Tag: Mexico

  • Marcus Ericsson wins IndyCar season opener in St.  Petersburg

    Marcus Ericsson wins IndyCar season opener in St. Petersburg

    Sweden’s Marcus Ericsson opened the new IndyCar Series campaign with a bang, pulling ahead late in the race to win the Firestone Grand Prix in St. Petersburg on Sunday in Florida. Ericsson finished 2.4113 seconds ahead of runner-up Pato O’Ward from Mexico. New Zealand’s Scott Dixon, Alexander Rossi and Great Britain’s Callum Ilott rounded out […]

  • Germany announces new ‘feminist’ foreign policy

    Germany’s center-left government on Wednesday announced new feminist guidelines to shape its diplomacy and development work. This includes the creation of a new role of “feminist foreign policy ambassador”. Germany will lobby to ensure that women’s issues are more in focus globally, that women are better represented and that the country’s generous development funds are […]

  • Camila Giorgi beats Rebecca Peterson to win the Merida Open

    Camila Giorgi beats Rebecca Peterson to win the Merida Open

    Merida [Mexico]February 27 (ANI): Camila Giorgi of Italy produced a stunning performance to win her fourth career WTA Tour singles title on Sunday night, battling past Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson 7-6(3), 1-6, 6- 2 at the Merida Open. After falling behind 2-0 in the third set, Giorgi battled back and eventually won the last six […]

  • Camila Giorgi wins Merida Open for first WTA title

    Camila Giorgi wins Merida Open for first WTA title

    Camila Giorgi of Italy ended her run through the Merida Open field by beating Rebecca Peterson of Sweden in three sets in Sunday’s final in Merida, Mexico. It was the first WTA singles title of her career. Giorgi, who is ranked 68th in the world, took down the sixth, second and fourth seeds before defeating […]

  • Camila Giorgi meets Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the Merida Open final

    Camila Giorgi meets Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the Merida Open final

    Merida [Mexico]February 26 (ANI): Italy’s Camila Giorgi will face Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the final of the Merida Open on Sunday. The 31-year-old Italian, ranked No.68, defeated No.4 seed Katerina Siniakova 7-5, 7-6(2) in the semifinals to advance to her 10th career final and first since winning Montreal 2021. Giorgi has had a successful […]

  • LIV Golf completes all 12 team rosters for the second season

    LIV Golf completes all 12 team rosters for the second season

    LIV Golf announced its 12-man roster for the fledgling league’s second season on Monday night, making the reported signings of Thomas Pieters, Danny Lee, Dean Burmester and Brendan Steele official. After the Saudi-funded rival to the PGA Tour debuted its 2022 “Invitational Series” season, LIV locked in 48 golfers for its expanded second campaign, which […]

  • What is the Richter scale and which areas are more prone to earthquakes?

    What is the Richter scale and which areas are more prone to earthquakes?

    Many people do not realize that the Richter scale is logarithmic in nature. This means that each integer increment on the Richter scale represents a tenfold increase in the earthquake’s amplitude, or the size of its seismic waves, so a magnitude 7 Richter earthquake is 10 times stronger than a magnitude 6. It’s worth noting […]

  • The EU called for increased spending to compete with the US

    The EU called for increased spending to compete with the US

    Leaders of the bloc will meet next month to discuss possible responses to what they see as unfair measures Germany and France have called on the EU to increase support for domestic industry and unleash massive investment to avoid falling behind US companies in light of the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which they say […]

  • Inflation to a 40-year high, family planning and more wind power: Finland in the world press

    Inflation to a 40-year high, family planning and more wind power: Finland in the world press

    In addition, Nieminen says that the rise in consumer prices started in the second half of 2021. Due to the Ukraine crisis and subsequent international sanctions, prices rose steadily in May. The main reason for inflation in 2022 was the rise in loan interest rates and the rise in food and energy prices. The peak […]

  • Biden was paid $1 million a year to teach, but never taught a single class

    Biden was paid $1 million a year to teach, but never taught a single class

    Notably, for two years, the University of Pennsylvania paid Biden nearly $1 million, but he never taught a class. This revelation was made by the research unit of the Republican National Committee, or RNC, which also reported that “Biden still lies about being a professor.” Biden was an emeritus professor at the Philadelphia School in […]

  • Biden’s own document scandal

    Biden’s own document scandal

    Biden has criticized Trump in harsh terms for bringing classified documents to Mar-a-Lago. But just before the midterm elections in November, another pile of documents was reportedly found in an office that Biden used as vice president. USApodden explains the differences and similarities between the two documentary scandals. The speaker chaos is over, after no […]

  • A Danish passport still opens more doors than most

    A Danish passport still opens more doors than most

    War-torn survivorsOther notables included Great Britain (187), Norway and the United States (186), Canada and Australia (185), Brazil and Argentina (170), Mexico (159), Ukraine (144), Russia (118), South Africa (106), China (80), Indonesia (71) and India (59). “A stronger passport isn’t just about greater freedom of movement: it’s about greater economic freedoms in terms of […]

  • New: Deepwater Horizon – the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico

    New: Deepwater Horizon – the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico

    The Deepwater Horizon oil rig has a number of safety features to ensure it can withstand the rigors of deep-sea drilling. In 2010, it is located at the oil well “Macondo well” which the workers call “the well from hell”. It is an extremely difficult place to drill and several of the employees on the […]

  • The World Cup that made Pele “immortal”

    The World Cup that made Pele “immortal”

    Football legend Pele, who died on December 29, went down in history not only as an incredible striker but also as the only man to win the World Cup three times. FRANCE 24 takes a look back at the three World Cups that would result in Fifa naming Pele “the immortal”. PeleThe WC’s undisputed ambassador, […]

  • The world pays tribute to the Brazilian “soccer king” Pele

    The world pays tribute to the Brazilian “soccer king” Pele

    Pele, the legendary Brazilian footballer who rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and most famous athletes in modern history, has died aged 82. The Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, where Pele was undergoing treatment, said he died at 3:27 p.m. Thursday due to “multiple organ failure resulting from the development […]

  • Pele’s Obituary: From Humble Origins to Immortality

    by Michael Place RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) — Pele was three months shy of his 10th birthday when he made a promise to his father Dondinho. The pair had just listened to a radio broadcast of Uruguay’s 2-1 victory over Brazil in the deciding match of the 1950 World Cup at Rio de […]

  • 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 […]

  • Brazilian football icon Pele died aged 82

    Brazilian football icon Pele died aged 82

    The three-time World Cup winner passed away in Sao Paulo after a battle with colon cancer The world of football is in mourning after it was confirmed that Brazilian legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, has died aged 82. Pele was admitted to the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo in late […]

  • The Pele family gathers in hospital during health problems

    The Pele family gathers in hospital during health problems

    The Brazilian icon is being treated by doctors in Sao Paulo Family members have gathered to spend Christmas at the bedside of Brazilian footballer Pele, as concerns continue to grow over his health. Pele remains at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, where he was admitted in late November. The 82-year-old is fighting colon […]

  • 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 […]

  • Methane from Nord Stream leakage may threaten ecosystems: research

    STOCKHOLM, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) — More than two months after the first Nord Stream gas leak was reported, methane levels are still elevated and may pose a threat to the ecosystem, researchers at a Swedish university said Sunday. Research has shown that “a significant part of the methane gas that leaked from the pipelines on […]

  • Iran will compete at the IBSA Goalball World Championships

    Iran will compete at the IBSA Goalball World Championships

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Six para-athletes representing Iran will travel to Portugal on Sunday for the 2022 IBSA Goalball World Championships. – Sports News – Brazil are the reigning men’s champions and Russia the current women’s world champions, after victories at the recent World Goalball Championship in Malmö, Sweden in 2018. Iran have been drawn in […]

  • Swedish study assesses the effects of shootings near schools

    STOCKHOLM, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — Over 700 shootings have occurred near Swedish schools in the past three years, Sweden’s Television (SVT) reported on Monday. During that period, 196,000 children between the ages of 7 and 16 attend a school where one or more shootings have been recorded within 500 meters of the school’s premises, SVT […]

  • 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

  • Sport Round-Up: Everything is still on the line for Denmark at the WC 2022

    Sport Round-Up: Everything is still on the line for Denmark at the WC 2022

    If, for example, Denmark beats Australia 1-0 and Tunisia wins 2-1, the Danes and Tunisians end up with the same number of points, goal difference and number of goals scored and conceded. Because Denmark and Tunisia played 0-0 in the opening match, fair play points will be decisive. Both are sitting on four yellow cards […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Denmark among the world’s most tech-enabled countries

    Denmark among the world’s most tech-enabled countries

    African games Looking at the subcategories, Denmark was particularly high for Governance (2nd), and also well placed for Impact and People (both 7th). The Danes are in 11th place for Technology. Finland, Germany, South Korea and Norway completed the top 10, while other notables included the UK (12), Japan (13), Australia (14), China (23), Russia […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Copenhagen listed among top 2023 destinations

    Copenhagen listed among top 2023 destinations

    One for the wealthyAmerican Express Travel even prepared a three-day itinerary for visitors who wanted to explore the city – clearly aimed at a high-end clientele. Day one offers check-in at Hotel D’Angleterre, check-out at Nørrebro and dining at Geranium, while day two offers trips to Rundetårn, Rosenborg Castle and a meal at Noma. Finally, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Culture Round-Up: Still among the best burgers in the world, though the quality has been diluted

    Culture Round-Up: Still among the best burgers in the world, though the quality has been diluted

    A couple of recent unofficial online polls have revealed that many people are tired of the burgers at Petrol grillwith many claiming that quality has diluted as the chain has grown in size. Today, it has six stores in central Copenhagen alone, although the unusual premises located on a platform at Vesterport Station are closed. […]

  • This is how the abortion battle can decide the election in the United States

    This is how the abortion battle can decide the election in the United States

    After methodical and patient work, the opponents of abortion in the United States were able to reap their greatest victory this summer when the Supreme Court overturned the ruling Roe v Wade. Several American states have now introduced extensive restrictions on the right to abortion, and a third of all American women now no longer […]

  • Scientists have discovered a link between ocean acidification and rapidly melting arctic ice

    Scientists have discovered a link between ocean acidification and rapidly melting arctic ice

    The new study, published Thursday, Sept. 30, in Science, the flagship journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, is the first analysis of Arctic acidification that includes data spanning more than two decades from 1994 to 2020. . Scientists have predicted that by 2050 – if not earlier – the Arctic sea […]

  • Scott McLaughlin wins in Portland to reach final five

    Scott McLaughlin wins in Portland to reach final five

    Scott McLaughlin of New Zealand took the checkered flag at the Grand Prix of Portland on Sunday in Portland, Oregon, securing his place in next week’s season finale. McLaughlin’s 1.1792-second win over Australia’s Will Power ensured he finished top-five in the season-long points standings. Power (the points leader), Josef Newgarden, Scott Dixon of New Zealand […]

  • ATP roundup: Top seed Andrey Rublev upset in Washington

    ATP roundup: Top seed Andrey Rublev upset in Washington

    Top-seeded Andrey Rublev of Russia fell to unseeded Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Citi Open in Washington, DC on Saturday night. Nishioka, from Japan, will play Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in Sunday’s final. Kyrgios defeated Mikael Ymer from Sweden 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the second semi. Rublev recorded five aces but had […]

  • Henrik Stenson wins in LIV Golf debut at Bedminster

    Henrik Stenson of Sweden held on to capture the LIV Golf Invitational Bedminster by two shots Sunday in Bedminster, NJ The 46-year-old Stenson turned back the clock to win his LIV Golf Invitational Series debut in 11-under-par 202. After an opening-round 64, Stenson shot back-to-back 69s to stay out of the field at . Trump […]

  • Denmark among the world’s richest nations, but high tax rates limit it to #10

    Denmark among the world’s richest nations, but high tax rates limit it to #10

    Denmark is the tenth best country in the world for acquiring wealth, according to a comparison made by Tipalti. It assessed working environments and benefits in nearly 40 countries, mainly in the OECD, taking into account average annual working hours, average annual wages, tax rates and average pension assets. Top drawer for working hoursDenmark was […]

  • The President of Mexico appeals to Biden from Assange

    The President of Mexico appeals to Biden from Assange

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has called on US President to drop charges against WikiLeaks founder The President of Mexico has revealed the contents of a personal letter he forwarded to his US counterpart during their meeting last week. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called on Joe Biden to intervene and dismiss the charges against WikiLeaks co-founder […]

  • The President of Mexico reveals a written appeal to Biden

    The President of Mexico reveals a written appeal to Biden

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has called on US President to drop charges against Julian Assange The President of Mexico has revealed the contents of a personal letter he forwarded to his US counterpart during their meeting last week. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called on Joe Biden to intervene and reject the allegations against WikiLeaks co-founder […]

  • Denmark in the middle of the herd in expat survey

    Denmark in the middle of the herd in expat survey

    Denmark is neither the best nor the worst place to be an expat, shows the latest study from InterNations. It’s somewhere in the middle. In an overall 30th place, Denmark was the highest ranked among the Nordic countries, and placed slightly ahead of Finland (32), Norway (34) and Sweden (39). Expats in Denmark were most […]

  • The President of Mexico promises to demolish the Statue of Liberty

    The President of Mexico promises to demolish the Statue of Liberty

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will press the US to drop the charges against Julian Assange Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says the symbol of American freedom could lose its significance if Washington refuses to drop charges against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who risks 175 years in prison. “If they take him to […]

  • Copenhagen goes green faster than most

    Copenhagen goes green faster than most

    Cleaner air and more trees are neededCopenhagen scored 112 for its air quality level – only Stockholm and Abu Dhabi performed worse in the top 25. And only 15.70 percent of the city’s land is covered by forest, which only did better than Dublin (11.40 percent) and Amsterdam (11) in the top 15. The good […]

  • 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 […]

  • Explanation: Most MPs are in favor of building fences on the Finnish-Russian border

    Explanation: Most MPs are in favor of building fences on the Finnish-Russian border

    Yle’s research has revealed widespread support in Parliament for building stronger fences on Finland’s eastern border. Yle’s survey was answered by 124,200 MPs, 88 of whom expressed support for such a measure, 22 opposed and 14 did not want to comment. Of the political parties, only the Left Alliance was against the proposal in the […]

  • Denmark named the world’s most sustainable country

    Denmark named the world’s most sustainable country

    India in the pitIt was an all-European affair at the top, with the UK, Finland, Malta and Sweden completing the top five, with Luxembourg, Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland and Iceland leading the rest of the top 10. Other notables included Germany (13), Australia (17), Norway (20), Japan (25), USA (43), Canada (49), South Korea (63), Mexico […]

  • The world does not share the West’s negative view of the Russia survey

    Western countries are more likely to have a bad attitude towards Russia, according to a global survey Negative views about Russia are mainly limited to US-allied Western states, a new global survey conducted by a NATO-linked lobby group has shown. At the same time, the so-called Alliance of Democracies Foundation discovered that Asian countries maintain […]

  • Negative view of Russia limited to survey in some states

    Negative view of Russia limited to survey in some states

    Western liberal democracies are more likely to have a negative attitude towards Russia, according to a global survey Negative views on Russia are mainly limited to Western liberal democracies, a new global survey by the Alliance of Democracies Foundation has found. At the same time, Asian countries maintain strong support for Russia, while Latin American […]

  • Marcus Ericsson thrives on restart to win Indianapolis 500

    Marcus Ericsson thrives on restart to win Indianapolis 500

    Marcus Ericsson took the effective lead with 18 laps left, survived a restart with two laps left and kept the lead the rest of the way on the way to his first Indianapolis 500 victory on Sunday afternoon. The Swedish Chip Ganassi Racing driver beat Mexico’s Pato O’Ward from Arrow McLaren to the finish line […]

  • Heavy shelling in Odesa places global grain shipments at risk

    Heavy shelling in Odesa places global grain shipments at risk

    Russian strikes continue to barrage the port city of Odesa, Ukrainian officials said Tuesday, an apparent effort to disrupt supply lines and Western weapons shipments critical to Kyiv’s defence. Odesa is a major gateway for global grain shipments, and Ukrainian and Western officials have warned that Russia’s blockade threatens global food supplies. Follow FRANCE 24’s […]

  • Xinhua World News Summary at 0030 GMT, 11 May

    HOUSTON – Due to strong winds and drought, forest fires that started more than a month ago continue to burn in the southwestern mountainous state of New Mexico starting Tuesday, threatening more communities in the Rocky Mountains’ foothills while forcing some local schools to become virtual. Forest fires have burned more than 318 square miles […]

  • Live: Heavy shelling in Odesa places global grain shipments at risk

    Live: Heavy shelling in Odesa places global grain shipments at risk

    Russian strikes continue to barrage the port city of Odesa, Ukrainian officials said Tuesday, an apparent effort to disrupt supply lines and Western weapons shipments critical to Kyiv’s defence. Odesa is a major gateway for global grain shipments, and Ukrainian and Western officials have warned that Russia’s blockade threatens global food supplies. Follow FRANCE 24’s […]

  • Live: German Foreign Minister visits Bucha on surprise trip to Ukraine

    Live: German Foreign Minister visits Bucha on surprise trip to Ukraine

    German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock paid a surprise visit to Ukraine’s martyr city of Bucha on Tuesday, a day after Russian missiles struck the strategic port city of Odesa. Earlier, diplomats said the UN Security Council would hold a crisis meeting on Thursday to discuss the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Ukraine. Follow FRANCE 24’s live […]

  • Denmark among top countries for press freedom

    Denmark among top countries for press freedom

    Kim has been wrongSweden, Estonia and Finland completed the top five, while Ireland, Portugal, Costa Rica, Lithuania and Liechtenstein made up the rest of the top 10. Other notables included Germany (16), Canada (19), United Kingdom (24), South Africa (35), Australia (39), United States (42), South Korea (43), Japan (71), Brazil (110). ), Indonesia (117), […]

  • Across China: “Plogging,” a purity raging among Chinese youth

    YINCHUAN, April 24 (Xinhua) – Picking up trash while jogging or running may not be an obligation, but some environmentally conscious youth in China see it as an important social duty. In 2019, Xu Jia, 35, from Yinchuan, the capital of northwestern China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, saw a poster featuring a “plowing” activity and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Denmark is still among the happiest nations

    Denmark is still among the happiest nations

    DK number two since 2016Afghanistan finished at the bottom of the rankings after Lebanon, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Botswana. Other notables included Australia (12th), Canada (15), USA (16), United Kingdom (17), Brazil (38), Mexico (46), Japan (54), South Korea (59), China (72), Russia (80), Indonesia (87), Denmark finished last at the top of the rankings in […]

  • 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 […]

  • International Women’s Day celebrates the contribution of women and girls as influencers of climate solutions

    International Women’s Day celebrates the contribution of women and girls as influencers of climate solutions

    During International Women’s Day, during a formal UN event, Secretary-General António Guterres emphasizes the important role of women and girls in combating climate change. “We need more female environment ministers, business leaders, and presidents and prime ministers. They can get countries to tackle the climate crisis, develop green jobs and build a fairer and more […]

  • The Russian attack will cause spikes in flight cancellations

    The Russian attack will cause spikes in flight cancellations

    The attack also triggered a collapse in the Russian outbound market. Destinations suffering the most from immediate cancellations 24-26. Cyprus (300%), Egypt (234%), Turkey (153%), the United Kingdom (153%), Armenia (200%) and the Maldives (165%). Prior to the outbreak of war, bookings for flights departing from Russia in March, April and May had returned to […]

  • Ronnie Hellström – the world’s best goalkeeper

    Ronnie Hellström – the world’s best goalkeeper

    Ronnie Hellström has four years after his shabby World Cup debut in Mexico taken revenge in the 1974 World Cup and in the group stage showed that he is the tournament’s best goalkeeper. The Swedish team that surprised has the chance to reach the final, but then you have to defeat the home nation West […]

  • Which countries can Russian citizens NOT visit without a visa

    Which countries can Russian citizens NOT visit without a visa

    Some 90 countries require Russian citizens to have visas to cross their borders. The Russian passport led 33rd out of 90 on the Global Passport Power Rank and 46th out of 111 in the official passport index ranking composed of Henley & Partners. Still, there are about 90 countries that still require Russian citizens to […]