Names In The News
Champion mare MORE JOYOUS has been retired "a fit and happy horse" and will head to England to visit British thoroughbred FRANKEL later in the year. More Joyous Owner JOHN SINGLETON had "taken out two bookings with the unbeaten English superstar" (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 6/2). ... Man City Chair KHALDOON AL MUBARAK said that "the club's new manager should be announced within the next two weeks." Malaga coach MANUEL PELLEGRINI has been "strongly linked with the post, vacant since the sacking of Italian ROBERTO MANCINI earlier this month." Pellegrini told Spanish radio on Wednesday that he had a "verbal agreement" to join City (REUTERS, 5/31). ... Lawyers for Paralympian OSCAR PISTORIUS "demanded answers from South African police and prosecutors on Friday after pictures of the bathroom and toilet where he shot dead his girlfriend were leaked to a British television station." Sky News obtained a series of images of the crime scene in Pistorius' home where he shot his girlfriend, model REEVA STEENKAMP, on Valentine's Day (REUTERS, 6/1).