Nike Football Commercial: Write The Future

May, 20th: Produced by Wieden + Kennedy, Nike Football presents their “Write The Future” commercial. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSggaxXUS8k[/youtube] “NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today unveils an action-packed film that brings together some of the world’s greatest players to inspire football lovers and sports fans around the world. The epic three-minute “Write the Future” film takes people on a journey […]

Children’s Day at Roland Garros – mini report

I’m just back from 4 days in Paris and I just wanted to share a few pictures of yesterday’s Children’s Day at Roland Garros (previously known as “Benny Berthet Day”). Children’s Day at Roland Garros is a charity event, devoted to fund raising for charitable organisations. The idea is simple: on the eve of the […]

French Open preview with Warwick Bashford

Thanks to Warwick, former coach of Marcos Baghdatis and Amélie Mauresmo, who answered our questions. Please note this interview happened three weeks ago (before Kim Clijsters’ withdrawal). If you want to know more about Warwick, please visit our About page. Q: Let’s talk first about world number one Serena Williams: although she won the French […]

French word of the day (FWOTD) #1

Every day during the Roland Garros tournament, a new french word or expression related (or not) to Paris, tennis and Roland Garros. FWOTD #1: DIMANCHE (Sunday) Since 2006, the final draw of the tournament has begun on a Sunday. So, Roland Garros is the “longest Slam”, being contested over 15 days (14 days Oz and […]

’09 French Open: Rafa’s quest for 5

May 2009: From 2005 to the start of Roland Garros 2009, Rafael Nadal won 150 matches for only 5 losses on clay. He has never lost a match at Roland Garros where he’s playing for a fifth consecutive title, which has never been done before.