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Lewis Hamilton Awarded Knighthood In New Year Honours List

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British Formula One star Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.

The 35-year-old world champion equalled Michael Schumacher’s record of seven Formula One titles becomes the fourth F1 driver to be knighted after two fellow Britons, Sir Stirling Moss and Sir Jackie Stewart, and Australia’s Sir Jack Brabham.

Hamilton who surpassed the Schumacher’s record number of career race wins won his first world title with McLaren in 2008, with further successes in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

He clinched a seventh world championship and became the most successful F1 driver ever when he won the Turkish Grand Prix in November 2020.

The Mercedes star was also voted the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year earlier this month.

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Trump National Golf Club Stripped Of 2022 PGA Championship

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Trump’s national golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, owned by us president Donald Trump, has been stripped of the 2022 PGA championship.

The board of directors of the Professional Golf Association of America voted to exercise the right to terminate the agreement to play the 2022 PGA championship at Trump Bedminster.

In a video posted on the organization’s website, PGA of America president, Jim Richerson added that hosting the tournament at the course in new jersey would tarnish the image of the PGA of America.

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Scotland’s Lower Leagues Suspended For Three Weeks Due To COVID-19

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All Scottish football below the second tier championship has been suspended for three weeks because of a surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.

The Scottish Football Association says it has allowed professional sport to continue as long as stringent testing protocols are followed and the second tier begins testing on a weekly basis.

The Scottish cup has also been suspended with fixtures before Feb the 1st set to be rescheduled.

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Edinson Cavani Not Intentionally Racist In Social Media Post, But Term Was Offensive, Says FA

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Football association says Edinson Cavani was not intentionally racist in the Instagram post that served him a three-match suspension.

The FA independent regulatory commission said it was “surprised” that, at the time of the post, Cavani had received no media training from Manchester United, given the size of his Instagram following.

33 year-old Manchester United striker Cavani was fined £100,000 and banned for a post containing a Spanish word that is offensive in some contexts.

Along with the ban and fine, Cavani must also complete a “face-to-face” education Programme.

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