Promotional video “Ambassadors of Croatian Tourism” named the world’s best promotional video for 2017

first_imgPromotional video of the Croatian National Tourist Board “Ambassadors of Croatian tourism“, Which in a short time achieved multimillion viewership in foreign emitting markets, by the decision of the American expert and representative jury Citizine Networks i National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), won the prestigious award “Travel Video Awards”In category”Best Video by a Tourism Organization”.Also, in addition to the expert jury, the promotional video was recognized by the audience, which in the online voting declared the Croatian promotional tourist video the best tourist promotional video for 2017. Otherwise, “Citizen’s Travel Video Awards“Is an organization founded by independent filmmakers and brands from around the world that rewards innovative and inspiring independent as well as branded videos.The awards ceremony was held in the center of Las Vegas, in the House of Blues, and the recognition was personally taken over by the director of the Croatian Tourist Board Kristjan Staničić by Philip DeBevoise, founder and President of the Board of Citizine.tv. “With great joy and pride we received the news about the candidacy of our promotional video in the category for the best video of a tourist organization, and the won award for us represents great joy and satisfaction. This is a confirmation that in the Croatian National Tourist Board, together with partners, we create top promotional content that is internationally recognized and accepted by the profession, but also by many travel enthusiasts around the world., said director Stanicic.The CNTB points out that the awards were given in total 9 categories within which more than 360 of submitted projects, and each category had four finalists. CNTB promotional video won in the category for the best promotional video of a tourist organization for which they even arrived 44 applications, while promotional videos were shortlisted Croatia, Peru, Colombia and Jordan.Promotional video “Ambassadors of Croatian tourism“Filmed in various recognizable locations in Croatia and it was attended by 10 famous and famous people from the world of sports and art, among whom are Luka Modrić, Иван Ракитић, Mario Mandžukić, Mateo Kovačić, Dejan Lovren, Dario Šarić, Marin Čilić, 2Cellos, Максим Мрвица, and Zrinka Cvitešić. With this promotional work, Croatia is additionally positioned on the international market through famous and successful personalities, and in addition to well-known Croatian destinations, the video also promotes other forms of Croatian tourist offer, such as cultural and historical heritage, eno-gastronomy, active vacation, nautical, natural beauty and other segments. Croatian tourism.</p>
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Báez hits 2 HRs, Cubs beat Tigers for 11,000th franchise win

first_img Written By Associated Press Television News WATCH US LIVE Javier Báez hit two home runs and the Chicago Cubs became the second franchise in major league history to post 11,000 wins, beating the Detroit Tigers 9-3 on Monday night.Only the Giants have won more, with 11,179 victories after starting in New York in 1883 and later moving to San Francisco.The Cubs, who earned their first victory in 1876, improved to 11,000-10,414. The Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers are close behind with 10,996 wins.David Bote homered and drove in four runs for the NL Central-leading Cubs. Báez had three RBIs.Cubs starter Alec Mills (3-2) got the win, giving up three runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out seven.Tigers top prospect Casey Mize (0-1) made his first home start, allowing four runs — three earned — on five hits and two walks in 3 1/3 innings. He struck out two.The Cubs took a 2-0 lead in the second inning on two-out, RBI singles by Bote and Nico Hoerner. Ian Happ walked to load the bases, but Anthony Rizzo popped out on the next pitch.Jeimer Candelario had an RBI grounder for the Tigers in the third.The Cubs scored four in the fourth, starting with Bote’s leadoff homer over the Chicago bullpen in left-center field.Hoerner reached on an error, stole second and took third on a flyball. That ended Mize’s night, and Rizzo greeted Tyler Alexander with an RBI single. Báez followed with a two-run homer to make it 6-1.Christin Stewart’s two-run homer in the seventh cut the deficit to 6-3.Báez hit a solo home run in the ninth and Bote added a two-run single.CUBS WINSThe Cubs won their first game against Louisville on April 25, 1876. They reached 10,000 victories against the Houston Astros on April 23, 2008.UP NEXTThe teams play the second of three games Tuesday evening, with Spencer Turnbull (2-2, 3.65) starting against an undetermined Cubs starter.Image credits: AP LIVE TV COMMENTcenter_img Last Updated: 25th August, 2020 09:15 IST Báez Hits 2 HRs, Cubs Beat Tigers For 11,000th Franchise Win Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez celebrates after the final out in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. The Cubs won 9-3. First Published: 25th August, 2020 09:14 IST SUBSCRIBE TO US FOLLOW USlast_img read more

Dodgers place Clayton Kershaw on the DL with biceps tendinitis

first_imgThey have seen enough of the adversity, watching it pile on during this trip. Since the Dodgers left Los Angeles on April 26, they have placed outfielder Yasiel Puig (foot contusion), shortstop Corey Seager (Tommy John surgery), left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu (groin injury) and now Kershaw on the DL. They join third baseman Justin Turner (fractured wrist), left-hander Rich Hill (finger injury), infielder Logan Forsythe (shoulder inflammation) and right-hander Tom Koehler (shoulder strain).“We have to move forward,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. “Clayton, I know he’s frustrated. He’s had to deal with a few things the past couple years. He wants to carry the load. So with each of the players you kind of feel for these guys.“But when you’re trying to still win baseball games, it’s still that ‘next-man-up’ mentality. It sounds insensitive but that’s kind of the way it has to be.”This is the third time in the past four seasons Kershaw has landed on the DL. In 2014, it was a strain of the teres major muscle in the back of his pitching shoulder that sidelined him for six weeks at the start of the season. In 2016, it was a mild disc herniation in his lower back that sidelined him for 75 games in mid-season. Last year, a lower back strain sent him to the DL for five weeks.Sign up for our Inside the Dodgers newsletter. Be the best Dodger fan you can be by getting daily intel on your favorite team. Subscribe here.Roberts said the Dodgers are “cautiously optimistic” they will not be without Kershaw for an extended period and Friedman said at this point the biceps tendinitis does not appear to be a sign of a more significant issue. Dodgers’ Justin Turner looking rejuvenated on defense Whicker: Dustin May yet another example of the Dodgers’ eye for pitching MONTERREY, NL, Mexico – During an 11-game, 10-day, three-city, two-country road trip, the Dodgers have traveled by plane. But they have been dropping parts along the way like a high-mileage Buick Skylark.Clayton Kershaw became the latest Dodger to go on the DL when he left the team Sunday and traveled back to Los Angeles to be examined by Dr. Neal ElAttrache. The initial diagnosis of biceps tendinitis was confirmed by an MRI. No timetable has been given for Kershaw’s return.“Obviously it’s been tough,” Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said. “But injuries are part of the game and we’ve seen this team respond to adversity in years past when others had kind of written us off. We expect to do the same thing.“We haven’t quite clicked yet with all our various components to surge through that adversity. We haven’t seen that yet. But we expect we will.” Dodgers’ Dave Roberts says baseball’s unwritten rules ‘have changed, should change’ Dodgers’ hot-hitting Corey Seager leaves game with back injury center_img “We don’t think it will be a long-term thing,” Friedman said. “There are no indications that this is anything serious, anything beyond biceps tendinitis and that’s how we’re thinking about it right now.”The Dodgers had already pushed Kershaw’s next start back to Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, giving him six days’ rest between outings. But he was unable to throw his usual between-starts bullpen session Saturday.“I think throughout his career he’s had different bouts of biceps tendinitis that he pitched through,” Roberts said. “I got word from the training staff yesterday when he tried to play catch that it just wasn’t feeling right. So obviously there was a different level of discomfort to not warrant continuing to throw and to accept going on the disabled list and going back to see Dr. ElAttrache. That’s a little unsettling. But we’ll know more after Dr. ElAttrache sees him.”That news makes Roberts’ post-game announcement Saturday more understandable. He told reporters that Hill would not be starting Sunday as expected – and Hill then told reporters he was “good to go.”Instead, Hill will come off the DL and start Tuesday with Alex Wood on Wednesday.Right-hander Brock Stewart was recalled from Triple-A to take Kershaw’s place on the roster.GOOD NEWSThere were some positive developments on the injury front Sunday.Turner took batting practice on the field with the team for the first time since suffering his wrist injury on March 19. The next step is a simulated game, possibly as soon as Wednesday which would be the last step before a minor-league injury-rehabilitation assignment later this week.Turner has been swinging a bat for several days now and said he has had no pain in his injured wrist.Puig will make a one-game rehab visit to Class-A Rancho Cucamonga on Tuesday, Roberts said, and then is expected to come off the DL and rejoin the Dodgers Wednesday.Related Articles Dodgers bench slumping Cody Bellinger for a day And Forsythe has continued his rehab in Arizona but could begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Oklahoma City this week.ALSOThe Dodgers signed former major-league infielder Danny Espinosa to a minor-league deal and he made his debut with Triple-A Oklahoma City, playing shortstop and going 0 for 4 with two strikeouts.Espinosa, 31, started the season in the Toronto Blue Jays’ system and batted .232 in 13 games with Triple-A Buffalo before opting out of his contract. He spent seven seasons (2010-16) with the Washington Nationals and had two 20-homer seasons. He split last season between the Angels, Tampa Bay Rays and Seattle Mariners, batting a combined .173. Espinosa has played all four infield positions as well as left field during his career.UP NEXTThe Dodgers are off Monday.Diamondbacks RHP Zack Godley (4-2, 3.41 ERA) at Dodgers LHP Rich Hill (1-1, 6.00 ERA), Tuesday, 7:10 p.m., SportsNet LA (where available) Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more