2022-23 NBA regular season features 45 weekend games in primetime in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

JOHANNESBURG AND LONDON, Aug. 18, 2022 – The 2022-23 NBA regular season features 45 games that will air in primetime in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as part of “NBA Saturdays and NBA Sundays presented by NBA 2K23,” marking the 10th consecutive regular season that the league has scheduled weekend games that air … Read more

NBA launches “Creator Series” in Europe featuring specially commissioned artwork in celebration of league’s 75th anniversary season

Photo: NBA LONDONAugust 01, 2022 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the launch of the “NBA Creator Series,” a series of original artwork commissioned by the NBA featuring artists from France, Greece, Italy, Spain and the UK in celebration of the league’s landmark 75th Anniversary Season in 2021-22. Featuring a diverse range of … Read more

Europe eyes common subsea wind power grid to bolster energy security

Northern European countries are discussing plans to create a common power grid under the North Sea to connect the future offshore wind farms as they seek to strengthen energy security, but the ambitious proposal faces financing and regulatory challenges. European nations have announced pledges to build dizzying amounts of offshore wind farms, spurred partly by … Read more

Russia widens Europe gas cuts and halts Dutch, Danish, and German contracts

Gazprom cuts off supplies to Dutch trader GasTerra and Denmark’s Orsted, as well as to Shell Energy for its contract on gas supplies to Germany Russia widened its gas cuts to Europe on Tuesday, May 31, with Gazprom saying it will turn off supplies to several “unfriendly” countries which have refused to accept Moscow’s roubles-for-gas … Read more

NBA to host Jr. NBA Europe and Middle East elite camp in Rome May 4-1

LONDON AND ROME, May 4, 2022 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that a four-day Jr. NBA Europe and Middle East Elite Camp will be held at Stella Azzurra in Rome, Italy from Wednesday, May 4 – Saturday, May 7. The Jr. NBA EME Elite Camp will feature 60 boys and girls ages … Read more

Europe denounces ‘gas blackmail’ as sanctions batter Russian economy

‘The sooner everyone in Europe recognizes that they cannot depend on Russia for trade, the sooner it will be possible to guarantee stability in European markets,’ Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says European leaders denounced Russia’s attempt to “blackmail” Ukraine’s allies over gas supplies, as Western sanctions batter the Russian economy already struggling with its worst … Read more

Europe decries ‘blackmail’ as Russia shuts off gas to Poland and Bulgaria

Russia’s Gazprom halted gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria on Wednesday, April 27, over their failure to pay in roubles, cranking up an economic war with Europe in response to Western sanctions imposed for Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The state-controlled gas pipeline monopoly, which supplies Europe with about 40% of its gas needs, said transit … Read more

Russia maintains gas deliveries as Europe mulls tighter sanctions

Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom says it is continuing to supply natural gas to Europe via Ukraine. However, questions remain over future deliveries. Russia maintained gas flows through key pipeline routes into Europe on Monday, April 4, despite uncertainty over payment terms and as the European Union said it would “significantly tighten” further sanctions against … Read more

Europe can learn lessons from 1970s oil shock as rationing looms

FRANKFURT, Germany – With Russia threatening to cut off the supply of vital gas and oil, European governments are dusting off rationing plans that bring back memories of the 1973 energy crisis. Are Europeans heading for car-free Sundays, dimmer lights, and what felt like government-mandated bedtime as TV broadcasts ended early – last seen at … Read more

Europe pursues payment response as Russian gas supply threat eases

With weeks left before Russia bills are due, governments in Europe are talking to their energy companies about how to pay them LONDON, United Kingdom – European governments and companies were working on Friday, April 1, on a common approach to Russia’s demand that they pay for its gas in roubles as the threat of … Read more