Roonie O’Sulivan in history, Liverpool for the C1 final, Embiid towards the Blues, Bardet: the news on a plate

What you may have missed between last night and this morning

1. Snooker: O’Sullivan in legend

He was expected and he answered present. Like always. On Monday, Ronnie O’Sullivan beat Judd Trump in the final (18-13) in the World Championship final at the Crucible Theater in Sheffield, thus winning the seventh world crown of his career. “The Rocket” thus equals a 44-year-old record signed by Stephen Hendry. In other words, a titanic performance.

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A peak of emotion: O’Sullivan in tears in Trump’s arms after his title

2. Basketball – NBA: Miami takes the lead

Carried by Tyler Herro and Bam Adebayo, dominating inside in the absence of Joel Embiid, who is treating a fractured right eye socket and a concussion caused last week during the N.6 match against Toronto, Miami got the better of Philadelphia (106-92) to score the first point in their Eastern Conference semi-final on Monday in the NBA play-offs.

3. Football – Premier League: United are getting closer to the Europa League

After three matches without the slightest success, Manchester United won Monday evening against Brentford (3-0) during the 35th day thanks to goals from Bruno Fernandes, Cristiano Ronaldo and Raphaël Varane. The Red Devils consolidate their sixth place in the standings and are getting closer to qualifying for the next edition of the Europa League.

Raphaël Varane scored Manchester United’s third goal against Brentford in the Premier League on May 2, 2022

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4. Basketball: Embiid, heading for the Blues?

The information fell on Monday evening and it quickly had the effect of a bomb. According to RMC SportsJoel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers) has started administrative procedures in France to be able to play with the Blues before the Paris Olympic Games, scheduled for 2024. A stay in France would even be planned for June in order to finalize them.

Joel Embiid

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Soccer – UEFA : UEFA decided to strike hard. On Monday, the body announced that Russian clubs would not compete in the 2022-23 edition of the Champions League, but also of the C3 and C4 following the military invasion in Ukraine. But that’s not all, since Russia has also been excluded from the Women’s Euro which takes place this summer.
Tennis – ATP Madrid : Andy Murray beat Dominic Thiem (6-3, 6-4) in the first round of the Masters 1000 in Madrid on Monday. He will face in the next round Denis Shapovalov, winner of Ugo Humbert. Lucas Pouille struck a blow by beating Karen Khachanov in two sets (6-3, 6-4).
Soccer – Bundesliga : Despite a new goal from Christopher Nkunku, the Leipzig team lost Monday evening on the lawn of Borussia Mönchengladbach (3-1) in a late match of the 32nd day of the Bundesliga. A bad operation in the race for the C1.
MotoGP – Season 2022 : Stupor on the circuits: except surprise, Suzuki will stop its MotoGP program at the end of the season according to motorsport.com.
F1 – Season 2026 : It’s confirmed. Audi and Porsche will join the F1 circuits in 2026, as announced by Volkswagen Group Chairman Herbert Diess.

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What you shouldn’t miss today

1. Football – Champions League: Liverpool aims for the final

After taking an option after the first leg (2-0), Liverpool intends to win their ticket to the C1 final this Tuesday evening on the lawn of Villarreal. The opportunity also for Mohammed Salah, elected Footballer of the Year in the Premier League and in the running for the Ballon d’Or 2022, to conclude this season in apotheosis.

2. Tennis – ATP Madrid: Monfils on the road to Djokovic

Winner of Carlos Gimeno Valero (6-3, 6-0) in the first round of the Spanish tournament, Gaël Monfils will face Novak Djokovic on Tuesday. “Me, it’s been a month since I played… The (good) moment (to beat him) will be when I also feel 100%. We talk a lot about Novak, but I’m not 100% yet either.“, warned the Frenchman before the meeting.

3. NBA – Play-offs: Boston against Miwaukee, Memphis against Golden State

After winning the first point against the Grizzlies, the Warrios will try to do it again next night in Game 2. Same story for the Milwaukee Bucks, who lead the series against the Boston Celtics.

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