Real San Andrés is a professional Colombian football team based in San Andrés Island, that plays in the Categoría Primera B. They play their home games at the Erwin O'Neill stadium; the club was founded on January 17, 2006 in Floridablanca, Santander Department as Real Santander after the demise of Real Floridablanca eight years earlier. Real Santander themselves were established when they acquired the place of Pumas de Canasare in 2006 and they started in Categoría Primera B, Colombia's second tier in 2007. Financial difficulties at their hometown forced the club to relocate to the Caribbean island of San Andrés in late 2018, being renamed as Real San Andrés, they were renamed Real San Andrés, becoming the first professional team from the islands and finishing the 2019 Apertura season in 14th place. As of 22 June 2016Note: Flags indicate national team. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality
Xiao Jianhua is a Chinese-Canadian businessman and billionaire known for managing assets for members of China's Crown Prince Party. He was abducted to Mainland China in 2017. Xiao was born in 1972 to a schoolteacher from Feicheng, China. Xiao attended Peking University at age 14 on a scholarship, he was a member of the Communist Party of China on campus, he was opposed to the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. He received a law degree from Peking University. Xiao began his career in business by selling IBM and Dell computers near the Peking University campus in the 1990s, he worked with Microsoft. Within a few years, he was worth an estimated $150 million. Xiao is the owner of Tomorrow Holding, a diversified investment company involved with banking, real estate development, coal and rare earth minerals. According to The New York Times, he owns non-controlling stakes in Ping An Insurance, Harbin Bank, Huaxia Bank and the Industrial Bank through a series of other investment vehicles, in addition to being the major shareholder in Baotou Tomorrow Technology.
Xiao "worked on behalf of a number of powerful families," in China over the course of his career, he has been described by The New York Times as "a banker for the ruling class." By 2016, he was worth an estimated $6 billion. Xiao's connections with relatives of China's government leaders were demonstrated by his purchase of a 50% stake in CCB International Yuanwei Fund Management, an investment management company owned by Qi Qiaoqiao, Xi Jinping's sister. According to news reports, Xiao was involved with the business Pacific Securities, a company accused of facilitating money laundering. Xiao's business empire started with "Beijing Beida Tomorrow Resources Technology", a company, 20% owned by Peking University Resources Group. In 1999, the company acquired a 47% stake in an intermediate parent company of Baotou Tomorrow Technology from Baotou Municipal Government. Beijing Beida Tomorrow Resources Technology held the right to nominate three out of the company's five directors, as well as the chairman of the board and general manager of the intermediate parent company.
The intermediate parent company was renamed Baotou Beida Tomorrow Resources Technology. In 1999, Xiao Jianhua was nominated as the chairman of Baotou Tomorrow Technology, while Zhou Hongwen, his wife, was the president of Beijing Beida Tomorrow Resources Technology. According to a 2015 annual report published by Baotou Tomorrow Technology, Tomorrow Holding is owned by Xiao's cousin, Xiao Weihua, who has a 29% stake in the company, it has been reported that Xiao Jianhua owns his assets through relatives or his wife, but not directly himself. According to one publication, Tomorrow Holding was owned by Xiao and his wife, who together had a 50% stake. In 2000, Tomorrow Holding and its associate companies owned shares of 5.75% in Shanghai Ace. However, Xiao Jianhua and his wife, Zhou Hongwen, as well as four other people associated with Tomorrow Holding, were elected as Shanghai Ace's new directors, though only seven new directors were elected that year, the board consisted of only 13 directors total.
The only new director with no apparent connection to Tomorrow Holding was the new chairman of Shanghai Ace, Deng Jingshun, who became vice-president of Tomorrow Holding. The move made Tomorrow Holding having an absolute majority in the board of the listed company. In 2008, Tomorrow Holding sold their stake in Baotou Tomorrow Technology to Zhengyuan Investment, at that time majority owned by Beijing Beida Jade Bird for 30% and other companies. However, In 2012, Tomorrow Holding bought back a 36% stake in Zhengyuan Investment from shareholders other than Beijing Beida Jade Bird. In turn, Zhengyuan Investment owned a 34.60% stake in Baotou Tomorrow Technology and a 95% stake in Baotou Beipu Industry, of which 5% Beipu Industry is owned by Xiao Weihua. Baotou Beipu Industry owns an additional 0.25% stake in Baotou Tomorrow Technology. According to a report published in 2017, orders for Xiao's detention had been given in 2013, but contacts within the Chinese government had informed him first and he had fled to Hong Kong.
He resided at the Four Seasons Hotel there. On January 28, 2017, during the Chinese New Year, Xiao was taken from his room in the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong by alleged Chinese security officers and taken to Mainland China. Although no official announcement of Xiao's detention has been made by the Chinese government, it was reported that Xiao had close connections with many relatives of party leaders and officials, whose assets he had managed. In particular, Xiao was associated with the so-called Jiang Zemin faction, including the children of Zeng Qinghong and Zhou Yongkang. In September 2018, a report from the South China Morning Post citing unnamed sources stated that Xiao would soon be brought to trial over the crimes of "manipulating stock and futures markets" and "offering bribes on behalf of institutions". Xiao donated $50 million to his alma mater, Peking University, Tsinghua University, he pledged a $10 million donation to Harvard University. Xiao is married to Zhou Hongwen, from Baotou, Inner Mongolia.
Freddie Sauer is a former professional tennis player from South Africa. Sauer had his breakthrough year in 1982, when he was a quarter-finalist at Caracas, Cologne and Stowe, he defeated top seed Johan Kriek in his run to the Stowe quarter-finals. That year, Sauer had his only win in a Grand Slam tournament, beating John Letts in the US Open. In the second round he was beaten by Jaime Fillol in a close match, decided in a fifth set tiebreak. On the doubles circuit, Sauer had his best performances partnering countryman Schalk van der Merwe; the pair were runners-up at Boston in 1982 and in the same year reached the second round at the French Open and Wimbledon Championships
Sam E. Collins is an Irish chess player, he was awarded the title International Master by FIDE in 2004. Born in Dublin, Collins' career began while a student in Gonzaga College, a school with a strong chess tradition. During his time at Gonzaga, he led the school to its second Millfield International chess tournament, considered the de facto Britain and Ireland schools' championships. Collins was named outstanding player of the tournament, an award won by such masters as Mark Quinn, Brian Kelly, Mark Ferguson and Michael Adams. Individually, Collins represented his country in both junior competition – the Glorney Cup – and the Chess Olympiad – at the time, the youngest Irishman to do so. Collins represented Ireland at every Olympiad between 2000 and 2014, playing on the first board in both 2010 and 2012. In the 2002 edition, held in Bled, Slovenia, he won the gold medal for second reserve, scoring 7½/8 points. In the 2004 Olympiad, in Calvià, Spain, he achieved the title of International Master.
Collins has achieved three norms required for the title of Grandmaster, won in 2008, 2010, 2018 respectively. His peak FIDE rating of 2495 is the second highest achieved by an Irish-born player after Brian Kelly. Collins has won the Irish Chess Championship twice, in 2002 and in 2014, the Japanese Chess Championship once in 2009. Among his best one off results are his draw with Alexander Grischuk in the 2010 Olympiad and his defeat of Viktor Korchnoi in 2011. Collins plays out of the Gonzaga Chess Club, whose first team includes French Grandmaster Sebastien Mazé and Irish internationals Stephen Jessel and Conor O'Donnell. With Collins rotating with Mazé on the top board, the club won the 2015 and 2016 editions of the Armstrong Cup. Internationally, Collins is best known as an author of chess books and DVDs, he has taught at the prestigious Berkeley Chess School. Following school, Collins studied for a degree in law at University College Dublin, before being called to the bar, he holds an LLM from the University of London and practises as a barrister in Dublin.
Ruy Lopez: Attacking with the Schliemann by Sam Collins, Chessbase, 2015. Karpov: Move by Move by Sam Collins, Everyman Chess, 2015; the Tarrasch: Move by Move by Sam Collins, Everyman Chess, 2014. Chess explained: The c3 Sicilian by Sam Collins, Gambit Publications, 2007. An attacking repertoire for White by Sam Collins, Batsford, 2005. Sam Collins rating card at FIDE Sam Collins player profile and games at Chessgames.com Sam Sr Collins chess games at 365Chess.com
Paul David Baumann CBE is an accountant, was NHS England's Chief Financial Officer. Paul now holds the post of Receiver General of Westminster Abbey, he grew up in Dorset. His degree was in Medieval Languages at St Catharine's College, Cambridge, he lives with his wife and three children in Surrey and spends most of his time outside work accompanying them in their various musical pursuits. He joined NHS London, the Strategic Health Authority, in May 2007 after 22 years experience at Unilever which he joined in 1984 as a management trainee working in Unilever's animal feed business, he was NHS London's first Director of Performance. He was co-author with NHS London strategy director Hannah Farrar of a report, using McKinsey modelling data, which concluded that just six of London’s 18 non-foundation hospital trusts will be financially viable for the long term in their current form in 2014-15, he was installed as the Receiver General and Chapter Clerk of Westminster Abbey during the First Evensong of the Baptism of Christ on Saturday 12th January 2019.
Baumann's salary of nearly £210000 was the fifth highest in the NHS in 2013. He was reckoned by the Health Service Journal to be the tenth most influential person in the English NHS in 2015; as of 2015, Baumann was paid a salary of between £205,000 and £209,999 by NHS England, making him one of the 328 most paid people in the British public sector at that time. In November 2018 Paul took on the role of Receiver General and Chapter Clerk of Westminster Abbey, the most senior lay role at the Abbey. Who’s who – the NHS England board