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Oregon star guard Sabrina Ionescu wins John R. Wooden Award

Oregon star guard Sabrina Ionescu wins John R. Wooden Award

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April 6 (UPI) -- Oregon women's basketball star Sabrina Ionescu won the John R. Wooden Award on Monday for the second consecutive season. Ionescu becomes the sixth woman to win more than one Wooden Award, which is given annually to the nation's most outstanding player. She joins Candace Parker, Breanna Stewart, Maya Moore, Brittney Griner and Seimone Augustus as the only players in women's history to receive the honor multiple times. Ionescu, who recently won the Naismith Trophy and Wade Trophy, is the fifth player to win the Wooden Award in back-to-back seasons. "I mean, it's just crazy to come from my freshman year when there was about 1,000 to 2,000 people in the stands to now having 12,000 people and people fighting over tickets," Ionescu said Monday about impacting the culture at Or...
Hanjin chairman wins sibling shareholder feud over Korean conglomerate

Hanjin chairman wins sibling shareholder feud over Korean conglomerate

World
SEOUL, March 28 (UPI) -- Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Won-tae beat his elder sister Cho Hyun-ah in a proxy war during the Friday shareholders' meeting of Hanjin Kal, the group's holding company. A total of 56.56 percent of shareholders supported the reappointment of Cho Won-tae as an insider director of Hanjin Kal, while 43.27 percent voted against it. Along the same lines, shareholders agreed to accept five external directors proposed by Cho Won-tae's side and rejected four candidates suggested by Cho Hyun-ah's side. After former Chairman Cho Yang-ho died early last year, his only son took charge of Hanjin Group, which owns the country's flagship carrier, Korean Air lines. Late last year, however, Cho Hyun-ah formed a shareholder alliance to challenge the incumbent stewardship by joining h...
Actresses walk out of ceremony as Polanski wins three awards

Actresses walk out of ceremony as Polanski wins three awards

Entertainment
Several actresses have walked out of the Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris after Roman Polanski, who is facing a historical sex assault claim against him, won best director.Polanski, 86, whose film An Officer And A Spy also picked up two other awards, was not at the event on Friday evening, saying earlier that he feared for his and his family's safety. In a statement this week, the French-Polish director said the ceremony was turning into a "public lynching".Among the actresses who left the venue in protest was Adele Haenel, who last year revealed she had been sexually abused as a child by another director. Image: Adele Haenel was among the actresses who left the event The Portrait of A Lady On Fire star told the New York Times before th...
Roman Polanski: Actress walkout as he wins best director at ‘French Oscars’

Roman Polanski: Actress walkout as he wins best director at ‘French Oscars’

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Several actresses have walked out of the C├ęsar awards ceremony in Paris after Roman Polanski, who was convicted of the statutory rape of a 13 year old in 1977, won best director.The awards - France's equivalent of the Oscars - have been mired in controversy after Polanski's An Officer and a Spy received 12 nominations.The Polish-French director fled the US after his rape conviction in the 1970s. He has since faced other accusations of sexual assault. The slow-burning Polanski saga Actress's MeToo moment shocks French cinema An Officer and a Spy, or J'accuse in French, is about the Dreyfus affair in 19th Century France and won a total of three awards on Friday night. Polanski and members of his crew did not attend the event, with
Europa League results: Manchester United and Wolves safely through to last-16 with big aggregate wins

Europa League results: Manchester United and Wolves safely through to last-16 with big aggregate wins

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Manchester United and Wolves both comfortably made it through to the last-16 of the Europa League with big aggregate wins.Rangers were the first British club to make it through to the next round on Wednesday while the two Premier League clubs joined them on Thursday. Getty Images - Getty Odion Ighalo scored his first goal for Manchester United The Red Devils made it through to the next round of the Europa League with a 6-1 aggregate win over ten-man Club Brugge. United were on the front foot from the start and had three good chances in the opening three minutes. Harry Maguire saw an effort cleared off the line before Juan Mata was denied by Simon Mignolet and Bruno Fernandes then had a shot tipped onto the post by the Belgian. United were given a penalty f...