French players take part in a training session. Reuters
France forward Kylian Mbappe has apologised for missing the decisive spot kick in Monday’s 5-4 shootout loss to Switzerland that saw the world champions crash out of the European Championship in the last 16. Switzerland scored
Karim Benzema’s return speeds up France’s attack and has taken some pressure off the defense. The French team will be going for a fourth consecutive clean sheet with Benzema playing when they face Hungary in Budapest on Saturday at the
Milaw clocked 2hr 07min 05sec, with Kenyan rival Lonyangata coming in third as 49,155 runners took to the streets of the French capital in cold, clear conditions.
The 21-year-old Ramos, who started instead of Ronaldo, became the youngest player to strike three times in a World Cup knockout match since Pele in 1958.
Sheikh Mohammed said on Twitter, “The impossible is not Moroccan… The impossible is not Arab... The lionhearted men of Morocco we are proud of you before the whole world.”
Second-seeded Kristina Mladenovic ensured no further casualties following the early departure of defending champion Daria Snigur on the second day of the 25th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge being held at the Habtoor Grand Resort, on Tuesday.
Spain coach Luis Enrique had claimed his players prepared by taking 1,000 penalties as homework but Pablo Sarabia, Carlos Soler and Sergio Busquets all missed from the spot and Madrid-born Hakimi dinked his home to the delight of Morocco's raucous support.