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Marinakis’ Nottingham Forest donate

When Evangelos Marinakis took over Nottingham Forest FC he set as goal the return of the club to the Premiere League but also its closer connection with local community, in the form of intense charity action by the Club, action which will support the people living in that area. These have been two goals that Marinakis has been striving with all his resources to accomplish.

Ryanair Launched a New Route from Sofia

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has announced that it has launched a new route from Sofia. Flights will be to the East Midlands airport in the UK, about an hour and a half to Nottingham.

Flights will start in January 2020.

The company reports that flights can be booked for dates until March 28th next year, thus passengers could benefit from the lower prices right now.

Tennis: Begu and Buzarnescu, finalists in WTA Eastbourne Doubles

The pair made up of Romanian tennis players Irina Begu and Mihaela Buzarnescu will play in the doubles final of the WTA tournament on grass in Eastbourne (United Kingdom), an event featuring prizes worth 852,564 dollars, after they defeating on Friday, in the last but final act, the pair made up of Nadia Kicenok (Ukraine) and Ekaterina Makarova (Russia), 4-6, 6-0, 10-6.

Simona Halep further WTA's top-ranked player, holds comfortable lead

Romania's Simona Halep further tops the WTA ranking, 1,225 points clear of world No. 2, Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.

This is Halep's 33rd week at the top of the world ranking (17 weeks straight) and next Monday will see her overcoming Germany's Angelique Kerber, who spent 34 weeks as WTA leader, placing her 12th in an all-time record.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on 19 May 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding will be held on Saturday 19 May 2018, Kensington Palace has announced, quoted by BBC.

The couple confirmed their engagement last month and said the ceremony would take place at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

The Royal Family will pay for the wedding, including the service, music, flowers and reception.

Sports Digest: PAOK hires Serb coach Stanojevic

SOCCER: PAOK announced the hiring of former Partizan Belgrade manager Aleksandar Stanojevic, who signed a three-year contract with the Thessaloniki club on Friday.

BASKETBALL: The Greek women's national team stunned European champion Serbia winning 69-60 on the opening day of the 2017 Eurobasket in the Czech Republic on Friday.

Olympiakos owner takes over Nottingham Forest

Greek shipping magnate and owner of Olympiakos soccer club Evangelos Marinakis has bought English team Nottingham Forest, the Championship club said on Thursday.

The takeover was approved by the English Football League despite the fact that Marinakis faces match-fixing accusations in Greece and charges that he is involved in a criminal organization.

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