Pontoise: A State-of-the-Art Athletic Hall for 2020

To attract Olympic delegations, the Cergy-Pontoise agglo will build a 2,000-metre athletic hall benefiting from the latest technology at the Maradas. On Tuesday, February 13th, the agglomeration of Cergy-Pontoise approved the construction of a sports hall for athletics at the Maradas stadium, in Pontoise (Val-d’Oise ), as well as its projected financial envelope of € 4,878,121 ( tTC). 2,000 …

Olympics 2024: Emmanuel Macron confirms his Commitment to Paris

Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone with President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), German Thomas Bach, to confirm his “commitment to the candidacy” of Paris-2024, announced on Friday by the Paris olympic bid committee in a statement. “The telephone conversation occurred two days before the arrival of the IOC Evaluation Commission in Paris and then …

Silver Medalist at the 2008 Olympics, Germaine Mason Died at 34 in a Motorcycle Accident

ATHLETICS: The British high jumper Germaine Mason died Thursday in a motorcycle accident in Jamaica … Germaine Mason was 34 years old. He lost control of his vehicle while traveling in Kingston He died instantly. Jamaica and the United Kingdom are in mourning. Germaine Mason, Jamaica native naturalized British in 2006 and silver medalist at …

Olympics 2016 Boxing: Sarah Ourahmoune Gets her Ticket to the Final

The French boxer Sarah Ourahmoune qualified for the 51 kg Olympic final by beating in the semifinals the Colombian Ingrid Valencia on Thursday in Rio. Ourahmoune, aged 34, will face in the final on Saturday (2pm local, 7:00 p.m. French time) the favourite of the tournament, Britain’s Nicola Adams, Olympic champion and world champion title. …

Olympics 2016 Football: Neymar and Brazil Qualified for the Final

Brazilians have easily qualified for the final of “their” Olympic Games, after leading 6-0 Honduras. Brazil has qualified for the final of the Mens Football tournament of the 2016 Olympics scheduled for Saturday by crushing Honduras (6-0) Wednesday at Maracana in Rio. The host country has established goals from Neymar (2), Gabriel Jesus (2), Marquinhos and Luan, …

Olympics 2016: Viviani King of the Omnium Cycling, Cavendish Second

The Italian Elia Viviani became Olympic champion in the omnium, the most comprehensive test track cycling on Monday at the Olympic Velodrome Rio Olympics. Elia Viviani was Olympic champion in omnium Monday at the Olympic Velodrome Rio Olympics. Briton Mark Cavendish, medal for the first time in his career at the Olympics, took second ahead …