fires Comeback Kings France Into Final

Nations League, Belgium vs France: Theo Hernandez Fires Comeback…

Theo Hernandez shot France into a Nations League final with Spain with a last-gasp strike which earned Les Bleus a thrilling 3-2 win from two goals down against Belgium. Theo Hernandez shot France into a Nations League final with Spain on Thursday with a last-gasp strike which earned Les Bleus a thrilling 3-2 win from two goals down against Belgium. AC Milan full-back Hernandez netted his first France goal in the 90th minute of his second international appearance after France had come back

Antoine Griezmann scored France’s equaliser as they drew with…

Inter Milan's Edin Dzeko gave the Bosnians the lead with an excellent drilled effort from outside the box. Griezmann, who had re-joined Atletico Madrid from Barcelona less than 24 hours earlier, scored with a fortunate ricocheted effort - with VAR needed to see if the ball had crossed the line. Jules Kounde was sent off for hosts France early in the second half. The Sevilla defender, who Chelsea unsuccessfully tried to sign during the transfer window that closed on Tuesday, was initially given
Singapore beat France in women’s table tennis team event, to face favourites China in quarter-finals

Singapore beat France in women’s table tennis team event,…

TOKYO: Singapore’s women’s table tennis team have progressed to the quarter-finals at the Tokyo Olympics after they beat France 3-0 on Monday (Aug 2). They will next face defending champions China, who swept past Austria on Sunday. Singapore got off to a strong start in the round of 16 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium after Lin Ye and Yu Mengyu combined to win their doubles match 3-0. World number 9 Feng Tianwei followed that up with a 3-2 victory over Prithika Pavade stretch
Griezmann strikes again as France labour to 1-0 win in Bosnia

Griezmann strikes again as France labour to 1-0 win…

SARAJEVO: Antoine Griezmann struck again as France extended their World Cup qualifying Group D lead to four points with an unconvincing 1-0 away win against Bosnia on Wednesday (Mar 31). Griezmann, who scored in last Wednesday's opening game against Ukraine, put the world champions on seven points from three games. Ukraine, who were held to a 1-1 home draw by Kazakhstan, have three points with Finland on two points from two matches. Bosnia, who have not won in their last 11 outings, lie
Lacklustre France held by Ukraine in opening World Cup qualifier

Lacklustre France held by Ukraine in opening World Cup…

PARIS: France kicked off their World Cup qualifying campaign in unconvincing fashion as they were held to a 1-1 home draw by Ukraine on Wednesday (Mar 24). Antoine Griezmann put the world champions in front in the first half with a brilliant strike, only for defender Presnel Kimpembe to hand the visitors a point with an own goal after the break. The result left Didier Deschamps's side and Ukraine level with Finland and Bosnia in Group D after they drew 2-2 in the

PSG Star Kylian Mbappe Is Being Tested for Coronavirus…

Kylian Mbappe, the most valuable player in the transfer market currently and the world cup winner has been tested for coronavirus after complaining of chest pain and a sore throat. The 21-year-old has also been sidelined for two training sessions before PSG face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League last-16 second-leg clash tonight where they trail 2-1 from the first-leg. As per the recent sources, his results came back negative but Kylian Mbappe is expected to miss the crucial Champions League game against the

Aymeric Laporte’s France snub is Deschamps’ ‘personal’ reason

It has been some journey for Aymeric Laporte in the Premier League. Initially signed on as merely a back-up and replacement for Vincent Kompany, the former Bilbao player has cemented his place in the Manchester City lineup. However, Laporte was snubbed from the France World Cup winning squad and the UEFA Nation’s League as well. And the central defender feels that the fact might be some ‘personal’ issue that Didier Deschamps might have with him. Signed in the January transfer window last season,

Eden Hazard says summer transfer possible but rules out…

Eden Hazard says he is open for a move out of Chelsea at the end of the season. The Belgian forward, 27, has one season left on his contract after the 2018/19 campaign and has been heavily linked with a move to Spain. "I have 1 year left in June. If I don’t extend, a move is possible. I can’t see myself leaving in January. I wouldn’t do that to the club, the fans.” Hazard, who joined Chelsea from Lille in 2012, admitted

Neymar and Mbappe injury concerns ahead of important Champions…

With Liverpool on the horizon in the Champions League, The last thing Paris Saint-Germain wanted would be their star players Neymar and Kylian Mbappe injured in this week of international friendlies. Both the stars came against Cameroon and Uruguay respectively. https://twitter.com/Sportsmonks/status/1065143903525863425 Neymar, muscle injury The first call came in England in a friendly between Brazil and Cameroon. In the 7th minute, Neymar received the ball in the middle of the pitch and took a gesture for a shot. However, Neymar stopped and sat

Germany Relegated From UEFA Nations League, What Has Gone…

While there would have been tears of joy in the Netherlands dressing room after the side beat reigning World Champions France in the UEFA Nations League. However, a former World Champion nation, Germany was in literal tears. Netherlands’ 2-0 win over France meant that Germany were left at the bottom of Group 1 of League A in the UEFA Nations League, meaning they will be relegated to League B of the competition next season. Germany still have a game left against the Dutch

Olivier Giroud Controversial Statement Could Land Him In Trouble?

Chelsea and France forward Olivier Giroud has made a recent statement about the acceptance of homosexuality in the game of football. The former Arsenal star made these comments recently talking about former Aston Villa midfielder Thomas Hiszlsperger's statement back in 2014 after the star had retired. In the latest Olivier Giroud controversial statement, the attacker insisted that watching his case made him feel that the sport still has a long way to go with regards to accepting homosexuality. Latest Olivier Giroud controversial statement In

UEFA Nations League: Why Is It A Good And…

The international football break is on, and fans across the world will not miss club football courtesy of the UEFA Nations League. This new league is a tactical plan by the UEFA to give small nations a shot at playing against bigger and better teams, in a bid to improve their infrastructure and system. No longer shall we see qualification matches featuring powerhouses like Belgium or France massacring San Marino or Gibraltar. Instead, we will see Belgium and France play teams equal to

N’Golo Kante Refuses Offshore Payments From Chelsea

Football fans around the fans especially the Chelsea faithful have an idea about how shy and humble their star midfield man, N’Golo Kante is. However, a recent turn of events has proved that Kante is not only humble but also an honest footballer. France midfielder Kante refused to have a portion of his Chelsea salary paid under advantageous tax terms in Jersey or to offshore tax haven account. N'Golo Kante is Mr. Integrity The report by French investigative site Mediapart says that six weeks before

Olivier Giroud to voice Green Goblin in new Spiderman…

Chelsea and French striker Olivier Giroud has revealed that he will be the voice behind the Green Goblin character in an upcoming French version of a new Spiderman movie. Giroud is not only the footballer roped in by the movie franchise as Paris Saint Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe is set to take on the voice of Scorpion in the upcoming superhero flick. Surely, exciting news for Premier League and Spiderman fans. The two footballers took to social media to make the announcement to their fans know

Paris Saint-Germain Guilty Of Racially Profiling Young Players

Racism has been one of the filthiest practices affecting every department of sports in different ways. Over time, many individuals, as well as organizations, have come up with the allegation of individuals being racially discriminated. And this time it is one of the biggest clubs in European Football, Paris St. Germain. French investigative website Mediapart revealed that PSG’s scouting team detailed ethnic origins of potential recruits allegedly in order to reduce the number of ‘black’ recruits. According to the reports, they were assessing