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The Italian Olympic tennis tournament starts with a balance of two victories and as many defeats. Advance Fognini and Sonego, who beat the two Japanese Sugita and Daniel. Immediately outside Musetti, defeated by the Australian Millman. Among women, Sara Errani was eliminated

TOKYO 2020, THE LIVE DAY – THE COMPLETE CALENDAR

The men’s and women’s tennis tournament has begun, with four blues on the field immediately. Sunday will be the turn of the other two blue in the race, Jasmine Paolini and Camila Giorgi. In the men’s doubles the blue couple Lorenzo Musetti / Lorenzo Sonego was drawn in the first round against the Spanish one formed by Pablo Andujar and Roberto Carballes Baena.

Sonego in the 2nd round: Daniel beaten in comeback

Great victory for Lorenzo Sonego: the 26-year-old from Turin, 26 ATP and 13th seeded, rookie at the Games, beat Japanese Taro Daniel, 110 in the ranking, by 46 76 (6) 76 (3). In the second round Sonego will have to contend with the Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, n.42 of the ranking: Lorenzo won in two the only precedent with the 29 year old from Tblisi in the first round of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia last year.

Fognini in the 2nd round: Sugita beaten 6-4 6-3

Fabio Fognini’s Olympics starts well. The no.31 ATP and 15th seeded, beat 6-4, 6-3 Yuichi Sugita, no.114 of the ranking. The Ligurian will then find Gerasimov or Simon in the second round and in the third the Russian Medvedev, number two in the ranking and seeding. For Fognini it is the third Olympics: he reached the round of 16 in Rio 2016, stopped by Murray (after being 3-0 in the decisive set) launched towards the gold bis, while in London 2012 he lost on his debut against Djokovic

Musetti eliminated by Millman

Lorenzo Musetti, # 61 ATP, rookie at the Olympics, was beaten 6-3, 6-4, in an hour and 36 minutes of the game, from the Australian John Millman, n.44 of the ranking. First set decided by a single break remedied by the Tuscan Next Gen in the eighth game after having canceled the first two of the three consecutive breakpoints granted (Lorenzo had already saved himself from 0-40 in the fourth game), and after missing two opportunities to take the Australian out in the seventh game. In the second fraction Musetti recovered a break from a disadvantage twice but then in the ninth game, after being 30-0 ahead, he suffered a partial eight points to one from Millman who broke his serve and then closed the conversation.

Errani beaten by the Russian Pavlyuchenkova

Sara Errani immediately outside. The veteran of the blue team, 104 WTA, was defeated for 60 61, in an hour and ten minutes of play, by the Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 18 in the ranking and 13 in the seeding, this year a finalist at Roland Garros . For the 30 year old from Samara it was the fifth success in seven challenges with the 34 year old from Massa Lombarda. One-way match where the great power of the Russian made the difference: Errani lost all the first nine games and Pavlyuchenkova overcame without too many problems even a heatstroke that forced her to request the intervention of the trainer at the change of field on 4-1 of the second set. For “Sarita” that of Tokyo was the fourth Olympics: in Rio 2016 she was beaten in the second round by Kasatkina, in London 2012 she immediately went out at the hands of Venus Williams as well as in Beijing 2008, eliminated by Stosur.

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TOKYO 2020, THE LIVE DAY – THE COMPLETE CALENDAR

The men’s and women’s tennis tournament has begun, with four blues on the field immediately. Sunday will be the turn of the other two blue in the race, Jasmine Paolini and Camila Giorgi. In the men’s doubles the blue couple Lorenzo Musetti / Lorenzo Sonego was drawn in the first round against the Spanish one formed by Pablo Andujar and Roberto Carballes Baena.

Sonego in the 2nd round: Daniel beaten in comeback

Great victory for Lorenzo Sonego: the 26-year-old from Turin, 26 ATP and 13th seeded, rookie at the Games, beat Japanese Taro Daniel, 110 in the ranking, by 46 76 (6) 76 (3). In the second round Sonego will have to contend with the Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, n.42 of the ranking: Lorenzo won in two the only precedent with the 29 year old from Tblisi in the first round of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia last year.

Fognini in the 2nd round: Sugita beaten 6-4 6-3

Fabio Fognini’s Olympics starts well. The no.31 ATP and 15th seeded, beat 6-4, 6-3 Yuichi Sugita, no.114 of the ranking. The Ligurian will then find Gerasimov or Simon in the second round and in the third the Russian Medvedev, number two in the ranking and seeding. For Fognini it is the third Olympics: he reached the round of 16 in Rio 2016, stopped by Murray (after being 3-0 in the decisive set) launched towards the gold bis, while in London 2012 he lost on his debut against Djokovic

Musetti eliminated by Millman

Lorenzo Musetti, # 61 ATP, rookie at the Olympics, was beaten 6-3, 6-4, in an hour and 36 minutes of the game, from the Australian John Millman, n.44 of the ranking. First set decided by a single break remedied by the Tuscan Next Gen in the eighth game after having canceled the first two of the three consecutive breakpoints granted (Lorenzo had already saved himself from 0-40 in the fourth game), and after missing two opportunities to take the Australian out in the seventh game. In the second fraction Musetti recovered a break from a disadvantage twice but then in the ninth game, after being 30-0 ahead, he suffered a partial eight points to one from Millman who broke his serve and then closed the conversation.

Errani beaten by the Russian Pavlyuchenkova

Sara Errani immediately outside. The veteran of the blue team, 104 WTA, was defeated for 60 61, in an hour and ten minutes of play, by the Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 18 in the ranking and 13 in the seeding, this year a finalist at Roland Garros . For the 30 year old from Samara it was the fifth success in seven challenges with the 34 year old from Massa Lombarda. One-way match where the great power of the Russian made the difference: Errani lost all the first nine games and Pavlyuchenkova overcame without too many problems even a heatstroke that forced her to request the intervention of the trainer at the change of field on 4-1 of the second set. For “Sarita” that of Tokyo was the fourth Olympics: in Rio 2016 she was beaten in the second round by Kasatkina, in London 2012 she immediately went out at the hands of Venus Williams as well as in Beijing 2008, eliminated by Stosur.

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Editorial of the “World”. “The games of reconstruction”. When Tokyo was chosen in 2013 to host the XXXIIe Summer Olympics (Olympics), the slogan was imposed naturally, two years after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima. With this expression, then Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wanted the event to symbolize the rebirth of a region hard hit by the tsunami. But the pandemic ended up eclipsing the message. Between the postponement of one year of the competitions, the mistrust of the Japanese population, who has the feeling that these Olympics are organized in spite of themselves, and the events which will take place behind closed doors, the party is spoiled before having started.

Article reserved for our subscribers Read also Tokyo 2021 Games start in an anxiety-provoking climate

However, reconstruction, the Olympics will never have needed so much. Tokyo will certainly be the scene of exceptional performances and emotional moments that only the Games are capable of generating. But we have to face the facts: the magic of Olympism no longer operates as before. The political instrumentalization of the event, the repeated scandals on doping and corruption, the growing influence of financial issues have ended up distorting the spirit of the Games. The famous motto of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, ” faster, higher, stronger “, recently modernized by the addition of the word “together”, has transformed into “more expensive, more contested, more political”.

Regarding costs, the race for gigantism has long since reached its limits. Since Montreal 1976, the financial year has turned into a financial nightmare for most of the host cities. Tokyo will not escape the rule with a near doubling of the planned budget, making it one of the most expensive editions in history. The health context has played a role, but it does not explain everything. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had promised to curb the runaway by promoting the Games that are more sober, greener and more useful to the local population. It won’t be this time yet.

Burden and inconvenience

This drift is already having very concrete consequences. For a long time, the awarding of the Olympic Games was the subject of fierce competition. It’s over: the cities that will host the next three editions – Paris, Los Angeles and Brisbane – were alone in the running. The IOC wants to both select cities that already have infrastructure for financial and ecological reasons, but at the same time wishes to open up the Olympics to new countries. Squaring the circle.

Read also 2032 Olympics to be held in Australian city of Brisbane

Once a source of pride for the inhabitants of the selected metropolis, the event has become synonymous with burden and inconvenience. As for TV audiences, the main source of income for the Olympism, they are aging and declining.

The CIO is well aware that it is necessary to change before being changed by its environment. Skateboarding, surfing or rock climbing have already become Olympic disciplines to attract a younger audience. During his re-election to the presidency in March, the German Thomas Bach launched his Agenda 2020 + 5, a profession of faith made up of around fifteen heterogeneous recommendations supposed to further anchor Olympism in its time. The approach is commendable, but it remains vague and very general.

The Paris Games in 2024 will be a serious test to assess the sincerity of the IOC. The objective stated by Tony Estanguet, the president of the organizing committee, is to make Paris 2024, not the XXXIIIe edition of the Summer Games, but the first of a new cycle. It will certainly take more than three years to begin to re-enchant Olympism.

The world

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Article reserved for our subscribers Read also Tokyo 2021 Games start in an anxiety-provoking climate

However, reconstruction, the Olympics will never have needed so much. Tokyo will certainly be the scene of exceptional performances and emotional moments that only the Games are capable of generating. But we have to face the facts: the magic of Olympism no longer operates as before. The political instrumentalization of the event, the repeated scandals on doping and corruption, the growing influence of financial issues have ended up distorting the spirit of the Games. The famous motto of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, ” faster, higher, stronger “, recently modernized by the addition of the word “together”, has transformed into “more expensive, more contested, more political”.

Regarding costs, the race for gigantism has long since reached its limits. Since Montreal 1976, the financial year has turned into a financial nightmare for most of the host cities. Tokyo will not escape the rule with a near doubling of the planned budget, making it one of the most expensive editions in history. The health context has played a role, but it does not explain everything. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had promised to curb the runaway by promoting the Games that are more sober, greener and more useful to the local population. It won’t be this time yet.

Burden and inconvenience

This drift is already having very concrete consequences. For a long time, the awarding of the Olympic Games was the subject of fierce competition. It’s over: the cities that will host the next three editions – Paris, Los Angeles and Brisbane – were alone in the running. The IOC wants to both select cities that already have infrastructure for financial and ecological reasons, but at the same time wishes to open up the Olympics to new countries. Squaring the circle.

Read also 2032 Olympics to be held in Australian city of Brisbane

Once a source of pride for the inhabitants of the selected metropolis, the event has become synonymous with burden and inconvenience. As for TV audiences, the main source of income for the Olympism, they are aging and declining.

The CIO is well aware that it is necessary to change before being changed by its environment. Skateboarding, surfing or rock climbing have already become Olympic disciplines to attract a younger audience. During his re-election to the presidency in March, the German Thomas Bach launched his Agenda 2020 + 5, a profession of faith made up of around fifteen heterogeneous recommendations supposed to further anchor Olympism in its time. The approach is commendable, but it remains vague and very general.

The Paris Games in 2024 will be a serious test to assess the sincerity of the IOC. The objective stated by Tony Estanguet, the president of the organizing committee, is to make Paris 2024, not the XXXIIIe edition of the Summer Games, but the first of a new cycle. It will certainly take more than three years to begin to re-enchant Olympism.

The world

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By Interview by Stephanie Kirchgaessner

Posted today at 11:00 a.m., updated at 11:06 a.m.

Will Cathcart is the CEO of WhatsApp. In 2019, the company discovered that NSO Group was using a flaw in its software to infect phones with Pegasus. WhatsApp had then sealed the flaw, filed a complaint, and warned 1,400 victims of this attack. The company’s observations at the time corroborate those of “Project Pegasus.”

Also listen Pegasus: at the heart of a global investigation into phone spying

What is your take on the revelations released this week regarding Pegasus?

Well, first of all I can say that these revelations match what we saw in the attack we fought two years ago. These revelations are perfectly consistent with what we have learned. Among the 1,400 victims and potential victims attacked in 2019 through WhatsApp, there were also government officials, including in senior positions, and allies of the United States, in addition to journalists, human rights activists. the man, and other people who had no reason to be watched in any way.

Read also the archive (2019): WhatsApp files complaint against Israeli company NSO Group, accused of spying

More generally, I think this is also an Internet security alert. Either phones are safe for everyone or they are not safe for anyone. Either we can all have private chats or no one can. I think it’s a good time for governments to stop asking us to deliberately weaken security [des messageries], and so that instead we have an industry-wide discussion on how best to make the Internet and our communications more secure. This is what we need.

You talk about government officials who have been attacked. Can you give more details? Have these people been notified?

We have warned everyone, everyone who has been attacked has been notified. (…) We have discussed these attacks with some governments, we have described to them what we have discovered, of course being very careful to protect the privacy of the victims. But you have to remember, and this is also what your revelations show, that the attack we foiled was only active for a few weeks. And over that short period, we counted 1,400 victims; over a longer period, over several years, the number of people attacked is very high. Although we were able to block this WhatsApp attack, we know that NSO is also directly attacking mobile operating systems. Something had to be done to draw attention to this problem.

In fact, analyzes carried out by Amnesty International’s Security Lab have shown that even the very latest versions of iOS, the core iPhone software, are vulnerable to Pegasus.

Article reserved for our subscribers Read also Sold as very safe, iPhones have been hacked by Pegasus for years

From our perspective, if you really want to protect the privacy of the users of your service, of course you need to do everything in your power to make it technically secure, but you also need to make some noise. You have to talk about what you see, file a complaint, make sure that the attackers are held responsible, share information with the victims, computer security researchers …

This is why we were very happy that Microsoft, Google and the Internet Association [qui représente de nombreuses entreprises technologiques, mais pas Apple] are filing written motions to support us in our lawsuit against NSO. I hope Apple will also decide to follow this approach, make some noise and join the proceedings.

Read also Spyware: legal proceedings on the rise against NSO Group

We can’t just say to ourselves that these problems only concern a tiny minority of our users. These are subjects that affect journalists, human rights defenders all over the world, and therefore it affects us all. Any security breach is a problem for everyone. That’s why the entire industry must come together to end spyware and change the way governments think about it.

Where is your lawsuit against NSO?

I can’t go into details, but overall NSO asserted at the last hearing in the United States that they could be immune from lawsuits because their clients are governments. We disagree, and the court ruled in our favor. NSO has appealed this decision, and we are awaiting the appeal court’s decision.

Many governments, and in particular that of the United Kingdom, ask you to introduce security holes in the encryption …

Yes, several governments are publicly calling for the weakening of communications encryption, and we believe that is a mistake. We have said it over and over again, and we will continue to do so: if we weaken communications security, there will be abuse. [Pegasus] allows access to phones one by one; imagine what would happen if an attacker could simultaneously attack all phones at the same time. It would be a disaster. What is needed, on the contrary, is to completely reverse this debate: the most important question is to know what we can do to improve the security and confidentiality of the discussions. This is what governments should be asking of us, the private companies.

Read also WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat: who encrypts users’ private messages?

But is there a solution? Is it possible to imagine a phone that would be completely secure?

Just because things can never be perfect doesn’t mean we shouldn’t talk about it. We should be able to make phones and their software more secure – anything that can make it difficult for attackers is helpful. If you install a heavy-duty lock and an alarm system in your house, and the police are patrolling your neighborhood, you are making a burglar’s job much more difficult. On a phone, and in computers, it’s a bit the same thing: security is a series of layers of protection. But also, of course, the culprits have to be prosecuted and held accountable – otherwise, you make it seem like what they did was not a problem.

Article reserved for our subscribers Read also “Project Pegasus”: How Israeli company NSO Group revolutionized espionage

The Biden administration has implemented a doctrine, in part inspired by the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which provides for sanctions for governments that illegally harass or monitor opponents. Our revelations show that this is the case in many countries, such as Rwanda …

Yes, and it is the role of all governments to help bring the bad actors face to face with their responsibilities. NSO says that many countries have purchased its software. This means that many countries, even those that monitor their use of Pegasus more carefully, are funding this tool. Should they stop? Should they ask about other customers?

Read also Spying on journalists and opponents: the “Pegasus” affair provokes outrage

NSO claims its software does not work on US phones. Is this consistent with what you saw in 2019?

NSO says a lot of things (…). And a computer code can easily be changed. It’s kind of like saying you build missiles, but promise they’ll only explode in certain parts of the world. Missiles don’t work that way. Security vulnerabilities exploited by NSO exist on American phones just as they exist everywhere else in the world.

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By Interview by Stephanie Kirchgaessner

Posted today at 11:00 a.m., updated at 11:06 a.m.

Will Cathcart is the CEO of WhatsApp. In 2019, the company discovered that NSO Group was using a flaw in its software to infect phones with Pegasus. WhatsApp had then sealed the flaw, filed a complaint, and warned 1,400 victims of this attack. The company’s observations at the time corroborate those of “Project Pegasus.”

Also listen Pegasus: at the heart of a global investigation into phone spying

What is your take on the revelations released this week regarding Pegasus?

Well, first of all I can say that these revelations match what we saw in the attack we fought two years ago. These revelations are perfectly consistent with what we have learned. Among the 1,400 victims and potential victims attacked in 2019 through WhatsApp, there were also government officials, including in senior positions, and allies of the United States, in addition to journalists, human rights activists. the man, and other people who had no reason to be watched in any way.

Read also the archive (2019): WhatsApp files complaint against Israeli company NSO Group, accused of spying

More generally, I think this is also an Internet security alert. Either phones are safe for everyone or they are not safe for anyone. Either we can all have private chats or no one can. I think it’s a good time for governments to stop asking us to deliberately weaken security [des messageries], and so that instead we have an industry-wide discussion on how best to make the Internet and our communications more secure. This is what we need.

You talk about government officials who have been attacked. Can you give more details? Have these people been notified?

We have warned everyone, everyone who has been attacked has been notified. (…) We have discussed these attacks with some governments, we have described to them what we have discovered, of course being very careful to protect the privacy of the victims. But you have to remember, and this is also what your revelations show, that the attack we foiled was only active for a few weeks. And over that short period, we counted 1,400 victims; over a longer period, over several years, the number of people attacked is very high. Although we were able to block this WhatsApp attack, we know that NSO is also directly attacking mobile operating systems. Something had to be done to draw attention to this problem.

In fact, analyzes carried out by Amnesty International’s Security Lab have shown that even the very latest versions of iOS, the core iPhone software, are vulnerable to Pegasus.

Article reserved for our subscribers Read also Sold as very safe, iPhones have been hacked by Pegasus for years

From our perspective, if you really want to protect the privacy of the users of your service, of course you need to do everything in your power to make it technically secure, but you also need to make some noise. You have to talk about what you see, file a complaint, make sure that the attackers are held responsible, share information with the victims, computer security researchers …

This is why we were very happy that Microsoft, Google and the Internet Association [qui représente de nombreuses entreprises technologiques, mais pas Apple] are filing written motions to support us in our lawsuit against NSO. I hope Apple will also decide to follow this approach, make some noise and join the proceedings.

Read also Spyware: legal proceedings on the rise against NSO Group

We can’t just say to ourselves that these problems only concern a tiny minority of our users. These are subjects that affect journalists, human rights defenders all over the world, and therefore it affects us all. Any security breach is a problem for everyone. That’s why the entire industry must come together to end spyware and change the way governments think about it.

Where is your lawsuit against NSO?

I can’t go into details, but overall NSO asserted at the last hearing in the United States that they could be immune from lawsuits because their clients are governments. We disagree, and the court ruled in our favor. NSO has appealed this decision, and we are awaiting the appeal court’s decision.

Many governments, and in particular that of the United Kingdom, ask you to introduce security holes in the encryption …

Yes, several governments are publicly calling for the weakening of communications encryption, and we believe that is a mistake. We have said it over and over again, and we will continue to do so: if we weaken communications security, there will be abuse. [Pegasus] allows access to phones one by one; imagine what would happen if an attacker could simultaneously attack all phones at the same time. It would be a disaster. What is needed, on the contrary, is to completely reverse this debate: the most important question is to know what we can do to improve the security and confidentiality of the discussions. This is what governments should be asking of us, the private companies.

Read also WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat: who encrypts users’ private messages?

But is there a solution? Is it possible to imagine a phone that would be completely secure?

Just because things can never be perfect doesn’t mean we shouldn’t talk about it. We should be able to make phones and their software more secure – anything that can make it difficult for attackers is helpful. If you install a heavy-duty lock and an alarm system in your house, and the police are patrolling your neighborhood, you are making a burglar’s job much more difficult. On a phone, and in computers, it’s a bit the same thing: security is a series of layers of protection. But also, of course, the culprits have to be prosecuted and held accountable – otherwise, you make it seem like what they did was not a problem.

Article reserved for our subscribers Read also “Project Pegasus”: How Israeli company NSO Group revolutionized espionage

The Biden administration has implemented a doctrine, in part inspired by the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which provides for sanctions for governments that illegally harass or monitor opponents. Our revelations show that this is the case in many countries, such as Rwanda …

Yes, and it is the role of all governments to help bring the bad actors face to face with their responsibilities. NSO says that many countries have purchased its software. This means that many countries, even those that monitor their use of Pegasus more carefully, are funding this tool. Should they stop? Should they ask about other customers?

Read also Spying on journalists and opponents: the “Pegasus” affair provokes outrage

NSO claims its software does not work on US phones. Is this consistent with what you saw in 2019?

NSO says a lot of things (…). And a computer code can easily be changed. It’s kind of like saying you build missiles, but promise they’ll only explode in certain parts of the world. Missiles don’t work that way. Security vulnerabilities exploited by NSO exist on American phones just as they exist everywhere else in the world.

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Tuesday July 27, Amal will leave the Syrian-Turkish border. She is a 9-year-old girl, represented by a 3.50 meter high puppet, who will walk 8,000 kilometers and cross eight European countries, to Manchester, where she should arrive on Wednesday 3 November . Along its route, called “The Walk”, it will be hosted in around a hundred towns and villages, where artistic and educational events will be organized, many of which are imagined by Syrian artists. Amal walks for all the isolated children thrown on the roads of exile. Stephen Daldry, the project’s producer, and Amir Nizar Zuabi, its artistic director, look back on its genesis.

Where and how did the idea for “The Walk” originate?

Stephen Daldry : In the Calais “jungle”, where two British authors, Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson, created an ephemeral theater, the Good Chance Theater, in 2015. This theater quickly became a civic and cultural center in the camp, as well as a voice in the international debate on the reception crisis for refugees and migrants. There were a lot of people involved in the Calais “jungle”, including Americans. Together we wondered how to create a memorial for the millions of refugees crossing Europe. Then we chose a different path: to offer them an act of welcome. We started with a character in the play The Jungle, which we had created in Calais and which has received many awards around the world: a 9-year-old isolated minor, Amal. We asked the Handspring Puppet in Johannesburg, South Africa to create this little girl’s puppet. And Amir Nizar Zuabi joined the project, to coordinate it.

For you, Amir Nizar Zuabi, what does “The Walk” mean?

Amir Nizar Zuabi : When David Lan, the producer of Good Chance, and Stephen Daldry told me about the project, I was moved by its ambition and its simplicity. A little girl walks through Europe. She is alone, scared and exhausted. But a lot of people will help him. My experience as a Palestinian director, with all that that means, counted in the way I approached The Walk. As artistic director, I wanted this walk to be beautiful and honest. We have made a proposal to a large number of partners in Europe: Amal is coming to your city, how will you welcome him? What can she teach you? What will be the exchange between her and you? We received a lot of very creative proposals. At each stage, an event will occur, and the whole will form a kind of tapestry of Amal’s journey. Local artists will interact with this little girl, vulnerable because she is 9 years old, and impressive because she is 3.50 meters tall.

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Tuesday July 27, Amal will leave the Syrian-Turkish border. She is a 9-year-old girl, represented by a 3.50 meter high puppet, who will walk 8,000 kilometers and cross eight European countries, to Manchester, where she should arrive on Wednesday 3 November . Along its route, called “The Walk”, it will be hosted in around a hundred towns and villages, where artistic and educational events will be organized, many of which are imagined by Syrian artists. Amal walks for all the isolated children thrown on the roads of exile. Stephen Daldry, the project’s producer, and Amir Nizar Zuabi, its artistic director, look back on its genesis.

Where and how did the idea for “The Walk” originate?

Stephen Daldry : In the Calais “jungle”, where two British authors, Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson, created an ephemeral theater, the Good Chance Theater, in 2015. This theater quickly became a civic and cultural center in the camp, as well as a voice in the international debate on the reception crisis for refugees and migrants. There were a lot of people involved in the Calais “jungle”, including Americans. Together we wondered how to create a memorial for the millions of refugees crossing Europe. Then we chose a different path: to offer them an act of welcome. We started with a character in the play The Jungle, which we had created in Calais and which has received many awards around the world: a 9-year-old isolated minor, Amal. We asked the Handspring Puppet in Johannesburg, South Africa to create this little girl’s puppet. And Amir Nizar Zuabi joined the project, to coordinate it.

For you, Amir Nizar Zuabi, what does “The Walk” mean?

Amir Nizar Zuabi : When David Lan, the producer of Good Chance, and Stephen Daldry told me about the project, I was moved by its ambition and its simplicity. A little girl walks through Europe. She is alone, scared and exhausted. But a lot of people will help him. My experience as a Palestinian director, with all that that means, counted in the way I approached The Walk. As artistic director, I wanted this walk to be beautiful and honest. We have made a proposal to a large number of partners in Europe: Amal is coming to your city, how will you welcome him? What can she teach you? What will be the exchange between her and you? We received a lot of very creative proposals. At each stage, an event will occur, and the whole will form a kind of tapestry of Amal’s journey. Local artists will interact with this little girl, vulnerable because she is 9 years old, and impressive because she is 3.50 meters tall.

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" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1627117517) } [4]=> array(14) { ["title"]=> string(43) "Filming begins on ‘Deadwood’, the movie" ["link"]=> string(57) "https://celebs.cool/filming-begins-on-deadwood-the-movie/" ["comments"]=> string(65) "https://celebs.cool/filming-begins-on-deadwood-the-movie/#respond" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(11) "Susan Hally" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Sat, 24 Jul 2021 09:02:23 +0000" ["category"]=> string(40) "Celebrity NewsbeginsDeadwoodfilmingMovie" ["guid"]=> string(57) "https://celebs.cool/filming-begins-on-deadwood-the-movie/" ["description"]=> string(89) "HBO Films has announced that today, Monday, November 5, 2018, the filming of the movie..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(2648) "

HBO Films has announced that today, Monday, November 5, 2018, the filming of the movie to continue with what has been said throughout the 36 chapters of which it consists ‘Deadwood’, one of the great TV classics of the 21st century.

The script of what will be, finally, after more than twelve years of waiting, the true point and end of this western is the responsibility of the creator of the same, David Milch, while the direction of the film falls into the hands of Daniel Minahan, veteran filmmaker who already directed four episodes of the series: ‘Suffer the Little Children’, ‘Mister Wu’, ‘Advances, None Miraculous’ and ‘A Two-Headed Beast’.

Heading again is Ian McShane as Al Swearengen, Timothy Olyphant as Seth Bullock, Molly Parker as Alma Ellsworth, Paula Malcomson as Trixie, John Hawkes as Sol Star, Anna Gunn as Martha Bullock, Dayton Callie as Charlie Utter, Brad Dourif as Doc. Cochran, Robin Weigert as “Calamity” Jane Canay, William Sanderson as EB Farnum, Kim Dickens as Joanie Stubbs and Gerald McRaney as George Hearst, while Jade Pettyjohn (‘Destroyer’) play a new character named Caroline.

Carolyn Strauss, Gregg Fienberg, Scott Stephens and the aforementioned David Milch, Daniel Minahan, Ian McShane and Timothy Olyphant are the executive producers of this brand new film sometime in 2019.

Based on real historical events, ‘Deadwood’ recreates the history of the homonymous city of the State of Montana during the nineteenth century. The town of Deadwood, which exists in reality, still keeps alive the memory of its first gold-seeking settlers.

The series combines real historical characters, fictional plots and legends that narrate the experiences of a lawless city that still does not know the true civilization. Originally issued between March 2004 and August 2006, ‘Deadwood’ followed in the wake of the twilight western cinema that inaugurated films such as ‘Without forgiveness’.

The film, whose working title is simply ‘Deadwood‘, will be set ten years after what happened in the last chapter of its third season without HBO having specified more plot details for now.

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HBO Films has announced that today, Monday, November 5, 2018, the filming of the movie to continue with what has been said throughout the 36 chapters of which it consists ‘Deadwood’, one of the great TV classics of the 21st century.

The script of what will be, finally, after more than twelve years of waiting, the true point and end of this western is the responsibility of the creator of the same, David Milch, while the direction of the film falls into the hands of Daniel Minahan, veteran filmmaker who already directed four episodes of the series: ‘Suffer the Little Children’, ‘Mister Wu’, ‘Advances, None Miraculous’ and ‘A Two-Headed Beast’.

Heading again is Ian McShane as Al Swearengen, Timothy Olyphant as Seth Bullock, Molly Parker as Alma Ellsworth, Paula Malcomson as Trixie, John Hawkes as Sol Star, Anna Gunn as Martha Bullock, Dayton Callie as Charlie Utter, Brad Dourif as Doc. Cochran, Robin Weigert as “Calamity” Jane Canay, William Sanderson as EB Farnum, Kim Dickens as Joanie Stubbs and Gerald McRaney as George Hearst, while Jade Pettyjohn (‘Destroyer’) play a new character named Caroline.

Carolyn Strauss, Gregg Fienberg, Scott Stephens and the aforementioned David Milch, Daniel Minahan, Ian McShane and Timothy Olyphant are the executive producers of this brand new film sometime in 2019.

Based on real historical events, ‘Deadwood’ recreates the history of the homonymous city of the State of Montana during the nineteenth century. The town of Deadwood, which exists in reality, still keeps alive the memory of its first gold-seeking settlers.

The series combines real historical characters, fictional plots and legends that narrate the experiences of a lawless city that still does not know the true civilization. Originally issued between March 2004 and August 2006, ‘Deadwood’ followed in the wake of the twilight western cinema that inaugurated films such as ‘Without forgiveness’.

The film, whose working title is simply ‘Deadwood‘, will be set ten years after what happened in the last chapter of its third season without HBO having specified more plot details for now.

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1627117343) } [5]=> array(14) { ["title"]=> string(58) "Johnson in office for two years: none of this can harm him" ["link"]=> string(78) "https://celebs.cool/johnson-in-office-for-two-years-none-of-this-can-harm-him/" ["comments"]=> string(86) "https://celebs.cool/johnson-in-office-for-two-years-none-of-this-can-harm-him/#respond" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(11) "Susan Hally" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Sat, 24 Jul 2021 08:49:29 +0000" ["category"]=> string(26) "NewsharmJohnsonofficeyears" ["guid"]=> string(78) "https://celebs.cool/johnson-in-office-for-two-years-none-of-this-can-harm-him/" ["description"]=> string(95) "Status: 07/24/2021 9:52 a.m. Boris Johnson has been British Prime Minister for two years. He..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(7940) "

Status: 07/24/2021 9:52 a.m.

Boris Johnson has been British Prime Minister for two years. He is repeatedly accused of deceptions and incompetence. But in the regional elections, his conservatives shone despite everything.

By Christoph Prössl, ARD-Studio London

Boris Johnson has many critics. And many did not even trust him to hold out for so long. Dominic Cummings is one of them. The strategist who led the “Leave” campaign for the Brexit referendum and who later became his closest advisor.

Attack by the ex-advisor

Last week, in a BBC interview, Cummings had once again made it clear what he thought when Johnson took office. In some areas he, Boris Johnson, had skills, in others he was a hopeless case.

Above all, Cummings accuses Johnson of doing everything wrong at the beginning of the Corona crisis. Johnson compared Corona with swine flu and rejected a lockdown because only people over 80 would die anyway.

Johnson and Cummings broke up in an argument, so the ex-agent may have an interest in making his ex-boss look bad. But there is no denial for the statement. Great Britain later implemented a strict lockdown, but there had already been many deaths.

Johnson likes to point out the vaccination campaign

When the AstraZeneca vaccine was available relatively soon, the government started a large vaccination program – with success. And there is no debate in the House of Commons in which Johnson does not underline this success. For example, two weeks ago when opposition leader Keir Starmer warned of chaos as a result of the easing and up to 100,000 infections a day. Thanks to the vaccinations, the death rate would be only a third of the previous values, replied Johnson. And this is thanks to the government’s rapid vaccination program.

Meanwhile, the government has another problem: So many people in the UK are warned by the Covid app and have to be in isolation that there are bottlenecks at companies and in supermarkets, for example.

Muddling through instead of strategy

Muddle through rather than govern with a recognizable strategy – this is also clear with Brexit. The UK government has agreed clear rules with the EU on trade with Northern Ireland after the UK leaves the European Union. But because this repeatedly causes domestic political problems, Johnson would prefer to dissolve the agreement.

And the question remains open: Did he not know what he was getting into, or was he betting that his position in day-to-day trading would practically prevail against the rigid rules of the EU?

Expensive wallpaper and an election victory

Affairs such as the expensive renovation of his official residence have passed Johnson by without a trace. The press reports about “Wallpapergate”, the affair of wallpaper rolls that are said to have cost 800 pounds each. And the £ 30,000 he had for the renovation was nowhere near enough: Johnson is said to have had donors.

The government is pressuring the BBC, and judges are intimidated. But all of this passes Johnson by without a trace. In the regional and local elections in May, the Conservatives in Wales, Scotland and England had an excellent result and were able to win a constituency in which a member of the lower house had to be re-elected, who had previously gone to Labor. For Johnson, these elections confirmed his policies.

Boris Johnson in office for two years

Christoph Prössl, ARD London, July 24th, 2021 9:05 am

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Status: 07/24/2021 9:52 a.m.

Boris Johnson has been British Prime Minister for two years. He is repeatedly accused of deceptions and incompetence. But in the regional elections, his conservatives shone despite everything.

By Christoph Prössl, ARD-Studio London

Boris Johnson has many critics. And many did not even trust him to hold out for so long. Dominic Cummings is one of them. The strategist who led the “Leave” campaign for the Brexit referendum and who later became his closest advisor.

Attack by the ex-advisor

Last week, in a BBC interview, Cummings had once again made it clear what he thought when Johnson took office. In some areas he, Boris Johnson, had skills, in others he was a hopeless case.

Above all, Cummings accuses Johnson of doing everything wrong at the beginning of the Corona crisis. Johnson compared Corona with swine flu and rejected a lockdown because only people over 80 would die anyway.

Johnson and Cummings broke up in an argument, so the ex-agent may have an interest in making his ex-boss look bad. But there is no denial for the statement. Great Britain later implemented a strict lockdown, but there had already been many deaths.

Johnson likes to point out the vaccination campaign

When the AstraZeneca vaccine was available relatively soon, the government started a large vaccination program – with success. And there is no debate in the House of Commons in which Johnson does not underline this success. For example, two weeks ago when opposition leader Keir Starmer warned of chaos as a result of the easing and up to 100,000 infections a day. Thanks to the vaccinations, the death rate would be only a third of the previous values, replied Johnson. And this is thanks to the government’s rapid vaccination program.

Meanwhile, the government has another problem: So many people in the UK are warned by the Covid app and have to be in isolation that there are bottlenecks at companies and in supermarkets, for example.

Muddling through instead of strategy

Muddle through rather than govern with a recognizable strategy – this is also clear with Brexit. The UK government has agreed clear rules with the EU on trade with Northern Ireland after the UK leaves the European Union. But because this repeatedly causes domestic political problems, Johnson would prefer to dissolve the agreement.

And the question remains open: Did he not know what he was getting into, or was he betting that his position in day-to-day trading would practically prevail against the rigid rules of the EU?

Expensive wallpaper and an election victory

Affairs such as the expensive renovation of his official residence have passed Johnson by without a trace. The press reports about “Wallpapergate”, the affair of wallpaper rolls that are said to have cost 800 pounds each. And the £ 30,000 he had for the renovation was nowhere near enough: Johnson is said to have had donors.

The government is pressuring the BBC, and judges are intimidated. But all of this passes Johnson by without a trace. In the regional and local elections in May, the Conservatives in Wales, Scotland and England had an excellent result and were able to win a constituency in which a member of the lower house had to be re-elected, who had previously gone to Labor. For Johnson, these elections confirmed his policies.

Boris Johnson in office for two years

Christoph Prössl, ARD London, July 24th, 2021 9:05 am

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" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1627116569) } [6]=> array(14) { ["title"]=> string(73) "Olympics, volleyball: ‘This Italy is tough, now let’s enjoy Poland’" ["link"]=> string(82) "https://celebs.cool/olympics-volleyball-this-italy-is-tough-now-lets-enjoy-poland/" ["comments"]=> string(90) "https://celebs.cool/olympics-volleyball-this-italy-is-tough-now-lets-enjoy-poland/#respond" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(11) "Susan Hally" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Sat, 24 Jul 2021 08:48:10 +0000" ["category"]=> string(67) "SportenjoyItalyletsOlympicsPolandtoughvolleyballVolleyball Olympics" ["guid"]=> string(82) "https://celebs.cool/olympics-volleyball-this-italy-is-tough-now-lets-enjoy-poland/" ["description"]=> string(95) "Coach Blengini and director Giannelli analyze the comeback victory over Canada on the eve of..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(3414) "

Coach Blengini and director Giannelli analyze the comeback victory over Canada on the eve of the confrontation with the world champions

“Canada is a strong team, they put us in difficulty, we knew there were some unknowns, but the important thing was to win and look ahead already”. Simone Giannelli, director of Italy, is happy for the narrow escape. “It hasn’t happened so many times with the national team to go down 2-0 and overturn the game, and this is also a good sign. We are not favorites, but we want to stay in this tournament as much as possible. Too bad in that first set when we had the opportunity to close the set and we didn’t take the opportunity. However, this debut shows that we are there. And that we are tough ”.

Ivan Zaytsev in trouble

“So much suffering – adds coach Chicco Blengini – but we expected it. Zaytsev? He is a fighter and he is one who does everything possible to help the team, he has gone through a long period of suffering in the preparation phase, with a series of problems that have conditioned him. But we know that he is there and that he will give us a hand in the next games. On the other hand, I said from the beginning that this is a team made up of 12 starters. And this was the confirmation of what we are repeating. But Ivan you will see that we will see him in the next few days ”.

Reinforced Poland

The regulation provides that the first 4 of a group face the first 4 of the other group (much more complex than the one where Italy plays). Meanwhile, on Monday there is already the second match: Poland. “I think she is the big favorite of the tournament – Blengini anticipates – Because Wilfredo Leon has been added to the two-time world champion team, I think he needs no introduction. And so it’s a very complicated game for us. But this is the Olympics and something can always happen. We must have the head and the attitude to go to fight always and in any case. Each day will be like this and then in the end we will see what we bring home ”.

Michieletto revelation

Meanwhile, Italy discovers that it has another talent at home: Alessandro Michieletto, 19 (he turns 20 in December), not only the owner of his first Olympics. “Excellent thing, but we had already seen it well in VNL – explains Blengini – and so there are other guys who can be highlighted, but we must not be balanced in our judgments, how not to despair when things go wrong, nor to exalt ourselves in positive moments and looking forward with optimism “.

.

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Coach Blengini and director Giannelli analyze the comeback victory over Canada on the eve of the confrontation with the world champions

“Canada is a strong team, they put us in difficulty, we knew there were some unknowns, but the important thing was to win and look ahead already”. Simone Giannelli, director of Italy, is happy for the narrow escape. “It hasn’t happened so many times with the national team to go down 2-0 and overturn the game, and this is also a good sign. We are not favorites, but we want to stay in this tournament as much as possible. Too bad in that first set when we had the opportunity to close the set and we didn’t take the opportunity. However, this debut shows that we are there. And that we are tough ”.

Ivan Zaytsev in trouble

“So much suffering – adds coach Chicco Blengini – but we expected it. Zaytsev? He is a fighter and he is one who does everything possible to help the team, he has gone through a long period of suffering in the preparation phase, with a series of problems that have conditioned him. But we know that he is there and that he will give us a hand in the next games. On the other hand, I said from the beginning that this is a team made up of 12 starters. And this was the confirmation of what we are repeating. But Ivan you will see that we will see him in the next few days ”.

Reinforced Poland

The regulation provides that the first 4 of a group face the first 4 of the other group (much more complex than the one where Italy plays). Meanwhile, on Monday there is already the second match: Poland. “I think she is the big favorite of the tournament – Blengini anticipates – Because Wilfredo Leon has been added to the two-time world champion team, I think he needs no introduction. And so it’s a very complicated game for us. But this is the Olympics and something can always happen. We must have the head and the attitude to go to fight always and in any case. Each day will be like this and then in the end we will see what we bring home ”.

Michieletto revelation

Meanwhile, Italy discovers that it has another talent at home: Alessandro Michieletto, 19 (he turns 20 in December), not only the owner of his first Olympics. “Excellent thing, but we had already seen it well in VNL – explains Blengini – and so there are other guys who can be highlighted, but we must not be balanced in our judgments, how not to despair when things go wrong, nor to exalt ourselves in positive moments and looking forward with optimism “.

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Barefoot on the lush grass of the park of the Château d’Hugémont, exceptionally open to the public by the count of the small rural town of Dompierre-sur-Helpe, Camille vocalizes. The artist with the five Victories of music snaps his fingers while singing short phrases like “We said no gift”, “You exceed the authorized speed”, or, more confusing, this “Pee poop” swung in swing mode. Under a blazing sun, the 200 privileged spectators of this vocal experience, seated in an arc around the singer and her three choristers, are invited to sing together these musical words interpreted a cappella. The birds of passage in the two water basins of the castle come to add, on this afternoon of Sunday, July 18, an unusual touch to this suspended moment.

Olivier Connan, festival director: “People are so happy to see live that it helps to uplift us collectively”

This is not a show. It’s a “Lalà”, a Camillesque concept which consists in singing “Lalala, where we are, with the people who are there”. Perfect experience for the concept of secret routes. For twenty years in the North, in Aulnoye-Aymeries, the Les Nuits Secrètes festival has offered spectators musical discoveries in unusual places. But with the Covid-19, we had to reinvent the adventure. Impossible, as in previous editions, to crowd a hundred festival-goers in buses to take them to a small chapel to discover the Australians of Parcels, or in the middle of the Maubeuge zoo to wiggle on the Golden Dawn Arkestra, big- American experimental bang. But it is also impossible to completely deprive the regulars of the event of the surprises of the Secret Nights. “We looked for a corona-compatible scenario by offering an alternative version, over two weeks instead of three, while keeping our requirement in the content”, says Olivier Connan, director of Nuits Secrètes and its Covid version, entitled C’est extra.

Read also: The voyages to the musical unknown of Secret Nights (2019)

From July 18 to 25, C’est extra keeps in its DNA the markers of the success of the festival, while juggling health measures. Bicycles or good shoes have replaced the buses leading to the secret routes. As for the big stage of Eden, it will not receive more than 5,000 people standing, masked if they wish, for the three evenings of concerts planned this weekend (PLK, Feu! Chatterton, Pomme, Vianney,…) ), far from the usual 45,000 festival-goers.

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Barefoot on the lush grass of the park of the Château d’Hugémont, exceptionally open to the public by the count of the small rural town of Dompierre-sur-Helpe, Camille vocalizes. The artist with the five Victories of music snaps his fingers while singing short phrases like “We said no gift”, “You exceed the authorized speed”, or, more confusing, this “Pee poop” swung in swing mode. Under a blazing sun, the 200 privileged spectators of this vocal experience, seated in an arc around the singer and her three choristers, are invited to sing together these musical words interpreted a cappella. The birds of passage in the two water basins of the castle come to add, on this afternoon of Sunday, July 18, an unusual touch to this suspended moment.

Olivier Connan, festival director: “People are so happy to see live that it helps to uplift us collectively”

This is not a show. It’s a “Lalà”, a Camillesque concept which consists in singing “Lalala, where we are, with the people who are there”. Perfect experience for the concept of secret routes. For twenty years in the North, in Aulnoye-Aymeries, the Les Nuits Secrètes festival has offered spectators musical discoveries in unusual places. But with the Covid-19, we had to reinvent the adventure. Impossible, as in previous editions, to crowd a hundred festival-goers in buses to take them to a small chapel to discover the Australians of Parcels, or in the middle of the Maubeuge zoo to wiggle on the Golden Dawn Arkestra, big- American experimental bang. But it is also impossible to completely deprive the regulars of the event of the surprises of the Secret Nights. “We looked for a corona-compatible scenario by offering an alternative version, over two weeks instead of three, while keeping our requirement in the content”, says Olivier Connan, director of Nuits Secrètes and its Covid version, entitled C’est extra.

Read also: The voyages to the musical unknown of Secret Nights (2019)

From July 18 to 25, C’est extra keeps in its DNA the markers of the success of the festival, while juggling health measures. Bicycles or good shoes have replaced the buses leading to the secret routes. As for the big stage of Eden, it will not receive more than 5,000 people standing, masked if they wish, for the three evenings of concerts planned this weekend (PLK, Feu! Chatterton, Pomme, Vianney,…) ), far from the usual 45,000 festival-goers.

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Venue: Cape Town Stadium Date: Saturday, 24 July Kick-off: 17:00 BST
Coverage: Follow live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.

When South Africa won the 2019 World Cup, their then-head coach Rassie Erasmus served the world’s media with a reality check.

“In South Africa, pressure is not having a job,” he said after the Springboks beat England 32-12.

“Pressure is one of your close relatives being murdered. Rugby shouldn’t be something that creates pressure. Rugby should be something that creates hope.”

An emotionally-charged South Africa dominated England that day. Arguably, Siya Kolisi and his side have added incentive against the British and Irish Lions at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.

At one point, Covid-19 threatened to derail the Lions tour with 14 of the hosts’ players and six members of management testing positive, along with one of the tourists’ management.

South Africa was battling a third wave of the virus when the Lions arrived and, more recently, the country has seen riots and looting sparked by the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma.

Talismanic captain Kolisi, who has recovered from Covid-19 just in time for the first Test, says his side “will give it everything”.

Given the Lions only tour South Africa every 12 years, they know they “will never get this opportunity again”.

The hosts spent six days confined to hotel rooms in isolation and have played only one Test match since they won the World Cup, but former Springbok flanker Francois Louw says that will give them a “collective motivation” too.

With so much to emotionally fuel South Africa, it becomes clear what sort of mental challenge awaits Warren Gatland’s side, let alone the expected physical battle.

“South Africans, we all hold our country very close to our heart, and the guys find courage in that,” Louw explained on BBC Radio 5 Live.

“There is the extra they need from the surroundings and what is going on there, the uprisings and unrest, and also the fact there just hasn’t been any rugby played for a long time.

“It is a game that’s so big for us in South Africa and the people peg so much on that.

“They want to see the Springboks play and want to see them perform and that really does push the guys a lot.”

Maro Itoje is tackled by two South Africa players
A Test-level South Africa side beat the Lions 17-13 on 14 July

Thankfully for Lions fans, this crop of players is so impressive that Gatland says Saturday’s team was the hardest Test selection he has made in his three tours as head coach.

The visitors are bolstered by the remarkable return of captain Alun Wyn Jones, who will start after dislocating his shoulder against Japan just four weeks ago.

Experienced Lions like Owen Farrell and Conor Murray are relegated to the bench, while 2017 star Taulupe Faletau is left out of the matchday 23 altogether.

Scotland scrum-half Ali Price starts in place of Murray, while his national team’s winger, South African-born Duhan van der Merwe, is preferred to prolific try scorer Josh Adams.

“Ali Price, Duhan van der Merwe and others are stepping into the unknown,” said former Lions scrum-half Matt Dawson.

“They have absolutely no idea how ferocious South Africa are going to be on Saturday. They are going to be superhuman.

“I am not saying it is right or wrong, but the risk is that you’ve taken two players out who have experienced that environment and were probably mentally ready for it.”

The Lions will not be greeted by the usual sea of red at Cape Town Stadium, with no touring fans in South Africa and the game held behind closed doors. But the uncertainty surrounding the tour may give the visitors their own edge.

Playing games in a pandemic is some feat in itself and the rest of the Test series looks promising now all three games will be played in Cape Town to reduce the risk of coronavirus disruption.

The Lions made sacrifices to enter the Covid-secure bubble, with Welshman Adams having to watch the birth of his first child on a video call.

And Gatland’s men may be further worked up by the apparent fury at the use of a South African television match official for the Test series.

But regardless of who reaches the greatest emotional heights and copes best with the pressure, perhaps the most joy is in the fact the game can be played at all.

“It’s been a while now with Covid and people not knowing what was on the horizon,” added Lions centre Robbie Henshaw.

“It’s great to be finally here.”

Line-ups

South Africa: Le Roux; Kolbe, Am, De Allende, Mapimpi; Pollard, The Clerk; Nche, Mbonambi, Nyakane, Etzebeth, Mostert, Kolisi (capt), Du Toit, Smith

Replacements: Marx, Kitshoff, Malherbe, De Jager, Elstadt, H Jantjies, E Jantjies, Willemse

British and Irish Lions: Hogg; A Watson, Daly, Henshaw, Van der Merwe; Biggar, Price; W Jones, Cowan-Dickie, Furlong, Itoje, AW Jones (capt), Lawes, Curry, Conan.

Replacements: Owens, Sutherland, Sinckler, Beirne, H Watson, Murray, Farrell, L Williams.

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Venue: Cape Town Stadium Date: Saturday, 24 July Kick-off: 17:00 BST
Coverage: Follow live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.

When South Africa won the 2019 World Cup, their then-head coach Rassie Erasmus served the world’s media with a reality check.

“In South Africa, pressure is not having a job,” he said after the Springboks beat England 32-12.

“Pressure is one of your close relatives being murdered. Rugby shouldn’t be something that creates pressure. Rugby should be something that creates hope.”

An emotionally-charged South Africa dominated England that day. Arguably, Siya Kolisi and his side have added incentive against the British and Irish Lions at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.

At one point, Covid-19 threatened to derail the Lions tour with 14 of the hosts’ players and six members of management testing positive, along with one of the tourists’ management.

South Africa was battling a third wave of the virus when the Lions arrived and, more recently, the country has seen riots and looting sparked by the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma.

Talismanic captain Kolisi, who has recovered from Covid-19 just in time for the first Test, says his side “will give it everything”.

Given the Lions only tour South Africa every 12 years, they know they “will never get this opportunity again”.

The hosts spent six days confined to hotel rooms in isolation and have played only one Test match since they won the World Cup, but former Springbok flanker Francois Louw says that will give them a “collective motivation” too.

With so much to emotionally fuel South Africa, it becomes clear what sort of mental challenge awaits Warren Gatland’s side, let alone the expected physical battle.

“South Africans, we all hold our country very close to our heart, and the guys find courage in that,” Louw explained on BBC Radio 5 Live.

“There is the extra they need from the surroundings and what is going on there, the uprisings and unrest, and also the fact there just hasn’t been any rugby played for a long time.

“It is a game that’s so big for us in South Africa and the people peg so much on that.

“They want to see the Springboks play and want to see them perform and that really does push the guys a lot.”

Maro Itoje is tackled by two South Africa players
A Test-level South Africa side beat the Lions 17-13 on 14 July

Thankfully for Lions fans, this crop of players is so impressive that Gatland says Saturday’s team was the hardest Test selection he has made in his three tours as head coach.

The visitors are bolstered by the remarkable return of captain Alun Wyn Jones, who will start after dislocating his shoulder against Japan just four weeks ago.

Experienced Lions like Owen Farrell and Conor Murray are relegated to the bench, while 2017 star Taulupe Faletau is left out of the matchday 23 altogether.

Scotland scrum-half Ali Price starts in place of Murray, while his national team’s winger, South African-born Duhan van der Merwe, is preferred to prolific try scorer Josh Adams.

“Ali Price, Duhan van der Merwe and others are stepping into the unknown,” said former Lions scrum-half Matt Dawson.

“They have absolutely no idea how ferocious South Africa are going to be on Saturday. They are going to be superhuman.

“I am not saying it is right or wrong, but the risk is that you’ve taken two players out who have experienced that environment and were probably mentally ready for it.”

The Lions will not be greeted by the usual sea of red at Cape Town Stadium, with no touring fans in South Africa and the game held behind closed doors. But the uncertainty surrounding the tour may give the visitors their own edge.

Playing games in a pandemic is some feat in itself and the rest of the Test series looks promising now all three games will be played in Cape Town to reduce the risk of coronavirus disruption.

The Lions made sacrifices to enter the Covid-secure bubble, with Welshman Adams having to watch the birth of his first child on a video call.

And Gatland’s men may be further worked up by the apparent fury at the use of a South African television match official for the Test series.

But regardless of who reaches the greatest emotional heights and copes best with the pressure, perhaps the most joy is in the fact the game can be played at all.

“It’s been a while now with Covid and people not knowing what was on the horizon,” added Lions centre Robbie Henshaw.

“It’s great to be finally here.”

Line-ups

South Africa: Le Roux; Kolbe, Am, De Allende, Mapimpi; Pollard, The Clerk; Nche, Mbonambi, Nyakane, Etzebeth, Mostert, Kolisi (capt), Du Toit, Smith

Replacements: Marx, Kitshoff, Malherbe, De Jager, Elstadt, H Jantjies, E Jantjies, Willemse

British and Irish Lions: Hogg; A Watson, Daly, Henshaw, Van der Merwe; Biggar, Price; W Jones, Cowan-Dickie, Furlong, Itoje, AW Jones (capt), Lawes, Curry, Conan.

Replacements: Owens, Sutherland, Sinckler, Beirne, H Watson, Murray, Farrell, L Williams.

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Portrait of the Malian writer Amadou Hampâté Bâ (1901-1991) taken in Paris, April 12, 1975, during the presentation of the Black Africa Literary Prize, for his book

“I am, I have never ceased to be a child”. Amadou Hampâté Bâ, the man who thus modestly described himself as an eternal student curious about the world, nevertheless embodies in many ways the archetype of “African sage”. He is the author of the formula that has been repeated many times: “In Africa, an old man who dies is a library that burns down. “ These words spoken at Unesco at the beginning of the 1960s express what was the central concern of its existence: to make known and recognize the richness of the African oral cultural heritage, threatened with disappearance in the great transformation of the world.

Born in 1900 in Mali, Hampâté Bâ, who was successively a civil servant, researcher and diplomat, devoted his life to the collection and transcription of hundreds of tales, proverbs and legends of the Fulani and Bambara cultures of West Africa. It is in this perspective that he writes his Memoirs, including the first volume, Amkoullel, the Fulani child, published in 1991 (éd. Actes Sud) is a milestone.

Episode 1 “Everything is collapsing”, a tribute to antecolonial Africa at the time of its disintegration

Because this story is much more than an anecdotal series of memories of youth. The editor and critic Bernard Magnier underlines its literary importance: “Hampâté Bâ truly does the work of memorialist and autobiographer, but also of historian. It is the first-hand testimony of a man who spent the first ninety years of the XXe century on the continent. There are not many of this tenor, with a style in which both the storyteller and the veracity of the facts meet. ”

The book of Hampâté Bâ constitutes in fact a true initiation into his universe. From the first pages, the writer grabs the reader with an itinerary rich in adventures. We follow him as a child, receiving first a traditional African education. “Raised in the family of an uncle who was the head of the province who had traditionalists at his court, I had to attend everything that was said, he explains. Koullel, who was the greatest storyteller of the Niger loop, was attached to my uncle’s person. I have so remembered the proverbs, maxims, initiatory tales, funny, tales about trades, the word … that I was nicknamed Am [le petit] Koullel. »

“Temporary writer”

We understand his family genealogy, his customs, the organization of his community before and after the arrival of the Whites. Rich from this first training, he became the disciple of a spiritual master at the Koranic school. Finally, he finds himself on the benches of the French school, discovering after the art of the word and the elevation of the spirit, the power of the written word. He tries to escape, but is caught up and paradoxically ordered to retake his studies certificate for the second time.

At the age of 20, he refused to join the William-Ponty Normal School in Senegal, so as not to move away from his mother. There again, the colonial administration sanctioned him by sending him far away, in Upper Volta, the future Burkina Faso, with the convoluted title of“Temporary writer in an essentially precarious and revocable capacity”.

These passages tinged with humor and irony are followed by more serious moments, such as those when the writer evokes the Great War (1914-1918) and its impact to come on African populations: “A dull commotion stirred the population and not only in Bandiagara. Everyone felt that something was wrong in the land of whites. We feared the worst. On the night of August 3-4, 1914, the battalion’s bugles began to trumpet, uttering ominous notes. “ Hampâté Bâ was finally trained as a civil servant in the “native” hierarchy.

Episode 2 “Such a long letter”, story and manifesto on the status of women in Senegal

Here again, the situation is mischievously described: “Before leaving, my mother gave me a complete colonial outfit, as it would be for a young white-black employee of the administration: a gabardine suit, a white drill canvas suit (…) a colonial helmet – essential to my prestige! – and finally, the very symbols of my status: a European cane, a pair of dark glasses and even a nose clip! ”

Throughout his journey, man keeps in mind his true life mission and pursues his work of memory. When, in 1942, the scientist Théodore Monod recruited him at the French Institute of Black Africa (IFAN), he could finally enjoy the ideal setting to conduct his research. He accumulates a large number of notebooks, texts and manuscripts. “Writing is the photograph of knowledge, it is not knowledge”, explains the one who esteems himself “Graduate of the great university of the word taught in the shade of the baobabs”.

With his death in 1991, the world not only loses the privileged witness of an era, but also a tireless defender of African traditions. Fortunately, he was able to pass it on thanks to his thousands of pages of “Word lying on paper”. For the herald of orality was also a master of the pen.

Summary of our series “Discovering African classics”

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Portrait of the Malian writer Amadou Hampâté Bâ (1901-1991) taken in Paris, April 12, 1975, during the presentation of the Black Africa Literary Prize, for his book

“I am, I have never ceased to be a child”. Amadou Hampâté Bâ, the man who thus modestly described himself as an eternal student curious about the world, nevertheless embodies in many ways the archetype of “African sage”. He is the author of the formula that has been repeated many times: “In Africa, an old man who dies is a library that burns down. “ These words spoken at Unesco at the beginning of the 1960s express what was the central concern of its existence: to make known and recognize the richness of the African oral cultural heritage, threatened with disappearance in the great transformation of the world.

Born in 1900 in Mali, Hampâté Bâ, who was successively a civil servant, researcher and diplomat, devoted his life to the collection and transcription of hundreds of tales, proverbs and legends of the Fulani and Bambara cultures of West Africa. It is in this perspective that he writes his Memoirs, including the first volume, Amkoullel, the Fulani child, published in 1991 (éd. Actes Sud) is a milestone.

Episode 1 “Everything is collapsing”, a tribute to antecolonial Africa at the time of its disintegration

Because this story is much more than an anecdotal series of memories of youth. The editor and critic Bernard Magnier underlines its literary importance: “Hampâté Bâ truly does the work of memorialist and autobiographer, but also of historian. It is the first-hand testimony of a man who spent the first ninety years of the XXe century on the continent. There are not many of this tenor, with a style in which both the storyteller and the veracity of the facts meet. ”

The book of Hampâté Bâ constitutes in fact a true initiation into his universe. From the first pages, the writer grabs the reader with an itinerary rich in adventures. We follow him as a child, receiving first a traditional African education. “Raised in the family of an uncle who was the head of the province who had traditionalists at his court, I had to attend everything that was said, he explains. Koullel, who was the greatest storyteller of the Niger loop, was attached to my uncle’s person. I have so remembered the proverbs, maxims, initiatory tales, funny, tales about trades, the word … that I was nicknamed Am [le petit] Koullel. »

“Temporary writer”

We understand his family genealogy, his customs, the organization of his community before and after the arrival of the Whites. Rich from this first training, he became the disciple of a spiritual master at the Koranic school. Finally, he finds himself on the benches of the French school, discovering after the art of the word and the elevation of the spirit, the power of the written word. He tries to escape, but is caught up and paradoxically ordered to retake his studies certificate for the second time.

At the age of 20, he refused to join the William-Ponty Normal School in Senegal, so as not to move away from his mother. There again, the colonial administration sanctioned him by sending him far away, in Upper Volta, the future Burkina Faso, with the convoluted title of“Temporary writer in an essentially precarious and revocable capacity”.

These passages tinged with humor and irony are followed by more serious moments, such as those when the writer evokes the Great War (1914-1918) and its impact to come on African populations: “A dull commotion stirred the population and not only in Bandiagara. Everyone felt that something was wrong in the land of whites. We feared the worst. On the night of August 3-4, 1914, the battalion’s bugles began to trumpet, uttering ominous notes. “ Hampâté Bâ was finally trained as a civil servant in the “native” hierarchy.

Episode 2 “Such a long letter”, story and manifesto on the status of women in Senegal

Here again, the situation is mischievously described: “Before leaving, my mother gave me a complete colonial outfit, as it would be for a young white-black employee of the administration: a gabardine suit, a white drill canvas suit (…) a colonial helmet – essential to my prestige! – and finally, the very symbols of my status: a European cane, a pair of dark glasses and even a nose clip! ”

Throughout his journey, man keeps in mind his true life mission and pursues his work of memory. When, in 1942, the scientist Théodore Monod recruited him at the French Institute of Black Africa (IFAN), he could finally enjoy the ideal setting to conduct his research. He accumulates a large number of notebooks, texts and manuscripts. “Writing is the photograph of knowledge, it is not knowledge”, explains the one who esteems himself “Graduate of the great university of the word taught in the shade of the baobabs”.

With his death in 1991, the world not only loses the privileged witness of an era, but also a tireless defender of African traditions. Fortunately, he was able to pass it on thanks to his thousands of pages of “Word lying on paper”. For the herald of orality was also a master of the pen.

Summary of our series “Discovering African classics”

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