Premier League set to introduce VAR system next season

The Premier League is set to use the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system from next season after clubs agreed in principleto the move on Thursday. During a meeting attended by key members of all 20 Premier League clubs, officials were presented with an update on the non-live VAR trials taking place. They were also given… Read More Premier League set to introduce VAR system next season

Leicester City FC’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, four others confirmed dead in helicopter crash 

Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday, the soccer club and police said. Vichai bought the unheralded central England side in 2010 and went on to stun the soccer world by beating… Read More Leicester City FC’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, four others confirmed dead in helicopter crash 

Leceister City FC owner’s helicopter crashes outside stadium

​A helicopter belonging to Leicester City football club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed in a ball of flames in the club’s car park on Saturday after a Premier League match, British media said. The Thai tycoon was among five people on board the helicopter, a source close to the club said. Also on board were two… Read More Leceister City FC owner’s helicopter crashes outside stadium

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

​Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world’s biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said. Allen left Microsoft in 1983, before the company became a corporate juggernaut, following a dispute with Gates, but… Read More Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Pakistan swears in cricket legend Imran Khan as Prime Minister

Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan was sworn in at a ceremony in Islamabad on Saturday, ushering in a new political era as the World Cup cricket hero officially took the reins of power in the nuclear-armed country. The ceremony at the President’s House in the capital marks the end of decades of rotating leadership… Read More Pakistan swears in cricket legend Imran Khan as Prime Minister

U.S. billionaire Stan Kroenke acquires Arsenal Football Club in $2.3billion deal

American billionaire Stan Kroenke has struck a deal to take Arsenal private by buying out Russian rival and minority investor Alisher Usmanov in a move that values the English Premier League soccer club at around $2.3 billion. The deal comes at a crucial time for the north London club as it embarks on life without… Read More U.S. billionaire Stan Kroenke acquires Arsenal Football Club in $2.3billion deal

Former WWE superstar Kane elected mayor of Knox county in Tennessee

Glenn Jacobs, best known as Kane – a long-serving WWE superstar and former world champion – has been elected mayor of the third-most populous county in Tennessee. Running as a Republican, Jacobs defeated Democratic candidate Linda Haney 31,739 votes to 16,611. Jacobs was born in Spain and grew up near St. Louis, Missouri, though his… Read More Former WWE superstar Kane elected mayor of Knox county in Tennessee

Super Eagles, Wolverhampton FC goalkeeper Carl Ikeme announces retirement

​Super Eagles and Wolverhampton goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has announced his retirement from the professional game on Friday. The 32-year-old goalie announced the news to his Wolverhampton teammates before a training session. His retirement comes after consultations with medical experts. Ikeme was diagnosed with acute leukemia when he returned abnormal blood results during pre-season in July… Read More Super Eagles, Wolverhampton FC goalkeeper Carl Ikeme announces retirement