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Papy Djilobodji

Born: December 1, 1988 (age 32)

Height: 6' 4" (193cm)
Weight: 12st 13lb (82kg)

Hometown: Kaolack, Senegal
Nationality: Senegal flag Senegalese

Position: Defender
Papy Djilibodji in action for Nantes on December 2, 2014
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Career History
Senior2010-2015Nantes
2015-2016Chelsea
→ 2016Werder Bremen (loan)
2016-2018Sunderland
→ 2017-2018Dijon (loan)
International2013-Senegal
Sports Mole has 71 articles about Papy Djilobodji. Articles 1 to 40:
Marius Sumudica pictured in February 2017
Preview: Gaziantep FK vs. Ankaragucu – prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Turkish Super Lig clash between Gaziantep FK and Ankaragucu, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Mar 19, 11:06
Papy Djilobodji in action for Sunderland in December 2016
Sunderland confirm Papy Djilobodji exit
The centre-back has not featured for the Black Cats this season.
Nov 7, 18:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Papy Djilobodji leaves Sunderland on loan
Sunderland defender Papy Djilobodji joins Ligue 1 side Dijon on loan for the rest of the season.
Aug 31, 16:14
Lamine Kone in action for Sunderland on August 13, 2016
West Bromwich Albion 'join race for Lamine Kone'
West Bromwich Albion are reportedly the latest side to declare an interest in Sunderland's Lamine Kone, who has previously been linked to Crystal Palace and West Ham.
May 7, 21:00
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
Team News: Sunderland unchanged against Manchester City
Sunderland name an unchanged starting XI ahead of Sunday's Premier League home fixture against Manchester City.
Mar 5, 15:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Son Heung-min in for Tottenham Hotspur, Hugo Lloris out ill
Son Heung-min earns a recall to the Tottenham Hotspur lineup for the trip to Sunderland, while Hugo Lloris misses out with illness.
Jan 31, 18:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sunderland's Papy Djilobodji to serve four-match ban for violent conduct
The Football Association hits Sunderland's Papy Djilobodji with a four-match ban after he was found guilty of violent conduct.
Jan 27, 11:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sunderland's Papy Djilobodji charged by FA after 'shoving' Darren Fletcher
The Football Association charges Sunderland defender Papy Djilobodji with violent conduct after appearing to shove West Bromwich Albion's Darren Fletcher.
Jan 23, 12:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Sunderland bottom as Baggies march on
Sunderland return to the bottom of the Premier League table as West Bromwich Albion run out 2-0 winners at The Hawthorns.
Jan 21, 18:04
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on October 25, 2016
Jurgen Klopp plays down Daniel Sturridge ankle injury
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp plays down the ankle injury sustained by Daniel Sturridge during his side's 2-2 draw with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 2, 21:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Jermain Defoe brace denies Liverpool
Liverpool miss the chance to close the gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea to three points courtesy of a 2-2 draw with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 2, 16:55
Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in action during his side's Premier League clash with Southampton at St Mary's on August 27, 2016
Sunderland confirm eight-week layoff for keeper Jordan Pickford
Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is ruled out for between "six to eight weeks" after straining his knee ligaments in the 3-1 defeat to Manchester United.
Dec 29, 13:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Swansea City halt Sunderland revival to ease pressure on Bob Bradley
Swansea City climb out of the Premier League's relegation zone courtesy of a 3-0 victory over relegation rivals Sunderland, who replace them at the foot of the table.
Dec 10, 16:59
Leicester City forward Islam Slimani in action during his side's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion at the King Power Stadium on November 6, 2016
Team News: Islam Slimani in for Shinji Okazaki
Islam Slimani displaces Shinji Okazaki for Leicester City's trip to Sunderland.
Dec 3, 14:06
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho celebrates after scoring in his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Anfield on November 6, 2016
Team News: Liverpool unchanged for Sunderland visit
Jurgen Klopp names an unchanged Liverpool side as Sunderland visit Anfield.
Nov 26, 14:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Jermain Defoe scores 150th Premier League goal as Sunderland thrash Hull City
Sunderland move off the foot of the Premier League table after an emphatic 3-0 victory over struggling Hull City in Saturday's clash at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 19, 17:46
Bournemouth attacker Junior Stanislas celebrates scoring in his side's 6-1 victory over Hull City at the Vitality Stadium on October 15, 2016
Team News: Junior Stanislas returns for Bournemouth
Junior Stanislas returns to the Bournemouth starting lineup for their Premier League clash with Sunderland at the Vitality Stadium.
Nov 5, 14:02
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic during the EFL Cup (3rd Round) match between West Ham United and Accrington Stanley at the London Stadium on September 21, 2016
Team News: Two changes for Sunderland
David Moyes makes two changes for Sunderland's trip to West Ham United.
Oct 22, 14:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Joe Allen fit for Stoke City
Joe Allen is passed fit for Stoke City as they welcome Sunderland this afternoon.
Oct 15, 14:08
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
Team News: David Moyes makes five Sunderland changes
David Moyes makes five changes to his starting lineup for Sunderland's Premier League meeting with West Bromwich Albion, including two alterations in defence.
Oct 1, 14:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane facing two months out with ankle injury?
Tottenham Hotspur could reportedly be without injured Harry Kane for two months after the striker suffered ankle ligament damage.
Sep 20, 13:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Papy Djilobodji: 'I wasn't given chance at Chelsea'
Defender Papy Djilobodji says that he was not given a chance to impress at Chelsea before he was eventually sold to Sunderland earlier this summer.
Sep 19, 11:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Harry Kane to undergo scan on Monday to assess damage of ankle injury
Tottenham Hotspur and England international striker Harry Kane is to undergo a scan on his ankle on Monday after being stretchered off the field against Stoke City.
Sep 18, 21:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
David Moyes: 'Winless Sunderland finding Premier League life tough'
Sunderland manager David Moyes gives an honest reflection of his side's defeat to Tottenham Hotspur, admitting that the Black Cats were left "hanging in there".
Sep 18, 20:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Jay Rodriguez denies Sunderland with late equaliser
A late equaliser from Jay Rodriguez earns Southampton a 1-1 draw with Sunderland in their Premier League fixture at St Mary's.
Aug 27, 16:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Cristhian Stuani hits brace in Middlesbrough win
Middlesbrough continue their unbeaten start to the new Premier League season with a 2-1 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Aug 21, 15:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Four Sunderland players to make home debuts against Middlesbrough
Sunderland boss David Moyes hands home debuts to Adnan Januzaj, Paddy McNair, Donald Love and Papy Djilobodji in Sunday's Premier League clash against Middlesbrough.
Aug 21, 12:41
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Sunderland vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Sunderland and Middlesbrough in the Tees-Wear derby.
Aug 18, 15:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Pep Guardiola's first match in the Premier League as Manchester City play Sunderland.
Aug 12, 14:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sunderland complete double deal for Manchester United duo
David Moyes brings in Paddy McNair and Donald Love from former side Manchester United as his rebuilding job at Sunderland continues.
Aug 11, 09:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sunderland's Papy Djilobodji: 'Chelsea never told me that they wanted me'
New Sunderland defender Papy Djilobodji claims that Chelsea never wanted him during his brief season-long spell at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 8, 18:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sunderland complete signing of Chelsea defender Papy Djilobodji
Sunderland announce the signing of Chelsea defender and Senegal international Papy Djilobodji for a fee of £8m.
Aug 5, 21:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Michy Batshuayi debuts in Chelsea win
Bertrand Traore, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Nathaniel Chalobah score the goals as Chelsea record a 3-0 win over Austrian side RZ Pellets WAC in a pre-season friendly.
Jul 20, 20:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Chelsea suffer defeat to Rapid Vienna in Antonio Conte's first game in charge
Chelsea lose 2-0 to Rapid Vienna in their first pre-season outing, courtesy of strikes from Joelinton and Tomi Correa either side of half time.
Jul 16, 18:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Diego Costa starts in Antonio Conte's first match in charge of Chelsea
Diego Costa leads the line in Antonio Conte's first pre-season friendly in charge of Chelsea as the team face Rapid Vienna in Austria.
Jul 16, 16:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chelsea defender Papy Djilobodji joins Werder Bremen on loan
Chelsea defender Papy Djilobodji moves to Bundesliga side Werder Bremen on loan for the rest of the 2015-16 season.
Jan 21, 13:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chelsea defender Papy Djilobodji to join Werder Bremen on loan?
Chelsea and Werder Bremen are in "negotiations" over signing defender Papy Djilobodji on loan.
Jan 19, 18:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chelsea's Papy Djilobodji heading for Stuttgart?
Chelsea defender Papy Djilobodji is reportedly close to joining German side Stuttgart on an 18-month loan deal.
Jan 9, 09:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Marseille plot Papy Djilobodji loan bid?
Out-of-favour Chelsea defender Papy Djilobodji emerges as a transfer target for Marseille, according to reports.
Dec 9, 22:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lazio eye Chelsea's Papy Djilobodji?
Chelsea's Senegalese defender Papy Djilobodji is reportedly a loan target of Serie A outfit Lazio.
Nov 30, 17:01

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ChinaChina29171662
United StatesUnited States22251764
JapanJapan1761033
AustraliaAustralia1441533
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia12211750
Great BritainGreat Britain11121235
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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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