What not to miss this night at the Australian Open: Belgian withdrawal and defeat, a TGV and a player who leaves the court in a wheelchair

All is well for Nadal All is well for Rafael Nadal. The only member of the Big3 present in Melbourne, the Spaniard continued his career by dismissing in the second round, in three sets (6-2, 6-3, 6-4), the German Yannick Hanfmann, a player from the qualifications who had knocked out Thanasi Kokkinakis in the first … Read more

Belgian Tom Saintfiet can write Gambia history at CAN

“I don’t really like this word globetrotter, I’m a globetrotter to be a coach, not a coach to be a globetrotter,” explains the coach. With his grizzled Professor Tournesol look, this multilingual and smiling technician trained on four continents to reach, at the age of 48, this match against Tunisia in Limbé (8:00 p.m.), Thursday, … Read more

Romelu Lukaku Best Belgian abroad, Janice Cayman crowned among the ladies, three Bruges residents rewarded: discover the complete list of the Golden Shoe

Janice Cayman wins 6th Women’s Golden Shoe, 2nd in her career Olympique Lyonnais player Jancie Cayman won the 6th Women’s Golden Shoe, rewarding the best Belgian player of the year, at the 68th Golden Shoe Gala on Wednesday, the second of her career. She succeeds Tine De Caigny, who left for Hoffenheim in Germany. Cayman, … Read more

Football: Union Saint-Gilloise, the club that saves the honor of the Belgian championship

LETTER FROM BENELUX Felice Mazzù, Union Saint-Gilloise coach, in Lier (Belgium), December 2, 2021. DIRK WAEM / BELGA / MAXPPP Belgium has been in first place since 2018 in the world ranking established by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), ahead of Brazil and France. Nice performance, upset by the shameful spectacle that its … Read more

Are you familiar with the exploits of our athletes in 2021? Here is our big quiz dedicated to Belgian sport

1. Michèle George, 47 years old, paralyzed in her left leg after being hit with a hoof in 2008, won two gold medals in equestrianism at the Tokyo Games, bringing her capital of Olympic medals to A – 4 B – 7 C – 6 2. The Royale Union Saint-Gilloise begins 2022 at the top … Read more

Log4j: the Belgian Ministry of Defense victim of a cyberattack

IT security experts were right to fear the Log4Shell security flaw, made public on December 10. Six days later, hackers took advantage of this vulnerability to paralyze part of the computer networks of the Belgian defense ministry, as a spokesperson for the French Ministry of Defense told Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Tuesday (December 21). army, … Read more

Pierre François fears for the future of Belgian football: “With less revenue and more costs, we are going into the wall”

“With less revenue because of the closed door and more tax burdens, we are going straight into the wall,” François told RTBF on Wednesday. “This decision will hurt and there is a big concern because it is unlikely that the supporters will be back for the day of recovery in January,” said Pierre François who … Read more

Standard Fémina, the first Belgian club to create a Women’s Elite Football: “We want to be inspired by boys”

A fourth place in the standings. Qualification for the semi-finals of the Cup. The Standard Fémina, coached by Stéphane Guidi and placed under the technical direction of Fery Farraguzzi, has been doing well since the start of the season. Thanks to a team made up of 55% of girls from the Rouche training center. But … Read more

Ivan Leko sues Veljkovic, the Belgian Union awaits the conclusions of the investigation

In addition to a book coming out this Wednesday, Dejan Veljkovic was also the subject of a show on the VRT this Tuesday evening. Thus, for the first time since the “Footbelgate” scandal, the former player’s agent was able to speak in the documentary Pano. And the least that we can write is that it … Read more

Métis forcibly placed in the former Belgian Congo: five women dismissed by a court in Brussels

Lea Tavares Mujinga, Simone Vandenbroecke Ngalula, Monique Bitu Bingi, Noelle Verbeken and Marie Jose Loshi during an audience in Brussels, October 14, 2021. The five Métis women, born during colonization in the Belgian Congo, had been placed in a religious institution. HADRIEN HARD / AFP The forced placement of mixed-race children in orphanages in the … Read more