Featured Story

Hangin' With ... River Plate Coordinator Of Audiovisual Media Matías Baretta

04 / 18 / 14

MATÍAS BARETTA works for Argentine first division side River Plate's media department as the club's coordinator of audiovisual media. On March 30, the Buenos Aires-based club won the latest installment of its well-documented rivalry with crosstown rival Boca Juniors. Before the match, the p...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture, South America

More Stories

11/08/12
ManU Objects To Neville's Rooftop Plans

Former ManU player GARY NEVILLE "has clashed with his old club over plans to build a hotel with a rooftop pitch," according to William Cook of the London DAILY MAIL. The England assistant coach already "has planning permission for a 139-bed hotel and supporters' club in the shadow of Old Trafford, ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom

11/08/12
Executive Transactions

Former Ligue 1 Paris St. Germain coach GUY LACOMBE "signed an eight-month contract" to become the new manager of UAE Pro-League club Al Wasl, "replacing his cancer-striken compatriot BRUNO METSU , who resigned last month." Metsu's assistant GILLE MORISSEAU , "who stood in as interim coach for th ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/08/12
Bradley Wiggins Injured In Car Accident

Tour de France winner and Olympic Gold Medalist BRADLEY WIGGINS "is recovering in hospital after a collision with a car" Wednesday, according to the LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH. The 32-year-old Wiggins "was thrown off his bike when a white Vauxhaul Astra is thought to have pulled out of a petrol station ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom

11/08/12
Names In The News

Former F1 and German Touring Car (DTM) driver DAVID COULTHARD "will take part in the Race of Champions 2012 in Bangkok." At the RoC he will compete against seven-time world champion MICHAEL SCHUMACHER ( SPEED-MAGAZINE.de, 11/7 ). ... German national basketball team player TIM OHLBRECHT , who ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/08/12
Twitter Me This...

Guardian's DAVID CONN : "I did think there was too much coverage here of the US election, but today, with this result and president, it does feel like a better world" Guardian's OWEN GIBSON : "A slightly less hotly contested election: Lord Coe is elected unopposed as chairman of the British Oly ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/07/12
ManU To Honor Ferguson With Statue

ManU will mark ALEX FERGUSON ’s 26th anniversary as "the club's most successful manager" by unveiling a statue outside Old Trafford in his honor this month, according to James Ducker of the LONDON TIMES. The statue was commissioned in '11 when the club celebrated Ferguson's 25th anniversary a ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom

11/07/12
McLeish Backs Strachan For Scotland Job

ALEX MCLEISH "has distanced himself from the vacant Scotland job and has backed GORDON STRACHAN for the position instead," according to the SCOTSMAN. Former Rangers, Birmingham and Aston Villa Manager McLeish "has been linked with a return to the national team after CRAIG LEVEIN was sacked" Mo ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom

11/07/12
BCCI Denies Plea For Pataudi Recognition

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Tuesday rejected former Bollywood actress SHARMILA TAGORE 's "demand to name the ensuing India-England series after her husband," the late former India captain ALI KHAN PATAUDI , according to the IANS. The BCCI said that the series has been named after ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, India

11/07/12
Golf Inc.'s Most Powerful People In Golf

Golf Inc. magazine recently released its '12 list of the most powerful people in the sport, and this year's ranking "reflects an industry that is seeing tepid improvement." The people who made the biggest movements this year "are the developers, buyers and operators who have money to invest." But th ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/07/12
Names In The News

Great Britain's JESSICA ENNIS , the U.S.' ALLYSON FELIX and New Zealand's VALERIE ADAMS , all Olympic champions, "have been named on the shortlist for the Female Athlete of the Year Award" by the Int'l Association of Athletics Federations ( REUTERS, 11/6 ). ... Reigning world snooker champion ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug