FIFA 

2018 FIFA World Cup Russiaâ„¢ – News – Carlos Queiroz announced as new Colombia manager

The 65-year-old Portuguese coach replaces Jose Pekerman Spent 11 years prior managing IR Iran, which included two World Cup appearances Will make his debut in March during the FIFA window for friendlies The Colombian Football Federation officially announced the appointment of Carlos Queiroz as men’s national team manager on Thursday. The presentation took place at the federation’s headquarters and included a press conference. “For me it’s an honour, and I’m happy to have the trust of the federation,” Queiroz said. “First off, I intend to take care of the great…

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Emiliano Sala: Profile of ‘a South American warrior’ & the ‘local Carlos Tevez’

Emiliano Sala has scored 12 goals in Ligue 1 this season Just three days after he signed for Premier League club Cardiff City from Nantes, Argentine striker Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft that disappeared on Monday night off Alderney in the Channel Islands, French authorities have confirmed. At 28, Emiliano Sala had just reached football maturity, and his move to Cardiff was shaping up to be a thrilling adventure. The transfer marked belated recognition for a player who might be imperfect technically but who is physical, courageous –…

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Carlos Ghosn says he is innocent in first court appearance

Image copyright Reuters Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has maintained his innocence in his first court appearance since his shock arrest in Japan last year. He has been in custody since November and faces allegations of financial misconduct. In a prepared statement, Mr Ghosn said he had been “wrongly accused and unfairly detained”. His lawyers requested the court hearing to address the reasons for his lengthy detention. Japanese prosecutors have charged Mr Ghosn with financial misconduct and accuse him of under-reporting his pay package. Mr Ghosn, a towering figure of…

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Lifestyle 

Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta stars in own biopic

HAVANA (Reuters) – For Carlos Acosta, the son of a black truck driver in Communist-run Cuba, overcoming poverty, prejudice and politics to become a global ballet legend, write a best-selling memoir and create his own dance company was not enough. Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta gives an interview as he attends the film premiere for “Yuli”, a biopic about his life, during Havana’s International Film Festival in Havana, Cuba, December 7, 2018. Picture taken December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer The 45-year-old, who won fame as a teen for his athleticism and virtuosity,…

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Carlos Ghosn: Nissan board votes to dismiss chairman

Image copyright Getty Images Nissan’s board has voted to dismiss Carlos Ghosn as chairman following his arrest over allegations of financial misconduct. He has been accused by Nissan of under-reporting his salary and using company assets for personal use. But some see it as part of the firm’s attempt to rebalance power in its alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi, which Mr Ghosn also chairs. The 64-year-old was the architect of the tie-up between the three firms. Source link

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Carlos Ghosn: Renault-Nissan’s relentless ‘cost killer’

Image copyright AFP In Japan, Carlos Ghosn’s hero status was so big that his life was serialised in one of the country’s famous cartoon comic books. That was in 2001, when his revival of the ailing Nissan had barely begun and when the idea of a foreigner running one of Japan’s venerable companies was met with curiosity and bafflement. But Renault, which had bought a large stake in Nissan two years previously, had high hopes for the Brazil-born Mr Ghosn. He did not disappoint. In a 2011 nationwide poll of…

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Nissan plans to oust Carlos Ghosn over ‘misconduct’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Carlos Ghosn is head of the Alliance, which includes Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi Japanese car giant Nissan has proposed removing chairman Carlos Ghosn from his post over financial misconduct claims. The firm said it had been conducting an internal investigation for several months which showed Mr Ghosn had been under-reporting his pay. “Numerous other significant acts of misconduct” including “personal use of company assets”, were also found. “Nissan deeply apologises for causing great concern to our shareholders and stakeholders,” the company added. The firm…

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Serena Williams row umpire Carlos Ramos punishes Marin Cilic after racquet smash

Marin Cilic is given a code violation by Carlos Ramos – the umpire who was called a “thief” by Serena Williams in the US Open final – for smashing his racquet during Croatia’s Davis Cup semi-final win over the United States. READ MORE: Croatia beat United States 3-2 to reach final WATCH MORE: Highlights – Norrie victory seals Davis Cup tie for GB Available to UK users only. Source link

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US Open 2018: Umpire Carlos Ramos defended by ITF after Serena Williams row

Watch: Serena Williams calls umpire ‘liar’ and ‘thief’ The US Open final umpire whom Serena Williams called “a thief” has been defended by tennis’ governing body. Williams, beaten in straight sets by Naomi Osaka, was docked a game for verbal abuse, having already had a point penalty for smashing her racquet and a code violation for coaching. She later said it was “sexist” to have been penalised a game. The International Tennis Federation said Carlos Ramos acted “at all times with professionalism and integrity”. An ITF statement said: “It is…

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Technology 

Carlos Ghosn: Why car makers must adapt – or die

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nissan has been testing a Leaf equipped with a self-driving system called Easy Ride developed with IT firm DeNA The motor industry is heading at speed towards a technological revolution. Electrification and automation are the new buzzwords. So can old-fashioned car companies survive? That’s a question one of the industry’s most powerful figures is keen to answer. Carlos Ghosn is the chairman and chief executive of the Alliance, a carmaking giant made up of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi. It builds more than 10 million…

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