Eccentric Japanese billionaire earns retweet world record with $92mn giveaway

Japanese billionaire and clothing retail tycoon Yusaku Maezawa has clinched the top spot for most retweeted tweet of all time, using the tried and trusted ‘free cash’ method. The eccentric founder of Zozo Inc., originally a drummer in a punk band, promised to give out 100 million yen ($ 925,000) in cash prizes to a […]

Price earns shutout in return, while Canucks lose Pettersson to injury

Carey Price returned from injury to make 33 saves and lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday. Price picked up his second shutout of the season in his first appearance after missing the last three games with a lower-body injury. It was a tough night for the Canucks […]

De Minaur loses but earns big pay day

Alex de Minaur has claimed the biggest pay cheque of his burgeoning career despite losing the Next Gen Finals’ decider to Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas. Bidding to emulate Korean Hyeon Chung’s victory last year in the glamour Milan event, de Minaur’s unbeaten run came an end with a 4-2 1-4 3-4 (3-5) 3-4 (3-5) loss […]

Canadian Shallon Olsen earns silver at gymnastics worlds

Shallon Olsen captured Canada's first medal of the world gymnastics championships on Friday in in Doha, Qatar. The 18-year-old from Surrey, B.C. earned a silver medal in the vault final.  American star Simone Biles made more history by winning gold on Friday, becoming the first gymnast to capture 13 world titles. On Thursday, Biles became the first […]

BBC presenter Dan Walker bemoans licence payers knowing what he earns

The TV host was revealed to earn between £220,000 and £229,999 for his roles on BBC Breakfast and Football Focus. The 41-year-old is also set to front a new gameshow for the corporation, titled Chase The Case. Walker said working for the BBC is “brilliant” but admitted having his salary released to the public was […]

Claudia Winkleman net worth: Strictly Come Dancing presenter earns this massive salary

Claudia Winkleman, 46, is one of the most recognisable faces on British television, being a presenter, model, critic and journalist. The star is also the co-host of Strictly Come Dancing, bursting back onto television screens tonight for the 2018 series. Claudia is hosting the show alongside Tess Daly, a role that she has had since […]

Future earns highest-charting streaming-only album on Billboard 200

Future’s new album, Beastmode 2, is now the highest-charting streaming-only album, Billboard reports, debuting at No. 3 on Billboard’s Hot 200. With this album, Future has dethroned Chance the Rapper, whose Coloring Book became the first streaming-exclusive album to chart on the Billboard 200, peaking at No. 8. Coloring Book also went on to earn […]

Here’s what the typical American worker earns at every age

Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/Flickr Workers’ salaries vary by age, with older workers tending to make more than younger workers. Using data from the US Census Bureau’s 2016 American Community Survey, Business Insider estimated the median income for full-time, year-round workers at every age. Incomes tended to gradually increase with age among workers […]

Brendan Bottcher earns No. 1 seed as Brier moves into championship pool

Alberta’s Brendan Bottcher has put his rink in great position heading into the Championship Pool at the Tim Hortons Brier. Bottcher finished the final day of round-robin play at the Canadian men’s curling championship with a 9-2 win over Wild Card Mike McEwen on Wednesday to earn the No. 1 seed entering the next round […]