Tyson Fury set for WWE fight vs Braun Strowman in Saudi Arabia

first_imgTyson Fury says his dream is about to come true.A “lifelong WWE fan,” the former unified world heavyweight champion will fight Braun Strowman at a pay-per-view Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia on Oct. 31.WWE made the announcement at a news conference in Las Vegas on Friday.”It is something I have always dreamed of,” Fury said. “I am undefeated in 30 professional contests and when I go to Saudi Arabia to fight Braun Strowman, I will still be undefeated. I am going there to knock Braun Strowman out.”Strowman had a warning for his opponent, saying “in WWE, we don’t wear gloves, you are coming into my world.”The announcement came at the end of a week that started with Fury and Strowman brawling at Monday Night Raw. They had previously clashed at SmackDown last Friday night.WWE executive vice president Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque called them “two larger than life athletes.”Also Read | First in 18 years: Manju Rani matches Mary Kom’s Worlds debut featAlso see:last_img read more

Neymar can become world’s best at any club – Alisson

first_imgNeymar does not have to leave Paris Saint-Germain to fulfil his goal of becoming the world’s best player, according to Brazil team-mate Alisson.The forward was strongly linked with a return to Barcelona during the transfer window, but no move to Camp Nou came to fruition.Neymar has instead remained in the French capital, scoring four goals in five Ligue 1 games since recovering from a foot injury. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Time for another transfer? Giroud’s Chelsea spell set to end like his Arsenal career The 27-year-old did not finish in the top 10 for the 2018 Ballon d’Or but, asked if Neymar could become the best player in the world by joining Barcelona, Alisson told Mundo Deportivo: “I think that Neymar can be the best in the world on any team.”Neymar is a high-level player and would be fundamental in any team in the world. If he returns to Barcelona or not… I wish him good luck and to play with his usual joy and energy, wherever he is.”Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi was reportedly pushing for Neymar to be signed by Barca, but he told RAC1 this month he was surprised his former team-mate did not join Real Madrid after it became clear he wanted to leave PSG.Messi and Alisson met in the Champions League for the second season in a row last term, with the former Roma goalkeeper again coming out on top with a stunning second-leg comeback.The Argentina captain had struck twice in the first leg to seemingly give Liverpool a mountain to climb but they won 4-0 at Anfield to overturn their deficit, going on to win the tournament by defeating fellow Premier League side Tottenham in the final.Alisson also got the better of Messi at this year’s Copa America, where Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 in the semi-finals before going on to lift the trophy on home soil with a win over Peru.”The truth is that Messi played very well in the first leg in Barcelona and achieved two goals, but in the return I managed to stop him in some important moments,” Alisson added.”Messi is one of the best players in football history, but I don’t think only of duels with him. Both Barcelona and Argentina are two very good teams that have high quality players.”Luckily, in the last three matches I have been able to overcome him, but the merits are of the whole team: Roma, Liverpool and Brazil.”last_img read more

Travel Marketing Veteran Jayne O’Brien Joins Scenic Group

first_imgHeading up Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Scenic Eclipse and Emerald Waterways  Boston, MA, November 29th, 2018 – Scenic Group has announced the appointment of Jayne O’Brien to the position of Managing Director USA, where she will oversee sales & marketing operations of Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Scenic Eclipse and Emerald Waterways. Jayne will be based in the company’s Boston office as of December 3 and can be reached at [email protected] Jayne has extensive experience in developing, implementing and overseeing branding, marketing and commercial leadership strategies with several global organizations including British Airways, Intercontinental Hotels, Regus PLC and Dubai Properties Group. “Bringing Jayne onboard as a managing director is a true win for us,” states Anna Wolfsteiner, Scenic Group Senior Vice President of Sales & Distribution. “Her extraordinary experience in marketing and branding, coupled with living and working in markets throughout the world, brings a global perception that fits well into our current and future plans.” During an 18-year career at British Airways, Jayne held senior branding, marketing and commercial roles and was responsible for developing and leading many of BA’s most successful brand and product initiatives, including the first ‘flat bed’ in Business Class (Club World), and a new brand, World Traveller plus (economy plus). Jayne served as chief marketing officer with Regus Group and Dubai Properties Group. Her most recent experience was as SVP Global Brands & Marketing Services at Intercontinental Group. “I am delighted to be joining Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours and Emerald Waterways at such an exciting time in the groups’ history and growth,” offers Jayne. “I have been truly impressed by the company and its incredible ships and top-notch tours and look forward to augmenting and adding to the US team’s effort in driving the business forward and growing the US market share.” Jayne graduated from London University with a degree in Serbo-Croat with Eastern European studies. She also spent time at Zagreb University, Croatia, studying Croatian, as well as attending Ashridge Management College and Harvard Business School. Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has grown over its 31-year history to include award-winning, all-inclusive escorted tours that take participants to many of the world’s most fascinating destinations and since 2008, its 15 Space-Ships offer truly all-inclusive, five-star river cruises in Europe, SE Asia, Russia and Egypt. In 2019, Scenic is introducing the world’s first Discovery Yacht, the 228-guest Scenic Eclipse, and a sister ship to launch in 2020. Sister brand Emerald Waterways has seven Star-Ships offering European river sailings with an eighth (Emerald Harmony) launching in 2019 for SE Asia’s Mekong River. Exclusive charters are offered on the Irrawaddy Explorer in South East Asia; the MS Rossia along the Volga River in Russia; the Adriatic Princess yacht in Croatia; and the MS Hamees on the Nile. Additional information on these and other cruises, brochures and reservations can be obtained via travel agents or www.scenicusa.com; phone 844-788-7985; or email: [email protected] Brochures can also be downloaded directly from the website.last_img read more