Award-winning Greek composer Vangelis has not only found himself in the lofty company of Giacomo Puccini, Gustav Holst and Maurice Ravel, but has also knocked them out of the park after his emblematic theme song "Chariots of Fire" was voted by listeners of the UK's Classic FM as the top selection in the Sporting Music Countdown.
Britain's Chris Froome has completed a sensational comeback to win the Giro d'Italia for a rare Grand Tour treble which could be in danger if he is sanctioned by anti-doping authorities.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world leader, was markedly defeated by Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, 6-0, 6-4, on Sunday, in the final of the WTA tournament in Rome (Internationali BNL d'Italia), with prizes worth 3,351,729 US dollars.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number one, qualified on Friday evening for the semifinals of the WTA tournament in Rome (Internationali BNL d'Italia), with prizes worth 3,351,729 US dollars, after defeating French Caroline Garcia, with a score of 6-2, 6-3.
Israel enters uncharted territory on May 4 when it begins hosting the three opening stages of the Giro d'Italia, the biggest international sporting event to be held in the country.
Chris Froome heads into the Giro d'Italia insisting he is focusing on his attempt to make history by holding all three titles from cycling's Grand Tours at the same time.
French model Ines Rau has become the first openly transgender Playmate in
Playboy magazine’s 64-year history.
Rau, 26, first appeared in a May 2014 issue, shot by fame photographer Ryan McGinley. “It’s how I celebrated my coming out, actually,” she says in the new issue. “I took that chance, and then I signed with an agency.”