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Russia Honors Gold Medal Winners of 2016 Olympics

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Russia Honors Gold Medal Winners of 2016 Olympics

The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, presented state awards to the Russian athletes who won gold medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Russia’s national team took fourth place in the medals table with 56 medals in total: 19 gold, 18 silver, and 19 bronze. “We will have a thorough consideration [...]

Sachin Tendulkar Interacts with Swachh Bharat Champions

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Sachin Tendulkar Interacts with Swachh Bharat Champions

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, in association with UNICEF, organized an interactive session between Swachh Bharat Champions Collectors across 22 States and Swachh Bharat ambassador, Sachin Tendulkar who was a leading Indian cricketer. The interaction was aimed at celebrating and honoring the efforts and determination of Collectors who have done exemplary work in [...]

Cricketer Virat Kohli Stars in ‘Made of Bold’ Film

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Cricketer Virat Kohli Stars in ‘Made of Bold’ Film

Cricketer Virat Kohli Stars in ‘Made of Bold’ Film Through the ‘Made of Bold’ video, Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and Royal Challenge Sports Drink have come together to pay tribute to the bold journey of Indian athletes. “Jis desh ki ragon mein khoon se zyada cricket daudta hai Wahan kuch ansune ankahe irrade bhi daudte [...]

Madame Tussauds Welcomes Figure of Michael Phelps

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Madame Tussauds Welcomes Figure of Michael Phelps

Madame Tussauds Washington, DC welcomed Friday the figure of Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps coinciding with the 2016 Summer Olympics. As Phelps looks to win gold in Rio de Janeiro, visitors to the DC attraction can interact with the famous gold medalist and cheer on Team U.S.A. alongside his figure. Phelps’ figure, initially launched by [...]

Lionel Messi Writes: Don’t Go Down

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Lionel Messi Writes: Don’t Go Down

Lionel Messi and Gatorade – a division of PepsiCo – released Thursday the first of 10 handwritten letters from the FC Barcelona superstar and five-time World Player of the Year. The letters are supposed to offer words of hope, encouragement and perseverance to communities across the world. For ten consecutive weeks, Messi will send a [...]

Six Athletes Join Budweiser Team for Rio Olympic Games

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Six Athletes Join Budweiser Team for Rio Olympic Games

The official beer sponsor of Team USA has recruited six athletes to join Team Budweiser for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. From a decathlete to a Paralympic triathlete to a Gold Medalist in Women’s Soccer, each member’s story, personality and commitment to not taking short cuts reflects Budweiser’s all-American values, Budweiser said. Team [...]

Neymar to Lead Brazil’s Gold Quest at Rio 2016 Games

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Neymar to Lead Brazil’s Gold Quest at Rio 2016 Games

The way looks open for football superstar Neymar to pursue Olympic glory in his home country at the Rio 2016 Games after his club, Barcelona, sent a letter to the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) saying he would be released for the tournament. The CBF confirmed Friday that Barcelona would allow the player to take part [...]

Coca-Cola Ropes in Jordan Spieth for Sports Marketing

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Coca-Cola Ropes in Jordan Spieth for Sports Marketing

Coca-Cola announced Wednesday that golfer Jordan Spieth will become an ambassador for the brand’s sports marketing campaigns and beyond. The new multi-year partnership will feature Spieth in television advertising, digital and social media, point-of-sale, out-of-home, experiential marketing, packaging and more. Golf fans can expect to see Spieth promote the company’s Dasani brand as well. [ [...]

Nominees for FIFA Ballon d’Or Awards Revealed

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Nominees for FIFA Ballon d’Or Awards Revealed

The contenders for this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or Award for the best player of 2015 and for the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year 2015 Award have been announced. The nominees for the FIFA Ballon d’Or are, in alphabetical order: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal / Real Madrid), Lionel Messi (Argentina / FC Barcelona) and Neymar [...]

David Beckham: Sexiest Man Alive

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David Beckham: Sexiest Man Alive

According to Time Inc.’s People, David Beckham is confident bending it like you-know-who, rocking a bespoke suit, even posing practically shirtless at a People photo shoot. But at heart, he’s a self-effacing East London boy, who can’t believe he scored People’s 30th anniversary Sexy Man crown. “I never feel I’m sexy,” the soccer icon told [...]

NBA All-Star Blake Griffin Stars in Kia Ad Campaign

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NBA All-Star Blake Griffin Stars in Kia Ad Campaign

NBA All-Star Blake Griffin is back in a series of four new television commercials for Kia’s Optima midsize sedan, and he’s bringing his signature brand of satirical comedy with him. The multiplatform campaign, which includes television, digital and social media elements, debuts during Kia NBA Tip-Off 2015. In the campaign, everyday people get in the [...]

Sachin Tendulkar to Play Cricket in the U.S.

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Sachin Tendulkar to Play Cricket in the U.S.

Global cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne will headline a star-studded lineup of cricket players from around the world in the inaugural “Cricket All-Stars,” a three-game series in New York City, Houston, and Los Angeles. The historic tour marks the first time these legends have played in the U.S., and also renews the famous [...]

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