Emiliano Sala: Body seen in wreckage in search for missing footballer

(CNN)A body has been seen in the wreckage of the plane which was carrying missing footballer Emiliano Sala, the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has said. In a statement issued on Monday, the AAIB said: “The remotely operated vehicle (ROV) carried out a further search of the area overnight, but did not identify any additional pieces of wreckage. “Tragically, in video footage from the ROV one occupant is visible amidst the wreckage.” The AAIB added that the image showed the rear left side of the fuselage — the main body of the aircraft — and part of the registration. “We intend to publish an interim report within one month of the accident occurring,” it said. READ: Wreckage from missing …

Lindsey Vonn wins Spirit of Sport award at the ‘Oscars of Sport’

(CNN)US ski star Lindsey Vonn picked up the Spirit of Sport award at the “Oscars of Sport” Monday — on a night where Novak Djokovic and Simone Biles were also recognized for their achievements. Visit CNN.com/Sport for more news, features and video

Wrestler Roman Reigns confirms his leukemia is in remission

(CNN)Professional wrestler Leati Joseph Anoai, better known by his stage name Roman Reigns, has confirmed his leukemia is in remission and that he will be returning to the WWE. He thanked fans for their support on Friday, and admitted he struggled with the decision to announce his cancer. “I’m not going to lie — before my announcement in October I was terrified. I was scared. I was insecure. And I didn’t really know if I wanted to share that secret with the world,” he told the cheering crowd. “That overwhelming support that you gave me, it gave me strength, it gave me new life. It gave me a new opportunity and it gave me a new purpose,” he added. “There …

Chelsea defend themselves over Uefa charge of antisemitic chanting

Chelsea have sprung to the defence of their chairman, Bruce Buck, who had been critical of Uefas handling of its charge of alleged antisemitic chanting Chelsea have moved to clarify comments by their chairman, Bruce Buck, in which he suggested Uefas decision to charge the club over alleged antisemitic chanting during a Europa League group game against Vidi had been a waste of time. Uefa confirmed on Thursday that the charges would not be pursued, apparently because of a lack of evidence. That decision was reached despite Chelsea having released a statement immediately after the game in Budapest last December condemning those who had shamed the club and questioning the brainpower of anyone who had engaged in the chants, which …

Mikaela Shiffrin makes history with fourth straight slalom gold

(CNN)Mikaela Shiffrin proved she really is in a league of her own in the slalom, becoming the first skier in history to win four consecutive world titles in the same event. Mikaela Shiffrin: Why I won’t be objectified She admitted that the possibility of making history was the extra motivation she needed to power through. “Today was something else,” she said of the occasion. “There’s been a lot going on these Championships since the Super-G win. I certainly had a lot of doubt today but in the most important moments it was okay. “Like I said, my team was just spectacular this whole time to get me to toughen up and do the job. I’m really, really happy.” The packed …

US briefing: Trump children, Hanoi fallout and the NRA’s Russia links

Fridays top story: president ordered top-secret security clearance for Kushner. Plus, the corruption scandal that changed Spain Good morning, Im Tim Walker with Fridays essential stories. House Democrats want to interview Ivanka and Don Jr Amid the fallout from Michael Cohens appearance before Congress this week, Democrats on the House oversight committee personally demanded his son-in-law Jared Kushner be granted top secret security clearance despite the grave concerns of senior administration officials, the New York Times reported on Thursday. Moscow project. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House intelligence committee, has said the Russian-born former Trump associate Felix Sater will appear before his committee on 14 March to discuss the Trump Tower Moscow project. US and North Korea differ on …

‘Please fight for me.’ Bahrain soccer player detained in Thailand pleads for help

Bangkok, Thailand (CNN)Hakeem Al-Araibi’s finger traces over every sentence of the letter, eager not to miss even one word from his beloved wife. Those happy family plans were forcibly put on hold when Al-Araibi, a refugee and former member of the Bahraini national soccer team, was arrested at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport while on his honeymoon on November 27. Interpol had issued a “red notice” — an international arrest warrant — which is not supposed to be given to refugees. Al-Araibi, who fled Bahrain in 2014, was detained and held in Thailand at the request of the Bahrain government. He holds refugee status in Australia where he plays for Melbourne soccer club Pascoe Vale, but has beenlocked in an overcrowded Thai …

How the daredevil sport of parkour can help aging adults fall better

(CNN)It looks like something out of a ninja movie. The extreme sport known as parkour involves vaulting high obstacles, leaping from rooftop to rooftop and literally bouncing off the walls. “Older adults who do fall sometimes experience an injury,” said Kathy Cameron, director of the National Fall Prevention Resource Center. “About 20% of those who fall have an injury like traumatic brain injury or a hip fracture or other broken bones.” But it’s not just the bodily injuries that make falling so harmful. The simple fear of falling makes some older people eschew physical activity. And that, ironically, can lead to greater falling risks. “Physical activity is one of the prime ways that we can prevent falls,” Cameron said. “Exercise …

Body seen in Emiliano Sala plane wreckage

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe search for answers A body has been seen in the underwater wreckage of the plane that was carrying footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. A search on Sunday found the Piper Malibu plane on the seabed off Guernsey, almost two weeks after it went missing. The Air Accident Investigation Branch confirmed the sighting on Monday. Rescue teams are now developing a recovery plan for the plane, which is 67m (207ft) below water. The man who found it said it was “imperative” it was raised from the seabed soon. Image copyright Getty Images/David Ibbotson Image caption Emiliano Sala (left) was on board a plane being flown by pilot David Ibbotson The …

‘Art helped lift me out of homelessness’

“Suddenly I found myself surrounded by people who didn’t have much of anything,” he said. “It was a real slap, like a baby being born, but some people need that.” Image copyright Steven Roberts Image caption Pieces of Mr Robert’s art will be shown at YMCA Port Talbot Without the help of the Caer Las advocacy charity, Mr Roberts said it may not have been able to happen. His advice to people who find themselves in a similar situation? He said it is to “find something that gives you purpose and meaning”. For him, this was art and “making something and turning the pain into something that can be regarded as positive”. Mr Roberts was invited back to exhibit his …

Tony Hawks Daughter Overcoming Her Fear In Real Time

A sweet moment between legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk and his daughter Kadence Hawk was shared on Papa Hawk’s Twitter and Instagram this Saturday. Kadence, the 10-year-old offspring of the skateboarder, has begun to pick up her dad’s skills and the video shows her trying to conquer her fears while dad cheers her on. Tony admitted in his tweet: “I might have been more nervous than she was.” The athlete may be one of the most legendary skateboarders in history, but in the video, he’s just like any other concerned dad trying to boost the confidence of his child. Feb 23, 2019 at 2:18pm PST tonyhawk Tony Hawk is one of the most prominent figures in skateboarding and has been a …

Five things to know for February 4: Super Bowl, Ralph Northam, Pope Francis

(CNN)Today is Facebook’s 15th birthday. See how this college experiment at Harvard changed the world (for better and worse). Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) Well this sounds familiar, doesn’t it: The New England Patriots are Super Bowl champs. Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the gang had to grind out a 13-3 victory over the L.A. Rams in Atlanta in what shockingly turned out to be a defensive battle. Brady and Belichick have now won six Super Bowls together, and the Pats are tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most …

UAE and Qatar revving up for ‘El Gasico’ in Asian Cup

(CNN)Forget “El Clasico.” Welcome to ‘El Gasico.” Follow @cnnsport The boycott, the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf Arab states in decades, followed allegations that Qatar was supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. Qatar rejected the accusations, labeling them “unjustified” and “baseless.” READ: Qatar crisis: What you need to know Much of the criticism aimed at Qatar comes from its alleged support of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamic group considered a terrorist organization by Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Qatari citizens were given 14 days to leave Saudi Arabi, Bahrain and the UAE, while all three countries banned their own citizens from entering Qatar. Yemen, Mauritius, Mauritania, the Maldives and Libya’s eastern-based government also joined the boycott. The air …

Who owned the plane Sala died in?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A minute’s silence was held for Sala before Cardiff’s match against Southampton Two days later, after a quick trip to his previous club Nantes to say farewell to friends, the 28-year-old Argentine boarded the Piper Malibu N264DB. Image caption It was reported that David Henderson was asked to fly the plane One person who is known to have a connection to the aircraft is David Henderson. Mr Henderson, 60, from York, is an experienced charter pilot who was filmed by the BBC with the plane at Retford Gamston Airport in 2015 for a feature about ferry flying – the perilous but lucrative activity of transporting small planes across continents to new owners. In the …

Sala plane wreckage found in Channel

He added: “Tonight our sole thoughts are with the families and friends of Emiliano and David.” Skip Twitter post by @davidlmearns Wreckage of the plane carrying Emiliano Sala and piloted by David Ibbotson was located early this morning by the FPV MORVEN. As agreed with the AAIB they moved the GEO OCEAN III over the position we provided them to visually identify the plane by ROV. #EmilianoSala — David Mearns (@davidlmearns) February 3, 2019 There were emotional tributes to the footballer as Cardiff played their first home game since the disappearance earlier on Saturday. An online appeal had raised £324,000 for the private search, which began on Sunday. Working jointly with the AAIB, Mr Mearns’ ship and another search vessel, …