Names In The News
Former French F1 driver JEAN ALESI has "announced his retirement from active racing" after 13 years in F1, five year in the German Touring Car Championship (DTM), two 24 Hours of Le Mans starts and one Indy 500 start (AUTO BILD, 12/19). ... Dutch national team striker KLAAS-JAN HUNTELAAR "has reportedly signed a contract extension with Bundesliga club Schalke 04." Huntelaar's current contract with the Royal Blues ends at the end of the season (SID, 12/19). ... ANGELINA JOLIE is "set for her second film project as a director, and first for a major studio (Universal)." The film is titled "Unbroken" and is the story of LOUIS ZAMPERINI, an Olympian who became a WWII prisoner of war (ENTERTAINMENT WISE, 12/19). ... SYED RAHIM NABI "has been voted the All India Football Federation Player of the Year 2012 by the I-League club coaches" (PTI, 12/20).