“There will be new Max Whitlocks and Kath Graingers out there who Sport England will support through our funding of the talent system, but most won’t reach those heights. Our main aim is making sure all young people get a positive experience when they try a sport and whatever they choose to do, come away with the good basic skills and having had a great time.” … [Read more...] about ‘Brutal but effective’: why Team GB has won so many Olympic medals
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An aspiring foodpreneur,Havovi says, “It started with the lockdown. I began working on recipes for myself; baked with various seeds and fruits and tried a lot of smoothies because I didn’t want to end up having all the junk that was at hand. While others cribbed about the lockdown, I decided to make the most of it by doing things I had been procrastinating on. Not being able to get food home delivered helped me a great deal.” … [Read more...] about Work-from-home living has imbibed ‘a no rush timetable’ for these Indians
Councillor Alan Connett, leader of Teignbridge council, which covers East Ogwell, said: 'It does feel like a slap in the face for everyone who has worked so hard to keep our infection rates low.' John and Amanda Turner, who have run The Jolly Sailor pub in the village for 20 years said the move is 'a catastrophe'. … [Read more...] about Why has ALL of Kent been dragged into Tier 3? Shocking map shows vast swathes of Garden of England has infection rates LOWER than nation’s average – including one village split down the middle where one pub can open and the other must shut
“When we started that process, I was like, ‘Oh man, this has the potential to be a disaster just because of all the inputs they have to manage,’” Richard Childress Racing president Torrey Galida told NBC Sports. “We ended up with 15 different subgroups, and we were all working from home. I was meeting sometimes three times a day as we collected ideas and worked through their feasibility. We’ve all been on those calls that turn into clusters just because you’ve got too many people trying to talk, and Steve and his team did a great job of driving that forward and keeping everyone on track.” … [Read more...] about The inside story of how NASCAR navigated a 2020 scheduling nightmare and its future
Merkel was named Time magazine's Person of the Year in 2015. Time Editor-at-Large Karl Vick described her as "the de factos leader of the European Union" by virtue of being leader of the EU's largest and most economically powerful member state. Twice that year, he said, the EU had faced "existential crises" that Merkel had taken the lead in navigating -- first the Greek debt crisis faced by the eurozone, and then the ongoing migrant crisis. … [Read more...] about Merkel says she’s taking care of herself. But what should we know about a leader’s health?