Eurosport will show elite European Athletics events until 2019

  Through a press release, Eurosport has announced the extention of its multiplatform rights for elite-level championships organised by European Athletics. The European-wide agreement, acquired from the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), covers a series of top athletics events over the next four years. Kicking off with the 2016 European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam from July 6-10, the agreement also includes the ...

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Springsteen cancels concert in North Karolina because of anti-LGBT law

E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt said Bruce Springsteen and the band canceled their North Carolina concert because of the state’s new law blocking anti-discrimination rules for the LGBT community. Van Zandt told The Associated Press Friday night the decision was made not to perform Sunday in Greensboro, North Carolina, because of the law, which critics say discriminates against ...

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US government provides Humanitarian Assistance to refugees in Greece

On April 7 and 8, 2016, the U.S. Mission to Greece and the U.S. Army’s 409th Contracting Support Brigade (CSB) donated essential humanitarian supplies for migrants and refugees in Greece on behalf of the U.S. Government. Thousands of beds, sleeping bags, blankets, pillows, diapers and other necessities were provided to the Hellenic Republic First Reception Service for distribution at sites ...

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The Rolling Stones inaugurated a retrospective at the Saatchi Gallery

The Rolling Stones took a walk down memory lane inside London’s Saatchi Gallery on Monday to help unveil Exhibitionism, a major retrospective show about the iconic British rock band. The show tracks the group’s rise from one-time former 1960s blues band to international rock phenomenon and includes a treasure trove of more than 500 original artifacts drawn from the Rolling ...

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Obama: Greece will overcome the crisis

Greece will get out of the financial crisis stronger, US President Barack Obama said during a reception for the celebration of March 25 national holiday at the White House, Athens and Macedonian News Agency reports. The US President, in his statement, referred to the bonds of the two countries, Greece and the USA, and compared the struggles of both countries ...

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Villanova wins NCAA championship at the buzzer! (Video)

Junior forward Kris Jenkins hit a three at the buzzer, and No. 2 seed Villanova won the NCAA men’s basketball national championship in thrilling fashion over No. 1 seed North Carolina, 77-74, at NRG Stadium in Houston. It’s the first buzzer-beater on a three-pointer in national championship history. Villanova also became the first team to win the national championship game ...

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Antonio Conte will take up as Chelsea manager after Euro 2016

Antonio Conte has been named Jose Mourinho’s permanent successor as Chelsea manager.  The 46-year-old Italian will take up his role as Chelsea’s first-team head coach on a three-year contract after managing Italy in this summer’s European Championships. Conte said on chelseafc.com: “I am happy we have made the announcement now so everything is clear and we can end the speculation. I ...

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Judi Dench breaks record at the Olivier Awards

Dame Judi Dench is now the winningest performer in the history of the Olivier Awards, the London equivalent of the Tony Awards. The actress picked up her eighth Olivier during an April 3 ceremony at the Royal Opera House,winning the award for actress in a supporting role for her performance as Paulina in “The Winter’s Tale,” part of the Kenneth ...

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Trump: NATO is obsolete, other countries must pay or leave

Donald Trump has stepped up his attack on Nato, saying he would force member nations to leave the transatlantic security organisation unless they contributed more money to what he said was an “obsolete” defence alliance. Speaking in Wisconsin ahead of the state’s primary on Tuesday, he went further by saying that NATO’s demise would not be a serious problem. “Its possible ...

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