Australian Open, World Handball Championship, Ligue 1 ... The 5 events not to be missed this weekend

Tennis, Rugby, Handball, Football ... Each Saturday, the sports editorial team selects for you the five highlights of the weekend sport not to be missed. And to follow on the sports channel of Figaro.


The beautiful map of Apulia in Melbourne

Where, when and at what time: Saturday around 11am (Eurosport). And also on the Figaro / Sport24 with the commented live of the Australian Open.

Why you have to look: Lucas Pouille has a nice playing card. The Northman who had never won a match in Melbourne, has just won two (against the Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin, then against the German Maximilian Marterer) and the table, rid of Dominic Thiem offers the Australian Alexei Popyrin (149e worldwide)e tower. What looks like an opportunity not to be missed.

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France-Spain, to get closer to the half

Where, when and at what time: Saturday at 18:00 (beIN Sports 1). And also on Le Figaro / Sport24 with the live of the truculent Cédric Callier.

Why to watch : With three points on the clock, just like Germany, to start the second round of the 2019 World Cup, the Blues are in good position in Group 1, just behind Croatia (4 points), in view of the semi-finals. Provided you do not miss the Spanish (2 points), European champions in title, before facing the Icelanders (0 points) and the Croatian. Because only the first two of the group will qualify for the last four.

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Les Bleues attack ogresses

Where, when and at what time : Saturday at 8:45 pm (W9).

Why to watch : The French women's team begins in 2019 with a much anticipated shock against the United States, winners of the last edition, and world reference. It is indeed a big test that faces the French to start the final straight to the 8th Women's World Cup.

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Toulouse-Bath to dive into the big bath

Where, when and at what time : Sunday at 16h15 (France 2 and beIN Sports). And also in our pages with the commented live of Christopher Le Caër.

Why to watch : The time for the return to the finals of the quadruple laureate of the European Cup has finally come. For this, the Stade Toulousain must beat the English Bath to Ernest-Wallon. The last opportunity to see at work the exciting line of three-quarter red and black before the start for Marcoussis and the XV of France Dupont, Ntamack, Huget, Médard and other Ramos. Expected recital.

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Saint-Etienne-Lyon, an explosive derby for the podium

Where, when and at what time: Sunday at 21:00 (Canal +). And also on Le Figaro / Sport24 with the commented live of the excellent Benjamin Quarez.

Why you have to look: The last time Lyon showed up at Geoffroy-Guichard? The ASSE had been humiliated (0-5) and the ground invaded after a controversial celebration of Nabil Fekir facing the public Etienne. So there is revenge in the air for the Greens. This derby between the 3e (ASSE) and the 4e (OL) could spark.






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