Hennessy announces UK’s first floating basketball court in celebration of 2022 NBA Finals

EDITORIAL USE ONLY General views of a full-size floating basketball court created by Hennessey, as it travels down the River Thames in London, to celebrate the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Season and the 2022 Finals. Picture date: Thursday June 9, 2022. PA Photo. The court, will travel from Woolwich to The Houses of Parliament, to launch … Read more

Grab announces three ESG goals for sustainable and inclusive growth

Through the ESG goals, Grab strengthens their ongoing commitment to reduce their carbon footprint, accelerate digital readiness in the country, and provide Filipinos access to meaningful livelihood opportunities Editor’s note: This press release is sponsored by Grab Philippines and was handled by BrandRap, the sales and marketing arm of Rappler. No member of the news … Read more

Fernandinho announces that he will leave Manchester City at the end of the season

Manchester City veteran Fernandinho has announced that he will leave Manchester City, after 9 years with the Citizens. The Brazilian no.6, who is also the club captain, has been limited to just 6 Premier League starts this season thanks to the form of Rodri, signed to be his replacement, and his expired contracts at the … Read more

US announces new Russia sanctions over Ukraine invasion

Herman Gref, the head of Russia’s largest lender Sberbank, is included in the latest round of US sanctions The United States and its allies on Thursday, March 24, ramped up pressure on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, as Washington imposed fresh sanctions on dozens of Russian defense companies, hundreds of members of its parliament, … Read more

Former Tottenham and England striker Jermaine Defoe announces his retirement

Former Tottenham Hotspur and England striker Jermaine Defoe has announced that he is hanging up his boots with immediate effect, bringing to an end a 22 year career in English football. In January, Defoe signed for Sunderland on a short-term deal until the end of the 2021-22 season, but has decided to bow out early … Read more

Russia announces limited ceasefire in Ukraine to allow evacuations but continues broad offensive

Russia said its forces had stopped firing near two Ukrainian cities on Saturday, March 5, to allow safe passage to civilians fleeing fighting, but was continuing its broad offensive in Ukraine, where the capital Kyiv came under renewed assault. The Russian defense ministry said its units had opened humanitarian corridors near the cities of Mariupol … Read more