“Professional” in the news

Example collocations

former professional
professional basketball
professional career
professional football
professional footballer

Publications and example sentences

The Wall Street Journal
· Coty to Appoint Chairman Peter Harf as CEO to Spearhead Turnaround  
The company’s results for the most recent quarter, announced in May, showed that like-for-like sales fell 17% in the consumer beauty business, while the luxury unit reported a 26% decline and the professional beauty division fell 14%.
The New York Times
· Norman Lamm, 92, Dies; Rescued Yeshiva U. From Brink of Bankruptcy  
Jews who graduated from Yeshiva University in those years typically sought work as rabbis and Hebrew teachers, or went into commercial or professional fields that kept them within the Jewish world.
Financial Express
· Studying smarter? How learning may change post-Covid lockdown  
Legal is a self-learning profession; laws change all the time so professionals have to learn on-the-go.
The New York Times
· Your Monday Briefing  
Lawyers, bankers, professors and other professionals interviewed by The Times described a growing culture of fear in offices across Hong Kong.
BBC Sport
· Coronavirus: Snooker becomes the first sport to return to live TV action in Britain  
Then the global lockdown took hold meaning the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) had to ensure all tour players were safe, not stranded in any part of the world and with financial packages in place for those struggling in any way.
Seeking Alpha
· Advance Auto Parts Is On The Right Track  
AAP started as a DIY focused retailer; however, with the acquisition of GPI, it started changing its business model to focus on the consolidation of the fragmented DIFM (or professional) market.
The Independent
· More than 2 million British travellers able to avoid 14-day quarantine after travelling abroad  
Yet many travellers can legally avoid the obligation, analysis of the list of professional exemptions drafted by the Home Office has shown.
TechCrunch
· The Station: Amazon eyes Zoox, Aurora goes back to school and Cabana hits the road  
Welp … Audi fired Daniel Abt from its Formula E racing team after learning he had a professional sim driver race for him during a virtual competition called the “Race at Home Challenge” held last weekend.
The Guardian
· Racing at Newcastle leads way as professional sport returns  
Shortly after 1.05pm on Monday, one of a dozen horses will cross the winning line at Newcastle racecourse and racing will become the first major professional sport in Britain to log a result in its record books since the middle of March.
Financial Express
· Unlock 1.0: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu to continue curbs on inter-state travel; Karnataka, Rajasthan, UP lift ban  
However, inter-state and intra-state movement of medical professionals, sanitation personnel and ambulances will be allowed, it said.