Tag Archives: Food and drink

FIFA confirms no alcohol to be sold at Qatar World Cup stadiums

Doha, Qatar CNN  —  Just two days before the World Cup kicks off in Qatar, soccer’s world governing body FIFA confirmed that no alcohol will be sold at the eight stadiums which will host the tournament’s 64 matches. “Following discussions between host country authorities and FIFA, a decision has been …

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Padraig Harrington: Golfer gives fans $100 to buy beers for moving out of shadows

CNN  —  The beers were well and truly on Pádraig Harrington on Sunday. Surging towards an emphatic victory at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship – the PGA Tour Champions season finale – drinks were already set to flow for the Irishman, but Harrington seemed determined to start the party early. …

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Wayne Rooney: As former Premier League star rolls sushi in Dubai, his thoughts turn to Alex Ferguson

CNN  —  Wayne Rooney holds down the bamboo mat with one sinewy hand while the other is busy mixing rice into slices of salmon and avocado. Carefully, the former Premier League footballer, wearing a bright orange apron, moisturizes the blend with vinegar and water, before wrapping it in one of …

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PETA: Animal rights organization criticizes trainer for parading racehorse in pub

CNN  —  A leading animal rights organization has criticized an Irish racehorse trainer for parading his winning steed in a pub earlier this week. On Monday, John “Shark” Hanlon posted a video on Twitter of him leading US Grand National winner Hewick into a pub as part of the horse’s …

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Dennis Ombachi: How the Kenyan rugby player learned to live with bipolar disorder

CNN  —  In sport there is nothing more revered than scoring the winning points in the last minute, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat. All of sports’ greatest matches have that moment which stick in fans’ forever. But not for Kenya rugby’s Dennis Ombachi. When looking back at the …

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NFL: Football player Sebastian Gutierrez is swapping pizza shop for the New England Patriots

CNN  —  A former pizza shop worker is now earning his dough in the NFL after being signed by the New England Patriots. Last week, the Patriots announced that offensive lineman Sebastian Gutierrez had joined the team’s practice squad – quite the change of scene from his job at Uncle …

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Losses climb 50%, firm to exit Netherlands

A Deliveroo rider near Victoria station on March 31, 2021 in London, England. Dan Kitwood | Getty Images Losses at British meal delivery firm Deliveroo swelled in the first half of 2022 while revenue growth slowed dramatically, as the disappearance of pandemic restrictions and a rise in the cost of …

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How nature could change the way we do business

A hot cup of coffee is the perfect start to the day for millions of people around the world. But when taking that first sip, it’s easy to forget how much work goes into bringing it to the table. From the farmers cultivating and harvesting coffee plants, to milling and …

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Rapid grocery delivery start-ups Getir, Gorillas slash jobs

Fears of an impending recession are forcing rapid grocery delivery companies to slam the brakes on growth. This week, two of the largest instant grocery apps, Getir and Gorillas, announced decisions to lay off hundreds of employees. Another firm, Zapp said it is proposing redundancies in its U.K. team. Getir …

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2022 PGA Championship: Justin Thomas ‘blown away’ by high prices of beer and food at 2022 PGA Championship

CNN  —  Going to watch live sports has been increasing in price as years have gone by, but enough is enough for Justin Thomas. The 2017 PGA Championship winner is not happy about what fans will have to pay for drinks and food at this year’s edition of the major. …

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