The Radisson Blue Larnaca Marathon is a beacon of culture and inclusivity, attracting runners from 85 countries, including individuals with disabilities, and serving as cultural ambassadors for Cyprus. It promotes economic growth during the tourism offseason and fosters unity in a world grappling with uncertainty.
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In the recent Europe Rugby XV Conference Pool D match, Malta emerged victorious against the Cyprus national rugby team, known as the Mouflons, with a final score that reflected Malta’s strong defense and successful efforts to maintain their lead despite the Mouflons’ secondhalf comeback. Despite their commendable efforts, the Mouflons were unable to secure a win, but they will regroup and return for future matches.
On November 4, 2023, the Omonia vs Apollon football match will take place at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia. The stadium gates will open at 17:00, with special ticket verification checks in place for minors. Omonia fans will occupy the West, North, and East stands, while Apollon fans will be in the South stand. Safety guidelines, such as bans on dangerous items and alcohol, will be enforced, and police presence will be provided for spectators’ safety.
The European Commission is expressing ongoing dissatisfaction with Cyprus’s slow revocation process of “golden” passports, which were granted inappropriately and illegally under the Investment Programme. Cyprus is facing 70 noncompliance cases against EU directives and regulations, putting it at risk of hefty fines. The Commission has been issuing warning letters about the scandal since 2015, and has now escalated the matter by sending a reasoned opinion, the final step before referring a country to the European Court. Cyprus is also facing challenges in environmental matters, labor issues, and refugeemigration management.