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Rally driver and YouTube star Ken Block dies in snowmobile accident aged 55 | CNN
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Rally driver and YouTube star Ken Block dies in snowmobile accident aged 55 | CNN

CNN  —  Professional rally driver and YouTube star Ken Block died in a snowmobile accident on Monday, his Hoonigan Racing team announced. He was 55. “Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most importantly, a father and husband,” Hoonigan Racing said in a statement. “He will be incredibly missed. Please respect the...

Iranian woman takes part in international chess tournament without mandatory hijab | CNN
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Iranian woman takes part in international chess tournament without mandatory hijab | CNN

CNN  —  Iranian chess player Sara Khadem, also known as Sarasadat Khademalsharieh, took part in an international tournament without a hijab, Iranian news outlet Jamaran said on Tuesday. Khadem is the latest sportswoman to appear at a competition without a hijab since anti-government protests erupted in September. Khadem appeared in photos shared by Jamaran without...

Pelé’s health has worsened, hospital says | CNN
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Pelé’s health has worsened, hospital says | CNN

CNN  —  Pelé’s health has worsened and the Brazilian soccer great now requires greater care due to the progression of his cancer, according to a statement by the Albert Einstein Jewish Hospital in São Paulo on Wednesday. Pelé was admitted to the hospital on November 29 for a respiratory infection and “re-evaluation of the chemotherapy...

New York Yankees name superstar Aaron Judge 16th captain in franchise history | CNN
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New York Yankees name superstar Aaron Judge 16th captain in franchise history | CNN

CNN  —  The New York Yankees named superstar outfielder Aaron Judge as the 16th captain in franchise history, Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner announced on Wednesday. “It goes without saying what an honor that is,” Judge said at a press conference. “Look back at the list of, you know, Thurman Munson, Lou Gehrig, Ron...