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Reflections on projections or How to be a good fan?

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One might wonder: Who is the most "genuine" charakter on tour? © Monique Limbos

Celebrities are the projection screen for people. They are not idolised because of their wonderful character, but because they symbolise something that allures their fans. Irrespective of what they are famous for, or what kind of person they really are: Their job is to be available and to fulfil the expectations of everyone, every time. Their purpose is to be role models, successful, and good-looking. And they are there to be photographed, to sign autographs, to talk to, and to befriend. Weiterlesen

Fresh breeze in women’s snooker!?

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Ng On Yee schreibt Geschichte: Sie gewinnt als erste Nicht-Britin den WM-Titel der Frauen. © Diana Schuler/WLBSA

Ng On Yee from Hong Kong claimed the women’s world title at the Northern Snooker centre in Leeds on Tuesday. In the best-of-11-final against Emma Bonney she trailed 0-2, before securing the title with six frames in a row. On her way to the final she beat ten-time World Champion Reanne Evans, who is the most popular – that is to say the only popular – female snooker player. This article is also available in German. Weiterlesen