A Case for Films in the World of TikTok at the Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France — When Jeff Nichols first attended the Cannes Film Festival, he was a 21-year-old college student interning at the event’s American Pavilion. His days were mostly spent waiting at a desk, but Nichols would often pick up a gala ticket, don a tuxedo his mother had bought him, and sit high on the …

Madison Avenue’s Biggest Event Returns to a Brand New World

For the first time in three years, the circus is back in town. The television industry’s biggest showcase for advertisers, so-called front lines, will return to Manhattan landmarks like Radio City Music Hall and Carnegie Hall after the pandemic puts flamboyant, in-person premieres on hold. Just like in the old days, media executives will do …

Chile Wants Ecuador’s Place in World Cup

Concerns over Castillo’s suitability appear to be of interest to Ecuadorian officials. Carlos Manzur, vice president of the Ecuadorian football federation in March 2021, suggested this much in comments reported by local news media. “I think it’s about playing it safe, avoiding problems,” Manzur told reporters at the time. “I think he’s a good player. …

Russia Banned from Women’s European Championship and 2023 World Cup

Russia was expelled from the European women’s soccer championship this summer and banned from participating in the 2023 Women’s World Cup on Monday, deepening the sporting isolation from the country’s invasion of Ukraine. UEFA, the governing body of European football, announced its decisions on Monday. In addition to banning the Russian team from the two …

Russia Banned from Women’s European Championship and 2023 World Cup

Russia was expelled from the European women’s soccer championship this summer and banned from participating in the 2023 Women’s World Cup on Monday, deepening the sporting isolation from the country’s invasion of Ukraine. UEFA, the governing body of European football, announced its decisions on Monday. In addition to banning the Russian team from the two …

Mindful of Human Rights Issues, World Cup Sponsors Move Away from Qatar

But for others, the rich paydays offered may be too great to be turned down. Qatar has signed some of the biggest sponsorship deals in sports in years, and that only accelerated as the World Cup approached. The biggest catch to date has been former England star David Beckham, who loved Lineker in the hall …