Sir Elton John ‘ramping up’ exercise routine to get into shape


Sir Elton John has said he has been “ramping up” his fitness and exercise routine and will become “a new Elton to look at”.

he musician told The Chris Evans Virgin Radio Breakfast Show that by the time of the Dine and Disco event next year, he will have got himself into better shape.

The event is a fundraiser for the Elton John AIDS foundation.

There will be an audible gasp when there’s this toothpick on the stage with a pair of glovesSir Elton John

“This is a very important date in my calendar,” he said.

“So I’m ramping up my exercising and fitness so that when I appear on the stage, there will be an audible gasp when there’s this toothpick on the stage with a pair of gloves.”

He added: “I will be looking different. I’m telling you that now, it’ll be a new Elton to look

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Elton John calls for wider HIV testing to end new cases in England by 2030


LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Singer Elton John has joined leading British HIV/AIDS charities in calling for wider HIV testing to halt new transmissions in England within a decade, amid concerns that COVID-19 has affected access to tests and medication.

FILE PHOTO: Elton John attends the 28th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party, holding the Oscar for Best Original Song for “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman”, which he won with Bernie Taupin at the 92nd Academy Awards, in West Hollywood, California, U.S. February 9, 2020. REUTERS/David McNew

To mark Worlds AIDS Day on Tuesday, England’s first HIV Commission – established by the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), National AIDS Trust (NAT) and Elton John AIDS Foundation – will publish 20 recommendations to eradicate new HIV cases by 2030.

They call for HIV testing to be standard practice for patients registering with a new doctor, undergoing routine

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