Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund who last year became chairman of a Paris-traded bank, is planning to raise $2 billion for a hedge fund he’s setting up.
Harlequins rallied to defeat Northampton Saints 25-23 and advance to the English Premiership rugby final for the first time.
Harlequins won their first English rugby title, using six penalties from Nick Evans to defeat Leicester 30-23 today at London’s Twickenham.
The Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 11-5 to take a share of the American League East lead with the New York Yankees, who lost 6-5 to the Oakland Athletics.
Ronan O’Gara kicked all the points for two-time champion Munster in an 18-12 win over Harlequins in the quarterfinals of European rugby’s Heineken Cup today. Toulon also reached the last four.
Leicester Tigers secured their eighth consecutive appearance in the English Premiership rugby final, where they will meet Harlequins.
New York Mets third baseman David Wright will be put on the 15-day disabled list today with a stress fracture in his lower back, an injury that occurred about one month ago.
Harlequins beat Sale Sharks 24-10 to clinch first place in English rugby’s Premiership and the top spot in the playoffs.
Leicester Tigers beat defending champion Harlequins 33-16 to reach their ninth consecutive English Premiership rugby final.
The New York Mets will place third baseman David Wright on the 15-day disabled list tomorrow with a lower back stress fracture, the team said today in a news release.