Tag: Argentina

  • ATP roundup: Jiri Lehecka upsets Doha top seed Andrey Rublev

    ATP roundup: Jiri Lehecka upsets Doha top seed Andrey Rublev

    Jiri Lehecka of the Czech Republic took down Russian No. 1 seed Andrey Rublev 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open on Thursday in Doha. Rublev, who survived a third-set tiebreak to defeat Dutch opponent Tallon Griekspoor in the previous round, fired 10 aces but was unable to break Lehecka’s serve […]

  • Yearender: Xinhua’s Top 10 World News Events of 2022

    Yearender: Xinhua’s Top 10 World News Events of 2022

    BEIJING, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) — The following are the top 10 world news events of 2022 selected by Xinhua in chronological order: © Provided by Xinhua RCEP enters into force, sending a strong voice from Asia on integration The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) officially entered into force on January 1, marking the launch of […]

  • A look at massive performances by ‘Black Pearl’ Pele

    A look at massive performances by ‘Black Pearl’ Pele

    New Delhi [India], Dec 30(ANI): When you talk about the beautiful game of football, the first name that comes to your mind is the legend Pele. Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pele, was born on October 23, 1940 in Tres Coracoes, Brazil. Son of Fluminense footballer Dondinho and Celeste Arantes. He was the […]

  • Yearender: Top 10 World Sports News Events 2022

    BEIJING, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) — Here is Xinhua News Agency’s selection of the 10 most significant pieces of international sports news in 2022, in chronological order: – Beijing successfully hosted the Olympic Winter Games from 4 to 20 February and the Paralympic Winter Games from 4 to 13 March. Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the […]

  • Former US Open champion Cilic among top players to compete in Tata Open Maharashtra

    Former US Open champion Cilic among top players to compete in Tata Open Maharashtra

    Pune (Maharashtra)[India]December 22 (ANI): As India’s biggest tennis event, the Tata Open Maharashtra returns to the opening week of the international tennis calendar. The action gets even more exciting with the presence of top names from around the world, including 17 top-100 players. The tournament is celebrating its fifth edition in Pune and will be […]

  • More than 2 million people in Finland tune in to the dramatic World Cup final

    More than 2 million people in Finland tune in to the dramatic World Cup final

    Argentina won their third World Cup by beating France 4-2 on penalties on Sunday night.

  • Voters everywhere made the world a safer place in 2022

    Voters everywhere made the world a safer place in 2022

    The election results in the year now ending give cause for hope for democracy, which Alan Austin reports. AUSTRALIA, Brazil, Malaysia and Colombia all voted in reformist governments this year, after years of corrupt conservative right-wing rule. Progressive governments returned with strong mandates in Portugal, Malta and Denmark. Women were elected national leaders for the […]

  • Right now: Messi’s Argentina against Mbappé’s France for the World Cup gold

    Right now: Messi’s Argentina against Mbappé’s France for the World Cup gold

    Sunday 18 December Around 10.45-13.00 in P4 10.45 SkisWorld Cup – Davos20 km freestyle ladies (Johan Bengts and Torgny Mogren) 12.10 BiathlonWorld Cup – AnnecyMass start men (Alexander Lundholm and Uschi Disl) Program manager: Andreas Andersson At 13.03 entry into P4 Extra 13.15 SkisWorld Cup – Davos20 km freestyle men (Johan Bengts and Torgny Mogren) […]

  • Russian rocket fire, disconnection of electricity, Covid in China and homecoming

    Russian rocket fire, disconnection of electricity, Covid in China and homecoming

    Russian rocket fire continues Russia continues to shell Ukrainian cities with rockets. The shelling has been very intense and last Friday large parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and electricity were knocked out. This week, the Kremlin spokesman said that any ceasefire or ceasefire just because it’s Christmas is out of the question, and that a peace […]

  • All Time: FIFA World Cup Final Results

    DOHA, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) — The following are the results of all FIFA World Cup finals: 1930 Uruguay 4 Argentina 2 1934 Italy 2 Czechoslovakia 1 1938 Italy 4 Hungary 2 1950 Uruguay 2 Brazil 1 1954 West Germany 3 Hungary 2 1958 Brazil 5 Sweden 2 1962 Brazil 3 Czechoslovakia 1 1966 England 4 […]

  • FIFA World Cup Final Results

    DOHA, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) — The following are the results of all FIFA World Cup finals: 1930 Uruguay 4 Argentina 2 1934 Italy 2 Czechoslovakia 1 1938 Italy 4 Hungary 2 1950 Uruguay 2 Brazil 1 1954 West Germany 3 Hungary 2 1958 Brazil 5 Sweden 2 1962 Brazil 3 Czechoslovakia 1 1966 England 4 […]

  • Swedish companies are showing interest in investing in, among other things, the Noida Film City project

    Swedish companies are showing interest in investing in, among other things, the Noida Film City project

    New Delhi [India]December 15 (ANI): Swedish companies have shown interest in investing in Uttar Pradesh in areas such as Noida film city project, retail, tourism and waste management. With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath making investment easier in Uttar Pradesh, investors around the world are eager to take advantage of this opportunity. The Uttar […]

  • Argentina’s all-too-white soccer team is falling on Qatar’s watchful radar

    Argentina’s all-too-white soccer team is falling on Qatar’s watchful radar

    The World Cup finalists do not have enough black players for an American professor’s taste Now that Western virtue signals have successfully hoisted the LGBTQ flag over the World Cup, they have decided to turn their critical gaze to race. As the people of Argentina celebrate the ongoing success of their national team in Qatar, […]

  • Right now: Argentina and Croatia are playing the World Cup semi-final

    Right now: Argentina and Croatia are playing the World Cup semi-final

    20.00 FootballMen’s WC semi-finalsArgentina-Croatia (Christian Olsson and Johan Elmander) Program managers: Johan Bengts and Gustav Jakobsson

  • Will Canada have a better chance at the next World Cup?

    Qatar 2022 was a momentous occasion for the Canadian soccer team, as it marked their second ever appearance in the ultimate tournament. The second occasion was in 1986, so it was also the first time many fans got to see them on the world stage. Despite the early exit from the Winter World Cup, there […]

  • Explainer: UN Nature Summit puts industry on alert to reveal more

    Explainer: UN Nature Summit puts industry on alert to reveal more

    Montreal – Industry executives have joined activists and negotiators from nearly 200 countries at this month’s United Nations Nature Summit in Montreal, where negotiations for a global pact to protect nature could lead to tougher disclosure requirements for companies. Sectors such as mining, agriculture, oil and fashion are being scrutinized at the COP15 talks, due […]

  • EXPLAINER-UN Nature Summit puts industry on alert to reveal more

    EXPLAINER-UN Nature Summit puts industry on alert to reveal more

    Montreal – Industry executives have joined activists and negotiators from nearly 200 countries at this month’s United Nations Nature Summit in Montreal, where negotiations for a global pact to protect nature could lead to tougher disclosure requirements for companies. Sectors such as mining, agriculture, oil and fashion are being scrutinized at the COP15 talks, due […]

  • Right now: Netherlands-Argentina in WC semi-final

    Right now: Netherlands-Argentina in WC semi-final

    19.00-22.00 approx FootballWorld Cup quarter-finals men20.00 Netherlands-Argentina (Christian Olsson and Johan Elmander) Hosts: Linn Nenzén and Samuel Sillén

  • World Cup: The most iconic performances of all time

    The World Cup often delivers some truly captivating moments that live on in the memory long after each tournament has ended. The latest edition in Qatar is sticking to the script, with many games providing plenty of excitement for the fans in the stadium and those watching at home. While it is unclear who will […]

  • Argentina’s vice president is sentenced to prison

    Argentina’s vice president is sentenced to prison

    Argentina’s Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is sentenced to six years in prison She has been charged with corruption. She is considered by many to be Argentina’s most powerful politician.

  • Sports Round-Up: Some tension between the FCK goalkeepers in Qatar!

    Sports Round-Up: Some tension between the FCK goalkeepers in Qatar!

    There is nothing but love between the two. Australian goalkeeper Mathew Ryan joined FC Copenhagen in August. But he remained on the bench in the first hole of the season, while the Polish stopper Kamil Grabara kept goal for the Danish club. The situation was not what Ryan expected when he arrived and he said […]

  • Right now: Argentina vs Australia

    Right now: Argentina vs Australia

    Saturday 3 December 10.44-12.00 in P3 BiathlonVC – Kontiolahti10.45 Sprint men (Bengt Skött and Uschi Disl) At 12.03 drop into P4 Extra SkisVC – Lillehammer12.00 Sprint freestyle ladies and gentlemen (Dag Malmqvist and Hanna Falk) Around 1:45 p.m.-10:00 p.m. in P4 BiathlonVC – Kontiolahti13.45 Sprint ladies (Bengt Skött and Uschi Disl) Ice hockeySHL15.15 Färjestad-Timrå (Mats […]

  • Right now: The USA and the Netherlands are playing for a quarterfinal spot

    Right now: The USA and the Netherlands are playing for a quarterfinal spot

    Saturday 3 December 10.44-12.00 in P3 BiathlonVC – Kontiolahti10.45 Sprint men (Bengt Skött and Uschi Disl) At 12.03 drop into P4 Extra SkisVC – Lillehammer12.00 Sprint freestyle ladies and gentlemen (Dag Malmqvist and Hanna Falk) Around 1:45 p.m.-10:00 p.m. in P4 BiathlonVC – Kontiolahti13.45 Sprint ladies (Bengt Skött and Uschi Disl) Ice hockeySHL15.15 Färjestad-Timrå (Mats […]

  • Denmark’s early exit from the World Cup seen as a “failure” by international experts

    Denmark’s early exit from the World Cup seen as a “failure” by international experts

    As the only Scandinavian team in the competition, it is perhaps understandable that the Swedish and Norwegian experts have been among the toughest on Kasper Hjulmand’s players. “Only Qatar has been worse than Denmark at this World Cup. In terms of will and energy, the Danes have been the worst,” says former Norwegian player Jan […]

  • Right now: Match of fate for Messi’s Argentina – wide-open group to be decided

    Right now: Match of fate for Messi’s Argentina – wide-open group to be decided

    Around 19.00-22.00 in P4 HandballSHE19.00 Sävehof-Skövde (Per Kahl) FootballWC men’s group stage20.00 Poland-Argentina (Susanna Andrén and Jon Persson)20.00 Saudi Arabia-Mexico (Jonas Enarson) Program managers: Linn Nenzén and William Waldetoft

  • Right now: Group D to be decided – Denmark pushed to win

    Right now: Group D to be decided – Denmark pushed to win

    Around 16.00-18.00 in P4 FootballWC men’s group stage16.00 Australia-Denmark (Christian Olsson and Johan Elmander)16.00 Tunisia-France (Jonas Enarson) Program manager: Alexander Lundholm Around 19.00-22.00 in P4 HandballSHE19.00 Sävehof-Skövde (Per Kahl) FootballWC men’s group stage20.00 Poland-Argentina (Susanna Andrén and Jon Persson)20.00 Saudi Arabia-Mexico (Jonas Enarson) Program managers: Linn Nenzén and William Waldetoft

  • Right now: Argentina–Mexico

    Right now: Argentina–Mexico

    14.00-22.00 approx SkisVC premiere – Ruka11.00 10 kilometer classic ladies (Dag Malmqvist, Torgny Mogren and Selma Jennervall)13.30 10 kilometer classic men’s (Dag Malmqvist, Torgny Mogren and Selma Jennervall) Equestrian sportsSweden international horse show (Isabell Gradin and Maria Gretzer) GolfEuropean Tour Final Ladies (Kristopher Karlsson) FootballWC men’s group stage14.00 Poland-Saudi Arabia (Susanna Andrén and Jon Persson)17.00 […]

  • Right now: France–Denmark

    Right now: France–Denmark

    14.00-22.00 approx SkisVC premiere – Ruka11.00 10 kilometer classic ladies (Dag Malmqvist, Torgny Mogren and Selma Jennervall)13.30 10 kilometer classic men’s (Dag Malmqvist, Torgny Mogren and Selma Jennervall) Equestrian sportsSweden international horse show (Isabell Gradin and Maria Gretzer) GolfEuropean Tour Final Ladies (Kristopher Karlsson) FootballWC men’s group stage14.00 Poland-Saudi Arabia (Susanna Andrén and Jon Persson)17.00 […]

  • Right now: Poland–Saudi Arabia in the World Cup

    Right now: Poland–Saudi Arabia in the World Cup

    14.00-22.00 approx SkisVC premiere – Ruka11.00 10 kilometer classic ladies (Dag Malmqvist, Torgny Mogren and Selma Jennervall)13.30 10 kilometer classic men’s (Dag Malmqvist, Torgny Mogren and Selma Jennervall) Equestrian sportsSweden international horse show (Isabell Gradin and Maria Gretzer) GolfEuropean Tour Final Ladies (Kristopher Karlsson) FootballWC men’s group stage14.00 Poland-Saudi Arabia (Susanna Andrén and Jon Persson)17.00 […]

  • World Cup 2022: Will the hosts of Qatar be …

    World Cup 2022: Will the hosts of Qatar be …

    There is one thing we can all be sure of: this World Cup will be like no other. And most of that boils down to the choice of Qatar, the first debutant hosts of the World Cup since Italy in 1934 and the organizers of the shortest tournament (just 29 days) since Argentina in 1978. […]

  • World Cup Group Stage Preview: The Favorites, Predictions, All you Need to Know

    World Cup Group Stage Preview: The Favorites, Predictions, All you Need to Know

    GROUP A Qatar: The host country, playing under a climate they are very much used to might come to their benefit. Even with that, it is difficult to see them coming anywhere near the top two in a challenging group with in-form Netherlands, and a Mane-less Senegal, who are still a strong team without their […]

  • Poland’s team is escorted by fighter jets on WC flights

    Poland’s team is escorted by fighter jets on WC flights

    A pair of F-16s flanked the team’s aircraft as it made its way to Qatar The Polish national soccer team received extra protection during part of their trip to the World Cup in Qatar, with a pair of F-16 fighter jets accompanying the team’s aircraft. Led by prolific striker Robert Lewandowski, the Polish team traveled […]

  • Mexico names forward Jimenez in World Cup squad

    MEXICO CITY, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) — Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Raul Jimenez has been named in Mexico’s squad for the World Cup in Qatar despite uncertainty over his fitness. The 31-year-old has been limited to just four games this season for the Premier League club due to knee and groin injuries. As expected, the 26-man squad […]

  • Sports washing

    Sports washing

    History is full of examples of dictatorships that have used sport to try to clean up their reputation on the international stage. Nazi Germany’s Olympics in Berlin in 1936 and Argentina’s soccer World Cup in 1978 are two clear examples. Today, sportswashing is seen throughout the global sports industry. Several football teams all over the […]

  • The Russian FA extends the national team manager’s contract

    The Russian FA extends the national team manager’s contract

    Valeri Karpin’s new contract runs until the middle of 2024 Russia men’s national team manager Valeri Karpin has had his contract extended, the Russian Football Federation (RFU) has confirmed. The development was revealed on the RFU’s official website on Saturday. Karpin’s new deal runs until 1 August 2024 and his coaching staff will also retain […]

  • Martino optimistic about Mexico’s World Cup chances

    MEXICO CITY, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) — Mexico head coach Gerardo Martino said his team will enter the FIFA World Cup in Qatar full of optimism as Tri seeks to advance beyond the round of 16 for the first time since 1986. Martino’s squad is currently in Girona, Spain, for a two-week training camp designed to […]

  • Iran of the protests, dark winter in Ukraine and Danish criminal policy

    Iran of the protests, dark winter in Ukraine and Danish criminal policy

    Iran of the protests The strong, very persistent protest movement is the revolution of many Iranians, but especially of women. Conversation with Cecilia Uddén, Sveriges Radio’s Middle East correspondent. Dark winter in Ukraine l Ukraine has over a million households without electricity after Russia launched attacks on the country’s energy supply in recent weeks. Now […]

  • ATP summary: Frances Tiafoe fights back in Stockholm

    ATP summary: Frances Tiafoe fights back in Stockholm

    no. 3 seed Frances Tiafoe won two tiebreaks to complete a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2) comeback win over Swedish wildcard Elias Ymer in the second round of the Stockholm Open on Thursday in Sweden. Despite Ymer winning 47 of his 59 first-serve points (80 percent) and holding a 20-11 advantage in aces, Tiafoe controlled […]

  • ATP roundup: Tommy Paul rally in Stockholm

    ATP roundup: Tommy Paul rally in Stockholm

    American eighth-seeded Tommy Paul shook off a tight first-set loss to beat Swedish wildcard Leo Borg 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 in the first round on Tuesday at the Stockholm Open. Paul, ranked No. 31 in the world, fell behind early to Borg, ranked No. 577. But he took care of business, winning 26 of 38 total […]

  • ATP roundup: Arthur Rinderknech wins epic tiebreak in Spain

    ATP roundup: Arthur Rinderknech wins epic tiebreak in Spain

    Frenchman Arthur Rinderknech saved nine match points as he posted a 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (16) upset of second-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain to reach the semi-finals of the Gijon Open in Spain. Rinderknech saved two match points while trailing 5-4 in the third set and later saved seven during a marathon tiebreak. He will […]

  • ATP compilation: Tommy Paul advances to the quarterfinals in Gijon

    ATP compilation: Tommy Paul advances to the quarterfinals in Gijon

    Fifth-seeded Tommy Paul of the United States won 6-3, 7-6 (3) over Spanish qualifier Nicolas Alvarez Varona on Wednesday to advance to the quarter-finals of the Gijon Open in Gijon, Spain. Paul rattled off 30 winners and won 72 percent of his second-serve return points (18 of 25) to dispatch Alvarez Varona, who managed four […]

  • ATP roundup: Daniel Evans struck out in Seoul

    ATP roundup: Daniel Evans struck out in Seoul

    Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan toppled fifth seed Daniel Evans of Great Britain 6-2, 7-6 (3) in the first round on Tuesday at the Eugene Korea Open Tennis Championships in Seoul. Evans held a 6-3 edge in aces, saving 10 of 14 break points, but Nishioka won 30 of 43 forehand points to hold on for […]

  • Peter Gojowczyk, Tallon Griekspoor earn sweep at Winston-Salem

    Peter Gojowczyk, Tallon Griekspoor earn sweep at Winston-Salem

    Germany’s Peter Gojowczyk, Dutch lucky loser Tallon Griekspoor and American Steve Johnson were among those who won in straight sets on Monday in the round of 16 at the Winston-Salem Open in Winston-Salem, NC Gojowczyk defeated Jiri Lehecka of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-3, Griekspoor toppled Japan’s Taro Daniel 7-6 (3), 6-3 and Johnson won […]

  • Thiago Monteiro upsets Nikoloz Basilashvili in Winston-Salem

    Thiago Monteiro upsets Nikoloz Basilashvili in Winston-Salem

    Brazil’s Thiago Monteiro needed just 70 minutes to beat sixth-seeded Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 6-4, 6-1 on Monday in a round-of-32 matchup at the Winston-Salem (NC) Open. Monteiro took Basilashvili’s second serve and won 20 of 27 points (74 percent). Basilashvili never broke serve in the match and failed his two break points. The match […]

  • Australia hosts Sweden in women’s World Cup warm-up

    CANBERRA, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) — Australia’s women’s soccer team will host reigning Olympic silver medalists Sweden for a friendly in Melbourne on Nov. 12 ahead of the FIFA World Cup, Football Australia (FA) announced Saturday. The match will mark the Matildas’ first match in Melbourne since a 3-0 loss to Argentina in March 2019 and […]

  • Uyghur News Recap: 1219 August 2022

    Uyghur News Recap: 1219 August 2022

    Washington – Here’s a roundup of Uyghur-related news around the world. Chinese official: Uighurs who violate covid-19 lockdown to be sentenced to imprisonment A Chinese government official said Radio Free Asia that Uyghurs who violated the Covid-19 lockdown policy in Xinjiang would face up to three weeks of “re-education”, a common euphemism for detention. Hong […]

  • Första sändningen av ukrainsk spannmål når turkiska vatten

    Första sändningen av ukrainsk spannmål når turkiska vatten

    Den första transporten av ukrainskt spannmål sedan Rysslands invasion nådde turkiskt territorialvatten på tisdagen nära inloppet till Bosporen. Antalet gränsövergångar från Ukraina har passerat 10 miljoner, rapporterade FN:s flyktingorgan. Läs om dagens händelser när de utvecklades på vår liveblogg. Alla tider är Paris-tid (GMT+2). Den här livesidan uppdateras inte längre. För mer av våra bevakning […]

  • World Cup 2022 in Qatar: who are the favourites?

    World Cup 2022 in Qatar: who are the favourites?

    As always in world football, the favorites for the World Cup are familiar names. At the top of the world list, in addition to Brazil, which is naturally at the top of the favorite list, good roles are also expected from Argentina, France and Spain. Along with England and Belgium, there are promising competitors for […]

  • Djokovic confirms the Dream Team connection with Nadal and Federer

    Djokovic confirms the Dream Team connection with Nadal and Federer

    The Serb has announced his participation in the Laver Cup 2022 Novak Djokovic has confirmed he will complete a line-up of tennis legends alongside Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray when they compete for Team Europe at the Laver Cup in London later this year. Djokovic, 35, will join other members of the group […]

  • WTA recap: Anett Kontaveit cruises into Hamburg quarterfinals

    WTA recap: Anett Kontaveit cruises into Hamburg quarterfinals

    Top seed Anett Kontaveit won 6-3, 6-2 over Rebecca Peterson of Sweden on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the Hamburg European Open in Germany. Kontaveit, Estonia, broke Peterson’s service five times during his victory. She meets German Andrea Petkovic on Thursday. Fourth seed Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus scored a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Aleksandra […]

  • ATP summary: Top seed Carlos Alcaraz is fighting back in Hamburg

    ATP summary: Top seed Carlos Alcaraz is fighting back in Hamburg

    Seed No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz lost his first set but bounced back to defeat German wildcard Nicola Kuhn 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Tuesday during the first round of the Hamburg European Open in Germany. The Spanish teenager, ranked sixth in the world, won 47 of 63 first-service points (74.6 percent) to advance, even as […]

  • WTA roundup: Sara Sorribes Tormo wins in three sets at Palermo

    WTA roundup: Sara Sorribes Tormo wins in three sets at Palermo

    No. 4 seed Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain dropped the first set before reloading to defeat Ana Bogdan of Romania 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Monday in the first round of the Palermo Ladies Open in Italy. Sorribe’s Tormo converted five of nine break points to win the three-hour, 19-minute match despite not serving a single […]

  • ATP roundup: Fifth seed falls in Hamburg’s premiere

    ATP roundup: Fifth seed falls in Hamburg’s premiere

    Alejandro Davidovich Fokina of Spain defeated fifth-seeded Botic van de Zandschulp of the Netherlands 6-4, 6-4, to open the main draw of the Hamburg European Open Monday in Hamburg, Germany. The 25th ranked player in the world, van de Zandschulp encountered six double errors in the match when he fell to world number 35 Fokina, […]

  • Iran knows rivals at the 2023 World Cup

    Iran knows rivals at the 2023 World Cup

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran was drawn in Group A of the 2023 IHF World Championship for men along with Spain, Montenegro and Chile. – Sports news – The three best teams in each group advance to the main round, which consists of four groups – and the two best teams in the main round then […]

  • Live: The Russians are fighting to surround Ukraine’s last eastern stronghold

    Live: The Russians are fighting to surround Ukraine’s last eastern stronghold

    Russian forces fought on Wednesday to encircle the Ukrainian military’s last stronghold in a long-disputed eastern province when shock echoed from a Russian airstrike on a shopping mall that killed at least 18 people in the center of the country two days earlier. Follow our live blog for the latest developments. All times are Paris […]

  • ‘No problem’ for Russia if Finland, Sweden join NATO, says Putin

    ‘No problem’ for Russia if Finland, Sweden join NATO, says Putin

    Russia has “no problem” if Finland and Sweden join NATO, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. “We don’t have problems with Sweden and Finland like we do with Ukraine,” Putin told a news conference in the Turkmenistan capital of Ashgabat. Finland and Sweden will be formally invited to join the alliance after Turkey dropped its […]

  • Live: Russian forces withdraw from Ukraine’s Snake Island

    Live: Russian forces withdraw from Ukraine’s Snake Island

    Russian forces have withdrawn from Ukraine’s Snake Island, a strategic outpost in the Black Sea, Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday. The Ukrainian presidency confirmed Russia’s resignation. Follow our live blog for the latest developments. All times are Paris time, GMT + 2. 12:02: Russia says it has over 6,000 Ukrainian prisoners of war Russia […]

  • Sport Round-Up: Denmark’s Euro 92 heroes celebrate 30 years later

    Sport Round-Up: Denmark’s Euro 92 heroes celebrate 30 years later

    Against all oddsNo one gave the 92 team a chance to advance from a tough group with England, France and hosts Sweden. Especially when their best player Michael Laudrup was missing after colliding with coach Richard Møller Nielsen. But somehow they overcame the indomitable odds and faced the defending Dutch champions in the semi-finals. Ruud […]

  • Macron concludes the French EU Presidency with four global summits

    Macron concludes the French EU Presidency with four global summits

    French President Emmanuel Macron – hard blown during the parliamentary elections that removed the absolute majority of his party group Ensemble – will focus on international politics in the last days of France’s EU presidency. The week ended with the EU Council meeting, the last to be chaired by France. On Sunday, the G7 gathers […]

  • Poland banishes Russia-based star from national team

    Poland banishes Russia-based star from national team

    Maciej Rybus recently signed a two-year contract with Spartak Moscow Writing for the Russian Premier League giant Spartak Moscow has ended the Polish left-back Maciej Rybus’ international career. The 32-year-old played for Lokomotiv Moscow for five years from 2017 and 2022, but joined cross-border rivals Spartak on a two-year deal as part of a free […]

  • Denmark tops the global competitiveness index for the first time

    Denmark tops the global competitiveness index for the first time

    Strong economy during pandemicDenmark has flirted with first place in the last five years, where they became number three in 2021, number two in 2020, eighth in 2019 and sixth in 2018. According to WCC, Denmark’s rise to the top of the rankings is due to a sharp rise in the country’s economic results during […]

  • New UN report: The world’s most vulnerable pay more for less food

    New UN report: The world’s most vulnerable pay more for less food

    World food import bills are projected to grow by $ 51 billion from 2021, of which $ 49 billion is due to rising prices. “These are alarming signs from a food security perspective and show that it is difficult for importers to finance rising international costs, which could anticipate their resilience to rising prices,” the […]

  • Prime Minister Modi inaugurates the seventh edition of Raisina Dialogue today

    Prime Minister Modi inaugurates the seventh edition of Raisina Dialogue today

    New Delhi [India]April 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the seventh edition of Raisina Dialogue, India’s flagship multilateral foreign policy and geoeconomics conference today. According to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MEA), the dialogue, which will take place over three days from 25 April to 27 April, will witness the participation of EU […]

  • Jaishankar shares Argentine FM’s “family connection” with India

    Jaishankar shares Argentine FM’s “family connection” with India

    New Delhi [India]April 24 (ANI): Foreign Minister S Jaishankar shared in a tweet on Sunday a “family connection” associating Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero with India. The Argentine FM’s grandfather Antonio Cafiero had signed a “Jute for Wheat” agreement with India as early as 1951. “Today, FM @SantiagoCafiero shared a family connection with India. His […]

  • Jaishankar meets Argentine FM before Raisina Dialogue

    Jaishankar meets Argentine FM before Raisina Dialogue

    New Delhi [India]April 24 (ANI): Foreign Minister Dr S Jaishankar met with Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero at Hyderabad House in Delhi on Sunday. The Argentine Foreign Minister is in the national capital to take part in the Raisina dialogue, which is scheduled for April 25-26. Today, Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama also arrived in […]

  • Nigerian FM Geoffrey Onyeama arrives in New Delhi before Raisina Dialogue

    Nigerian FM Geoffrey Onyeama arrives in New Delhi before Raisina Dialogue

    New Delhi [India]April 24 (ANI): Ahead of the Raisina Dialogue scheduled for April 25, Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama arrived in New Delhi on Sunday morning for an official visit. Onyeama will also participate in the Raisina Dialogue International Conference. On Twitter, Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi wrote, “Glad to welcome FM @GeoffreyOnyeama from Nigeria […]

  • Prime Minister Modi inaugurates Raisina Dialogue 2022 on April 25

    Prime Minister Modi inaugurates Raisina Dialogue 2022 on April 25

    New Delhi [India]April 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the seventh edition of the Raisina dialogue on April 25, Foreign Ministry (MEA) spokeswoman Arindam Bagchi said during the MEA’s weekly meeting on Thursday. The dialogue, which will take place over three days from 25 April to 27 April, will witness the participation of […]

  • Reaction from South American coaches to the draw of the World Cup

    RIO DE JANEIRO, April 1 (Xinhua) – The following is the reaction of South American national team leaders to the draw of the FIFA World Cup 2022, which was held in Doha on Friday: TITE, BRAZIL MANAGER “It is neither the group of death nor of life, each group has a degree of difficulty. Portugal […]

  • Nations learn Qatar World Cup fate

    Nations learn Qatar World Cup fate

    The draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup has revealed the groups for the countries that will compete in Qatar The draw for the 2022 World Cup has created a number of exciting group stage competitions, including a clash between the United States and Iran, while the European giants Spain and Germany have ended up […]

  • Sports rounds: Denmark is seeded in second place for the draw for the WC 2022

    Sports rounds: Denmark is seeded in second place for the draw for the WC 2022

    Draw lots tonight at 18.00When you keep in mind that no group may consist of more than two teams from Europe and a team from the other world football federations – so Brazil or Iran can not be drawn with a team from their own football federation – a future dream draw for Denmark might […]

  • Serbia replaces banned Russia in tennis showpiece

    Serbia replaces banned Russia in tennis showpiece

    The decision of the International Tennis Federation excludes the defending champions of the Davis Cup and the Billie Jean King Cup Novak Djokovic’s Serbia will replace Daniil Medvedev’s reigning Russian champions in the upcoming Davis Cup final this year, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has confirmed. After terminating membership of the Russian and Belarusian federations […]

  • Serbia and Australia replace the Russian team in the Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup

    London [UK]March 14 (ANI): On Monday, the board of the International Tennis Federation confirmed the process of replacing the Russian and Belarusian teams during the 2022 Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup seasons. This follows the suspension of the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) and the Belarusian Tennis Federation (BTF) from ITF membership and from […]

  • Davis Cup qualifier: USA easily defeats Colombia, 4-0

    Davis Cup qualifier: USA easily defeats Colombia, 4-0

    The American team crossed in Saturday’s two matches to defeat Colombia in a Davis Cup qualifier in Reno, Nev. The American doubles team Rajeev Ram and Jack Sock defeated the Colombians Nicolas Barrientos and Juan-Sebastian Cabal 6-3, 6-4 and gave the Americans a 3-0 lead. Tommy Paul finished the clincher with a 7-5, 7-6 (4) […]

  • ATP roundup: Alexander Zverev rolls into the final in Montpellier

    ATP roundup: Alexander Zverev rolls into the final in Montpellier

    Top-seeded Alexander Zverev from Germany needed just 52 minutes to defeat Sweden’s Mikael Ymer 6-1, 6-3 on Saturday, earning a place in the final of the Open Sud de France in Montpellier. Zverev will be met by Alexander Bublik from Kazakhstan, a 6-4, 6-2 winner over Serbia’s Filip Krajinovic. The sixth-seeded Bublik shot 13 aces. […]

  • ATP roundup: Alexander Zverev rolls into the semifinals in Montpellier

    ATP roundup: Alexander Zverev rolls into the semifinals in Montpellier

    Top-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany needed just 50 minutes on Friday to complete a 6-1, 6-0 victory over France’s Adrian Mannarino to reach the semi-finals of the Open Sud de France in Montpellier. Zverev had an 8-0 edge in aces in the easy quarter-final victory. He will next face Sweden’s Mikael Ymer, who knocked out […]

  • Areas growing coffee, cashew nuts and avocados are changing due to climate change: Research

    Areas growing coffee, cashew nuts and avocados are changing due to climate change: Research

    Coffee, cashew nuts and avocados are important crops for consumers and tropical smallholder farmers around the world. Extensive research suggests that climate change is reducing the suitability of growing arabica, the dominant coffee species, in most of the areas where it is currently grown. However, such studies have not taken into account soil and soil […]

  • The case of Dagmar Hagelin

    The case of Dagmar Hagelin

    But Dagmar Hagelin was far from the only one who disappeared in the military dictatorship’s Argentina. The military junta carried out a systematic persecution of political dissidents and it is said that up to 30,000 people were abducted between 1976 and 1983. They were captured and tortured and most never returned. A documentary by: Fredrik […]

  • Ninjas in pajamas reveal South American Valorant list

    Ninjas in pajamas reveal South American Valorant list

    Ninjas in Pajamas announced its revised Valorant list, with four Brazilians and one Argentine who will play for the Swedish club in 2022. Brazil’s Alexandre “xand” Zizi, Walney “Jonn” Reis, Gabriel Luiz “bezn1” da Costa and Cauan “cauanzin” Pereira signed with NIP, along with Benjamin “bnj” Rabinovich from Argentina. Most of the new players are […]

  • 28 percent of Pakistanis believe that the covid-19 pandemic has ended, according to the survey

    28 percent of Pakistanis believe that the covid-19 pandemic has ended, according to the survey

    Islamabad [Pakistan]January 3 (ANI): A survey of a market research company in 34 countries showed that Pakistan had the highest percentage of those who thought the pandemic was over. The investigation, entitled “Covid-19: Will the Pandemic Ever End and How Will We Know?” conducted by Ipsos showed that 28 percent of Pakistanis were of the […]

  • The teammate reveals what the stars said during Eriksen’s cardiac arrest fear

    The teammate reveals what the stars said during Eriksen’s cardiac arrest fear

    One of Christian Eriksen’s international teammates has revealed what Denmark’s players whispered in the shocking moments after the affected midfielder’s cardiac arrest on the pitch during a European Championship 2020 match. The former Tottenham star, who has just been released from his Inter Milan contract, collapsed when his country hosted Finland in their opening match […]

  • Russian men’s tennis stars achieve historic 15-year first

    Russian men’s tennis stars achieve historic 15-year first

    The Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) team has won the Davis Cup title for the first time since 2006 after defeating Croatia in Sunday’s final in Madrid. The heavy Russian team took an impregnable 2-0 lead after Danill Medvedev defeated former US Open champion Marin Cilic in straight sets, 7-6 (9-7) 6-2, in the second singles […]

  • ATP roundup: Marin Cilic starts quickly in the Kremlin Cup

    ATP roundup: Marin Cilic starts quickly in the Kremlin Cup

    Sixth seed Marin Cilic returned from a set to cross past Damir Dzumhur in the opening round on Monday of the Kremlin Cup in Russia. Dzumhur, a Bosnian, took the first set in a tiebreaker, but Cilic won 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1, largely on the strength of his 22 aces. The Croatian also took advantage […]

  • The silver team striker became a professional

    The silver team striker became a professional

    One of the team’s strikers, Jørn Sørensen, became known for elegant dribbling, speed and good passes. On Sunday, October 17, he turns 85 years old. This summer’s football sensation started with hitting one of the biggest football nations. The opening match against Argentina ended 3-2. Jørn Sørensen came on the scoreboard in this match. Jørn […]

  • Covid-19-based travel guides expire Friday

    Covid-19-based travel guides expire Friday

    This is due to the fact that a broad majority in the Folketing on Tuesday 12 October agreed to ease and simplify travel restrictions. This means that the authorities return to the normal travel guidelines, where the risk situation in a country is assessed on the basis of whether, for example, there is war, rebellion, […]

  • The Queen and Crown Prince will visit Germany in November

    At the time, the Queen and Crown Prince were in Argentina. The Royal House has been invited by the President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier. The visit begins in the capital Berlin with both the Queen and the Crown Prince, after which the Queen continues to the Land of Bavaria. The state visit will include a […]

  • Hackers interfere with Bulgaria’s online census

    Continuous hacking attacks have managed to block the online census in Bulgaria, which began on Tuesday. On the third day, the system was down due to another large-scale denial-of-service (DoS) attack. Two of the attacks committed during the first days could be traced to Chinese and Swedish IP addresses. On Wednesday, the National Statistical Institute […]

  • Pia Cramling

    Pia Cramling

    Pia Cramling has been a professional chess player for 30 years. She is the grandmaster and the highest ranked female player in Sweden. She started playing chess at the age of 10 and participated as a fifteen-year-old in the Chess Olympics in Argentina in 1978. Pia Cramling shares several experiences with the character Beth in […]

  • Copenhagen 2021: Copenhagen on two wheels

    Copenhagen 2021: Copenhagen on two wheels

    Find a bike first. Remember, borrowing one from a friend or a host is a gamble. With the trips we have planned for you, a newly serviced bike is your best chance to get from A to B. The rental service Donkey Republic is proud of the condition of all its bikes, and in Copenhagen […]

  • Day 14 Roundup: China won two golds, Italy and Jamaica won 100m relays

    Day 14 Roundup: China won two golds, Italy and Jamaica won 100m relays

    © Provided by Xinhua With two more golds on day 14, China remains at the top of the medal count at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. TOKYO, August 6 (Xinhua) – Two golds in table tennis and athletics helped China maintain its place at the top of the gold medal count. China has chopped […]

  • Klaus Riskær gives up getting the Citizens’ List in the Folketing

    Klaus Riskær gives up getting the Citizens’ List in the Folketing

    To Ritzau, Riskær Pedersen elaborates that the Citizens’ List has put the collection of signatures on hold. – I feel an obligation to the 30,000 who gave me their vote. But I must admit with regret and sorrow that I could not lift the confidence they showed me. – I no longer think that it […]

  • Denmark vs Sweden LIVE Points in handball (13-17) -08-01-2021-VAVEL USA

    Denmark vs Sweden LIVE Points in handball (13-17) -08-01-2021-VAVEL USA

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  • Sweden vs Armenia- LIVE Stream and Score (1-0) – 06-05-2021 – VAVEL USA

    Sweden vs Armenia- LIVE Stream and Score (1-0) – 06-05-2021 – VAVEL USA

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  • Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal reach milestones in French Open victories

    Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal reach milestones in French Open victories

    Top seed Novak Djokovic and number 3 champion Rafael Nadal crossed into the fourth round of the French Open in Paris on Saturday and reached milestones along the way. Djokovic, a Serb, defeated Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 in one hour and 32 minutes at Court Philippe-Chatrier at Roland Garros. Nadal needed just […]

  • WTA compilation: Coco Gauff wins to reach Parma final

    WTA compilation: Coco Gauff wins to reach Parma final

    Third-seeded American Coco Gauff will aim for his second career title after a 7-5, 1-6, 6-2 victory over Katerina Siniakova in the Czech Republic in Friday’s semi-final match at the Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma, Italy. Gauff meets China’s Qiang Wang, who won 6-2, 7-6 (3) over American Sloane Stephens. The sixth seeded Wang recorded 20 […]

  • Sports Round Up: Organizers of the Tour de France visit Denmark to review the route

    Sports Round Up: Organizers of the Tour de France visit Denmark to review the route

    The postponed Tour de France begins with a Tour de Denmark in 2022. With a year left before the flag falls on the first stage, representatives from the Amaury Sport Organization are in Denmark to inspect the five start and finish cities. Riders will enter through Copenhagen, Roskilde, Nyborg, Vejle and Sønderborg from 1-3. July. […]

  • The Queen of Talkus from Buenos Aires

    The Queen of Talkus from Buenos Aires

    Not that the family was not powerful. It was that. Her father later became Minister of Agriculture in the Argentine dictatorship. It should have significance for Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti, who is her birth name. She got off to a good start in life. She received good economic education at universities in Argentina and the United […]

  • The updated quarantine policy goes into effect on Tuesday

    The updated quarantine policy goes into effect on Tuesday

    According to mbl.is, the Ministry of Health has published updated rules on quarantine requirements for tourists visiting Iceland. The list of countries from which tourists must either be in a state quarantine facility or have the option to apply for release and be quarantined elsewhere has been changed. Which group the travelers fall into depends […]

  • New list of high-risk countries published by the Ministry of Health

    New list of high-risk countries published by the Ministry of Health

    The Ministry of Health has published a list of countries considered as high-risk areas. This will be used to determine which border operation rules will apply to people arriving from which countries. The list with the rules for crossing the border and restrictions for specific countries is valid from today. As stated on the official […]

  • Supra trains, sweeping robots and EdTech: Finland in the world press

    Supra trains, sweeping robots and EdTech: Finland in the world press

    It operates as part of the transit traffic between Vainikkala and Hamina. VR Transpoint, owned by the VR Group, has succeeded in increasing the size of trains over the years thanks to the improved traction capacity of its electric locomotives. Finland’s new street brush robot also received international attention this week. Trombia Free, which is […]