Names In The News
National Rugby League side New Zealand Warriors announced the appointment of ANDREW MCFADDEN as acting coach following the departure of MATTHEW ELLIOTT "with immediate effect" (THE AGE, 4/7). ... Former president of Australian Football League club Essendon DAVID EVANS has invited the former No. 1 golfer GREG NORMAN, now global entrepreneur, to "be on the advisory board" of his Melbourne-based stockbroking and investment firm, Evans and Partners. On top of that, Evans "has commissioned Norman, a noted golf architect, to design an 18-hole private course on his property north-east of Melbourne, on the Goulburn River near Alexandra" (THE AGE, 4/7). ... Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards announced on Monday that trainer ANDREAS SCHUTZ "will face an inquiry after one of his horses returned a positive drug test last month" (SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, 4/7). ... Serie A side Catania has officially sacked coach ROLANDO MARAN "for the second time this season," appointing MAURIZIO PELLEGRINO as his replacement (FOOTBALL ITALIA, 4/6). ... Former German F1 driver HEINZ-HARALD FRENTZEN "is returning to the driver's seat in '14." Frentzen "will compete in the ADAC GT Masters series in a Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 this year." The first of 16 races "will take place in Oschersleben, Germany between April 25-27" (SID, 4/7). ... The FA of Singapore announced on Monday that 65-year-old JITA SINGH "has resigned as senior head of game development to pursue other opportunities." Jita "was the youngest national team coach when he led Singapore at age 29" from '79-84 (STRAITS TIMES, 4/7).