Bob Iger’s long goodbye to Disney is a very big deal

Bob Iger’s long goodbye to Disney is a very big deal

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The news that Disney boss Bob Iger is stepping down as the company's CEO has taken the movie world by surprise. Since becoming chief executive in 2005, Iger led the company through several blockbuster investment and the launch of the Disney+ flow service. Iger will remain Disney's executive chairman until the end of 2021. In a statement, the company said Iger would direct its "creative attempt" while securing "a smooth and successful transition". Bob Chapek, who joined Disney in 1993 and earlier ran the company's parks and products division, has been appointed the company's new CEO. During Iger's tenure as CEO, Disney took over animation studio Pixar, comic book company Marvel, Star Wars originator LucasFilm and Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. These acquisitions, com...
Yankees’ Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery, will miss this full season

Yankees’ Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery, will miss this full season

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The 26-year-old pitcher Tommy John have surgery,that's likely keeping him out until the beginning of next season. The injury is a big blow to the Yankees’ pitching staff. TAMPA, Fla. — Last February, the Yankees gave one of their homegrown talents, Luis Severino, a four-year contract extension worth $40 million, locking up one of the best young pitchers in baseball at an reasonable rate before free agency. A year later, it appears the Yankees might be lucky to get a season and a half out of Severino over the length of that extension. On Tuesday, Severino learned that he would require Tommy John surgery on his throwing arm, a significant blow to the rotation of a team with hopes of a World Series title this year. He will miss the rest of the 2020 season and likely some of the 2021 season.
Coronavirus Spreads to Soccer’s Schedule, Closing Stadiums

Coronavirus Spreads to Soccer’s Schedule, Closing Stadiums

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In China, officials struggling to contain the spread of the coronavirus have delayed the start of the soccer season for months, and at least one top-division team has been marooned in the Middle East for weeks, unable to return from a preseason training camp.  Also In South Korea, fans attending matches earlier this month were examined for fever before being allowed inside stadiums, and masks was everywhere in the stands in Japan recently — until Tuesday, when officials announced that there will be no league play until at least mid-March. But the consequence of the coronavirus on the global soccer calendar have crossed borders, as well. Asia’s soccer association announced three weeks ago that the matches in its biggest club championship which includes Chinese teams would not be played
Deontay Wilder ‘points win in Las Vegas impossible’ Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder ‘points win in Las Vegas impossible’ Tyson Fury

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Fury, 31, drew with Wilder in Los Angeles in 2018 and he hopes to avoid controversy by securing a knockout in their rematch on Saturday. But he said similarities in his style with Floyd Mayweather - who landed 15 wins by decision in Vegas - is reason for his confidence in the judging. "That slick style works and the judges here like that," Fury told BBC Sport. "Wilder can't beat me on points, it's not possible. This is Las Vegas, not Los Angeles. "One of the greatest boxers that has ever lived in Mayweather has come from this town and they can appreciate a master boxer here. "If it goes 12 rounds I have won." Fury conducted media commitments at the offices of his US promoters Top Rank on Monday, a short drive from the Las Vegas strip where his bout with WBC world heavywei...
Tottenham Son Heung_min Suffers Fractured Arm

Tottenham Son Heung_min Suffers Fractured Arm

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Tottenham forward Son Heung-min will be sidelined for a "number of weeks" after fracturing his arm during Sunday's 3-2 win at Aston Villa. The South Korea international, 27, will have surgery this week. But unfortunately for the young footballer this surely means that he will miss the Champions League last-16 tie against RB Leipzig on Wednesday and Saturday's Premier League trip to Chelsea. Tottenham are already without England striker Harry Kane, who tore his hamstring at Southampton in January. Son has scored in his past five games for the club, including two goals in Sunday's win at Villa Park. His absence means 27-year-old Brazilian Lucas Moura, 22-year-old Dutchman Steven Bergwijn, signed in January, and Republic of Ireland international Troy Parrott, 18, are Spurs' only...
China Inc. Struggles to Reopen as a result of the coronavirus

China Inc. Struggles to Reopen as a result of the coronavirus

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Airbus company is gradually restarting its convention line in China. While General  Motors began restricted production on Saturday, Toyota followed up on Monday morning. With a lot of  bothered poking from Beijing — China is now trying to reopen for business. The known world’s second-largest economy practically shut down three weeks ago as a viral outbreak disease holds up a thousands of people, unexpectedly elongating a Chinese holiday. The hold set of warning that the global economy could be in jeopardy if the world’s pre-eminent manufacturing powerhouse stayed shut for long. Now, as some factories jaks back into action, the monumental task of restarting China is becoming clear. China’s efforts to contain the virus are clashing with its push to get the country back to work, requ

All You Need to Know About Chocolate And How It’s Prepared

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The precious bar of chocolate has come a long way in quality and complexity. Here’s a leading on how it’s prepared, and how to pick the best and most socially produced. You think you know everything you need to know about chocolate? For instance: The higher the percentage of cacao, the more bitter the chocolate, right? The term “single origin” on the label indicates that the chocolate expresses a particular whereness. Americans spend $21 billion on chocolate every year, but just because it's been eaten a lot of it doesn’t mean we know what we’re eating. And misinterpretation at the store can make it unnecessary hard for chocolate lovers to figure out which of the myriad, jauntily wrapped bars crowding the shelves are the best to buy, in terms of both taste and ethics
Coronavirus Patients Pose New Risks

Coronavirus Patients Pose New Risks

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It’s not understandable on how patients are screened or even treated in China’s standby wards, or how long they are to remain. Medical workers in protective suits looking after coronavirus patients at a new shelter in Wuhan, China.Credit...China Daily/Reuters As the new coronavirus  keeps spreading unabated within the city of Wuhan, China, government officials last week imposed draconian measures. Workers in protective gear were instructed to go to every home in the city, removing infected residents to immense isolation wards built hastily in a sports stadium, an exhibition center and a building complex. “There must be no deserters, or they will be nailed to the pillar of historical shame forever,” said Vice Premier Sun Chunlan, who is leading the government’s response to t
BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020 shortlist revealed

BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020 shortlist revealed

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The five contenders for the BBC World Service accolade were chosen by a panel of experts, including coaches, players, administrators and journalists. The nominees are: Lucy Bronze - England and Lyon Julie Ertz - USA and Chicago Red Stars Sam Kerr - Australia and Chelsea Vivianne Miedema - Netherlands and Arsenal Megan Rapinoe - USA and Reign FC Voting closes at 09:00 GMT on Monday, 2 March 2020 and the winner of the award will be announced on Tuesday, 24 March on BBC World Service and the BBC Sport website. Here's more on the five contenders vying for the honour, which is in its sixth year. Lucy Bronze Age: 28 Country: England Caps: 81 Club: Lyon Position: Defender Bronze enjoyed accolades playing for both club and country in 2019, claiming the treble with...
Tyson Fury will be worried by first-fight knockdowns-Deontay Wilder

Tyson Fury will be worried by first-fight knockdowns-Deontay Wilder

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The pair fight in Las Vegas on 22 February for Wilder's WBC championship. Their bout in December 2018 ended in a controversial draw with the American knocking Fury down twice, although the Englishman also thought he had won. "When you get knocked down by someone, you never forget it or how they did it," said 34-year-old Wilder. Speaking on a media conference call from the United States on Tuesday, he added: "Deep down I feel he's nervous, very nervous from what happened the first time. "When you go in there for a second time it has to be stressful and you definitely can't sleep at night. "I gave this man concussion and it will happen again because the head is not meant to be hit, especially by the power of Deontay Wilder, so he has a lot to think about."Both men are unbeaten...