F1: Sauber hires ex-Renault head Vasseur as team principal

LONDON — Sauber has hired former Renault Formula One head Frederic Vasseur as team principal. Vasseur takes over from Monisha Kaltenborn, who abruptly left the Swiss team last month. Sauber is ninth in the constructors’ championship heading into Sunday’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Vasseur oversaw Renault’s return to F1 last year but left after…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/f1-sauber-hires-ex-renault-head-vasseur-as-team-principal/wcm/db9a9b5e-0964-440d-bbe1-852f081b8026

“Ronaldo, Messi too old to play for us” say Bundesliga club

German upstarts aren’t that bothered about the two greatest players on the planet right now.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2016/12/07/ronaldo-messi-too-old-to-play-for-us-says-bundesliga-club/

Mipcom: Studiocanal Clinches Pre-Sales on Flagship Series ‘Midnight Sun’

CANNES, France — Studiocanal, Europe’s biggest film investor and one of Europe’s fastest-growing TV drama production powerhouses, has sold “Midnight Sun,” its flagship Mipcom series, to Germany’s ZDF, Denmark’s DR and Australia’s SBS. Produced by Sweden’s SVT and France’s Canal Plus, “Midnight Sun,” one of the most anticipated  of series from continental Europe, has also……

http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/studiocanal-pre-sales-midnight-sun-1201890690/

Europe Warms to ‘Cold Feet’ As ITV Orders Second Season

ITV has announced an order for a second season of rebooted comedy-drama “Cold Feet,” as ITV Studios Global Entertainment closed sales for the show for seven markets in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. “Cold Feet,” which originally ran for five seasons from 1998 to 2003, returned last month after a 13-year hiatus. The show’s original……

http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/itv-cold-feet-second-season-markets-europe-middle-east-africa-201890743-1201890743/

Podolski displeased with Mourinho’s treatment of Schweinsteiger

It’s very clear whose side Podolski is on in the Mourinho-Schweinsteiger battle.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2016/09/25/podolski-displeased-with-mourinhos-treatment-of-schweinsteiger/

Lord Alan Sugar confirms The Apprentice will be back in October

Lord Sugar (Picture: Boundless – Photographer: Jim Marks)Lord Alan Sugar has played music to our ears and confirmed The Apprentice WILL be back for another series. It’s one of the highlights of the autumn TV calendar and one super-eager fan took to Twitter to double-check they’d be getting their Apprentice fix this year. What better…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/07/20/lord-alan-sugar-confirms-the-apprentice-will-be-back-in-october-6018919/

Neymar signs five-year deal at Barcelona with huge buyout clause

Brazilian wizard commits his future to Barca.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2016/07/01/neymar-signs-five-year-deal-at-barcelona-with-huge-buyout-clause/