Sport

INSIDE: AS Monaco 3-0 Amiens

Monaco has largely won against Amiens (3-0) after making the difference in the second half. Wissam Ben Yedder showed the way. Maripán and Baldé confirmed the second red and white success of the week. All the scenes of the meeting with our camera in the Louis-II tunnel and in the field....

National Day 2019: Presentation of Medals of Physical Education and Sports

A few days before the National Day 2019, the traditional "Presentation of Medals of Physical Education and Sports" was held at the Ministry of State, in the presence of LL.AA.SS. Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene, as well as many Monegasque personalities. In his speech, the Sovereign Prince paid tribute to Monegasque athletes who honor the Principality....

Focus: Femina Sports, Women's Gymnastics

Immersion behind the scenes of the women's section of the Monegasque club "Femina Sports" created in 1924. Kimberly Arnulf, General Manager of "Femina Sports", tells us more about Acrobatic Gymnastics and Artistic Gymnastics....

Another win for Monaco’s basketball team

AS Monaco Basketball has come out on top during a close game in Greece against Promitheas Patras. It marks the second victory from two games in the Euro Cup and confirms the strength of the Monegasque team, which is billed to go far this year. On Wednesday 9th October, the Roca Boys impressed with standout performances by Dylan Ennis (19 pts, 4 rebounds), Eric Buckner (16 pts, 4 rebounds) and Anthony Clemmons (13 pts, 4 rebounds), who managed a 42-32 score at the break. Promitheas Patras refused to go down without a fight, however, and managed to close the gap at the beginning of the 4th quarter. But the Roca team was solid and just seconds before the buzzer, Anthony Clemmons made his last two shots, sealing the victory. “Our defense wa...

Boris Herrmann to headline Peace and Sport Forum

The 2019 Peace and Sport International Forum will welcome Boris Herrmann, sailor and skipper of Team Malizia, as its first headline speaker. Boris Herrmann recently sailed teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg to the United Nations World Climate Summit in New York in his zero-carbon racing yacht Malizia II with Pierre Casiraghi. In December, the German yachtsman will give a masterclass on ‘Safeguarding our planet through sport’ and will provide concrete inputs and recommendations for taking action through sport to safeguard populations and our planet. Herrmann has completed three laps around the world, one non-stop, and will soon be attempting this challenge single handed for the 2020 Vendée Globe – the first German to compete in the ra...

Charity: 1st edition of the "Princess of Monaco Cup"

Spotlight on the first edition of the "Princess of Monaco Cup" held on the prestigious Monte-Carlo Golf Club green, in the presence of S.A.S. Prince Albert II. Several personalities among which the Ferrari driver, Charles Leclerc, answered this tournament...

Two gold medals by Monaco’s rowing team

Monaco’s Nautical Society Rowing team is ending the season on a high with two gold medal wins at the French Championship Sprint. The first race was held on Lake Gérardmer last weekend in the Vosges region, where Geatan Delhon and Vincent Noirot put on an excellent performance and won the top in the final where their time of 1’30”50 was more than enough to breeze past rival teams from Corbeil and Belbeuf. This duo is the same that worked together so well at the Mediterranean Beach Games in Patras, Greece earlier this summer, and clearly the hard work and dedication paid off. Coach Daniel Fauché agreed, saying: “They had a good season and did a good job.” Bernard Fasanelli and Julien Hardi ran a double handi and secured the gold for the c...

Monaco set to stand out at the Mediterranean Beach Games

Monaco athletes are preparing themselves to compete in 11 beach and water sporting events over seven days at the Mediterranean Beach Games in Patras, Greece. The summer sizzle continues from 25st to 31st August in Patras, Greece for the Mediterranean Beach Games. This special and unique event highlights some of summer’s most popular beach activities, such as beach volleyball, beach soccer, canoeing, water skiing and open water swimming, but also showcases some not so familiar sports such as beach handball, beach tennis, beach wrestling, beach rowing, fin swimming and the aquathlon, which consists of two 2.5km runs bookending a 1km swim. Monaco’s competitors are primed to show off their abilities and represent their somewhat obscure sports...

Mario Lemina chose AS Monaco for a loan

According to information from RMC, Mario Lemina has chosen to join AS Monaco. The middle of Southampton should be loaned with option to purchase the Principality's club, which is active behind the scenes to reinforce its midfield. Defensive midfielder, the Gabonese international, revealed in Lorient and Marseille, made only three appearances during the return phase last season due to an operation of the abdomen....

It's official: Islam Slimani on loan to AS Monaco

AS Monaco has formalized the arrival on loan for a season, with a call option, of 31-year-old Islam Slimani from Leicester. The Algerian striker is the fourth offensive rookie of the transfer window after the signing of Gelson Martins, Wissam Ben Yedder and Henry Onyekuru. "He is a powerful striker and scorer who has demonstrated his qualities in the Portuguese and English championships in particular, but also in international competitions , " said Oleg Petrov, Deputy Director General of the ASM in a statement. "Islam will strengthen our offensive potential and will also put its experience to benefit the group and the youngest."...

Malizia II with Pierre Casiraghi sail across the Atlantic with Greta Thunberg to Fight Against Climate Change

It is nothing less than inspirational. A young schoolgirl in Sweden aged 15 decided she would make a difference. She had a quiet courage and took time off school to sit in front of the Parliament buildings in Sweden in protest that Sweden was not doing enough to fulfill its commitments to prevent adverse Climate change – due to excess carbon emissions. Soon schoolchildren around the world, inspired by the young Swedish school-kid were taking Fridays off school to convince their governments to take action on Climate Change. The schoolkid’s name is Greta Thunberg, a once unknown child, who is today one of the most influential activists spreading awareness of Climate Change. Greta Thunberg is to sail across the Atlantic on the Malizia II high...

Icardi reportedly heading to Monaco

AS Monaco appear to have won the race to sign a controversial yet highly demanded striker in this summer transfer window ahead of both Real Madrid and Juventus. According to of a number of sources, Mauro Icardi is heading to Monaco this summer after reaching an agreement with the club for a deal that could earn him as much as €12 million for five years at the Ligue 1 side. Napoli were also linked with the Argentine, but failed to put up the reported €65 million offer that Monaco came up with. The forward has been snubbed by current employers Inter Milan following a strained relationship that became completely toxic after Icardi was stripped of his captaincy last season. Icardi had emerged as a target for Real Madrid as well, but Los Bla...