Tag: France

Soccer – Many City news: ‘It must be personal’ – Aymeric Laporte frustrated at Didier Deschamps over continued France snub

Soccer – Many City news: ‘It must be personal’ – Aymeric Laporte frustrated at Didier Deschamps over continued France snub

Despite emerging as one of the most consistent defenders in Europe over recent years, the Man City centre-back is yet to receive a senior French cap Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte has admitted he is frustrated by his continuous omission from the French squad. The 24-year-old has been capped by the national team throughout the…

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Formula 1 – Gerhard Berger sees a chance for his nephew Lucas Auer in Formula 1

Formula 1 – Gerhard Berger sees a chance for his nephew Lucas Auer in Formula 1

Image: MARK THOMPSON / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP Gerhard Berger is hoping his nephew may have a future in Formula 1. One the one hand, the F1 legend said he is sad to see Lucas Auer leave DTM, the German touring car series that he now runs. Keeping it going “But I see…

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Formula 1 – Brendon Hartley thought he had a ‘long term F1 contract’

Formula 1 – Brendon Hartley thought he had a ‘long term F1 contract’

His Formula 1 adventure may be over for now, but Brendon Hartley says his motor racing career is still very much alive. Having been given a second chance by Red Bull and Toro Rosso, the 29-year-old New Zealander has lost his seat after just a single full season. ‘Not the perfect time’ “I’ve definitely been…

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Formula 1 – Bernie Ecclestone doubts F1 will race in Miami, London

Formula 1 – Bernie Ecclestone doubts F1 will race in Miami, London

Bernie Ecclestone doubts Liberty Media’s ability to deliver a second US grand prix on the streets of Miami. Plans for the Miami race have fallen through for now, but Formula 1 owner Liberty insists it has not given up. ‘Too much of a hurry’ “It will never happen,” former F1 supremo Ecclestone told Speed Week.…

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Formula 1 – Sergey Sirotkin’s F1 sponsor wanted discount for 2019

Formula 1 – Sergey Sirotkin’s F1 sponsor wanted discount for 2019

Sergey Sirotkin should not be too disappointed that his Formula 1 career is over. That is the view of Mika Salo, a former F1 driver who has worked closely with the Russian this year as part of sponsor SMP Bank’s programme. ‘Pretty much up to Williams’ Sirotkin has been replaced by Robert Kubica, who arrives…

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Formula E – Motor racing: Formula E faces moment of truth in season five

Formula E – Motor racing: Formula E faces moment of truth in season five

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula E starts its fifth season next week, braced for a big breakthrough but already looking far down the road to a future when its all-electric cars could rival Formula One machines and race on similar circuits. FILE PHOTO: Alejandro Agag, Formula E CEO, gestures next to Michela Cerruti’s Formula E car…

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Formula 1 – Super Formula ‘good training ground for Formula 1’ – Marko

Formula 1 – Super Formula ‘good training ground for Formula 1’ – Marko

TOO MUCH TALK: Red Bull’s Helmut Marko believes politics is interfering with Formula 1 as a sport. Image: AFP / Lars Baron Japan’s Super Formula is now a “good training ground” for Red Bull’s future Formula 1 drivers. That is the view of Dr Helmut Marko, who is getting behind the top Japanese open wheeler…

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Formula 1 – Marcus Ericsson says Formula 1 is ‘artificial’

Formula 1 – Marcus Ericsson says Formula 1 is ‘artificial’

Image: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP Marcus Ericsson has departed Formula 1 by saying the category is “a bit artificial”. The Swede drove in F1 for Caterham and Sauber, but he has lost his race seat for 2019 and is switching to Indycar. ‘Artificial in some ways’ Ericsson, 28, got his first taste of Indycar with…

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Formula E – No ‘off season’ for axed Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne

Formula E – No ‘off season’ for axed Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne

There will be no winter ‘off season’ for one 2018 Formula 1 driver. Dropped by McLaren, Stoffel Vandoorne has been snapped up by Mercedes for its new works Formula E effort. ‘Voyage of discovery’ That season kicks off next weekend in Saudi Arabia. READ: Stoffel Vandoorne hopeful about Formula 1 future “It was a short winter…

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Formula 1 – Not only tyres to blame for F1 problems – Isola

Formula 1 – Not only tyres to blame for F1 problems – Isola

Mario Isola has defended Pirelli amid suggestions it is the tyres that are making Formula 1 races boring. Recently, the F1 drivers met with the Pirelli F1 chief to argue that they need more robust tyres that they can “push” with rather than so often nurse to the pitstops. ‘Not just the tyres’ The Italian…

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Formula E – Moet & Chandon’s Electric New Partnership With Formula E

Formula E – Moet & Chandon’s Electric New Partnership With Formula E

Not for distribution in France and Russia. Moet & Chandon proudly reveals its new partnership with the electric street racing series – the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. It’s the meeting of two pioneers: Moet & Chandon, a Maison that contributed to introduce champagne to the world, and Formula E, the world’s first fully-electric international…

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Formula 1 – ‘Top two teams could tempt Fernando Alonso’s F1 return’ – Briatore

Formula 1 – ‘Top two teams could tempt Fernando Alonso’s F1 return’ – Briatore

Fernando Alonso will return to Formula 1 “if Mercedes or Ferrari” come knocking. That is the view of Flavio Briatore, the former F1 personality who is still involved with the retiring Alonso’s management. A fantasy market Spanish sports newspapers quote the Italian as saying: “If there is an offer from Mercedes or Ferrari, would he…

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Soccer – Ballon d’Or 2018: Antoine Griezmann voices frustration at third-placed finish

Soccer – Ballon d’Or 2018: Antoine Griezmann voices frustration at third-placed finish

The Atletico Madrid and France star admitted he was frustrated having won two bits of silverware in 2018, but still only finished third in the voting Antoine Griezmann was disappointed to have not won the Ballon d’Or after winning the Europa League and World Cup in 2018, while Kylian Mbappe says he will work to…

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Soccer – Trophee Kopa: Kylian Mbappe scoops 2018 award ahead of Trent Alexander-Arnold, Gianluigi Donnarumma & Justin Kluivert

Soccer – Trophee Kopa: Kylian Mbappe scoops 2018 award ahead of Trent Alexander-Arnold, Gianluigi Donnarumma & Justin Kluivert

The Ballon d’Or nominee becomes the first-ever winner of the award after helping PSG to a Ligue 1 title and France to the World Cup Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe has been named the winner of the inaugural Trophee Kopa award, handed out by France Football during the Ballon d’Or ceremony for the best young player…

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Formula 1 – Magnussen ‘established’ in F1 now – father

Formula 1 – Magnussen ‘established’ in F1 now – father

Kevin Magnussen’s father says he is glad the Haas driver is now fully established in Formula 1. Magnussen, 26, has had a stop-start career to date, with less successful stints at McLaren and Renault before he made the move to Haas. ‘It’s nice to see’ But in 2018, he fared strongly against Romain Grosjean and…

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Formula 1 – Robert Kubica return to Formula 1 ‘a miracle’ – father

Formula 1 – Robert Kubica return to Formula 1 ‘a miracle’ – father

Robert Kubica’s father says it is a “miracle” the Pole is returning to Formula 1 in 2019. Eight years after almost severing his right arm in a rallying crash, the former BMW and Renault driver will race for Williams next season. ‘We had to fight to keep him alive’ “If miracles happen, then yes, it…

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Formula E – Moët & Chandon’s Electric New Partnership With Formula E

Formula E – Moët & Chandon’s Electric New Partnership With Formula E

To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: https://www.multivu.com/players/uk/8454851-moet-and-chandon-partnership-formula-e/ The worldwide partnership will officially kick off for season five of the championship, which begins on December 15, 2018. As Official Champagne Supplier, the Maison and its champagne will be present from the winner’s podium to hospitality areas including VIP lounges, as well as the dedicated fan…

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Soccer – Maurizio Sarri’s double dilemma: How do Chelsea get the best out of both N’Golo Kante & Jorginho?

Soccer – Maurizio Sarri’s double dilemma: How do Chelsea get the best out of both N’Golo Kante & Jorginho?

The Italy international’s arrival at Stamford Bridge has forced the Frenchman into an unfamiliar position, prompting criticism from frustrated fans The complaints came thick and fast after Chelsea’s humbling defeat by Tottenham last weekend. Disgruntled supporters claimed that N’Golo Kante is being played out of position, Jorginho has been worked out and Maurizio Sarri needs a…

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