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Team USA Basketball Faces Internal Issues as Past Friction Resurfaces Ahead of Paris 2024 Olympic Games

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He Team USA for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games is certainly full of talent. The most select players in the NBA They will compete against teams like Spain, Canada and Serbia for the gold medal.

But this amount of talent and competitiveness comes with a roller coaster ride in which past “disputes” between players can resurface.

LeBron James y Steph Curry are two of the most competitive athletes in the world and now they are on the same team. These two future members of the NBA Hall of Fame They are the captains of this elite team and must set an example to leave behind the frictions of the past in order to achieve the final objective.

His challenge is to inspire his teammates to do the same, but it seems that in the case of two players in particular, the competition is not being handled as it should.

Team USA basketball faces internal issues as past friction resurfaces during practice

Team USA scrimmages heat up

All eyes are on Devin Booker and Brandin Podziemski after the awkward ending of the last practice. The team has been working in Las Vegas, preparing for the upcoming Olympic Gamesand the tension is palpable. READ FULL STORY HERE>>>CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING>>>

The main team, made up of stars such as LeBron James, Joel Embiid and Anthony Edwards, has been training alongside younger players from the select team.

A video circulating on social media shows the players shaking hands and hugging each other after a game, but one moment stole the show. Devin Booker and Brandin Podziemski They passed one by the other, ignoring each other completely.

Fans were quick to react, speaking out about the potential feud between the two. Many believe the tension dates back to 2022, when the Golden State Warriors faced off against the Phoenix Suns, when Klay Thompson mocked Booker with the “four rings” gesture.

Whatever the cause, the drama is real and these two guards will face off against each other plenty of times in the coming seasons. Podziemski, just 21, is entering his second year in the NBA, while Booker, 27, still has plenty of years left to make his mark.

2024-07-09 17:43:04
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Colpani arrived in Florence, medical visits underway – Football

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Andrea Colpani arrived in Florence a little after 9:00 p.m. and is currently undergoing medical checks at the Fanfani Clinical Research Institute. Later, the player should sign a contract with Fiorentina – the club had reached a definitive agreement with Monza earlier today – a four-year deal worth around €1.2 million per season.

Tomorrow he could join coach Palladino, who had him in the last two years at Monza, and his new teammates in the retreat in England.

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2024-07-25 19:49:28
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Algerian Athletes Gear Up for Challenges in Paris 2024 Olympics Draws

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That’s it, the last scenery of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games has just been installed with the results of the draws of several events. Several Algerian athletes now know their opponent, and the paths to follow in this Olympic dream.

Indeed, this afternoon, the draws for the Judo, Badminton and Table Tennis events revealed their secrets. Draws that were lenient for some, very harsh for others and to be forgotten for the rest.

24th in the world rankings in the -63 kg category, the Algerian judoka, Amina Belkadi will face the Venezuelan, A. Barrios, 31st in the world rankings.

If the native of Tlemcen, quadruple reigning African champion, manages to beat her opponent in these 16th finals, scheduled for July 30, she will meet in the 8th round the winner between the Slovenian, Andreja Leški (7th in the world ranking) and the Georgian Eter Askilashvili (49th in the world rankings). Belkadi’s path should pass, if she reaches the quarter-finals, through the Canadian, Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard, second in the world rankings in the -63 kg category.

Full table of the draw for the Judo events (women) in the -63 kg category

For his part, the Algerian judoka, The Mehdi Liliinherited the judoka from the United Arab Emirates, Magomedomar Magomedomarovfor this first round of the +100kg category events which will take place on August 2. The 28-year-old Algerian will face, if he passes this first round, the living legend of French judo, Teddy Riner. A name that makes you want to redouble your efforts to meet him.

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Paris 2024 Olympics: Table tennis and badminton, the Algerians’ opponents

The ambition of the Algerian table tennis player, Lynda Loughraibito reach an advanced round during these Olympics will have to go through a big name in ping-pong.

At the end of the draw, Loughraibi was handed the Chinese, Chen Meng, second in the world rankings. A match that promises to be complicated, but which will leave an unforgettable memory and help our athlete gain experience.

For his part, the Algerian table tennis player, Mehdi Belou will have to deal with Croatian, Tomislav Pucarto pass this first round which will take place on Saturday July 27 for our two ping-pong players.

In the same vein, the first historic participation of the Algerian mixed doubles in the Olympic Games, Koceila and Tanina Mammeriwill face a Thai mixed doubles July 27The Mammeri siblings will face a South Korean mixed doubles team the following day, on the 28th, and a mixed doubles team the day after that, on July 29.

READ ALSO: Paris 2024 Olympics/Judo: Dris Messaoud will have to give up his Olympic dream!

2024-07-25 19:03:01
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LIVE – France-Colombia: Les Bleues make the break thanks to Dali

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21:31

Carabali’s scissors! (2-0, 30′)

On a corner pushed back by the Blues, Carabali tries a scissor kick, but the ball goes far from the French goal.

21:28

Karchaoui collapses! (2-0, 27′)

The Frenchwoman is thrown behind the Colombian defense and collapses! She asks for a penalty while she seems to have been jostled… The referee says nothing!

21:26

The Blues have control of the match! (2-0, 25′)

The French have possession and clearly dominate this first half.

21:22

The post for Colombia (2-0, 20′)

Ramirez heads a good cross from the right! The ball hits the post! The Blues had a close call!

21:19

Dali gives the Blues a 2-goal lead! (2-0, 18′)

The Colombian goalkeeper pushes back a cross from the French team in the middle, the ball comes back to Dali who controls it and shoots it with his right! The ball hits the crossbar and goes into the goal! Magnificent! France leads two goals to zero!

21:17

Ramirez’s strike! (1-0, 16′)

Ramirez finds himself in a good shooting position and fires a right shot! Great save from Peyraud-Magnin!

21:16

The Blues are putting on a lot of pressure! (1-0, 15′)

Hervé Renard’s players remain very high on the field and put in a lot of intensity. The French dominate!

21:13

The ball for 2-0 for Katoto! (1-0, 12′)

Les Bleues stay high up the pitch and Dali wins a corner. Katoto is alone at the far post and puts in a header! Tapia makes an extraordinary save!

21:10

Foul by Wendy Renard! (1-0, 9′)

The captain of the French team commits an act of unsportsmanlike behaviour to prevent a counter attack by the Colombians. The referee whistles for a foul.

21:08

Katoto opens the score!!! (1-0, 6′)

Marie-Antoinette Katoto strikes in the sixth minute of play! The Colombians communicate poorly and the ball comes back to the French striker who controls it and finishes in a tight angle! France leads 1-0!

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Mbock it’s too long! (0-0, 2′)

The Blues’ central defender tries to find Diani in depth but it takes too long.

21:00

Let’s go !

The Games are now starting for Hervé Renard’s French women’s team. Facing Colombia, Les Bleues must start their competition well.

20:54

The players enter the field!

The 22 actresses enter the pitch at the Groupama Stadium in Lyon. Time for the anthems!

20:51

The French are ready!

20:44

Colombia’s XI!

The composition of the Colombian selection : Tapia, Arias, Carabali, Arias, Vanegas, Montoya (C), Santos, Restrepo, Caicedo, Ramirez, Usme.

20:37

The composition of the Blues!

The composition of the French women’s team : Peyraud-Magnin, Lakrar, Mbock, Renard (C), Karchaoui, Toletti, Geyoro, Dali, Diani, Cascarino, Katoto.

20:35

De Almeida replaced by Périsset

Eve Périsset will replace the injured Elisa De Almeida in the group of 18 players for the first match of the Bleues in the Olympic football tournament against Colombia.

20:33

A match that will be played in Lyon

The Groupama Stadium in Lyon will host the first meeting of the Bleues.

20:30

Relive the day of the Bleues in video

20:29

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Welcome to this live commentary of the first match of the French women’s football team in these Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The French women face Colombia. Kick-off at 9 p.m.

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