Japan’s streetwear veteran Nigo takes over at Kenzo

Streetwear pioneer Nigo was named Wednesday as the new artistic director of Kenzo, luxury group LVMH announced on Sept. 15.

Known for his celebrity collaborations, Nigo takes over from Portuguese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista, who quit the post in June after just two years.

Kenzo was founded in 1970 by Japan's Kenzo Takada, who died from COVID-19 complications in October.

Istanbul Airport claims no. 2 spot in world's best international airports

Istanbul Airport placed number two on a ranking of the world's best international airports, a survey by U.S. Travel and Leisure magazine found.


At less than three years old, Istanbul Airport made it to the upper ranks of the globe's top 10 airports in the World's Best Awards 2021 survey, said a statement by the Istanbul Airport Administration (IGA) on Sept. 9. 

Djokovic announced a rematch with Zverev: I fell apart in Tokyo, now I will be ready

Speaking at a press conference after the victory over Matteo Berrettini, Novak recalled the last match between the two of them, that is, the painful defeat at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Then, the Serbian ace had the match in his hands, but his play "fell apart" and he was defeated.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: Two medals for Slovenia

Brnik – The Paralympic Games in Tokyo, which ended on Sunday night with a ceremony at the Olympic Stadium, were generally a success for the Slovenian Paralympic team. Shooter Franček Gorazd Tiršek won a silver and a bronze medal, while the younger members of the team gained valuable experience.

Romania grabs 5 gold, 5 silver medals at European Rowing U-23 Championships of Kruszwica, in Poland

Romania won ten medals, 5 gold and 5 silver, on Sunday at the European Rowing Under-23 Championships in Kruszwica (Poland), and Simona Radis set a world record in women's singles skulls, according to a press release issued to AGERPRES. Romania placed first in the ranking by nation. "The extraordinary performance of the Romanian rowers, as we have already become accustomed to!

Slovenia heads FIBA Europe combined ranking

Ljubljana – Slovenia has climbed to the top of the FIBA Europe combined ranking for 2021, which takes into account showings by both the men’s and boys’ basketball squads, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced. This summer has been the best on record for Slovenia’s basketball with Slovenian players of both genders pushing frontiers.

Turkey breaks medal record at Tokyo Paralympic Games

Turkish athletes have bagged the 11th medal on the seventh day of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, surpassing the 10 medal-record in the 2016 Rio Games.


Turkish Paralympic shooter Aysegül Pehlivanlar won a silver medal on Aug. 31 in the P2 women's 10m Air Pistol event. She won with a total of 234.5 points in the final.