Featured Story

Executive Transactions

04 / 23 / 14

Royal & Ancient CEO PETER DAWSON "is to retire" in Sept. '15. He will "also step down as secretary of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews." The R&A is to advertise the CEO's post this weekend and said that "an appointment is expected to be made in sufficient time to allow for an ...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture

More Stories

10/11/13
Twitter Me This...

Former Indian Premier League Commissioner LALIT MODI : "What Sachin has done for india, cricket and sports in my view no one has done for any other sport. He will live fondly in our hearts forever" The Sydney Daily Telegraph's PAUL HAYWARD : "There are two kind of batsmen in the world. On ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/10/13
Executive Transactions

The National Rugby League's "long-standing" Media & Communications Manager JOHN BRADY "has announced he will end his involvement with the game's governing body at the end of the year." Brady, who has been involved in rugby league administration for nearly two decades, "confirmed he had te ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/10/13
Names In The News

Australian Football League side Essendon could name MARK THOMPSON interim coach as early as Thursday -- with NEIL CRAIG "his potential sidekick." Craig, who was high performance manager at Melbourne this year, has "emerged as the surprise senior assistant to Thompson" ( HERALD SUN, 10/9 ). ... ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/10/13
Twitter Me This...

TV presenter GARY LINEKER : "I think @JackWilshere will make a damn fine pundit when he's out of long socks." Bloomberg's TARIQ PANJA : "We were surprised 3 years ago that Fifa exco ignored tech report on Qatar heat. Mayne-Nicholls not saying anything now he didn't say then" Sunday Mirro ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/09/13
Executive Transactions

The Catalan Football Federation announced that GERARD LÓPEZ SEGÚ will be the new coach of the Spanish state of Catalonia's football team. Segú will replace JOHAN CRUYFF . During his playing career, Segú, 34, played for La Liga sides Barcelona and Valencia and Spanish s ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/09/13
Names In The News

New Zealand rugby player SONNY BILL WILLIAMS is "belatedly putting up his hand to help New Zealand's World Cup defence." Just hours after a disappointed Kiwi coach STEPHEN KEARNEY revealed that "other commitments" had ruled Williams out of his 24-man squad named on Tuesday, the All Blacks player ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/09/13
Twitter Me This...

AP Europe's STEVE WILSON : "Does London really want the Jaguars (0-5) as their own team?" AP U.K.'s ROB HARRIS : "Good news for Wembley - as the pitch can now cope with NFL & soccer games OK - and cash helps to cut the debts" London Guardian's OWEN GIBSON : "Three regular se ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/08/13
Barcelona's Neymar Grows Commercially

NEYMAR "is a rookie that learns quick," according to Joaquim Piera of SPORT. In Barcelona, "Neymar is an idol under construction, but in Brazil, he is a sociological phenomenon that is overcoming athletic barriers." Neymar has "been revolutionizing the advertising market in Brazil" since '10 ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Europe

10/08/13
Executive Transactions

Spanish Footballers Association (AFE) President LUIS MANUEL RUBIALES has been unanimously re-elected as a representative of European footballers on UEFA's Strategic Committee for the next two years. Rubiales will continue to "defend the rights of footballers" through '15 ( EP, 10/7 ). ... Macedo ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/08/13
Names In The News

Shooting on a still-untitled movie chronicling the life of PELE "has just kicked off in Brazil." And "waiting on the bench for their moment in front of the cameras are some new arrivals to the cast:" VINCENT D'ONOFRIO , RODRIGO SANTORO , COLM MEANEY , SEU JORGE and DIEGO BONETA are all "unp ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug