Athletes

Forty Negri State athletes team up to donate blood

by on August 11, 2022 0

CAGERS from the Negri Sembilan Agong’s Cup team joined other Malaysians to donate blood in a campaign held at Tuanku Ja’afar (TJH) Hospital in Seremban. Forty players from the state’s men’s and women’s teams took part in the campaign. The event, jointly organized by Matrix Concepts Foundation (MCF), Buddha’s Light International Association, Fo Guang...

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Scholarships awarded to eight Waterloo Region student-athletes

by on August 8, 2022 0

KITCHENER — Bluevale Collegiate graduate MacGregor Roy is one of eight student-athletes to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Kitchener Sports Association to help pay for first-year post-secondary tuition this fall. The association, founded in 1944, has awarded $244,000 in scholarships to 163 local student-athletes over the past 27 years. The latest recipients were...

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Northern athletes undeterred by challenges at Canada Games

by on August 6, 2022 0

Nunavut’s beach volleyball team, which usually trains indoors, traveled to Halifax and Kelowna, British Columbia, in the weeks leading up to the Canada Games to get used to playing in sand in hot weather. Such arrangements are not uncommon for northern athletes, who are often the underdogs at summer games. Competitors in Canada’s three...

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Seven centenarian softball student-athletes honored with NFCA All-America Scholar Honor

by on August 2, 2022 0

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released the 2021-22 All-America Division III Easton/NFCA varsity athletes Monday afternoon, and 44 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) student-athletes were recognized. A remarkable 7,527 college student-athletes earned Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2021-22 academic year. Rankings and honors recognize the academic prowess of softball teams...

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What athletes face the day before the final

by on July 23, 2022 0

A room full of people talking to each other, gesticulating, some of them rolling their eyes. (More sports news) To an outsider, it would seem like a monster show. But it’s a common sight at elite sporting events, such as the ongoing World Championships in Athletics in Oregon, where Neeraj Chopra and Rohit Yadav...

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Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2022

by on July 18, 2022 0

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE) – The Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame (FCAHOF) is pleased to announce the following individuals and teams who have been selected for inductance in 2022: Marian battlesMacFosterConnie GoochKathleen McCarthyRon Scott1955 Fresno Cardinals1974-1976 Women’s Basketball at Hoover High School The Class of 2022 will be officially inducted into the Fresno County...

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Dinkytown Athletes wants to be a sustainable NIL collective for Gopher players – InForum

by on July 12, 2022 0

A new name, image and likeness collective to support Gophers student-athletes flipped the switch in a soft launch on Monday. Dinkytown Athletes released a teaser video on social media platforms to briefly share that the start-up will enter the NIL landscape. One executive says his NCAA-compliant and financially viable collective will be operational later...

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Strengthening the pathway to protect young athletes from abuse – SteinbachOnline.com

by on July 10, 2022 0

The Manitoba government is investing $250,000 to develop expanded training requirements for coaches and staff working within the school system. On June 28, Minister for Sport, Culture and Heritage, Andrew Smith, and Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning, Wayne Ewasko, sent a statement stating that coaching education will be improved and strengthened. “Our...

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Athletes and sports stars who died in 2022

by on June 24, 2022 0

The rugby league world is mourning the loss of UK international Bill Ashurst, who also played for Penrith in the 1970s. Ashurst joined the Panthers in 1974 from Wigan with what was then a record transfer fee of 15,000 pounds. A center and back rower, he played 46 games for the Panthers over three...

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the 17 athletes who will represent Monaco in Oran

by on June 21, 2022 0

The 19th edition of the Mediterranean Games will take place from June 25 to July 6 in Oran (Algeria). Seventeen Monegasque athletes will fly the Principality’s flag in 10 different disciplines. After the Olympic Games, the Mediterranean Games are the most prestigious sporting event for the countries around the Mediterranean. And, like every four...

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Top Ravens: RHS rewards athletes

by on June 19, 2022 0

COXHEATH, NS — Riverview High School recently announced its annual winners for the 2021-22 School Sport Nova Scotia seasons. Anthony Lecky, Chloe Parsons and Ella Bottomley were the recipients of the Coxheath-based school’s athlete of the year award. Lecky was named Male Athlete of the Year after winning several team awards, including Most Valuable...

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Irish athletes present awards | Maple Lake Messenger

by on June 15, 2022 0

By Brenda Erdahl sports editor The boys’ and girls’ track and field teams at Maple Lake High School celebrated their season on Monday, June 6th at a year-end banquet. The boys finished fourth in the Central Minnesota Conference, fifth in Subsections, eighth in Sections and fifth in True Team Sections. The girls finished third...

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This foundation provides scholarships to female athletes making the Indian sports ecosystem accessible and inclusive

by on June 13, 2022 0

The GoSports Foundation Unstoppable – ‘Karke Dikhaungi’ Athlete Scholarship Program is designed to provide holistic support to talented female athletes and enable them to become India’s next sports champions. The initiative is exclusively supported by the HDFC bank as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) component, “Parivartan”. To find athletic talent, they aim...

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Ayrshire para-athletes chosen for top coaching roles in Next Generation bid

by on June 11, 2022 0

Two para-athletes from Ayrshire have been tasked with coaching Scotland’s next generation of boccia stars. Brothers Scott and Jamie McCowan, from Dundonald, have joined Scottish Disability Sport’s (SDS) two-year volunteer apprenticeship scheme. This opportunity is part of Sportscotland’s Coaching Futures programme, which aims to increase the supply of world-class local coaches and retain sport-specific...

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Three talented athletes who triumphed over adversity

by on June 9, 2022 0

The Andhra Trio of K. Rajitha (400m Gold), S. Pallavi (64kg Weightlifting) and M. Sireesha (400m Bronze) who won medals in Khelo India Youth Games in Panchkula (Haryana) has defied extreme hardship and financial constraints to make it this far. Rajitha, belonging to the Koya tribe, lost his father at a very young age...

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Shockers send 13 athletes to NCAA West prelims

by on May 24, 2022 0

History links FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Wichita State track and field team has qualified 13 athletes for the preliminary round of the NCAA Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where the top 48 western athletes from each event will compete for a trip to Eugene. , Oregon. The top 12 athletes...

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Bill passed restricting transgender athletes

by on May 18, 2022 0

Senate Bill 44, sponsored by Sen. Beth Mizell, R-Franklinton, is titled the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.” BATON ROUGE, La. — The House on Tuesday passed a bill barring transgender athletes from competing based on their gender identity. Senate Bill 44, sponsored by Sen. Beth Mizell, R-Franklinton, is called the Women’s Sports Equity Act....

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‘Aspire to Inspire’: Pro Athletes Encourage Young Seychelles Sportsmen to Aim for the Best

by on May 14, 2022 0

Michael Mancienne in the Nottingham Forest kit, 2016. (Wikipedia) Photo License: CC0 The qualities needed to become top athletes and the sacrifices that will have to be made were part of an experience sharing session led by two professional athletes with young aspiring Seychellois swimmers, cyclists, weightlifters and sailors. The young athletes met on...

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Eagle and Tiger athletes excel at Mount Abe

by on May 12, 2022 0

TIGER FRESHMAN JOSHUA Kafumbe looks serious as he finished sixth in the long jump at Monday’s track meet at Mount Abraham. Independent Photo/Steve James BRISTOL – Host boys Mount Abraham enjoyed their day in the spring sunshine on Monday when they emerged victorious in an eight-team home Athletics meeting with 169 points, beating second-placed...

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What mental health support for athletes looks like

by on May 10, 2022 0

For anyone who missed it yesterday, the Indiana Daily Student ran a bombshell story about Indiana University volleyball head coach Steve Aird and the toxic culture that would have instilled in the program. You must read it. The story and the resulting publicity should put some pressure on the Indiana administration to act, which...

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Esports athletes prepare for the Commonwealth Games

by on May 5, 2022 0

Gamers flexed their finger muscles and gray matter in the battle to find New Zealand’s first Commonwealth esports athletes. The final qualifying round for the EBlacks national team took place online Thursday night from homes across the country and a purpose-built studio in Auckland inside the Sky Tower. Josh King (JMKKing) was a finalist...

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End of seasons for Riverbank Spring Athletes

by on April 27, 2022 0

Spring break last week gave Riverbank High School athletes, with the exception of baseball players, a little “time out” before the final games on the schedule. Bruin Baseball The varsity baseball team took part in a four-day tournament at Ceres High School last week. On Monday, April 18, they fell to the host Bulldogs,...

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Westmoreland HS Athletes of the Week: Cheyenne Piper of Ligonier Valley, Donavin Waller of Greensburg Salem

by on April 17, 2022 0

By: Bill Beckner Jr. Saturday April 16, 2022 | 3:13 p.m. Cheyenne Piper, Ligonier Valley sophomore softball player Submitted by Donavin Waller Greensburg Salem’s Donavin Waller is a member of the 2022 track team. Previous Following Piper Cheyenne The school: Ligonier Valley Sport: Soft ball Year: Second year Claim to Fame: Piper had an...

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Following alleged sexual assault of student-athlete, NCSD administrator reviews code of conduct and finds need for changes

by on April 12, 2022 0

The NCSD Board held a regular meeting on Monday 11th April. (Screenshot via NCSD, YouTube) CASPER, Wyo — At the March 14 meeting of the Natrona County School District Board of Trustees, family members of a student alleged the student was sexually assaulted by a student-athlete in the spring 2021 and that the student-athlete...

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Triple Amputee Snowboarder Receives Surprise Challenged Athletes Foundation Grant From Snowboarding Legend Shaun White

by on March 30, 2022 0

Challenged Athletes Foundation and Shaun White surprise Zach Sherman with CAF training and coaching grant A triple amputee snowboarder pursues his dreams in adaptive snowboarding with the help of CAF Salt Lake City, UT, March 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) and Olympic snowboarding legend Shaun White orchestrated a special...

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Third Circuit Court of Appeals to Determine Whether Student-Athletes Can Be Classified as “Employees” Under FLSA | Steptoe & Johnson LLC

by on March 25, 2022 0

Since last year’s landmark SCOTUS ruling at Alston limiting the NCAA’s ability to limit student-athlete compensation for certain educational benefits, the landscape continues to change in unprecedented ways. Now, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals will decide whether student-athletes can be classified as “employees” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), mandating minimum wage...

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A long way to go for athletes

by on March 10, 2022 0

WITH the fifth stop of the Namibia Athletics Grand Prix series being held in Oshakati this weekend, most Namibian athletes are still a long way from qualifying for major international events this year. The World Championships in Athletics will be held in Oregon, USA from July 15-24 and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham from...

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes welcomes IU Football Head Coach Tom Allen to 2022 FCA Banquet — Muncie Journal

by on March 8, 2022 0

IU Head Coach Tom Allen. Photo courtesy of UI, Bloomington. March 8, 2022 By Jeff Mosier— MUNCIE, Ind.—Fellowship of Christian Athletes of East Central Indiana is very pleased to announce that Tom Allen, a New Castle native and Indiana University head football coach, will be the special guest speaker for the banquet of FCA...

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NFL Scouting Combine: Green Bay’s Top Athletes

by on March 6, 2022 0

As the NFL Scouting Combine draws to a close, with the final field workouts taking place on Sunday, complete sports profiles for hundreds of prospects come together. So now is the time to analyze the current Packers roster to identify the best athletes in Green Bay, based on their metrics when they entered the...

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NCAA athletes shouldn’t want to be employees

by on February 27, 2022 0

NCAA athletes shouldn’t want to be employees With the NCAA allowing NIL compensation, student-athletes were finally granted the right to earn income for the use of their name, image and likeness. We have written a series of articles exploring various issues related to NIL compensation. Among these, we have focused on payment logistics. We...

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The minds of athletes like Jessie Diggins.

by on February 22, 2022 0

On Sunday, in a stadium packed with athletes from around the world, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach closed the Beijing 2022 Games with a recitation of all the ways they don’t really matter. “This unifying power of the Olympics is stronger than the forces that want to divide us,” Bach said. “You are...

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China’s Human Rights Record Made Winter Olympics ‘Irresponsible’, Swedish Athlete Says | Winter Olympics Beijing 2022

by on February 18, 2022 0

A Swedish gold medalist has said it was “extremely irresponsible” to hold the Winter Olympics in China because of the government’s human rights record. Nils van der Poel, a 25-year-old speed skater, made the comments after returning from the event in Beijing, where officials struggled to maintain policy and protest despite diplomatic boycotts. Van...

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