Cannone saves the tricolor fencing, Buchard in half in judo
9:35 am: Ntilikina forfeits the match against the United States
According to L’Equipe, the playmaker of the French basketball team Frank Ntilikina is forfeited for the match against the United States this Sunday afternoon.
9:12 am: Spanish golfer Jon Rahm positive for Covid and package
Like Bryson DeChambeau, Spanish golfer Jon Rahm was forced to forfeit the Olympics after testing positive for Covid.
9:05 am: The composition of the French football team is known
Here is Sylvain Ripoll’s lineup to face South Africa (kick off at 10 a.m.): Bernardoni – Michelin, Kalulu, Nkounkou, Caci – Tousart, Savanier – Thauvin, Mbuku, Kolo Muani, Gignac.
8:55 am: The diver Alexis Jandard breaks the springboard during training
USOL diver Vaugneray smashed the springboard 3 meters from the Olympic pool during training. Former gymnast, Jandard, who has a very athletic physique, will enter the running on August 2.
8:25 am: Cannone passes, Bardenet passes
Romain Cannone is the last survivor of French fencing in these Olympics, with his victory over Dutchman Verwijlen (15-11). Alexandre Bardenet bowed to the Italian Santarelli (15-11) and will not see the quarters.
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8:10 am: Osaka passes without worry
Naomi Osaka won in the first round of the tennis tournament against China’s Zheng Saisai (6-1, 6-4).
7:55 am: Jérémy Flores goes to eighth
Surfer Jérémy Flores finished second in the repechage session and will therefore see the eighth, like Johanne Defay and Michel Bourez. Pauline Ado is the only Frenchwoman still in the balance.
7:52 am: Lebesson will see the third round in table tennis
Emmanuel Lebasson won the table tennis singles 4-0 down against the Croatian Gacina, a few hours after his victory in the mixed doubles alongside Jia Nan Yuan. He advances to the third round.
7:45 am: Thibus in his turn bows in foil
She had been one of the satisfactions of the night in fencing by being the only French survivor in foil. But Ysaora Thibus lost to Russian Larisa Korobeynikova (15-12) in the round of 16.
7:25 am: Bryson DeChambeau positive for Covid and package
The Covid-19 deprives the Tokyo Games of a renowned sportsman: the American Bryson DeChambeau, winner of the US Open 2020, was forced to forfeit after being tested positive and the Olympic golf tournament to lose a of its stars.
7:06 am: The Gicquel-Delrue pair almost eliminated in badminton
The French duo composed of Thom Gicquel and Delphine Delrue lost again this Sunday morning during their second group match against the Thai pair (21-9, 21-15). They only have one game left to save themselves.
7:05 am: Ferro qualified for the 2nd round
Fiona Ferro (64th) qualified for the second round of the Tokyo Olympic Games tennis tournament on Sunday, beating Latvian Anastasija Sevastova (53rd), 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, in 2:13. In the next round, the Frenchwoman will meet the Spaniard Sara Sorribes (48th), surprise scorer of the world No.1 Ashleigh Barty in straight sets (6-4, 6-3) a little earlier in the day.
7:00 am: Buchard continues his flawless performance, no miracle for Le Blouch
Expeditious in the round of 16 last night against Georgian Tetiana Levytska-Shukvani, Amandine Buchard did not do in detail in the quarterfinals either, beating South Korean Park Da-Sol by ippon in less than a minute. Rendezvous in the semi-final around 10:30 am French.
For his part, Kilian Le Blouch lost in the round of 16 against Hifumi Abe after an ippon from the Japanese.
6:55 am: Borel eliminated from entry
Clearly, French fencing is on alternating current: after the épée qualifications of Romain Cannone and Alexandre Bardenet during the night, Yannick Borel was released from entry by the Egyptian Mohamed Elsayed (15-11).
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