World waiting to ‘kill’ Manchester City for loss to Monaco – Pep Guardiola

 February 21, 2017

Pep Guardiola says the football world will “kill” Manchester City if they fail to impress in Tuesday’s Champions League round-of-16 first-leg tie against Monaco. The former Barcelona and Bayern manager has never failed to reach the semifinal stag of Europe’s top club competition, with his teams lifting the trophy on two occasions. However, City were […]

Radamel Falcao the tiger out to earn his stripes as Monaco’s prolific striker enjoys startling renaissance

 February 20, 2017

By the end of his two-year spell in the Premier League, Radamel Falcao had been reduced to something approaching a glorified goalkeeping coach. ‘I was grateful because he insisted on doing drills with match intensity even though he knew he would not play,’ Christophe Lollichon, the former Chelsea goalkeeping coach, told Le Journal Du Dimanche. ‘He […]

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene attend the 2017 Laureus Awards

 February 20, 2017

The very first Laureus World Sports Awards was held in the glamorous Principality of Monaco where golf legend Tiger Woods was named Sportsman of the Year, and cyclist Lance Armstrong was given the Comeback award that was later revoked by the relevant sport governing body, but that is now water under the bridge. Seventeen years […]

Nico Rosberg tells about Mercedes perpectives, Monaco Grand Prix and yoga

 February 20, 2017

Formula One champion Nico Rosberg spoke before the Laureus Sports Awards, being held in Monaco this year, about what made 2016 special for him. The German racer spoke about his relations with former rival and world champion Lewis Hamilton and his expectations for the upcoming season. After finishing second in the Formula One World Championships […]

Roca Team won yesterday over ASVEL 95-91 and confirmed their champions title in the Leaders Cup

 February 20, 2017

It happens the first time in the history of the Leaders Cup that the same team holds the Champion title for two years in a row. Sergii Gladyr showed brilliant game in the final with 22 points gained, 17 of these points he gained in the last 7 minutes of the game! Dee Bost also […]

Manchester City warned of Monaco ‘killers in the box’ with Falcao revitalised

 February 20, 2017

Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City players to note what happened to Barcelona against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League and be aware that Monaco, the top side in France, have “killers in the box” now Radamel Falcao has recovered from dismal spells at Manchester United and Chelsea. Guardiola believes the renascent striker, with […]

Dmitry Rybolovlev, the Mysterious President of AS Monaco

 February 12, 2017

As luck would have it, two days after a wonderful match between AS Monaco and Nice on February 4th, a book about Dmitry Rybolovlev, owner and president of the ASM since the year 2011, was released in all bookstores on February 6th 2017. A secretive and discreet person, the man finally agreed to confide to […]

Athletics-IAAF puts freeze on transfers of allegiance

 February 09, 2017

The governing body of world athletics (IAAF) has put a freeze on changes of nationality by athletes, saying the system has become open to abuse and that rules are being manipulated. IAAF president Sebastian Coe said a working group would be set up to agree new rules by the end of the year. “It has […]

IAAF freezing nationality switches, upholding Russia ban

 February 06, 2017

The IAAF is upholding its global ban on Russian athletes and freezing all nationality switches. Following a council meeting in Monaco on Monday, IAAF president Sebastian Coe said Russian athletics should not expect “full reinstatement” before November. The decision rules out Russia competing at the world championships in August in London. IAAF task force chairman […]

SQUAD: first inclusion for Jorge

 February 06, 2017

Leonardo Jardim has named 20 players for Tuesday’s trip to Montpellier (19.00). Jorge makes his first appearance in the squad. Carrillo, Raggi and Dirar are all out injured. GOALKEEPERS SUBASIC Danijel (1), DE SANCTIS Morgan (16), SY Seydou (30) DEFENDERS JEMERSON (5), SIDIBÉ Djibril (19), MENDY Benjamin (23,) GLIK Kamil (25), DIALLO Abdou (34), TOURÉ […]

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