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Tennis: Australia cancels Novak Djokovic’s visa again



The Australian visa of tennis world number one Novak Djokovic, who entered the country without being vaccinated against Covid-19, has been canceled for the second time, announced Friday January 14 the Minister of Immigration, Alex Hawke. This decision was made “on health and public order grounds”, the minister said in a statement. The Australian government “is strongly committed to protecting Australia’s borders, especially in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic”, he added.

→ READ. Antivax, esotericism and mysterious pyramid: Novak Djokovic, follower of pseudo-sciences

This second visa cancellation implies that the Serbian player, who was aiming for a record 21st Grand Slam title at the Australian Open which begins on Monday January 17, will be banned from entering the country for three years, except in certain circumstances.

Australian authorities also intend to order the return of the world number one in detention as of Saturday morning, government lawyer Stephen Lloyd announced on Friday. The government wants the Serb to be released from detention only to attend, in the offices of his lawyers and under the supervision of border police officers, the online court hearings concerning his case, the lawyer said .

Djokovic will not be expelled from Australia until justice has been finally pronounced, had previously assured Stephen Lloyd during a hearing before a judge in Melbourne. This Victorian judge, Anthony Kelly, announced on Friday that he was relinquishing responsibility in favor of Australian federal justice, despite the objections of the player’s lawyers who said they feared a slowdown in the procedure.

Novak Djokovic was training for the tournament

The 34-year-old’s visa had already been canceled for the first time on January 5 when he arrived in Melbourne, and Novak Djokovic was then placed in a detention center for deportation.

→ REREAD. The Djokovic case raises the question of the vaccination status of athletes

The tennis player’s lawyers had however won a resounding victory on January 10, obtaining from a judge that he restore his visa and order his immediate release. Since then, Novak Djokovic has been training for the tournament, and was due to face his compatriot Miomir Kecmanovic, 78, in the first round.and world player.

But the Minister of Immigration retained the possibility of canceling the visa again under his discretionary power.

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Paralympic Games: seven new medals for the Blues on Sunday



On the Sea Forest channel in Tokyo, the Blues were smiling this Sunday, August 29. With panache, the French para-rowing team, which had qualified three boats out of four possible for these Games, won two new bronze medals.

Forced to interrupt her career after the Rio Games because of the evolution of her multiple sclerosis, Nathalie Benoit, already a silver medalist at the London Games in 2012, managed to win bronze in the single scull. A performance which undoubtedly over-motivated the mixed team of the “four of peak with coxswain”. Led by Erika Sauzeau, Margot Boulet, Remy Taranto, Antoine Jesel and Robin Le Barreau at the helm, the boat was also invited, a little later in the morning, to the third step of the podium.

→ ANALYSIS. Paralympic Games: the puzzle of categories of disabilities

Disappointment on the other hand in the category two of mixed couple: Perle Bouge, double medalist in London and Rio in 2012 and in 2016, and his new partner Christophe Lavigne, failed at the foot of the podium.

A fifth medal for Souhad Ghazouani

Weightlifters also stood out. By lifting a bar at 132 kg, Souhad Ghazouani finished third in the competition, behind the Brazilian Mariana D’Andrea and the Chinese Xu Lili. Suffered from spina bifida since her birth, the 39-year-old Frenchwoman, who had her first Games in Athens in 2004, now has five Paralympic medals, after gold won in London, two silver medals and now two of bronze.

Hélios Latchoumanaya then confirmed that the hall of Nippon Budokan succeeded in French judo by gleaning a bronze medal in less than 90 kg. The record is more than honorable for visually impaired French judokas in Tokyo, Sandrine Martinet took the silver on Saturday and Nathan Petit lost in the bronze final on Saturday.

A surprise in athletics

The surprise of the day came on the athletics track, with the bronze medal in 400 meters (category T11) of Trésor Makunda, passed in the final in extremis after a repechage on time and for the benefit of the disqualification in the series the day before. on the other Frenchman Timothée Adolphe, for having lost the link attaching him to his guide.

In wheelchair fencing, Romain Noble, Damien Tokatlian and Maxime Valet completed the weekend’s bronze collection by taking the team foil podium.

Money in table tennis

Matéo Bohéas, he, finalist Sunday (Class 11), lost in three sets against the Polish Patryk Hojnowski but, with the money, won his first medal at the Paralympic Games.

With 26 medals, France is gradually approaching the goal set by the French Olympic Committee of at least 35 podiums. In the Nations standings, the Blues are in fifteenth place, far behind China which crushes the competition with 104 medals (46 gold).

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Tokyo Olympics: in search of new challenges, French coaches export their know-how



It all started with a transaction, over eight years ago, in a small town in Maine-et-Loire. That day, Maxime Livio, international eventing rider at the head of a stable, receives an unusual visit. That of the trainer of the second daughter of the King of Thailand. If he is in the Saumur countryside, it is to find a horse for the princess. He does business in the Livio stable.

→ THE FACTS. Tokyo Olympics: Jean Quiquampoix in gold with a speed gun, after the Rio silver

“He was taking care of the eventing team, and asked me if I wanted to accompany them to the Games., he says today.It was a time when I seized a lot of opportunities, it was a very good one. “ Maxime Livio says yes. His stable welcomes the team’s mounts, and the three riders make regular trips back and forth between their country and France.

“In Thailand, I am received in an incredible way”

Eight years later, the team competed in Tokyo for its first Olympic Games. Without convincing results, but with hope for the future. “We went up a notch by qualifying”, rejoices the coach.

From a personal point of view, the 30-something is also satisfied: Every time I go to Thailand I am received in an incredible way. Work and investment are recognized. In French culture, when you’re good, it’s considered normal. While with them, it is underlined and noticed.

A “fracture” to which several coaches testify. In pole vault, fencing, horseback riding, track cycling, etc. In these disciplines where France shines or has shone, many technicians choose to leave France to try their luck elsewhere.

Better earn a living

One of the best known is Damien Inocencio, who coached famous pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie to his Olympic title in London in 2012, before the champion decided to part ways with him. He then turned to China, a country where perch is far from being a specialty. And where the pay is markedly different, he says: “In France, there is no way to make a living as a pole vault coach, it’s a living, it’s survival. “

The Clermontois brings his athletes to France and regularly stays in China… outside of the pandemic. Because of the border closures, he had to train Chinese Huiqin Xu, who qualified for the Olympics, on video. In Tokyo, he will also accompany Switzerland’s Angelica Moser, with whom he started working in 2020. “My contract with China ends after the Olympics, I needed another activity to be safe”, he explains. This is the flip side : “After each Olympics, I can lose my job. We are more in competition. But putting yourself in danger allows you to progress! “

The Blues, “competitors like the others”

A mantra that sticks to Benoît Vêtu, the French coach of Japanese track cycling, previously passed through Russia and China, after leaving the French federation in 2012. “In France, whether we succeed or lose at the Games, it didn’t change anything. Today, I have a pressure that I did not have before. There are big expectations, this tension is a driving force for me ”, describes one who moved to Japan with his family. If he still had a little heart in France the first year, he now considers the Blues as “Competitors like the others”.

→ READ. Olympic Games: why the best in the world are not always there

And the language barrier that forces him to work with an interpreter? “I found an advantage there. We speak a little slower, we take the time to think about what we are going to say “, he smiles. In the land of keirin (a track cycling competition, editor’s note), the performance of his team will be particularly scrutinized.

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Tour de France 2021, stage 18: new success for the Tadej Pogacar yellow jersey



Inexhaustible! Tadej Pogacar, wearing the yellow jersey, won Thursday July 15 the 18e stage of the Tour de France, the last in the mountains, in Luz-Ardiden, confirming total control over the event. Winner for the second time in two days in the Pyrenees, the Slovenian beat the Dane Jonas Vingegaard and the Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz, his pursuers in the general classification.

Under the eyes of the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron, who came to attend the last 52 kilometers, the defending champion won his third success since the start and reinforced his yellow jersey three days before the arrival in Paris.

→ ANALYSIS. Tour de France 2021: Tourmalet, the myth still at the top

Pogacar, who is the best young rider of the event, also donned the polka dot jersey of the best climber. In the standings, he increased his advantage to 5 min 45 s over Vingegaard, which precedes Carapaz by 6 seconds. Big loser of the day, the Colombian Rigoberto Uran let go from the Col du Tourmalet, the first of the two climbs of the day. Fourth at the start of Pau, he finally plummeted to tenth place in the general classification.

David Gaudu tried everything

In the legendary Tourmalet, the pass most often used by the Tour for more than a century, David Gaudu came out of the group of favorites. The Frenchman joined the escaped riders (Alaphilippe and Mohoric in particular) and fell to the top just behind Pierre Latour, whom he left behind in the long sunny descent, unlike the climb in the fog.

→ THE ROUTE. Find the map of the 2021 Tour de France stages

Gaudu tackled the final ascent, also classified as out of category (13.3 km at 7.4%) with an advantage limited to fifteen seconds, annihilated by the Carapaz team members 9 kilometers from the summit. Pogacar accelerated sharply as they approached the last 3 kilometers. He kept four riders with him (Kuss, Vingegaard, Carapaz, Mas) and countered in the last few hundred meters an attack from the Spaniard Enric Mas.

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→ FIND the complete classification of the 18e stage of the Tour de France 2021

→ AND ALSO: The general classification of the Tour de France 2021

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Roland-Garros: the new youth of Italian tennis



What do you call a player capable of attempting and making a successful volley with his arm behind his back, while never losing a tie-break? A gifted? An unconscious? In any case, the young Lorenzo Musetti, 19 years and three months old, will leave this Roland-Garros 2021 legacy of the most beautiful point of the edition. And the promises of a young man capable of taking two sets from Novak Djokovic, like Hugo Gaston last year against Dominic Thiem. “For a while, he was the boss”, slipped the amazed Serbian after his match against the Italian.

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Unlike Toulousain Gaston, a star who already seems to fade, Lorenzo Musetti appears armed to shine for a long time. Just like his elder by a few months Jannik Sinner, who stood up to King Nadal for a set, Monday, June 7, in the round of 16, before giving in like last year (in quarter) to the boss of Roland Garros.

These two represent the tip of a young Italian guard who has been panicking the counters for a year, with two very different styles, inherited from the greatest: the powerful and direct game of Jannik Sinner is often compared to that of Novak Djokovic, while that the one-handed cuff and the shimmering style of Lorenzo Musetti would find inspiration from Roger Federer’s side.

No Grand Slam for an Italian since 1976

Long absent from the leading roles, orphan of Grand Slam for forty-five years (Adriano Panatta in 1976 at Roland Garros), Italian tennis has nine representatives in the Top 100. And sign of their rise in power, four of his in the 30 first places in the “Race”, the classification established only on the results recorded since the beginning of the calendar year. In fact, Italy is the exact opposite of France: the latter still has many representatives in the ATP ranking, which reflects the seniority of performances, but none in the top 40 of Race (1).

Asked by the French press about this difference before the last Masters 1000 in Rome, the president of the Italian Federation replied with a pirouette: “I’m not going to explain it to you, otherwise you will copy us in France. “ Cruel joke immediately corrected by a more in-depth analysis in the columns of the Figaro. “We are reaping the benefits of our policy to promote our discipline, which has become very popular. We have our own free tennis channel, which broadcasts tennis 24 hours a day, he explained. This made it possible to reach new audiences and brought young people back to the clubs. “

Popularity and free access to images… Here is a speech which should ring in the ears of the leaders of a French federation which does not manage to attract new talents, and which sold part of the images of Roland-Garros to Amazon. All this while maintaining a heavy network of national coaches who are no longer very authoritative on the courts. The most prominent, Gilles Cervara, Patrick Mouratoglou or Louis Borfiga, coach foreign players – they are respectively coach of Daniil Medvedev, Serena Williams and boss of Canadian tennis. Jannik Sinner is coached by Riccardo Piatti, former mentor of Novak Djokovic, and Milos Raonic, considered the best coach in the world.

Italy, European champion of the Challenger tournaments

To bring out a new generation, you also need intermediate tournaments that do not require too long trips to young shoots. And from this point of view, Italy has also gained the upper hand over France, formerly European champion of the Challenger (professional second division tournaments). On the strength of her Grand Slam tournament, she let this little crown slip away in Italy, which now has four more than it (17 against 13).

This year, French tennis recorded its worst performance at Roland Garros since 1968, not placing any player in the third round. The comparison is cruel, again, with Italy, which had five qualifiers at this stage of the competition. Starting with the “old” Fabio Fognini, 34, a whimsical and brilliant player, who can be compared to our Gaël Monfils. Except that he won a Masters 1000 in 2019 (Monte-Carlo), a victory that toppled the mountains on the other side of the Alps.

“Fabio was the trigger”, recently explained the 1.96 m slugger Matteo Berrettini who was to rise a few weeks later for his first Grand Slam semi-final at the US Open 2019. A stage he still hopes to reach at the end of his quarter of Wednesday against Novak Djokovic.

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The Masters moved to Turin

Another sign of the renaissance of Italian tennis and its ability to convince local sponsors of the media power of the yellow ball, the Masters left London to settle from 2021 and at least until 2025 in Turin. From November 14 to 21, the Piedmont city will host the eight best players of the season at the Pala Alpitour, a venue that can accommodate 15,000 spectators. Turin is the first Italian city to receive the Masters since its creation in 1970.

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New boom for rollerblading and skateboarding



The balance is still a little precarious, but on this very sunny Saturday in Toulouse, Émilie displays a radiant smile: in the end, rollerblading is not that complicated. “I decided to get started after the second confinement, says the 30-something. I took my time to learn during the winter with my companion, used to the practice. The goal is to get to work, three kilometers from my home. At the beginning of June, I start. “

Getting around on small wheels is also the choice of 20-year-old Leah, but she chose skateboarding. “I did not dare too much, explains the student, but I tried my luck with some buddies during the first lockdown, taking advantage of the authorized hour-long walk and the fact that there was not a lot of traffic. I hung on well. I am not daredevil, I do not do figures. I’m using it to go to college. The next step is the electric longboard that I will buy myself this summer. “

The conjunction of several phenomena

In Toulouse as in other metropolises, it is obvious: skates, rollerblades and other skates are out again. It is certainly not a tsunami with wheels, but the trend is real, and especially in contrast to recent years when this form of urban sliding seemed out of fashion. “This return to form is the conjunction of several phenomena, underlines Boris Darlet, the president of the French Federation of roller and skateboard (FFRS). During confinement, families looked for ways to move, and in urban areas rollerblading reappeared as a fun and accessible slide. On the other hand, there is a search for alternative mobility to which our disciplines respond. And, finally, social networks have also participated in the revival of the practice, particularly for rollerblading dance. “

From the summer of 2020, the number of videos of young dancers on the TikTok and Instagram applications has multiplied, which revived the “rollergirls” vogue of the 1970s and 1980s. “The ‘old’ roller skates – quads – do an incredible job comeback and we even have shortages ”, says Jonathan Maupin, communications manager at Oxelo, the brand launched in 2008 by Decathlon for urban board sports. “For roller skating more broadly, the market is traditionally driven by children’s products, but here we are seeing a 20% increase in adult products. This is important in France, but also in many countries, with madness in the Netherlands where growth is close to 200%. “

Sustain the practices

This enthusiasm, the RSMC does not yet measure in its clubs, most of which had mainly developed indoor activities in recent years. “With rink hockey, artistic rollerblading, we have invested a lot in gymnasiums, and the closures linked to confinements have inevitably reduced the number of licensees, from 65,000 to 49,000 with the pandemic. But the clubs are trying to adapt by reinvesting in the streets, and it is now up to us to capture new practitioners ”, considers Boris Darlet.

The manager is also counting on a new partnership with Decathlon, which offers, when purchasing roller skates, a free course, and offers to be found on a digital platform set up with the manufacturer (myroller.fr). “These disciplines are marked by too much” abandonment “: we try and put the roller blades on the shelf., notes Jonathan Maupin. We therefore now wish to support practices to make them sustainable. Skateboarding can also benefit from its inclusion in the Tokyo Olympics program to better reveal itself to a large audience. “

The debates between supporters of the skate lifestyle, fearing that their culture will be diluted too much in the Olympic bath, and supporters of the opening to competition seem less virulent than in 2016, when the announcement was made. integration into the Games. “We have less than 3,000 licensees in skateboarding, the clubs are only present in 10% of skateparks in France, and we therefore have a whole practice to structure before the 2024 Games. Skateboarding, until then very marginal, can become our lead product ”, bet Boris Darlet. By changing in passing an image of rebellious sport reserved for a few fierce stuntmen. “A fairly negative view still remains in the general public, regrets Jonathan Maupin. While the discipline is already changing. It is particularly feminized. And the Tokyo Games, welcoming 40 champions and 40 champions, will show this real and really interesting evolution of practice. “

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The popularity of rollerdance

And here is the good old skate which returns in the dance. With, as often, a “buzz” rising on social networks. From spring 2020, some young practitioners such as Cuban actress Ana Coto or Berliner Oumi Janta record millions of views with their videos on TikTok or Instagram. Fashion is launched, and the wave continues to grow. An update, in fact, of the “rollergirls” of the 1970s and 1980s, including the disco queens Cher or Olivia Newton-John, and many others who populated the clips of Californian music on repeat on the MTV channel. . Today, it is also the American star Lana Del Rey who recycles the image with her latest hit, White Dress.

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A new president and a new coach for OM



Olympique de Marseille is opening a new chapter in its tumultuous history. Friday February 26, Frank McCourt, the American owner of the Marseille club since 2016, announced in a press release the ouster of President Jacques-Henri Eyraud, in favor of sports director Pablo Longoria, and the appointment of Argentine coach Jorge Sampaoli.

Sports crisis

Stuck in a sporting crisis and in a climate of deep mistrust with its supporters, the Marseille club upsets its organization chart. In a position that has become untenable in the face of popular protest, Jacques-Henri Eyraud, who joins the supervisory board, has been replaced by Pablo Longoria, only 34 years old, who was since August 2020, the discreet sports director of OM. A lightning rise for the one who worked in particular for Juventus (Italy) and FC Valencia (Spain).

The Marseille club also welcomes a new coach with the appointment of the Argentinian Jorge Sampaoli, 60, who is committed until June 2023. The latter, known for his impulsive and passionate nature, notably led the national selections of the Chile and Argentina but also Sevilla FC and more recently the Brazilian clubs of Santos and Atlético Mineiro.

Takeover

He succeeds the Portuguese André Villas-Boas and Nasser Larguet who acted as interim. ” I’ve been told all my life that OM is a passion, said Jorge Sampaoli. (…) Marseille is a people’s club and I feel myself in this heat. (…) In the world, there are quiet places and intense places. These are the ones I want and I accepted without hesitation. “

These two strong decisions mark an energetic takeover of the American owner of OM. The latter has also assured that he is committed “Personally” to ensure that this new chapter “Be a real success”. Proof of his new investment, Franck McCourt announces that he will go to Marseille in the week to meet the supporters. “He will also meet business leaders, elected officials and representatives of public authorities, accompanied by members of the new club management team,” the club also announces.

“I am arriving in Marseille, and I am eager to share my vision for the future directly with supporters, especially with regard to development and investment projects for the next generations, explains the American billionaire who seems to be lasting despite the rumors of the club’s sale. In 2016, we launched an ambitious project to bring this club back to the top of French and European football and this commitment is still intact.

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Rugby: five new players of the XV of France positive for Covid-19



Concern grows around the XV of France. Five new players have tested positive for Covid-19, including captain Charles Ollivon, the French Rugby Federation announced Monday, February 22, six days before the Blues match against Scotland.

Toulouse’s Cyril Baille and Peato Mauvaka, Toulonnais Romain Taofifenua and Charles Ollivon as well as Rochelais Brice Dulin will therefore not be able to challenge the Scots, Sunday February 28 at the Stade de France, for the third match of the Blues in the Six Nations Tournament.

14 positive cases in total

Their positive screening brings to fourteen the number of proven Covid cases within the selection and management, after the coach Fabien Galthié, the scrum half Antoine Dupont or the pillar Mohamed Haouas.

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Two members of the management are also considered a suspicious case, adds the FFR on Monday. “With a view to isolation, the return home of the players and members of the management concerned is underway”, specifies the press release of the Federation.

In contention for the grand slam, the XV of France is weakened

Hooker Gaëtan Barlot (0 selection, Castres Olympique), pillar Thierry Paiva (0 selection, Union Bordeaux Bègles), second row Cyril Cazeaux (0 selection, Union Bordeaux Bègles), third row Baptiste Pesenti (2 selections, Section paloise ) and the back Thomas Ramos (14 caps, Stade Toulouse) were called in as reinforcements.

“The return to collective training is set for Wednesday February 24, subject to the results of tests carried out every 24 hours”, again indicates the instance.

The multiplication of absences weakens the French team, still in contention in this 2021 edition to achieve the tenth grand slam in its history, eleven years after the last. Leader of the Six Nations Tournament, after two successes in Italy (50-10) then in Ireland (15-13), the XV of France must receive Scotland before going to England on March 13 and then face the country of Wales the following week.

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A new wind shakes the elections in the sports federations



He held the rope firmly, he did not let go. Philippe Bana was elected on Saturday November 28 as president of the French Handball Federation. At 63, the irremovable technical director since 1999 is well ahead of his two opponents with 57.5% of the vote, and can breathe. He at least is not carried away by the wind of freshness which agitates the sports movement this fall.

The fact that, for the first time, the campaign was tough and between three candidates – in a federation accustomed to unanimous crownings – shows that the lines are moving. Elsewhere, other representatives of the system in place did not resist like Philippe Bana, who presented at least a flattering sporting record. On the tatami, Stéphane Nomis, 50, ex-blue from the 1990s who became an IT entrepreneur, defeated a Jean-Luc Rougé pretending to a fourth term and in the judo house since the 1980s. On the fencing side, Bruno Gares, 55, a former gunsmith for the French teams, prevented an Isabelle Lamour from aligning a third term in a row.

The Covid-19 accelerator

“The desire for renewal is a classic aspiration, the typical president being in the federations a man aged on average from 64 to 66 years old and running for a third term., underlines the sociologist William Gasparini, specialist in the governance of sports institutions. But this time the aspiration is all the more present as new challenges arise in terms of feminization, professionalization, adaptation to new practices, and this in a context disrupted by the Covid-19. “

Most Federations are, in fact, faced with significant redundancies and a terrible economic turmoil. But not only. The evil is also psychological, the morale of the volunteers appearing more and more leaden. “The pandemic has played a role of accelerator by highlighting the impossibility of continuing with a sport still dominated by the high level, analyzes Yohan Penel, 36, one of the three candidates for the presidency of the French Badminton Federation. Admittedly, the consideration of health sport or leisure sport among others, is present in the speeches, but most federations only tackle these subjects at the margins, without real global plans. “

Finally, take social performance into account

To change the situation, Yohan Penel proposed a “Citizen call” signed by some federal candidates such as Stéphane Nomis, new president of judo. The only contender declared for the moment for the presidency of the French Equestrian Federation, Anne de Sainte-Marie, 36, former director of the Cense stud farm, also a signatory, shares this desire to review the traditional sporting model. “We have had pioneers who have done a wonderful job, but whose ideas have dried up, with outdated management, difficulty in understanding societal changes, she blurted out. The number of licensees is important, but cannot be the only indicator. What interests me is the quality of life of my club leaders, which includes economic, ethical, etc. issues. “

For William Gasparini, the sports movement is crossed by a dynamic seeking to take better account of social performance. “ Medals and sports heroes are obviously still essential, supports the sociologist, but the societal dimension also requires mobilization: healthy sport, with a diversified offer and above all trained educators who are not competition coaches; the integration of young people, in difficult neighborhoods but also in the countryside; citizen sport, very important in the fight against radicalization; feminization finally. Do we need a new generation of leaders for this? I do not know. But we see that some of the answers go through digital technology, and that at this level, there is a real divide. “

Would sport be affected by degagism? “It is a real risk, but it is limited by respect for inheritances and people, swears Anne de Sainte-Marie. The opposite risk also exists: that of making major cultural errors. “ Refocus therefore, more than anything to revolutionize. “ But with determination, advocates Yohan Penel. Because to change in my opinion, it’s now or never. The latter evokes “The prospect of the 2024 Games”, but not only : “This time, if we do not manage to put sport in its rightful place by showing how it can respond to current social issues, I fear that afterwards it will be too late. “

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The National Olympic Committee, the other essential campaign

“An educational, social, health, societal and economic objective. “ This is the mission that Patrice Martin wants to assign to sport, who announced in mid-November his candidacy for the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF). The president of the French Water Ski Federation since 2009 is currently the only candidate for the election scheduled for June 29, 2021. Because it is the other electoral campaign that looms after those of the federations. It will also be a question of adaptation to the current world, with major issues such as feminization or the place of e-sport which, again, shake up traditions.

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