Athletes

COVID prevention measures will keep athletes safe at Beijing Winter Olympics, organizers say

by on December 23, 2021 0

# Beijing2022 is well prepared with its first snowfall this weekend ❄☃ The city center recorded an average snowfall of 10.8mm, and the high-altitude mountains of Yanqing recorded more than 20mm of snowfall. 🐼🏮Our mascots greet you with their new outfits decorated with snowflakes!Lang fengjie pic.twitter.com/naiBJsfcgK The country has some of the strictest COVID...

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Vaccinated student-athletes will be allowed to unmask themselves for the games – NBC Connecticut

by on December 17, 2021 0

Starting Dec. 23, masks will become optional for vaccinated student-athletes, according to the Connecticut Public Health Department’s latest guidelines to school districts. School administrators say publicly identifying a student’s immunization status using a visible marker such as a mask may violate their privacy. “Since the start of this pandemic, we have never said that...

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Ellington school board concerned about state mask mandate for student-athletes

by on December 13, 2021 0

ELLINGTON, Connecticut (WTNH) – The Ellington School Board opposes state mask warrants for unvaccinated student-athletes. On December 9, the Ellington Board of Education sent a letter to Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) commissioner Manitha Juthani, expressing concerns about the state’s policy on these mask warrants. According to current Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC)...

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