Madrid tries to attract Formula I race, Belgium weight in the opportunity

Madrid tries to attract Formula I race, Belgium weight in the opportunity

Madrid hopes to host a Formula 1 race in the future. Enrique Lopez, an adviser to the community of the Spanish capital, has sent a letter to King class boss Stefano Domenicali to express interest. Since 1986, Formula 1 has been based in Barcelona. The Circuit de Catalunya also has a contract until 2026, so a short-term race in Madrid does not seem realistic at the moment. Domenicali has already indicated that there is a lot of interest from other countries and/or cities to organize a race. The maximum number…

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France isn’t in top three FIFA teams anymore, Belgium has the second place

France isn’t in top three FIFA teams anymore, Belgium has the second place

A new FIFA ranking has been published. Belgium remains in 2nd place. On 23 June, FIFA published a new FIFA ranking. Belgium remains in 2nd place. Brazil is 1st and running out. The top 3 is completed by Argentina, which displaces France to 4th place. Spain and the Netherlands are on the rise. Spain was still in 7th place at the end of March. Now they are 6th. The Netherlands rises 2 places to 8th place. ⚽️ Latest FIFA/Coca-Cola Men's World Ranking is out! 🇧🇷 Brazil stay top 💪🇰🇿 Kazakhstan…

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The 35-year-old Beizer Wilfried van Moer almost leads Belgium to the European Championship title

The 35-year-old Beizer Wilfried van Moer almost leads Belgium to the European Championship title

June 22, 1980: No one had him on the note. The Belgian national coach conjures the midfielder Wilfried van Moer out of his hat before the European Championship. After more than four years without an international game and as a part-time host, the 35-year-old is playing an outstanding tournament. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Bernd Schuster, Michel Platini – the first three footballers in the Ballon d’Or election in 1980 are still familiar to almost every fan today. But the fourth-ranked Wilfried van Moer? Outside of his native Belgium, there are probably only…

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Valuable achievements at the the Thailand Open: Kenges Rakishev is proud about the team

Valuable achievements at the the Thailand Open: Kenges Rakishev is proud about the team

Kazakhstani boxers won 8 medals, three of them golden. The President of the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation Kenges Rakishev highly appreciates the results of the participation of his federation’s sportsmen at the Thailand Open international tournament. “This is one of the first competitions in 2022, where we saw our most talented sportsmen in action. The coaching staff will also make adjustments in some weights, giving boxers the opportunity to perform at different tournaments. There is still a lot of work ahead, the Asian Summer Games are in September. We will prepare…

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Cisse Sandra and Lynnt Audoor sign new contract until 2025

Cisse Sandra and Lynnt Audoor sign new contract until 2025

Club Brugge thinks about the future. Cisse Sandra and Lynnt Audoor extend their contract with the Blues until 2025. Sandra (18) made his first appearance in the Belgian first division in December in the home match against Seraing. The attacking midfielder immediately scored and was the first goal scorer in the Jupiler Pro League who was born in the year 2003. He also collected minutes in the Supercup, Croky Cup and Champions League match at PSG. Audoor (18) is an Academy player. The son of former Club Brugge player Yves…

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Can Union become football champions? “First sleep a lot, eat well and recover”

Can Union become football champions? “First sleep a lot, eat well and recover”

n football, action in the top flight has come to a close for this year. Union are the proud leaders, while Beerschot are in dire straits with 21 of the 34 days of play of the normal competition behind us. The top flight, dubbed the Jupiler Pro League, resumes on 14 January. Beerschot were downed 0-7 at home by in-form Anderlecht yesterday. Maybe it wasn’t such a bad thing that no spcectators were allowed at the Kiel, Beerschot’s home ground in Antwerp, some said after the match. Everything that can go…

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Football: the growing interest of investment funds

Football: the growing interest of investment funds

Investment funds in control of football clubs as varied as AC Milan, Burnley, Toulouse and Caen. What is their interest and how has financing football changed over the years? “Investment funds are only there for business. They have no business [being involved] in football!” Last April, these comments from Christophe Dugarry, part of the French team that won the World Cup in 1998 and the European Championship two years, made the pages of sports daily L’Équipe. And they sparked a lot of debate. The former striker, who has become one…

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Belgian Sport bar launches bacon beer

Belgian Sport bar launches bacon beer

Flavoured beers have been increasingly in style for a long time, but one Belgian burger bar is aiming to turn heads with its soon to be released bacon Beer. To celebrate the reopening of indoor dining the Huggy’s Bar worked in partnership with Brasserie C – a brasserie in the centre of Liege – to create the meaty draft. “Not all of our burgers have bacon, but when we add a few slices, it immediately becomes something else,” Thomas Mémurlin, CEO of Huggy’s Bar told the press. “So we thought…

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Euro 2020 prepares for the matches with fans

Euro 2020 prepares for the matches with fans

The Euro 2020 which was delayed to this Summer is preparing for games with spectators. So far, eight of the twelve host cities have guaranteed their matches will be attended by spectators. Philipp Lahm, head of the organising committee, said on Sunday that the German Foootball Federation (DFB) hopes to be able to host Euro 2020 matches billed for Munich in an Allianz Arena filled to half capacity. “There are different scenarios,” the former Bayern Munich and national team captain, said on Antenne Bayern radio. “I don’t think 100% capacity…

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Belgian Football Union also wants “test” events for return of supporters

Belgian Football Union also wants “test” events for return of supporters

The sports sector is hoping that it will be able to organise “test in-person” events following the announcement last week that a “test concert” will be held in the city of Spa by the end of March. “We have been contacted by the Belgian Football Union, which wishes to be on the side of those who come up with solutions” for the public’s return to the stadiums, the co-organiser of the Francofolies de Spa music festival, MR parliamentarian Charles Gardier, said on Sunday. The renewed interest in in-person events was…

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