Less than 18 months ago, the politicians and panjandrams of Hamburg, Rome, Budapest, Paris and Los Angeles all craved the right to host the 2024 Games. Now, following Budapest’s withdrawal last week, only Paris and Los Angeles remain.
Hand me my glasses … Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty with the erroneous envelope. The sole controversy came in 1993 when presenter Jack Palance read out Marisa Tomei’s name as best supporting actress for My Cousin Vinny. The Academy didn’t bat an eyelid: Tomei kept the prize – which evidence shows was
A huge float carried by an out-of-control truck at the Rio de Janeiro samba parade struck at least six people, seriously injuring two.
Mo Farah celebrates winning the world 10,000m final with coach Alberto Salazar in 2015. The last time I spoke to Alberto Salazar, in a hotel lobby in Beijing, he offered some simple financial advice. “It’s a winning bet.” That was in August 2015, in the midst of a blizzard of allegations and an investigation