Club presidents don’t want to give in
The club presidents maintained, Sunday, October 11, their position in the conflict between them and the Federation, concerning the provision of French international rugby players for the autumn window. The clubs want to stay at five games, against three usually this season, while the FFR remains firm on the six it wants to organize by December 6 and waves the threat of sanctions. It intends to compensate for the financial consequences of the cancellations at the end of winter and of spring. The Council of State sent the two parties back to back on Friday 9th.
Sportsmen demand the reopening of sports halls
90 players in the world of sport, including Zinedine Zidane, demand the reopening of sports halls, in a column published in Sunday Newspaper. “In compliance with the current protocols in force, the risk of practicing physical and sports activity in a dedicated establishment, hall or gymnasium, has not been scientifically demonstrated. No cluster resulting from these structures has been reported by the regional health agencies ”, say the signatories.
Lewis Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher
Britain’s Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) equaled Michael Schumacher (91) winning record by winning the Eifel Grand Prix in Germany on Sunday. Hamilton won ahead of Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and Daniel Ricciardo (Renault). He benefited from the mechanical problems of his teammate, Valtteri Bottas, forced to retire.