GRID girls are heading back into Formula One with Monaco and Sochi GP bosses ready to defy the ban – and fans are calling on other races to do the same. By Charlotte Ikonen / Published 13th May 2018 F1's new owner, Liberty Media, announced earlier this year it was replacing grid girls with grid kids. The change was described to be encouragement for the kids, who are kart drivers and aspiring F1 racers.But many disagreed, including former owner Bernie Ecclestone, who insisted the girls were a much-loved part of the sport.The bosses of the Monaco and Sochi GPs agreed and said they will ignore the ban at their races this year.Monaco president Michel Boeri confirmed grid girls will be used in Monte Carlo on May 27. PA AXED: Race chiefs have put brakes on glam girls at F1 races this year PA POSE: Four grid girls pose for a picture in the pit lane at the 2002 Spanish Grand Prix He even said he will have glamorous women on the grid throughout the race … [Read more...] about Grid Girls are BACK: F1 bosses at Monaco and Sochi GPs to DEFY ban with babes on race days
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The Hinckley-Big Rock girls soccer team picked up its first win of the year, beating South Beloit, 4-0, on Thursday. The Royals (1-7-4) only had 11 players, and battle through a steady downpour all game. Tori Prellberg had a pair of goals, as did Avery DeBernardi. Hinckley-Big Rock concludes the regular season at 4:30 p.m. Friday. GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD G-K places seventh at conference meet: Genoa-Kingston Girls placed seventh at the Big Northern Conference girls track and field meet with 29 points. Chloe Gallagher finished first in the pole vault, clearing 10-feet. Allison Kramer was third in the 300 meter low hurdles with a final time of 49.48. She was also fourth in the 100 hurdles at 17.18. Eith Mercato followed behind her in the 100 hurdles, finishing fifth at 17.60. Alex Jerbi took fifth in the two-mile at 13:09. SOFTBALL DeKalb falls at Ottawa: DeKalb lost to Ottawa, 12-1, in two innings. The Barbs host LaSalle-Peru at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. GIRLS SOCCER Kaneland ties with … [Read more...] about Prep roundup: H-BR soccer wins 4-0, G-K girls track and field takes seventh in conference meet, Kaneland soccer ties
DAILY CHRONICLE Moments before competing in the program’s first national event, DeKalb girls track and field coach Tywon Green relayed a message to his team Saturday at the Kansas Relays. “Run just like we’re back at DeKalb,” he said. With temperatures in the 50s, and an on-and-off rain beating the track and field facilities at the University of Kansas, DeKalb’s 13 representatives at the Kansas Relays felt as if they had home-field advantage. It showed as the Barbs swept the relays, winning the 4x100 meter in 49.09, 4x200 in 1:42.96 and 4x400 in 4:02.53. “We knew they would all be close, but our girls believed in themselves and ran their hearts out,” Green said. “Our girls were fresh [Saturday]. I thought we had a chance in the 4x100 and 4x200. Once we got those, I told them, ‘Let’s go and get the trifecta.’ It was almost a heart attack watching them.” The Barbs’ 4x100 and 4x200 relay … [Read more...] about Area roundup: DeKalb girls track sweeps 4×100, 4×200 and 4×400 at Kansas Relays
MEGHAN Markle is the American television actress and star of Suits who is engaged to be married to Prince Harry. The pair will walk down the aisle on May 19, 2018 at Windsor Castle. Here's Meghan's story and how she charmed the world's most eligible bachelor. Who is Meghan Markle and who are her parents? The 36-year-old star was born and raised in California but until recently lived in Toronto, Canada, where the TV show Suits is filmed. When she was little, Meghan spent a lot of time on the set of US TV show Married... with Children because her dad was a photography director on it. Meghan was "discovered" at a party but while her career was starting out she worked as a freelance calligrapher. Meghan's mother, Doria Radlan, is a yoga instructor and social worker. Her father, Thomas W Markle, won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction for a Drama Series. Doria is African-American, while Meghan's father is Dutch-Irish, and the family were victims of … [Read more...] about How old is Meghan Markle, how tall is the Suits actress, when did she meet Prince Harry and who are her parents?
Moments before competing in the program’s first ever national event, DeKalb girls track and field coach Tywon Green relayed a message to his team Saturday at the Kansas Relays. “Run just like we’re back at DeKalb,” he said. With temperatures floating around the 50’s, and an on-and-off rainfall beating the track and field facilities at the University of Kansas, DeKalb’s 13 representatives at the Kansas Relays felt like they had a home field advantage. It showed as the Barbs swept the relays, winning the 4x100 in 49.09, 4x200 in 1:42.96 and 4x400 in 4:02.53. “We knew they would all be close, but our girls believed in themselves and ran their hearts out,” Green said. “Our girls were fresh (Saturday). I thought we had a chance in the 4x100 and 4x200. Once we got those, I told them lets go and get the trifecta. It was almost a heart attack watching them. “The girls were tough. They were tired. It was cold … [Read more...] about Area roundup: DeKalb girls track and field sweeps 4×100, 4×200 and 4×400 at Kansas Relays