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Drogba vs Messi – Turkish Airlines #EpicFood

Ivorian footballer Didier Drogba travels around the world to hunt for epic foods, but “unhappy” to find that Argentinian football star Lionel Messi is always ahead of his gourmet adventure. A humorous advertisement by Turkish Airlines.

Destinations include Turkey, Nepal, Japan, Siberia and Sahara. The last part of the video shows the company’s acclaimed in-flight meals while seemingly on the way to The Americas (which oddly don’t have any featured food in the commercial).

Squash Olympic Bid

A video to promote squash, featuring world #1 Ramy Ashour of Egypt and Nicol David of Malaysia. The World Squash Federation (WSF) has been working for a decade for the racquet sport to be included in the Olympic Games (next for 2020)…

For various reasons there are limited numbers of sports that could feature in the Olympics (which are reviewed after every edition). There’s one slot left for the 2020 Games which will be decided by an IOC poll later this year.

While squash makes some fair points the voting is often decided by political and financial reasons. If the sport is not popular in one of the richer (or powerful) countries the chance of inclusion looks dim, regardless of how popular it is elsewhere.

Behati Prinsloo Seafolly Australia 2012

Namibian model Behati Prinsloo modelling for Summer 2012 collection of Seafolly, Australia’s most recognized swimwear and women’s beachwear fashion brand (as proclaimed by their official website)…

Behati Prinsloo Seafolly Australia

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Candice Swanepoel Muse Italia

South African model Candice Swanepoel looking amazing for Italian Muse Magazine. Picture by Peruvian fashion photographer Mariano Vivanco

Candice Swanepoel Muse Magazine

Charlize Theron Marie Claire France

South African actress Charlize Theron in July 2012 issue of Marie Claire (French edition) Magazine. Photographs by Vincent Peters, found via Magxone.

Charlize Theron Marie Claire France

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