Tears of the French biathlete Mikaela Shiffry in the mixed relay and the French Football Cup

American Mikaela Shiffry’s compatriot Lindsey Vonn at the World Cup in skiing, the French biathlon winner in the mixed relay, the emotion of repeating Didier’s victory record of “junior” football and French Cup. Deschamps at the helm of the Blues until 2026… Find the best sports shots of the weekend through the work of photojournalists traveling around the world’s sports grounds. Thanks to the media organizations and journalists of “20 Minutes” who are always on the front line to cover major sports events, this is in pictures and sports information.

Implementation: Olivier JUSZCZAK

  • Julia Simon of France competes in the 4×7.5km medley relay of the IBU Biathlon World Cup in Pokljuka, January 8, 2023. — JURE MAKOVEC/AFP

    France won the mixed relay at the Biathlon World Cup in Pokljuka (Slovenia) on Sunday. The French relay consisting of Fabien Claude, Quentin Fillion Maillet, Anais Chevalier-Bouchet, Julia Simon defeated Italy (2nd) and Sweden (3rd). In the absence of brothers Johannes and Tarjei Boe and Sturla Laegreid on the Norwegian side, France grabbed the chance to win this first mixed relay of the season.

  • France’s Delphine Claudel celebrates as she crosses the finish line after winning the Mass Start 10 km cross-country race of the Tour de Ski, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Val di Fiemme, Trento, Italy. ALESSANDRO TROVATI/AP/SIPA

    A “crazy day” of Tour skiing for Delphine Claudel, the first French skier to win a World Cup this Sunday, winning the final stage of Alpe Cermis in Val di Fiemme, Italy. At the age of 26, Vosgienne writes a page in the history of the French foundation.

  • Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States competes in the Women’s Giant Slalom World Cup, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. GIOVANNI AULETTA/AP/SIPA

    American Mikaela Shiffrin won the second giant slalom in Kranjska Gora on Sunday, equaling compatriot Lindsey Vonn’s record of 82 World Cup wins. Shiffrin, who was unable to reach this record by taking the 6th place on the same track on Saturday, beat the Italian Federica Brignon by 77 percent and the Swiss Lara Gut-Behramini by 97 percent.

  • American Mikaela Shiffry reacts on the podium after winning the giant slalom World Cup in Kranjska Gora, January 8, 2023. PIERRE TEISSOT/AFP

    Vonn joins the list of winners at just 27, a skier from Vail, Colorado, who started very young (first win at age 17) and was very active on the podium this Sunday. He directly threatens Sweden’s Ingemar Stenmark’s all-time record (86) and could set the bar unimaginably high if he extends his productive career by a few years.

  • Victor Muffat-Jeandet of France in the giant slalom on Saturday, January 7, 2023 in Adelboden, Switzerland. – GIOVANNIG PIZZATO/AP/SIPA

    Victor Muffat-Jeandet, who was hospitalized in Switzerland on Saturday after a violent fall during the giant slalom race in Adelboden, “underwent successful surgery for a broken nose,” the French Ski Federation said on Sunday. Victor Muffat-Jeandet, the 7th-fastest runner on Saturday despite his bib number 21, fell to the net when he went off balance after hitting his head on the track early in the second. .

  • Marco Odermatt of Switzerland finishes in the second run of the men’s giant slalom at the World Cup, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Adelboden, Switzerland. JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT/AP/SIPA

    Skiing king Marko Odermat put the race for the big globe a little further behind by claiming his second consecutive victory in the giant Adelboden, Switzerland, on Saturday. Despite his No. 6 seed, the leading World No. 1, also just 25-years-old, favored the No. 2, who won his 17th and sixth World Cup success this winter, to the delight of more than 24,000 spectators in the arrivals area, drowning in one. A sea of ​​Swiss flags.

  • Quentin Filon-Maillet of France moves during the men’s 12.5 km race at the BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup in Pokljuka, January 7, 2023. — ANDREJ TARFILA/SOPA Images/SIPA

    Quentin Fillon Maillet, who had been struggling since the beginning of the season and was still ninth the day before, finally won his first podium of the winter at the end of the pursuit in Pokljuka (Slovenia), Yohannes Boe alone. Starting in ninth position, more than 1′ 20″ behind Boe and nearly thirty seconds off the podium, QFM took advantage of a 19-out-of-20 shot to take his place during his tenth individual event of the winter: he finished 1′ from the unstoppable Norwegian. 04” 9/10 second behind.

  • Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic during his semifinal match against Daniil Medvedev of Russia at the ATP International Tournament on January 7, 2023 in Adelaide, Australia. — BRENTON EDWARDS/AFP

    Despite a left thigh scare in Saturday’s semifinals and a match point against him in Sunday’s final, Novak Djokovic defeated American Sebastian Korda 6-7 in the final in Adelaide, Australia, to win his first title of the year ( 8/10 ), 7-6 ( 7/3 ), 6-4 and coming into the Australian Open in eight days.

  • Nicolas Tournat during the friendly match between France and Egypt in Orleans on January 7, 2023. — HUGO PFEIFFER/ICON SPORT/FFH

    France handball coach Guillaume Gille this Sunday selected the same group of 18 players for the World Cup in Poland, which starts on Wednesday, for Saturday’s final warm-up match against Egypt in Orleans (33-32). Gille had to deal with injury packages to Kyllian Villeminot (knee) and Benoît Kounkoud (foot) this week, which reduced his squad to an automatic 18-man squad. For each World Cup match, he will have to leave two players in the stands.

  • Real Madrid’s French forward Karim Benzema fights with Villarreal’s Spanish defender Raul Albiol during the La Liga match between Villarreal and Real Madrid at La Ceramica stadium on January 7, 2023. JOSE JORDAN/AFP

    Real Madrid, level on points with Barcelona at the top of La Liga, missed out on a chance to temporarily go top of the table as they lost 2-1 at Villarreal on Saturday despite Karim Benzema’s penalty goal.

  • Players of Strasbourg Koenigshoffen celebrate after winning the French Cup 32nd round penalty shootout between FCO Strasbourg Koenigshoffen 06 and Clermont Foot 63 at Emile-Stahl stadium in Strasbourg on January 7, 2023. FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP

    FC Olympique Strasbourg Koenigshoffen 1906 (Region 1, 6th division) fans created a sensation on Saturday in the French Cup round of 32, defeating Ligue 1 9th-placed Clermont (0-0, 3-4 pen). In front of 3,000 spectators at the tiny Emile-Stahl stadium, the Strasbourg side held on to a 0-0 draw despite a five-division difference, and after a breathless session, it was Samuel Kecambus who scored the winner to send the Alsace player through. The amateur club reached the 1/8 finals.

  • Djessine Seba Espaly tackles Khephren Thuram during the French Cup Round of 32 soccer match between Le Puy Foot 43 and OGC Nice at Stade Charles-Massot in Saint-Marseille, January 7, 2023. — OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP

    Last edition’s finalists Nice were knocked out and relegated to National after losing 1-0 at 16th-placed Puy going into Saturday’s French Cup round of 32 contest.

  • Monegasque players react after losing on penalties during the French Cup Round of 32 match between AS Monaco and Rodez AF at Stade Louis II on January 7, 2023. VALERIE HACHE/AFP

    Lowly Ligue 2 dwellers Rodez, who are currently relegated, also sprung a surprise (2-2, 5 to 4) on penalties as they beat Monaco 2-0 in the French Cup round of 32 final at the Stade Louis on Saturday. II.

  • Marseille’s Ivorian defender Eric Bailly is challenged by Hyères midfielder Almike Moussa N’Diaye during the French Cup Round of 16 soccer match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and Hyères at Stade Francis-Turcan of Martigues on January 7, 2023. was rude to. NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP

    Hyères midfielder (N2) Almike Moussa N’Diaye was taken to Marseille North Hospital where he was admitted to the intensive care unit after being injured by Marseille’s Eric Bailly on Saturday. Eleven to 10, OM beat Hyères 2-0 just over an hour after Marseille’s dismissal to qualify for the last 16 of the Coupe de France without too much of a shock on Saturday.

  • French forward Pierre Bourgarit of La Rochelle runs with the ball during the French Top14 rugby match between Stade Rochelais (La Rochelle) and Stade Toulousain Rugby (Toulouse) at Stade Marseille-Deflandre on January 7, 2023 in La Rochelle. — XAVIER LEOTY/AFP

    La Rochelle, in search of a win over Toulouse since September 2019, took revenge in style by downing the championship leader (30-7), ending a negative streak of eight consecutive defeats.

  • Morgan Parra during the Top 14 match between Stade Français and Castres at Stade Jean-Bouin in Paris on Saturday, January 7, 2023. — CHRISTOPHE SAIDI/SIPA

    Former international and 2010 Six Nations winner Morgan Parra will retire at the end of the 2022-2023 financial year. The scrum-half, who arrived at the Stade Français last summer, will join the Paris club’s next squad.

  • Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann center Didier Deschamps pose for an official photo with France team players before leaving for Qatar in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines, November 15, 2022. JEE/SIPA

    Didier Deschamps’ contract has been extended until 2026, the head coach of the “blues” announced on Saturday during the General Assembly of the French Football Federation in Paris. The coach, who came under the control of the French team in 2012, was at the end of his contract at the end of the World Cup in Qatar, which the blues won by Argentina.

  • Paris Saint-Germain’s Modeste M’Bami and Olympique Marseille’s Eduardo Costa during PSG-OM at Parc des Princes on November 7, 2004 in Paris. — CHRISTOPHE ENA/AP/SIPA

    Sports agent Franck Belhassen announced on Saturday that former PSG and Marseille midfielder Modeste M’Bami of Cameroon has died in Le Havre at the age of 40. Due to daily exercise TeamThe former football player died of a heart attack.

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