Today in History • Monday, January 20, 2023 | Entertainment

Today is Monday, January 30, the 30th day of 2023. There are 335 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On January 30, 1969, the Beatles held an impromptu concert at Apple’s London headquarters; it was the band’s last public performance. In 1649, King Charles I of England was executed for high … Read more

Usain Bolt fires business manager over Jamaica fraud case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt told reporters on Friday he was baffled by the disappearance of $12.7 million of his money at a local private investment firm that authorities are investigating. part of a massive fraud that began over a decade ago. Bolt also said he fired his chief business … Read more

Namibia’s most decorated player now Fitness Guru

BEFORE building a reputation as Namibia’s most decorated footballer with a record seven Namibian Premier League titles, Rudi Louw took Namibian football by storm at the height of his career. Coming from a family of football players which included his father, Carpio Kavendji, and his grandfather, Albert Louw, who along with his younger brother Hannes … Read more

Arab stars in new Hugo Boss campaign

DUBAI: March 2023 will mark the 20th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, which led to destruction, displacement and prolonged political instability. One of the millions who have seen the chaos unfold is Iraqi-American painter Vian Sora. “There’s nothing I don’t remember,” she says from her studio in Louisville, Kentucky. The night before the … Read more

Did you know these celebrities have agricultural backgrounds? | Family life on the farm and in the countryside

NFL wide receiver Jordy Nelson Jordy Nelson was the 36th overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. After growing up on his parents’ farm in Kansas and attending Kansas State University, he became a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers. Nelson’s parents own a cattle and wheat farm. While playing in the NFL, Nelson … Read more

Match-fixing scandal threatens to turn snooker boom into bust | Corruption News

Accusations of match-fixing against 10 Chinese snooker players in the biggest corruption scandal that has engulfed one of the world’s fastest-growing sports has left fans and organizers worried about the game’s future. The players, including 2021 Masters champion Yan Bingtao and that year’s British Championship winner Zhao Xintong, have been suspended amid an investigation into … Read more

There’s an innovation revolution happening in sports, and venture capital firm Sapphire is helping pay for it

Sapphire Sports’ Michael Spirito and Doug Higgins COURTESY OF SAPPHIRE SPORTS Sapphire Sport claims to have attracted $181 million from a slew of investors — or $300 million in total — to power startups that are disrupting sports entertainment and culture. Jhere are the overtime hours, which pays six-figure bids to up-and-coming high school athletes … Read more

British Grand Prix ‘Just Stop Oil’ protest posed risk of ‘serious harm’ to F1 drivers, court heard

Just Stop Oil protesters swarmed the track at the start of last year’s British Grand Prix; The race had already been red-flagged after a massive crash at the first corner involving Zhou Guanyu, George Russell and Alex Albon. Last update: 01/25/23 1:35 p.m. Alfa Romeo Chinese driver Guanyu Zhou crashes at start of British Grand … Read more

Jon Rahm: Gareth Bale has nothing to do with being so good at golf | “It’s not fair” | Golf News

Jon Rahm spoke about Gareth Bale’s playing ability after nine holes of pro-am play with him; Bale makes AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am debut on PGA Tour; Watch the Farmers Insurance Open live on Sky Sports Golf from Wednesday at 5.30pm Last update: 01/25/23 1:14 p.m. Please use Chrome browser for more accessible video player Golf’s … Read more

F1 sends inflammatory letter to FIA after Mohammed Ben Sulayem’s ‘inflated $20bn price tag’ claim

The warning came after comments by Mohammed Ben Sulayem on Twitter following reports that a potential buyer had offered $20bn for F1; the letter, which was seen by Sky News, threatens to escalate tensions between Formula 1 and the FIA By Mark Kleinman, Sky News City Editor Last update: 01/24/23 3:35 p.m. F1 and FIA … Read more