On 8 June 2010, three days before the kickoff of the World Cup in South Africa, envoys from Russia and England stood outside a meeting room in Johannesburg’s Sandton Convention Centre, nervously waiting to make their pitch to host the 2018 tournament. Their audience: elected representatives of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football, or Concacaf. Fifa’s 208 member associations, each governing soccer in their countries, were split between six confederations. Concacaf, with 35 member associations under its umbrella, was one of them, and it, in turn, reported up to Fifa. Its territory stretched from Panama in the south to Canada in the north, and included the US, as well as all of the Caribbean and the sparsely populated South American countries Suriname and Guyana. With the possible exception of Mexico, the confederation’s members were not considered particularly formidable on the soccer pitch – but in the cutthroat field of … [Read more...] about How Russia won the World Cup
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YouTuber John Bain, otherwise known as TotalBiscuit, lost his four-year battle with bowel cancer and has died aged 33. Known as one of gaming’s most influential figures, TotalBiscuit announced in May 2018 that he would be retiring from game criticism. John Bain was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2014 and although the cancer went into remission, it later returned and spread to his liver and spine. But who was TotalBiscuit? John Bain, otherwise known as TotalBiscuit lost his battle with bowel cancer and has died Who was TotalBiscuit? John Bain was a YouTuber and PC computer game critic who went by the name TotalBiscuit and had more than 2 million subscribers on the video sharing website. After being laid off from a financial advisory company, he started uploading videos which later catapulted him into online fame and was invited to other gaming networks, as well as partnering with Sony Entertainment. Dubbing himself as 'The Cynical Brit', TotalBiscuit became a viral … [Read more...] about TotalBiscuit dead: YouTube gamer John Bain dies aged 33
It’s been a rollercoaster of a month for Arrested Development and Ozark star, Jason Bateman. At the beginning of May 2018, Jason Bateman reportedly asked for more compensation after Arrested Development creator, Mitchell Hurwitz, released a remixed version of the show’s fourth season. Then, at the end of the month, he and co-star and friend Will Arnett were involved in a taxicab accident in New York City. However, the big story has now become the actor’s reaction during a New York Times interview with the whole Arrested Development cast. Jason Bateman will return as Michael Bluth in Netflix's Arrested Development season 5 In the run up to season 5, which will be released on Netflix next week, the conversation turned to the 2017 allegations levelled at Jeffrey Tambor about his time on the Amazon show Transparent. During the interview, Jessica Walter, who plays Lucille Bluth on the show, revealed that her on-screen husband Tambor had verbally harassed her. 'In … [Read more...] about What is Jason Bateman’s net worth?
MORGAN Freeman is a US actor who rose to prominence by starring in films like The Shawshank Redemption. Here is everything you need to know about this seasoned Hollywood star... Who is Morgan Freeman? Morgan Freeman, 80, was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He is the youngest of five children and was raised in Chicago and Mississippi - his father was a barber and his mother was a teacher. He attended Los Angeles City College before serving as a mechanic in the US Air Force between 1955 and 1959 with the hope of eventually becoming a fighter pilot. Upon realising his passion for acting he moved to Hollywood, but after struggling to find work he relocated to New York. The actor's big break came in 1967 when he got a part in the all African-American Broadway production Hello, Dolly! and an off-Broadway play The Nigger Lovers. In 1971, he started appearing regularly on the nationwide children's TV show The Electric Company where he worked alongside Rita Moreno, Joan Rivers and Gene Wilder. … [Read more...] about What is Morgan Freeman’s net worth, how old is the Robin Hood star, who is his step-granddaughter and what are his hit movies?
Katie Price's rumoured beau footballer Shane Duffy has been slammed for a number of historic homophobic tweets, soon after the former glamour model's iconic pink car was seen in the driveway of his home. Prior to her 40th birthday, the Loose Women panellist worked tirelessly to campaign against online bullying and launched a petition to make trolling a criminal offence, so Shane Duffy's tweets will likely not sit well with Katie. Katie and Shane's relationship was somewhat confirmed after she revealed that she would like to be married and pregnant by the end of 2018, after ditching her husband Kieran Hayler because of his affairs. But what is Katie Price’s net worth? Katie Price at the launch of her Spring/Summer collection of horse riding wear, KP Collection Who is Katie Price? Born Katrina Amy Alexandra Alexis Infield on May 22, 1978 in Brighton, she was formerly known by her pseudonym Jordan. She won Series 15 of Celebrity Big Brother and was a … [Read more...] about Katie Price’s net worth revealed after the former model turns 40