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The BBL (British Basketball League) have announce the appointment of Jose Garnes as its new Chief Content Officer.

Garnes joins the league having most recently spent three and a half years as Head of Content at SailGP, where he led the competitions content team. He was responsible for overseeing all aspects of SailGP’s content, including the production of the ground-breaking documentary series ‘Racing on the Edge’.

NBA Star Ogugua ‘O.G.’ Anunoby Jr. has become a part-owner of the London Lions Basketball Club. The 25-year-old Toronto Raptors player joins majority owners 777 Partners after purchasing a minority stake in the club. London-born Anunoby has played over 250 games for Toronto and became the first-ever British basketball player to win an NBA Championship with the team in 2019.

UK Athletics can confirm that the Manchester Regional Arena Track will host the UK Athletics Championships and World Trials this summer, with an action packed two days on the weekend of 8 -9 July. More than 800 athletes are expected to compete at the event which will see athletes battle for both UK Championship titles and the potential for selection to the GB & NI team for the World Championships in Budapest later in the Summer.

Former Crawley Town manager John Yems has had his suspension from football for making racist comments to players extended until 2026 after a successful appeal by the Football Association. He was found guilty of 11 charges of racist abuse, admitted one and given a 17-month ban.

The 63-year-old's extended suspension is the longest ban issued to someone in English football for discrimination. The FA appealed against the sanction on the basis it was "insufficient".

At nine minutes past eleven on Friday April 5th, 2013, a freezing morning at The Parks, Varun Chopra was late on an inswinger from Oxford MCCU seamer Ben Kemp and out lbw for five.
This apparently anonymous dismissal at the start of the season in fact secured a small footnote in Bears history. It was the first wicket to be recorded by Mel Smith as Warwickshire scorer.

The winners of the 2023 Laureus World Sports Awards, the most prestigious honours in sport, are to be presented in Paris on May 8. The event will mark a return to a physical Awards format, following two years of 'virtual' presentations as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

The guest list for this year’s event will be announced in due course and will include many of the sensational sporting figures nominated by the world’s sporting media for the Laureus Award categories.