IAAF Continental Cup: Americas beat defending champions Europe

IAAF Continental Cup: Americas beat defending champions Europe

The USA’s Noah Lyles beat China’s Su Bingtian to win the men’s 100m in Ostrava for Americas Team Americas won the IAAF Continental Cup in the Czech Republic after beating defending champions Europe by 29 points. Noah Lyles, of the USA, won the men’s 100m in 10.01 seconds for Americas in the final individual event […]

MLSers feature on Friday and Saturday across Europe, South America, Africa

MLSers feature on Friday and Saturday across Europe, South America, Africa

The international break is rolling along, and plenty more MLSers have featured for their national teams over the last 24 hours. Along with an MLS-heavy United States squad’s friendly loss to Brazil, the highest-profile game on Friday evening saw two Western Conference rivals go up against each other when Mexico faced South American heavyweights Uruguay […]

Homegrown junior booters eye Europe berth

Homegrown junior booters eye Europe berth

After their training camp in Barcelona, Cebuanos Josh Garces and Ethan Roxas want to compete in Europe when they grow up Published 8:41 PM, September 08, 2018 Updated 8:41 PM, September 08, 2018 BIG DREAMERS. Josh Garces (left) and Ethan Roxas return home from Barcelona with dreams of playing football in Europe. Photo by Beatrice […]

My Europe: Eastern promise and Western pretension

My Europe: Eastern promise and Western pretension

Anyone in Saxony who currently sees, hears or reads (western) German media reports about their homeland will probably feel like we do in Hungary when German media write about our country: One learns more about the author’s mental state than about the country. The term “East German” has become similarly pejorative like that of “Eastern […]

People in Liguria live longer than any other region in Europe

People in Liguria live longer than any other region in Europe

People in Ventimiglia, Liguria, Europe’s longest-living region. Photo: Stephane Danna/AFP The northern Italian region of Liguria is the longest-living in the European Union, according to the latest figures from Italy’s national statistics office. More than three of every 100,000 Liguria residents live to at least 105, Istat reports in its annual snapshot of the […]

Europe's volatile flank finds itself focus of global attention

Europe's volatile flank finds itself focus of global attention

If history is anything to go by, Europe’s most volatile region is headed into another precarious period, and the repercussions could again be felt around the world. Serbia and Kosovo are seeking to mend ties after years of failed efforts and animosity stemming from the Yugoslav wars and their ultimate split a decade […]

British Conservatives Should Stand Up for Democracy in Europe

British Conservatives Should Stand Up for Democracy in Europe

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban looks up during a plenary session at the European Parliament (EP) in Brussels, Belgium April 26, 2017.  © 2017 Reuters It can’t be easy being a British Conservative member of the European Parliament. Their party called the referendum that led to the Brexit vote, and is now in charge of […]

Europe slumps by the close amid heightened trade tensions; Ambu sinks 11.3%

Europe slumps by the close amid heightened trade tensions; Ambu sinks 11.3%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 extended losses in afternoon trade, tumbling 1.15 percent by the provisional close. All sectors except banks ended in negative territory. Bourses across the region were seeing red by the closing bell, with the U.K.’s FTSE 100 slipping 1.01 percent, France’s CAC 40 dropping 1.5 percent and Germany’s DAX tumbling 1.39 percent. […]

Italy: The Tipping Point For Europe?

Italy: The Tipping Point For Europe?

Recent focus has centered on Turkey…and it’s difficulties with the Lira…and Argentina…and its difficulties with the Peso…but, in all the attention that emerging markets have received over the past month or two, we must not forget what is going on in Italy. The biggest “populist” experiment in the world is going on in Italy as […]

Europe Should Get Over Oil Storage and Look to Gas, OIES Says

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