Trump Golfs With Rush Limbaugh, Egg Roll at White House

first_imgAbout 30-thousand people are expected to take part in the event in shifts. White House Easter Egg Roll expected to draw thousands for its 141st year— dc4visitors (@dc4visitors1) April 22, 2019 On Sunday, the president attended Easter services at an Episcopal church in Palm Beach with First Lady Melania Trump and his daughter Tiffany.This morning the President and the First Lady are hosting the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.The 2019 Easter Egg Roll is almost here! President @realDonaldTrump and @FLOTUS will welcome guests to the White House for this great Presidential tradition tomorrow:— The White House (@WhiteHouse) April 21, 2019 Events will include the competitive rolling of Easter eggs on the South Lawn.There will also be stations for egg and cookie decorating.Military bands will provide entertainment and each attendee will go home with a White House commemorative Easter egg.The White House Easter Egg Roll dates back to 1878.center_img President Trump is back at the White House after spending Easter Weekend playing golf with an LPGA star and one of the biggest players in talk radio.Trump spent the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida where his golf partners included LPGA star Lexi Thompson and conservative radio icon Rush Limbaugh. White House today released these pics from Friday of @realDonaldTrump & Rush Limbaugh at Trump International Golf Club. #TrumpInPalmBeach— George Bennett (@gbennettpost) April 20, 2019last_img read more

Update on the latest sports

first_img July 30, 2020 FIFA-INFANTINO CASECriminal case opened against FIFA president Gianni InfantinoGENEVA (AP) — A criminal case against FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been opened by a Swiss special prosecutor. The case is connected to a meeting Infantino had with the Swiss attorney general. Special prosecutor Stefan Keller believes there is enough evidence to take the case to court after investigating the circumstances of a meeting Infantino had with Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber, who offered his resignation last week. Keller has uncovered “elements that make up reprehensible behavior,” according to a statement from the Swiss authority overseeing the federal prosecutors office. Keller opened a criminal case against Infantino as well as Valais prosecutor Rinaldo Arnold and has sought authorization to open a legal case against Lauber. Associated Press In other MLB news:— Major League Baseball is debating whether to play shorter doubleheaders this season. The players’ association is surveying its members and deciding whether to propose two seven-inning games, or one nine-inning game followed by one seven-inning contest. MLB is expected to decide by Saturday whether to go with shorter doubleheaders. Philadelphia and Toronto are scheduled to play a doubleheader that day.— Major league hitters have opened this 60-game sprint by stumbling out of the blocks. Coming off a condensed preseason camp for a season truncated by the coronavirus pandemic, hitters can’t seem to get in the swing of things. The league-wide batting average is .229, down from .252 last season — stunning, considering the National League has adopted the designated hitter for this season. The all-time low for batting average is .237, set in 1968, “the year of the pitcher.” Strikeouts are up for the 15th straight season, and the home run rate has dropped a year after extra-slick baseballs helped produce a record 6,776 big flies. COLLEGE FOOTBALL-IOWA-RACIAL BIASInquiry finds racial bias, bullying in Iowa football program Update on the latest sports There won’t be any fans in attendance, and health and safety protocols are in place that don’t even allow teams to shower in the arena after games. With eight games remaining games before the playoffs, teams that have clinched berths are focused on securing the best possible playoff seed. For the hopefuls, it’s about finding a way to get into the field and stay at Disney at least a couple weeks longer.Anthony Davis and Zion Williamson are ready for reopening night. Davis practiced Wednesday for the first time since getting poked in an eye during the Los Angeles Lakers’ scrimmage opener last week. He said the plan is for him to play tonight when the Lakers face the Clippers in the first seeding game for both teams. The Pelicans said Williamson will be a game-time decision for New Orleans’ opener against Utah. Williamson missed nearly two weeks because he left for a family emergency and then had to quarantine for four days upon his return.NBA-KNICKS COACHKnicks bring Tom Thibodeau back to New York as new coach Roberts returning after 1-game suspensionUNDATED (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts will be returning from a one-game suspension when the defending NL West champions visit Arizona for the Diamondbacks’ home opener Thursday night. Major League Baseball suspended Roberts one game and Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly eight games on Wednesday, the day after benches cleared in the sixth inning of Los Angeles’ 5-2 victory over the Houston Astros. Astros manager Dusty Baker was fined. Roberts served his penalty Wednesday night when the Dodgers beat Houston 4-2 in 13 innings.Kelly was punished for throwing a fastball near the head of Houston’s Alex Bregman and mockingly taunting Astros star Carlos Correa. He elected to appeal and can continue to play. UNDATED (AP) — Top-ranked Ash Barty has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because she’s not comfortable with traveling during the coronavirus pandemic. The 24-year-old Australian is the highest-profile player so far to pull out of the Grand Slam tournament in New York because of the global health crisis. The U.S. Open is set to start Aug. 31. Barty won the French Open champion in 2019 in her major breakthrough. She hasn’t yet decided if she’ll defend that title. The clay-court major was postponed earlier in the year and rescheduled to start in late September. In other news related to the coronavirus pandemic:— A total of 457 Division I football games have been canceled or postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to Associated Press research, 134 Football Bowl Subdivision games are off. That number is 383 for the Football Championship Subdivision. Included in those numbers are 60 matchups between FBS and FCS teams. A total of 454 Division II games are off. The number is 1,013 in Division III.— Formula One driver Sergio Perez is in isolation at the British Grand Prix after returning an inconclusive coronavirus test. The Racing Point driver has since been retested and is awaiting the outcome. The Mexican was absent from his scheduled media duties at Silverstone circuit in central England.— Fans will attend soccer in Britain on Friday for the first time since the country’s coronavirus lockdown four months ago. In a pilot event for the planned widespread return of supporters, 500 will be allowed into the Irish Cup final at 18,500-capacity Windsor Park in Belfast. The tickets will be split between finalists Ballymena United and Glentoran. Northern Ireland is ahead of the rest of the U.K. Over in London on Saturday, England’s FA Cup final will be played without any spectators at Wembley, just like the Premier League concluded in empty stadiums following a 100-day shutdown. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNBA RETURNSSeason resumes with doubleheaderLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The NBA season resumes Thursday after a 20-week break because of the coronavirus pandemic. In a reopening night doubleheader inside the bubble at Walt Disney World, New Orleans will take on Utah before a matchup of the top two teams in the Western Conference — the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers. IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An investigative report has found that the Iowa football program has suffered from racial bias against Black players and bullying by a small number of current and former coaches.University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld says the report from an outside law firm shows that the “climate and culture must and will change within our football program.” Coach Kirk Ferentz, the longest-tenured head coach in college football, is expected to keep his job. The report found that many players believe he has already made several positive changes.VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSBarty withdraws from US Open NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Thibodeau (THIH’-buh-doh) is back in New York as the Knicks’ new coach.The former NBA Coach of the Year was hired Thursday, returning to the team he helped lead to the NBA Finals as an assistant coach. The 62-year-old Thibodeau is 352-246 in eight seasons coaching Chicago and Minnesota. He was the Coach of the Year in 2011 in his first season with the Bulls. He led Chicago to 50 wins in three of his five seasons. Thibodeau was an assistant to Jeff Van Gundy when the Knicks reached the 1999 NBA Finals. MLB-NEWSlast_img read more

LeoVegas AB confirms Stefan Nelson as incoming Group CFO

first_imgShare Submit Share Related Articles LeoVegas hits back at Swedish regulations despite Q2 successes August 13, 2020 StumbleUpon Stockholm-listed online gambling group, LeoVegas AB has confirmed the appointment of Stefan Nelson as new Chief Financial Officer.The firm expects Nelson to takeover full group CFO responsibilities on 22 August, when current incumbent Viktor Fritzén end his tenure as Leo Vegas financial lead, joining the firm’s senior executive advisory.A 20-year finance veteran, Nelson has prior experience in gaming, media and retail capital funding, having held senior executive positions at Swedish investment firm Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken – SEB Group AB (2007-2018).Updating investors, Gustaf Hagman, Group Chief Executive of LeoVegas AB commented on the leadership appointment;“I am extremely pleased to recruit Stefan Nelson as new CFO to LeoVegas. With his deep expertise in finance and a sense of both the business and the gaming industry, combined with having been Sweden’s most renowned gaming analyst, Stefan will be an addition to the management team and my right hand. Stefan’s broad and deep knowledge within M&A will also be an asset to us in the future. Furthermore, I was looking for a person who has a unique feeling for numbers and the ability to see them in the right context. That is a gift Stefan has.”In its 2018 update, Hagman and LeoVegas governance presented the firm’s ‘2020 enterprise vision‘ targeting ‘€600 million in annual group revenues, combined with a corporate EBITDA of €100 million’.Nelson joins LeoVegas executive team as the company expands its presence within the UK and German markets, having completed a series of strategic acquisitions. Commenting on joining LeoVegas AB, Stefan Nelson stated; “I think it will be incredibly stimulating to start working at LeoVegas, which is one of the fastest growing companies on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. In my role at SEB, I led LeoVegas’ IPO in 2016, and have been familiar with the company and management team ever since. LeoVegas has impressively achieved a leading position in a large and fast-moving industry that is still in an early development phase. I am deeply impressed by the company’s unique corporate culture, which is perhaps the most important explanation for its success. And I look forward to being part of and contributing to the continued growth journey that Gustaf and his team have set out for the future” Kindred marks fastest route to ‘normal trading’ as it delivers H1 growth July 24, 2020 GiG lauds its ‘B2B makeover’ delivering Q2 growth August 11, 2020last_img read more