Olympic Games: Tokyo without the fans

This was somewhat feared given the current sanitary situation in Japan, but the axe has eventually fallen: the 2021 Olympic Games, initially planned in 2020 and postponed because of the pandemic, will be held in Tokyo, Japan, without any people in the stands. No people, no fans coming from any single part of the world to support their athletes, this is the price to pay … Continue reading Olympic Games: Tokyo without the fans

A Lion in Paris

Moroccan right back Achraf Hakimi leaves Inter Milan for Paris Saint-Germain. Freshly crowned champion of Italian Serie A with Antonio Conte as a coach, the former Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund defender will now follow his destiny in Paris, where big players keep on being expected, sometimes contrary to common sense, to win the Champions’ League. Recruited from Inter Milan for 70 million euros and … Continue reading A Lion in Paris

Euro 2021: Bad day for Swiss and Breel Embolo

Switzerland of striker Breel-Donald Embolo will not make it twice. After having eliminated the French world champions in round of sixteen in an incredible game that saw them come back from 1-3 to 3-3 in the last minutes, the Swiss squad got kicked out of the Euro 2020 tournament yesterday July 2 in quarter finals against another top team, Spain. Swiss forward Breel Embolo, Cameroonian … Continue reading Euro 2021: Bad day for Swiss and Breel Embolo

Laurent Gbagbo back in Ivory Coast, before going back to politics?

The return home was more than expected by millions of Ivorian people, still fully supportive of Laurent Gbagbo after a few years spent in Europe (the Netherlands, Belgium) to attempt (successfully) to prove his innocence in the aftermath of the crisis 2010-2011. Acquitted by the court of appeal of the International Criminal Court on March 31, the former president of Ivory Coast (2000-2010) was thus … Continue reading Laurent Gbagbo back in Ivory Coast, before going back to politics?

Covid-19: Namibia on the red list

Be careful if you are currently booking your next holidays. Lists are green, orange and red, and depict a reality which could either enable or prevent you from travelling and spending time in some country. The spreading of vaccinated people unfortunately goes along with the multiplication of variants, and the red list of nearly forbidden countries is growing. In France, the red list was already … Continue reading Covid-19: Namibia on the red list

NBA Playoffs 2021: Philadelphia Sixers and Joel Embiid take the lead

2-1 Philly. After the big disillusion at Wells Fargo Center which witnessed Atlanta take the first game in their semifinals of conference against Philadelphia, the Sixers are logically leading the debates. But nothing was simple for the team that ended up first seed in the East in the regular season. The victory of last night against Atlanta (127-111) is more than welcome. Hit by surprise … Continue reading NBA Playoffs 2021: Philadelphia Sixers and Joel Embiid take the lead

In Africa, Covid-19 gets a grip

In a couple of months, the worldwide pandemic will perhaps be nothing more than a bad souvenir that belongs to the past, thanks to the spreading of the vaccine all over the world and the collective immunity that wants to be reached with more and more people getting vaccinated every day. Well, the crisis is far from being over, even though you can witness some … Continue reading In Africa, Covid-19 gets a grip

Focus on Melayci: when the celebration of Black beauties becomes palpable

As vaccination against the coronavirus disease starts to spread all over the world, with more and more vaccinated people each day, making it possible to reach the collective immunity and perhaps the end of a worldwide crisis that began one year and a half ago, time has come to get ready for the sunny days as well.  Summer holidays, travelling authorizations, bars and restaurants opening … Continue reading Focus on Melayci: when the celebration of Black beauties becomes palpable

NBA seeking to conquer Africa

While the NBA playoffs were confronting the best American squads all over the US, with the fans back and a little bit of adrenalin between the Knicks and the Hawks, commissioner Adam Silver is thinking bigger for Africa. The NBA boss announced the creation of “NBA Africa”, a project that is supported by investors like former basketball players Joakim Noah, Dikembe Mutombo and Luol Deng. … Continue reading NBA seeking to conquer Africa

Africa on the playoffs race

The NBA playoffs for the season 2020/2021 will start within three weeks, and the struggle is still tough to know who will participate and be part of it. If a few squads already said goodbye to a next episode (Houston, Detroit, Orlando, Minnesota…), some others keep on fighting to save their seat between the seventh and the tenth position, which means play in. The play … Continue reading Africa on the playoffs race