January 25, 2022

The return of the Blues from basketball, the biathlon season resumes, a poster for the resumption of the Top 14… What should not be missed during the sports weekend

Sportswomen and sportswomen will shine again this weekend. From lawns to parquet floors, including snow, they will be on all terrains. Do you want to not miss any of the highlights of the weekend? Follow the guide.

French basketball players want to confirm after Tokyo

Friday 8:20 p.m. on France 4

Three months after the silver epic of the Olympics, the Blues are looking to their next goal. On Friday, November 26, they kick off their World Cup qualifying campaign, which will be played in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia from August 25 to September 10, 2023.

A passing of the baton nevertheless relative since the list of Vincent Collet includes only one Olympic finalist, Andrew Albicy. The NBA and the Euroleague not stopping during the international window, the coach, as usual at this time of year, had to reshuffle his group. First opportunity to prove himself against Montenegro, Friday at 8:20 p.m. at the Palais des Sports in Pau. The meeting will be followed live on France 4.

Les Bleues to continue their accelerated march

Friday at 9:10 p.m. on W9

If you want to see goals this weekend, the 2023 World Cup qualifying match between France women’s soccer team and Kazakhstan on Friday night should be your thing. The players of Corinne Deacon have been in phenomenal form since the start of the school year: 29 goals in four games, for only two goals conceded.

In the first leg at the end of October, the French won 5-0 at Nursoultan. Friday, they will still have the opportunity to shine offensively. Kick-off is scheduled for 9:10 p.m., at the Rabine stadium in Vannes. The meeting will be broadcast live on W9.

Alpine skiing makes a big comeback in Canada and the United States

Friday from 7 p.m. on Eurosport

After a 2020 season marked by travel restrictions – and which has only invested in European resorts – the Alpine Skiing World Cup will rediscover the other side of the Atlantic. The men head to Lake Louise (Canada), for three speed events, namely two downhills and a super-G, on November 26, 27 and 28, from 7 p.m. Alexis Pinturault, holding the big globe, will try to win precious points in super-G.

The women will be in Killington (United States), with a slalom and a giant on the program, Saturday 27 and Sunday 28. Tessa Worley, specialist in disciplines, will try to lead the French clan to the top. The events will be broadcast on Eurosport.

Sweden’s biathlon season kicks off

Saturday from 11:45 am on L’Equipe and Eurosport

The sharp sound of bullets will once again resonate in the air of European stations. Östersund will host the first stage of the Biathlon World Cup on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 November. The festivities will begin with the Individual on Saturday, at 11:45 a.m. for women, and 3 p.m. for men. Sunday, it’s time for the sprint, with departures scheduled at 11 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. The entire stage will be followed on the channels of La Chaine L’Equipe.

The French team will travel to Sweden as a whole, after having animated the pre-season races. Julia Simon thus won the sprint of Sjusjoen on November 13, while Quentin Fillon Maillet and Emilien Jacquelin took 2nd and 3rd places in the mass start the next day.

Racingmen and Bordeaux for a top of the Top 14

Sunday at 9:05 p.m. on Canal +

After three weeks of break, and in the wake of the happy autumn of the XV of France, the championship resumes its rights, with a beautiful poster to close the 11th day. Racing 92, fifth, receives Union Bordeaux-Bègles, second behind its neighbor Toulouse. A match between two injured animals, beaten during the last day, and which must revive. Without the internationals, gone for a week’s vacation, the debates promise to be balanced and indecisive. The match will be watched on Canal + on Sunday evening at 9:05 p.m.