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SBD Global/December 11, 2012/People and Pop Culture
Names In The News
Published December 11, 2012
FINISHING ATOP: World No. 1 RORY MCILROY "won the 2012 European Golf Writers Trophy." the 23-year-old Northern Irishman "finished ahead of Europe's triumphant Ryder Cup team in the voting" (REUTERS, 12/10). ... Former President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany CHARLOTTE KNOBLOCH has been awarded the honor medal of the German Olympic Sport Association (DOSB) for her services in the reconciliation between Jews and Germans (DOSB). ... Energy and chemical company Sasol revealed "another initiative of the Definitely Able campaign." The "run like the wind" race will feature South African Paralympian OSCAR PISTORIUS "racing against an Arabian horse at the Aspire Zone outdoor circuit" on Wednesday. Organized in collaboration with the Doha GOALS Forum, the race "is aimed at raising awareness and highlighting the positive contribution of people with disabilities in building the local community" (THE PENINSULA, 12/10).