Tag: Tennis

  • HAM Helsinki Art Museum’s art collection now online

    HAM Helsinki Art Museum’s art collection now online

    HAM takes care of the art collection that belongs to all Helsinki residents, and works of art spread from the Tennis Palace to every corner of the city. HAM’s collection includes more than 10,000 works, of which around 2,500 are located in the city’s public spaces, indoors and outdoors. The most visible part of the […]

  • St Patrick’s Day 2023: Where Gaelic games reign supreme

    St Patrick’s Day 2023: Where Gaelic games reign supreme

    Roy Keane, Brian O’Driscoll, Stephen Roche… Ireland has always and probably always will produce great sporting figures. With a population comparable in size to that of Denmark, the Irish continue to punch above their weight in international sport. Most of the usual suspects They are currently number one in the world in rugby union and […]

  • Why Holger Rune’s new coach is a promising sign… but where have we seen him before?

    Why Holger Rune’s new coach is a promising sign… but where have we seen him before?

    Holger Rune is not just one of the best young tennis players in the world – he is also an excellent value to watch as you never know what might happen next. We already had his mother – her, the world number nine screamed to leave Roland Garros when he struggled in the French Open. […]

  • Holger Rune was knocked out of the Australian Open in the cruelest fashion

    Holger Rune was knocked out of the Australian Open in the cruelest fashion

    Moments ago, Holger Rune crashed out of the Australian Open in the most agonizing fashion. Eurosport experts agreed that they have never seen anything like it in the history of tennis. Rune let a 5-0 lead slip in the deciding set tiebreaker, where the first to 10 is the win, but that wasn’t why Rune […]

  • Holger Rune made it through to the second round of the Australian Open

    Holger Rune made it through to the second round of the Australian Open

    Holger Rune made a mighty big impression at the Australian Open this morning. Against the Serbian opponent Filip Krajinovic, the 19-year-old Dane won in three sets in a row 6-2, 6-3, 6-4. Despite some good points from the Serbian, the young tennis player stayed focused and found a way to spend just 2 hours and […]

  • Holger Rune writes history in Paris

    Holger Rune writes history in Paris

    Aura of AgassiRune’s rise to the top of tennis has been nothing short of phenomenal. Here’s some perspective. He is the only player in history to go from being outside the top 100 the year before to entering the top 10 for the first time the following year. Andre Agassi did it in 1998, but […]

  • Holger Rune beats the world number one, but is still criticized for his behavior on the court

    Holger Rune beats the world number one, but is still criticized for his behavior on the court

    The Danish tennis player Holger Rune beat world number one Carlos Alcaraz a few seconds ago at the Paris Rolex Masters. Leading 6-3, 6-6, the Spaniard pulled away to hand the 19-year-old the biggest scalp of his career. In just two weeks he has won the Stockholm Open, reached the final of the Swiss Indoors […]

  • China sweeps the women’s semifinal berths in the WTT Cup Finals

    XINXIANG, China, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) — Chinese women paddlers showed their dominance by taking all the semi-final spots at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Cup Finals here on Friday. Wang Manyu recorded the same score of 11-4 in three games to dispatch Mima Ito, helping her win over the Japanese ace in the final of […]

  • Holger Rune beats world number five to win the title and break into the top 25

    Holger Rune beats world number five to win the title and break into the top 25

    Rising Danish tennis star Holger Rune again underlined his huge potential by claiming his second tournament win of the season: this time thanks to a straight sets defeat of world number five Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final of the Stockholm Open on Sunday. The Greek was not the only notable scalp of Rune’s week as […]

  • 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 […]

  • Where is Peng Shuai?  The star who accused party leaders of abuse

    Where is Peng Shuai? The star who accused party leaders of abuse

    Cast: Björn Djurberg, Sveriges Radio’s correspondent in Beijing.Maria Strandlund Tomsvik, tennis commentator on Eurosport. A program by Cecilia Paulsson, 2022. Archive audio: AP, BBC, AFP, Roland Garros, Australia Open TV, CNN, The Guardian, New York Times, IOC Media and Lianhe Zaobao.

  • China was crowned the men’s team for the tenth consecutive time in the table tennis world

    CHENGDU, China, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) — China made short work of their German counterparts 3-0 in the men’s final here Sunday at the World Table Tennis Championships, lifting the Swaythling Cup for the 10th consecutive time and a record 22 times overall. The last team to stop China in a men’s team final at worlds […]

  • China and Japan meet in the women’s final of the table tennis team world

    CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) — Title favorites China and Japan cleared the women’s semifinals at the World Team Championships here on Friday to compete in the final. World top three players Sun Yingsha, Chen Meng and Wang Manyu defeated their respective rivals 3-0 to help China crush Chinese Taipei 3-0, while Chen Meng struggled […]

  • Table tennis team world results

    CHENGDU, China, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) — Following are the results of the 2022 World Table Tennis Championships here on Wednesday: Men’s team Round 16 South Korea vs. Poland, 3-0 Hong Kong, China vs. Egypt, 3-0 Japan vs. Brazil, 3-0 France v England, 3-2 women’s team Round 16 Germany vs. Puerto Rico, 3-1 Singapore vs Czech […]

  • China, Sweden sail into men’s quarters of table tennis team worlds

    CHENGDU, China, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) — Hosts China’s men’s table tennis team claimed their fifth straight win against India to set up a men’s quarterfinal against Sweden at the World Team Championships here on Thursday. Indian men’s table tennis team surprisingly beat Germany in the group stage, but there was not much they could do […]

  • 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 […]

  • Simon Spies’ ‘morning bun girls’ demand apology from holiday company he founded

    Simon Spies’ ‘morning bun girls’ demand apology from holiday company he founded

    Denmark has really changed. Barely a decade ago, a life that celebrated the life of one of its most lovable scoundrels hit theaters. It ended up selling 314,545 tickets and winning four Robert awards – the country’s answer to the Oscars. But today Simon Spies, the package travel pioneer whose champagne lifestyle never failed to […]

  • The German paddler Qiu wins the EC title in men’s singles

    BERLIN, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) — German table tennis player Qiu Dang claimed his first major tournament on Sunday, winning the Euro 2022 men’s singles title by defeating Darko Jorgic of Slovenia 4-1 in the final in Munich, Germany. Jorgic narrowly won the first set, but Qiu battled all the way back in the next four […]

  • Jorgen Persson

    Jorgen Persson

    Jorgen Persson, one of the most influential in table tennis’ golden generation. He made his debut in the national team in 1983 and ended his career in 2013. During that time, Jörgen Persson managed seven Olympic Games, ten EC gold medals and five WC gold medals in various constellations. After a roving life in championships, […]

  • China’s Zhang Rui wins 2 titles at WTT Contender Tunis

    TUNIS, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) — China’s Zhang Rui grabbed the spotlight at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Tunis here on Saturday by winning the women’s singles and doubles titles. Japan’s Miwa Harimoto pulled out all the stops to thwart Zhang in the singles final, coming back from 3-1 down to force a decider, but […]

  • 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 […]

  • China wins big at WTT Star Contender in Budapest

    BUDAPEST, July 17 (Xinhua) – The Chinese players won the men’s singles, women’s singles and doubles titles on the final day of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Star Contender here on Sunday. In the women’s singles final, Chinese Wang Yidi won four matches in a row after going down one match to defeat second seed […]

  • Chinese couple wins mixed doubles at WTT Star Contender in Budapest

    BUDAPEST, July 16 (Xinhua) – The Chinese couple Wang Chuqin / Wang Manyu returned from two matches to defeat the Japanese duo Harimoto Tomokazu / Hayata Hina for the mixed doubles title at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Star Contender held here on Saturday. In the mixed doubles final, Wang Chuqin / Wang Manyu lost […]

  • A proof that the royals influence Denmark’s name choice more than its football stars

    A proof that the royals influence Denmark’s name choice more than its football stars

    All four of the Crown Prince Couple’s children were on the 50 most popular lists of newborn boys and girls for 2021, topped by Oscar and Alma, respectively, who were today confirmed by Statistics Denmark. Vincent (41st with 189 new namesakes) overshadowed big brother Christian (45th with 181) in the boys’ fight, although none of […]

  • My tennis coach is the world champion

    My tennis coach is the world champion

    Life after 80 can be full of age problems, friends’ funerals and thoughts that life is starting to suffer towards the end. But could it be just the opposite? Would it be possible to redraw the age ladder and instead of taking steps step by step downwards continue upwards and in the 90s step replace […]

  • Cameron Norrie through, Andy Murray out at Wimbledon

    Cameron Norrie through, Andy Murray out at Wimbledon

    Britain won one and lost one in singles action for men in the second round on Wednesday at Wimbledon. Ninth-seeded Cameron Norrie put together a furious rally to advance to the third round while all-time favorite Andy Murray was thrown out by the great John Isner. Norrie gathered from the ace down to defeat Spain’s […]

  • Singing, drinking and fire: the best places to enjoy Saint Hans’ Evening in Copenhagen

    Singing, drinking and fire: the best places to enjoy Saint Hans’ Evening in Copenhagen

    Like the site of the famous Jelling Stone, home to a church since the 11th century, Saint Hans’ften is a relic of Denmark’s unique mixed pagan and Christian past. A short story First, as a celebration of the summer solstice, people gathered at sacred springs, draped the reeds over their doorways and gathered herbs to […]

  • Latest developments in Ukraine: 25 May

    Latest developments in Ukraine: 25 May

    For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flash point Ukraine. Recent developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. All times EDT: 12:15: It reports Reuters that Russian-born tennis star Daria Saville, who plays for Australia, says she can not return to Russia because she spoke publicly against its invasion of Ukraine. In […]

  • The rising Danish tennis star Holger Rune beats the world number 15 at the French Open

    The rising Danish tennis star Holger Rune beats the world number 15 at the French Open

    Holger Rune has just beaten Denis Shapovalov, world number 15, in a straight set at the French Open 6-3, 6-1, 7-6. A pulsating start caused the young player to break his Canadian opponent calmly in the first two sets. Only in the third set did he meet a lot of opposition, but when three breakpoints […]

  • Crazyer than Christmas: Living our lives to the fullest

    Crazyer than Christmas: Living our lives to the fullest

    One of the many amazing things about running an English-language theater in Denmark for 40 years is that many actors and directors have come to work with me, and it is fascinating to see the city and its culture through their eyes. Right now I am performing the one-woman play ‘Shirley Valentine’ at Sorte Hest […]

  • Holger Rune gets a landmark victory

    Holger Rune gets a landmark victory

    Finnish strong?– It was a difficult match from the beginning. He is in the top three in the world and has played some incredible tennis, especially in the last year of winning so many great titles, ” said Rune after the match. “I have great respect for him and of course I did not expect […]

  • Sports Round-Up: Awarding World Cup games bad news for the many who do not subscribe to TV2

    Sports Round-Up: Awarding World Cup games bad news for the many who do not subscribe to TV2

    Similarly for women’s EuroTV2 has the rights to Denmark’s next match (France) on 25 November at 17.00, before DR takes over the third match on 30 November at 16.00 against either Peru, Australia or the UAE. Should Denmark get out of the group, the two TV stations will change each round, with TV2 starting with […]

  • Performance review: Vivienne wins!  Her Valentine is one for the times

    Performance review: Vivienne wins! Her Valentine is one for the times

    Vivienne McKee is many things. Icon, actress, comedian, businesswoman, not least, she is an inspiration to countless expats in the way she moved to Denmark 50 years ago and took the country by storm and won the hearts of hundreds of thousands of Danes with her annual Christmas show. . But at the Theater at […]

  • Danske Nyheder Round-Up: The police clear one of the murder suspects in Aalborg

    Danske Nyheder Round-Up: The police clear one of the murder suspects in Aalborg

    One of the 36-year-old men charged with the murder of 22-year-old Mia Skadhauge Stevn, who was subsequently released from prison, had nothing to do with her disappearance or death, the police in Aalborg have determined. – A decision has been made to drop the charge against the 36-year-old man, whom we arrested on 9 February, […]

  • April Events: Shirley a visit to the theater is in order

    April Events: Shirley a visit to the theater is in order

    Shirley ValentineApril 21-14. May, performances Tue-Fri 20.00, Sat 17.00; The Theater at Sorte Hest, Vesterbrogade 150, Cph V; SEK 205 via theater tickets.dkThe great Vivienne McKee and London Toast Theater return with Willy Russell’s 1980s audience-happy Shirley Valentine. Come meet Shirley in her kitchen while she talks to her only company: the wall. This self-discovery […]

  • Against medicine "suffocation under pressure"

    Against medicine "suffocation under pressure"

    “Choking under pressure” means when people fail under stress, for example during a sports competition. The situation is also familiar to students who do not have access to information previously acquired in exams or to public speakers who suddenly do not get their word out at the crucial moment. Working group on sports psychology, led […]

  • 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) […]

  • Censorship plagues the Olympics in Beijing, says the rights group

    Censorship plagues the Olympics in Beijing, says the rights group

    New York [US]February 18 (ANI): Chinese government censorship seriously ruined Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Friday, adding that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and corporate sponsors have not commented on the government’s human rights record. The Chinese government’s crimes against humanity against Uighurs and other Turkish communities in Xinjiang have […]

  • Vaccinated Zlatan weighs in on Djokovic’s line

    Vaccinated Zlatan weighs in on Djokovic’s line

    The football icon was shot because “the vaccine protects me” The struggling tennis superstar Novak Djokovic should only have taken a Covid vaccine because he felt it would protect him, Swedish football legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic has claimed. Unvaccinated Djokovic was at the center of a diplomatic storm when the Australian government succeeded in its second […]

  • Sports Round-Up: Showing some Love – Danish club signs Brazilian legend

    Sports Round-Up: Showing some Love – Danish club signs Brazilian legend

    From Almaty to Herning Fresh from a stay in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Love joins FCM on a contract for the rest of the season as the club tries to maintain its slender Superliga lead. “Vagner Love brings enormous experience to the table,” said FCM sports director Svend Graversen. “He has played for his country and in […]

  • Kyrgios, Medvedev on round two Australian Open clash course

    SYDNEY, January 18 (Xinhua) – Australian showman Nick Kyrgios and Russian world number 2 Daniil Medvedev will face each other in round two after both won their matches in round one on the second day of the Australian Open. Medvedev did an effective job in his match against Swiss opponent Henri Laaksonen on Tuesday and […]

  • Rival Tsitsipas weighs in on daring Djokovic

    Rival Tsitsipas weighs in on daring Djokovic

    Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas gives his verdict on Novak Djokovic in the middle of his Australian Open visa story Tennis world four Stefanos Tsitsipas has said that Novak Djokovic “plays according to his own rules” by arriving in Melbourne unvaccinated before the Australian Open. Djokovic arrived in Down Under with a medical exception which […]

  • 2022 Australian Open draw announced

    SYDNEY, January 13 (Xinhua) – Days out from the start of the Australian Open 2022, Tennis Australia on Thursday has drawn the matches for the tournament’s first round starting on January 17. It was noteworthy that the number one Novak Djokovic of the Serbian world was in the draw. If he is allowed to play […]

  • 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 […]

  • Russia’s Medvedev is considering the WTA’s decision in China

    Russia’s Medvedev is considering the WTA’s decision in China

    The reigning US Open champion Daniil Medvedev has spoken out in support of the WTA after it suspended all competitions in China in the middle of the quarrel over former women’s doubles world number one Peng Shuai. The move from the Women’s Tennis Association was made in solidarity with Chinese star Peng, who accused him […]

  • World Cup silver for Möregårdh – final fell against the world setter

    World Cup silver for Möregårdh – final fell against the world setter

    World setter Fan Zhendong became too tough a task. 19-year-old Truls Möregårdh lost the singles final at the World Table Tennis Championships in Houston. The Chinese superstar won 4-0 in sets. 77-ranked Möregårdh’s successful WC ends with a silver medal.

  • Right now: Swedish management in the World Cup final

    Right now: Swedish management in the World Cup final

    Mattias Falck and Kristian Karlsson are currently playing in the double final at the Table Tennis World Cup, which will be decided in Houston, USA. The last time a Swedish doubles pair won World Cup gold was in 1991. Falck / Karlsson meets the South Korean couple Jang Woojin / Lim Jonghoon.

  • How To Cope With A Seasonal Mood Disorder

    How To Cope With A Seasonal Mood Disorder

    Fortunately, there are a few old solutions to this situation that can effectively combat fatigue caused by darkness. Of course, every human being is an individual, and not all means are suitable for everyone. For some, exercise can help, while others can get energy from regular sleep rhythms. Some may spend dark time playing video […]

  • We received messages: Russian tennis comeback saves Serbia

    We received messages: Russian tennis comeback saves Serbia

    Daniil Medvedev, the only man ranked behind Novak Djokovic, has admitted that “some people from Serbia” sent a message to the Russian team during a dramatic day when they threw out champions Spain to keep Djokovic’s team in the Davis Cup. The Russian Tennis Federation will return to Madrid to face Sweden in the quarter-finals […]

  • China sweeps into the semifinals of the women’s singles at Table Tennis Worlds

    China sweeps into the semifinals of the women’s singles at Table Tennis Worlds

    © Provided by Xinhua NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 27 (Xinhua) – Chinese paddlers continued to shine in the 2021 Table Tennis World Championships held in Houston, reaching the semifinals of the women’s singles at Sunday’s all-Chinese competitions. World No.1 Chen Meng joined teammates Sun Yingsha, Wang Manyu and Wang Yidi in the last four, after outclassing […]

  • China sweeps into the semifinals of women’s singles in the world of table tennis

    NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 27 (Xinhua) – Chinese paddlers continued to shine in the 2021 Table Tennis World Championships held in Houston, reaching the semifinals of the women’s singles at Sunday’s all-Chinese competitions. World No.1 Chen Meng joined teammates Sun Yingsha, Wang Manyu and Wang Yidi in the last four, after outclassing their respective rivals in […]

  • China’s Liu Guoliang elected ITTF Vice President

    HOUSTON, November 24 (Xinhua) – Liu Guoliang, President of the Chinese Table Tennis Federation (CTTA), was elected Vice President of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The sport’s world governing body was held here on Wednesday. He will serve alongside seven other vice presidents elected at the AGM. Liu […]

  • Four Chinese male paddlers drawn in the same half in the Houston Worlds

    HOUSTON, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) – Four of China’s five elite athletes, including world number 1 Fan Zhendong, will share a star-studded top half of the men’s singles after the draw for the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships here on Sunday. Fan, who participated in the draw ceremony with the newly crowned Olympic women’s singles champion […]

  • Local Election 2021: Doorstep decision day

    Local Election 2021: Doorstep decision day

    Let’s face it: it’s these elections you want to vote in. They pertain to your healthcare (where your baby might be born, where that crucial operation might take place etc), the state of your community (roads, schools and leisure), and how much assistance you get in your integration. That’s an awful lot of money being […]

  • The Red Bull Solo Q World Finals takes place in Munich

    The Red Bull Solo Q World Finals takes place in Munich

    The Red Bull Solo Q World Finals will take place on December 4-5 at BMW Welt in Munich, where the top 20 players will compete in a two-day offline final for the official 1v1 League of Legends tournament title. In addition to the title, the winner will receive a live viewing experience at an upcoming […]

  • On Screens for November: How movies compete with Lazarus as the biggest comeback in history

    On Screens for November: How movies compete with Lazarus as the biggest comeback in history

    Now we know how Jesus felt. No, scratch it: now we know how Mary and Martha felt. None! Not the two women who had a threesome with Bob in the awful 80s comedy of the North of England (my heart is broken at the thought of Alan Clarke wasting some of his last moments on […]

  • Sports Round-Up: Cyclist champion fears Great Belt, as if it is the bridge in Khazad-dum in ‘Lord of the Rings’

    Sports Round-Up: Cyclist champion fears Great Belt, as if it is the bridge in Khazad-dum in ‘Lord of the Rings’

    It sounds like something out of classical mythology or ‘Lord of the Rings’: the hero’s journey has no alternative; an insurmountable obstacle must be passed to continue. “You must not pass!” on the bridge in Khazad-dum and all that. Well, too Slovenian cyclist Tadej Poganoyear, the winner of 2021 Tour de France, the insurmountable obstacle […]

  • Out of Scandinavia Film screening – Today at  17.307 Calendar Icon

    Out of Scandinavia Film screening – Today at 17.307 Calendar Icon

    Explore Academics Admission Fine Arts Athletics Profile Institutions, Programs, & Majors Academic Calendar Academic Catalog Fellowships Majors & Minor year SEK 3 Curriculum Special programs First semester Seminar January Interim Experience Overwriting the entire curriculum Experience learning Honorary society Phi Beta KappaΦΒΚ Sigma XiΣΞ Support Office Academic Support Center Center for International and Cultural Education […]

  • The tournament played in Iceland is watched by hundreds of millions of viewers

    The tournament played in Iceland is watched by hundreds of millions of viewers

    According to Morgunblaðið, the League of Legends World Championship 2021 is taking place at the Laugardalshöll sports center in Reykjavík. The event, hosted by Riot Games, started on October 5 and will last until November 6. Hundreds of millions of people from all over the world are expected to follow this esports championship. “The final […]

  • WTA compilation: Ons Jabeur upsets Elina Svitolina to reach Chicago semis

    WTA compilation: Ons Jabeur upsets Elina Svitolina to reach Chicago semis

    The sixth seeded Ons Jabeur in Tunisia had 28 winners while making a 6-4, 6-2 victory over leading Elina Svitolina of Ukraine on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Chicago Fall Tennis Classic. Svitolina had only nine winners in a match that Jabeur controlled for most of 82 minutes. Jabeur will face fifth-seeded Elena […]

  • Gustaf V – tennis, love grief and lost royal power

    Gustaf V – tennis, love grief and lost royal power

    The editorial staff of this section consists of: Cecilia Düringer – host and screenwriterMarie Fjellborg – script and researchMårten Andersson – producerPablo Leiva Wenger – stage narratorPeter Jonason – sound design and final mix Lars Ilshammar, historian and assistant national librarian at the Royal Library, also participates in the section. Want to know more about […]

  • WTA compilation: Anett Kontaveit rolls in the Chicago opener

    WTA compilation: Anett Kontaveit rolls in the Chicago opener

    Anett Kontaveit, who came from a championship race in Ostrava, Czech Republic, last week, won her opening match on Tuesday in the Chicago Fall Tennis Classic. The 11th seeded Estonian beat USA’s Madison Brengle 6-4, 6-3 in 84 minutes. Kontaveit put only 63 percent of their first serve into play and lost three service matches, […]

  • The homicide boss from the Travel Team can also sing

    The homicide boss from the Travel Team can also sing

    Actress Charlotte Fich, who turns 60 on Sunday 26 September, is best known as the red-haired homicide boss Ingrid Dahl in “Rejseholdet”. She constantly gets reactions to the role, even though it is decades old, because the series simply refuses to die. – It simply has its own life, she said in 2017 to Billed-Bladet, […]

  • Tennis Queen is considered the best in history

    Tennis Queen is considered the best in history

    The father, Richard Williams, did his part early on so that Serena and the one-year-old sister, Venus, could set course for the tennis stars. Serena was just four years old when she started playing tennis with her father as a coach and Venus as a training partner. And the talent was so obvious that five […]

  • Continues the fine tradition of showering Danish sports champions

    Continues the fine tradition of showering Danish sports champions

    “What the hell is going on,” tennis player Clara Tauson wondered over the winner’s microphone moments after winning the Luxembourg Open yesterday. Not only did the 18-year-old emphasize her credentials by winning her second (and season) second WTA tournament, but she also confirmed her undoubtedness by swearing in conversation with the media. Sports stars who […]

  • Get in shape with micro training in 10 minutes

    Get in shape with micro training in 10 minutes

    In fact, you do not need to set aside more than 5-15 minutes to get through an effective workout routine. This is what Marina Aagaard says, who has a master’s degree in fitness and training from SDU, teaches and is the author of a number of health books, the most recent of which is called […]

  • Sports Round-Up: Superliga or the Golden Goose?

    Sports Round-Up: Superliga or the Golden Goose?

    Market at the right time For Henrik Tønder, the head of Vejle Boldklub, who sold the young striker Wahid Faghir to Bundesliga clothes Stuttgart for around DKK 50 million, “the overall goal has been to create stability in our economy”. Rasmus Klarskov Storm, head of research at the Sports Analysis Institute, confirmed the economic turmoil […]

  • Green focus in new Copenhagen budget agreement

    Green focus in new Copenhagen budget agreement

    Sporty lift An additional DKK 250 million is invested in sports, with new artificial turf pitches earmarked for Emdrup, Lersøparken and Kløvermarken, as well as a new swimming pool in Sydhavn. Opening hours on ice rinks in Ørstad and Østerbro are extended to cover the whole year, as are tennis courts in Ryvang and Genforeningspladsen. […]

  • China’s Liu Guoliang is among the nominees for the ITTF’s Vice Vice Presidents

    BEIJING, September 7 (Xinhua) – Liu Guoliang, president of the Chinese Table Tennis Federation (CTTA), is listed as one of 17 nominees for the ITTF’s vice presidents, as the ITTF announced the nominations to the ITTF’s Executive Committee on Tuesday. The nominations were announced to the ITTF members following a review process by the ITTF […]

  • Three-gold Paralympic feature a slight improvement over 2016

    Three-gold Paralympic feature a slight improvement over 2016

    Denmark won five medals at the Paralympic Games – this is the lowest number ever since the debut at the Games in 1976 and two less than the optimal number set by the Danish Handicap Sports Association. However, it was a total of three golds the most since 2008. Still, it was far from the […]

  • Interview: Ball proud to fight against generations of Chinese champions

    By sports writers Liu Yang, Zhang Yuan and Oliver Trust BERLIN, September 1 (Xinhua) – German table tennis’ evergreen Timo Boll says he’s proud to fight generations of Chinese table tennis champions, with Ma Lin and Fan Zhendong his toughest opponents. In a new interview with Xinhua, Boll recalled his experiences of tackling world champions […]

  • Ash Barty crosses past Jil Teichmann to win the Western Southern Open

    Ash Barty crosses past Jil Teichmann to win the Western Southern Open

    Top seed Ashleigh Barty of Australia picked up eight aces as they rolled to a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Jil Teichmann of Switzerland on Sunday in the title match of the Western Southern Open at Mason, Ohio. Barty needed just 73 minutes to win his fifth title this season and 13th in his career. World […]

  • North Jutland parish hit by closure – associations must stay closed

    The small parish of Skelund in Mariagerfjord Municipality has exceeded the authorities’ infection limit and will be affected by automatic closure from Monday. The closure affects a number of sports clubs and associations, Mariagerfjord Municipality states on its website. This includes a tennis club and badminton club. At the municipality, Flemming Bækby Nielsen, head of […]

  • Copenhagen 2021: Highlights in a strong cultural program

    The original rainbow flag ongoing, ending Aug. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m .; Copenhagen City Hall, Cph K; free adm A 30-meter section of the iconic Rainbow Flag, created by artist and LGBTI + activist Gilbert Baker, will be displayed from the very first day in Copenhagen 2021. One of the many sections of the original […]

  • Copenhagen 2021: LISTER – EUROGAMES

    Copenhagen 2021: LISTER – EUROGAMES

    Sports leader conference 16.-17. August; 08.00-21.30, 07.30-17.00; Copenhagen Conference Center, DGI Byen, Cph V; free registration at copenhagen2021.com The Sports Leader Conference is a conglomerate of panel discussions, workshops, speeches and interviews with the aim of making sport a more LGBTI + inclusive place. Chess Aug 20, Kulturhuset Island Brygge, Islands Brygge 18, Cph V; […]

  • Copenhagen 2021: Let the games begin!

    Copenhagen 2021: Let the games begin!

    The annual EuroGames, hosted by the European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation (EGLSF), starts on Wednesday 18 August. In the spirit of inclusivity, it is open to all – regardless of age, race, gender, sexuality and experience. Competitions in 22 different sports will be judged by the same international sports federations that judge the Olympics […]

  • Sampras blev stjerne med uddød spillestil

    Sampras blev stjerne med uddød spillestil

    Den spillestil, som i dag må siges at være så godt som uddød, sikrede ham 14 grand slam-triumfer som datidens største herrespiller. Torsdag runder Pete Sampras 50 år. Tennislegenden med kælenavnet “Pistol Pete”, som hans hårde serv sikrede ham, stoppede sin 15 år lange karriere i 2002. Det blev også året, hvor han tog sin […]

  • Tennisikonet brillerer stadig – lidt endnu

    Tennisikonet brillerer stadig – lidt endnu

    Federer, som søndag 8. august fylder 40 år, har i sin samtid fået hård konkurrence af især 35-årige Rafael Nadal og 34-årige Novak Djokovic, der også begge er noteret for 20 grand slam-titler. De tre har rekorden på mandesiden i antallet af vundne grand slam-titler. Derfor vil der i eftertiden, når stjernetrioen har lagt ketsjeren […]

  • 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 […]

  • Last places for table tennis men’s team at Tokyo Olympics

    TOKYO, August 6 (Xinhua) – The following are the final placements of the table tennis men’s team at the Tokyo Olympics this Friday: 1. China (Xu Xin, Ma Long, Fan Zhendong, Wang Chuqin) Germany (Patrick Franziska, Timo Boll, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Benedikt Duda) Japan (Yukiya Uda, Jun Mizutani, Tomokazu Harimoto, Koki Niwa) South Korea (An Jaehyun, […]

  • China leads gold when teenage diver Quan shines at the Olympics in Tokyo

    China leads gold when teenage diver Quan shines at the Olympics in Tokyo

    © Provided by Xinhua With three days left of the Olympic competition, China won one gold each in diving and table tennis on Thursday to stay on top of the gold medal table. TOKYO, August 5 (Xinhua) – China continued its gold rush in diving and table tennis on Thursday to hold on to the […]

  • China and South Korea meet in the semifinals of table tennis for men at the Olympics in Tokyo

    China and South Korea meet in the semifinals of table tennis for men at the Olympics in Tokyo

    © Provided by Xinhua Chinese table tennis men’s team will fight against South Korea in the semifinals after crushing France 3-0. TOKYO, August 2 (Xinhua) – Defending champions China booked a table tennis semi-final against South Korea at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after beating France 3-0 on Monday, but the world’s first fan Zhendong […]

  • Sing me the old Copenhagen shipyard blues: back when B&W steered the waves

    Sing me the old Copenhagen shipyard blues: back when B&W steered the waves

    Have you ever visited Copenhagen and stood and admired ‘The Little Mermaid’? Because if you lifted your head a little, you were staring straight at Refshaleøen and what were at one time the mighty B&W shipyards. Once upon a time, it was the largest employer in the capital region – working was the very essence […]

  • 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 […]

  • The star, the cheating and the gang threat to sports

    The star, the cheating and the gang threat to sports

    The verdict will soon come in a high-profile match-fixing case in Malmö District Court. The man, a well-known former Allsvenskan football player, according to the prosecutor must have taken a deliberate yellow card that others then played money on. He should then have received a large sum of money after the match. But the man […]

  • Söderhamn Swedish champion in table tennis

    Söderhamn Swedish champion in table tennis

    Söderhamn’s men are Swedish champions in table tennis, after winning against Halmstad 4-2 in the third and decisive final meeting. Söderhamn was down 1-0 after the first final, but turned around and won both the second and third meeting between the teams. A great hero for Söderhamn was Anders Eriksson who decided for his club.

  • 50-year-old Mickelson won the PGA Championship – record-breaking Major Winner

    50-year-old Mickelson won the PGA Championship – record-breaking Major Winner

    American Phil Mickelson made history on Monday night when he won the PGA Championship, one of the four Major competitions. Mickelson, who turns 51 in June, thus became the oldest winner ever in a Major, which is the golf equivalent of tennis’ Grand Slam tournaments. The Swedes then, yes Alex Norén finished in 55th place […]

  • The knife attack on the tennis queen

    The knife attack on the tennis queen

    Participants: Catarina Lindqvist Ryan, Swedish top-ten player in the world in the 1980s – who played against both Steffi Graf and Monica Seles.Maria Strandlund Tomsvik, former professional player who participated in the tennis tournament where Seles was stabbed – now a commentator for Eurosport. A program by Susanna Andrén, spring 2021.Final mix: Tobias Carlsson. Archive […]

  • Right now: The Swedish EC squad is taken out

    Right now: The Swedish EC squad is taken out

    17: 34-21.00 in P4 and 21.03-22.00 in P3 FootballBefore the European Championships17.34The men’s squad for this summer’s European Championships is presented (Richard Henriksson, Susanna Andrén and Linn Nenzén) Allsvenskan18.30Degerfors-Örebro (Mats Fagerström) Damallsvenskan18.30Linköping-Kristianstad (Paul Zyra and Daniella Chamoun) Swimming18.00EC (Peter Sundkvist and Anna-Karin Kammerling) Table tennis18.30Men’s SM Final 1: 3Halmstad-Söderhamn (Patric Ljunggren) Handball20.10Men’s SM Final 3: […]

  • The talent outside the Olympic team in table tennis

    The talent outside the Olympic team in table tennis

    With a little more than two months left until the Olympics in Tokyo, it is now clear which table tennis players will be allowed to represent Sweden in the games. Previously, world number eight Mattias Falck was selected in both singles and teams and Linda Bergström in singles. In addition to them, the men’s national […]

  • Norwegian Ruud on his way to the top of world tennis

    Norwegian Ruud on his way to the top of world tennis

    Norway is about to produce a world-class player. Yes, that’s actually true. His name is Casper Ruud and he is now in his third semifinal in a big tournament during the spring gravel season. On his way to the semi-finals of Madrid’s big ATP tournament, he has beaten world number five Stefanos Tsitsipas. Late on […]

  • Nadal still king on the tennis gravel

    Nadal still king on the tennis gravel

    If anyone would wonder. Rafael Nadal is still king of the tennis gravel. He won the final in Barcelona against Stefanos Tsitsipas after three tough sets 6-4, 6-7, 7-5 and after a saved match ball. The Greek world number five Tsitispas won on the Monte Carlo gravel last weekend and was undefeated on that surface […]

  • Sport Round-Up: Denmark achieves top-15 coefficient mark

    Sport Round-Up: Denmark achieves top-15 coefficient mark

    The Chelsea routeDenmark needs every point it can get next season as it loses 8,500 points gained from the very successful 16/17 season. But another good news is that if Chelsea do not win the Champions League this season, the Danish champions will be guaranteed a place in the Europa League group stage if they […]

  • Indoor sports for children: Two models in play for reopening

    It appears from the draft the government has sent to the parties before negotiations on Thursday afternoon on further reopening. On both models, the assembly ceiling of 25 people is without corona pass. When reopening only non-contact sports, the health authorities estimate that the spread of infection will be low. Non-contact sports include badminton, gymnastics, […]

  • Important message to the public in Malå in Malå municipality, Västerbotten county

    Important message to the public in Malå in Malå municipality, Västerbotten county

    From this autumn, the Swedish Tennis Association will start training on match-fixing already at the tennis high schools. “We need to capture and inform even earlier, everything that is in the regulations that may not affect them yet but the day they go out on an international men’s and women’s level,” says Niklas Fjeldstadt, national […]

  • Five people arrested for match-fixing in tennis

    Five people arrested for match-fixing in tennis

    Five people have been arrested after the National Operations Department (NOA) made a crackdown on match-fixing linked to tennis. The police authority states that the attack took place in the Stockholm area on Wednesday morning and concerns large sums of money. “We can see that all sports are at risk of match-fixing, and we are […]