Names In The News
Former F1 world champion JACQUES VILLENEUVE "will become a broadcast analyst for Italian channel Sky Italia" (MOTORSPORT TOTAL, 1/30). ... Spaniard RAFAEL NADAL and Argentinian DAVID NALBANDIAN will team up for doubles at the Brasil Open, which begins in São Paulo on Feb. 11 (IG, 1/30). ... Head of Arsenal's youth academy LIAM BRADY "will step down" by May '14. Arsenal said that it will be discussing other potential roles with the 56-year-old former Arsenal midfielder and Ireland int'l to "ensure he continues his involvement with the club" (REUTERS, 1/30). ... Former MLB player PARK CHAN-HO will join exclusive South Korean broadcaster JTBC for all 39 World Baseball Classic games as a commentator. JTBC said that Park will be in the broadcast booth for South Korea’s games along with SONG JAE-WOO, who is "known for his knowledge" of MLB (KOREA JOONGANG DAILY, 1/31).