Athletes

Southern California Female Athlete of the Week, September 10 – Daily News

by on September 8, 2021 0

Each week, the publications of the 11 properties of the Southern California News Group (Orange County Register, LA Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) select the Athletes of the Week for their respective...

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Chinese athletes slam details on gold medals

by on August 28, 2021 0

Wang Shun and Zhu Xueying both reported problems with their medals. Image: Getty Of them Chinese athletes strike after the Olympics, reporting issues with their gold medals. Trampoline champion Zhu Xueying and individual 200m medley swimmer Wang Shun have both reported that their medals “flake” and leave blemishes. BRUTAL: $ 1.5 million in truth...

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Eight Longhorns Student-Athletes Sign NIL Agreement with Texas-Ex-Run Company CoachTube

by on August 25, 2021 0

Eight Texas student-athletes in three sports have signed NIL agreements with CoachTube, a platform for potential athletes to learn from some of coaching’s most notable names, LonghornsCountry.com has learned. These Longhorns athletes, including footballers Keondre Coburn, Xavier Worthy, Ja’Tavion Sanders, Ayodele Adeoye and Junior Angilau, will be part of a new program on the...

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Protocols will be relaxed for vaccinated athletes | Local sports

by on August 22, 2021 0

Minnesota state men’s basketball player Quincy Anderson remembers experiencing wrestling last season. Fewer games, essentially creating its own bubble, and constant COVID-19 testing was just the cost of playing sports in a pandemic. “It was really stressful and it took a toll on our mental health in particular,” Anderson said. “We’ve had a lot...

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Kansas athletes face tougher unsportsmanlike conduct penalties against officials

by on August 10, 2021 0

TOPEKA, Kan. – Thousands of high school athletes will face tougher penalties starting this fall. The Kansas State High School Athletics Association released its updated ejection policy on Tuesday afternoon. The new policy states that anyone expelled from a match for having contact with an official, or for unsportsmanlike conduct towards an official, will...

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Athletes Impress With Acrylic At Tokyo Olympics (Photos)

by on August 6, 2021 0

Top line Even with Covid-19 shrinking the audience to a full-size chunk, athletes dressed to impress at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with extravagant and extremely detailed nail art, a staple at many of the biggest events in the world. competition. Sunisa Lee of Team United States competes on balance beam in the women’s all-around...

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Banco do Brasil urges fans to ‘transfer their support’ for Olympic athletes to WhatsApp

by on August 6, 2021 0

Banco do Brasil offers moral and financial support to the nation’s athletes in Tokyo via WhatsApp by encouraging its customers to share warm words of encouragement. Designed by Lew’Lara TBWA, the promotion dovetails with the bank’s sponsorship of athletes, with fans encouraged to share their love, affection and encouragement the same way you would...

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Meet athlete-soldiers competing at the Tokyo Olympics

by on August 3, 2021 0

Ildar Hafizov, Samantha Schultz, Amro Elgeziry, Benard Keter and Alejandro Sancho are five athletes who joined the U.S. team at the Tokyo Olympics, competing in everything from wrestling to pentathlon. But their life off the pitch takes on a whole new dimension when you learn that they have one thing in common. They are...

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Olympic Games 2021: 15 sports and athletes not to be missed

by on July 27, 2021 0

It’s finally here: The 2021 Olympics officially kicked off in Tokyo on Friday, July 23, and wow, it was worth the wait. These Summer Olympics have already been historic for a number of reasons related to the pandemic: postponement, competition without crowds and athletes who have already withdrawn after testing positive for the coronavirus....

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83% of American athletes at the Tokyo Games fully vaccinated

by on July 23, 2021 0

July 23, 2021 – Eighty-three percent of U.S. Olympians at the Tokyo Summer Games are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to Jonathan Finnoff, DO, medical chief of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee. That’s higher than the 59.7 percent of U.S. adults vaccinated, according to CDC statistics, and far higher than Japan’s national vaccination...

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Houston athletes ready for the Tokyo Olympics

by on July 21, 2021 0

History links HOUSTON – The University of Houston should be represented in Tokyo at the Olympic Games by five athletes who are currently or have attended the University. The games will take place from July 23 to August 8. Brianne Bethel, Tristan Evelyn, Mario Burke, Shaun Maswanganyi and Micaela Bouter are all set to...

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Tokyo 2020 Games-related Covid-19 cases rise to 61

by on July 19, 2021 0

Six British athletes and two staff members are self-isolating after coming into close contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19 on their flight to Japan, the British Olympic Association said on Sunday. All eight tested negative at the airport and are now under the supervision of the British delegation’s medical team, the association...

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Indian Athletes Can Use Facilities Inside Olympic Village From Day 1 After Check In | Tokyo Olympic Games News

by on July 18, 2021 0

NEW DELHI: India’s Deputy Chef de Mission (CDM) for the Tokyo Olympics Dr Prem Verma, who has resided in the Athletes’ Village since July 14, told TOI on Saturday that the country’s athletes are failing would not necessarily have to undergo a strict three-day “isolation period” upon arrival at the Village. Athletes can move...

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Tama Tea offers support to all UNCW athletes

by on July 14, 2021 0

Whether you bounce a ball or swing a racket at UNCW, Tama Tea wants to sponsor you. In conjunction with the new NCAA corporate sponsorship policy for college athletes and their ability to now accept endorsements, Tama Tea is stepping up and providing every UNCW athlete with local small business support. Founders Wells and...

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Athlete Ally Updates Dartmouth LGBTQ + Inclusion Score to Improve Her Skills

by on July 9, 2021 0

More transparent policies have earned Dartmouth all the marks, though some student-athletes feel the policies don’t necessarily reflect culture. by Sabrina Désireuse | 07/09/21 2:05 am On June 25, Athlete Ally, an organization dedicated to ending homophobia and transphobia in sport, updated its assessment of the sports department’s inclusion policies, bringing the score to...

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Announces Student Athletes of the Year 2020-2021 | Livingston / Tangipahoa

by on July 6, 2021 0

Kaitlyn Norman, of Springfield High School, and Michael “Konnor” Graham, of Hammond High Magnet School, were named North Oaks Sports Medicine “Student-Athletes of the Year” for 2020-2021, based on the number of votes received via an online survey. The public survey was conducted June 3-18 on the North Oaks Health System website. www.northoaks.org, and...

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Name / image compensation for student-athletes proposed

by on June 26, 2021 0

HARRISBURG Pennsylvania college athletes could receive compensation for their name, image, and likeness in proposed legislation associated with the new state budget. PennLive.com reports that a document obtained from the State House Republican Appropriations Committee and related to the state budget contains language saying that a student athlete “may earn compensation” for their “name,...

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Senate Hearings on Student-Athlete Name, Image and Likeness Rights Show Broad Support for Federal NIL Legislation, But Much Disagreement Over Scope of Legislation Remains | Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

by on June 25, 2021 0

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held two hearings in June to consider federal legislative proposals that would allow varsity athletes to monetize their name, image and likeness (“NONE”). Written testimony submitted prior to the hearings, as well as live testimony, also touched on related topics, such as efforts to improve health...

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Milkha Singh: the greatest of Indian athletes

by on June 19, 2021 0

Milkha Singh is no more. The 91-year-old sprinting legend, whom generations of Indian sports fans have come to know, died in Chandigarh on June 18 due to post-COVID complications. Or quite simply, he didn’t want to live without Nirmal, his 58-year-old soul mate and partner who died five days earlier on June 13. He...

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Ohio State names Athletes of the Year

by on June 17, 2021 0

MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – JANUARY 11: Justin Fields No.1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes leaves the field after the College Football Playoff National Championship game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Hard Rock Stadium on January 11, 2021 in Miami Gardens, In Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann / Getty Images) Three Ohio State soccer...

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Former Bucks County transgender student-athlete shares post about transitioning to an authentic self

by on June 17, 2021 0

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – The U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday broadened its interpretation of federal sexual protections to include transgender and gay students, a move that reverses Trump-era politics and opposes proposals by many states to prohibit transgender girls from participating in school sports. In a new policy directive, the ministry said that discrimination...

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Our Take: It’s Time to Unmask NM’s Student-Athletes

by on June 13, 2021 0

Editor’s Note: This editorial first appeared in the Albuquerque Journal. It was written by members of the editorial board and is unsigned because it represents the opinion of the journal rather than that of the authors. We modified it slightly to make it suitable for the Observer. Rio Rancho Watcher As COVID cases remain...

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Athlete mental health of concern at pandemic Olympics

by on June 13, 2021 0

TOKYO – The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated discussions around the Tokyo Olympics, but the mental well-being of athletes is also a health issue for visiting teams. In addition to the pressure of competition this summer, measures to reduce the spread of the virus mean that athletes will have little opportunity to let off steam....

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Denver’s own Dingman group allows professional athletes, coaches and entire NFL franchises like the Chargers and Raiders to move smoothly

by on June 12, 2021 0

Getting around the country is complicated. There is a house to pack and maybe sell, a new house to find, furniture to transport, cars to maintain and the list goes on. By multiplying these steps by a few hundred people and adding trucks full of fitness and medical equipment, the value of computers and...

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Utah Olympic Bid Committee lets athletes take the lead

by on June 11, 2021 0

Nathan Chen, Lindsay Vonn among the 10 appointed to the advisory committee; Four-time Olympic speed skater Catherine Raney Norman has been named president. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune File) Olympic speed skater Catherine Raney Norman chats with Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall after a press conference announcing Utah’s next steps towards...

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Athletes qualified for the Tokyo Games

by on June 10, 2021 0

A total of 244 athletes have so far qualified for the U.S. Olympic team, which is expected to be more than 500 total athletes at the opening ceremony on July 23. Many qualified athletes were due to be reconfirmed by their national governing body and the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee after the Olympics...

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Olympic athletes remain ready for upcoming Tokyo Games

by on June 9, 2021 0

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (WMC) – There are less than 50 days until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, and there is still controversy over whether the games will actually be played or not. Whether it’s concerns from the host country or participating countries, COVID-19 and vaccination rates are at the center of the hesitation for...

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Students, athletes traveling abroad to obtain Covishield – The New Indian Express

by on June 9, 2021 0

Through Express news service BHUBANEWAR: Students and athletes preparing to travel overseas can get doses of Covishield within a 28-day interval instead of the mandatory 84 days, as the Union Department of Health has relaxed the standards to following requests from different neighborhoods. The state government has ordered districts and municipalities to make special...

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College athletes can now take advantage of tweets

by on June 5, 2021 0

With the implementation of rules that allow NCAA athletes to enjoy their name, image and likeness, a lot about the college game is about to change, and that includes social media. Thursday, sports marketing company Opendorse announced that they have reached a deal with Twitter that would allow athletes to benefit from their tweets....

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Once, athletes were truly heroes | Columns

by on May 31, 2021 0

Whether Warren Spahn was on the mound or in the WWII trenches, his opponents agreed that no one was harder. Spahn’s 363 career victories are the most important of any left-handers (he won 75 games after his 40th birthday), and he dominated in the modern post-1920 era, an exceptional feat as he didn ‘won...

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POA Complements Online Athlete and Official Accreditation – Journal

by on May 29, 2021 0

LAHORE: The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has completed online accreditation for athletes and coaches / officials in track and field, horseback riding, shooting, badminton, judo, gymnastics, karate, taekwondo, d ‘weightlifting and wrestling, being the probable who can obtain the qualification / invitation Venue of the tripartite Olympic Games commission for the Tokyo Olympic Games....

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IOC tries to reassure Olympic athletes about COVID-19 waiver

by on May 27, 2021 0

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The IOC told Olympic athletes on Thursday that a signing waiver releasing Tokyo organizers from all responsibility for COVID-19 issues was “standard practice” for major sporting events. The question was raised when IOC President Thomas Bach answered questions to close a two-day online conference hosted by the official Olympic Commission representing...

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About 220 Singapore team athletes, coaches and officials completed COVID-19 vaccinations: SportSG

by on May 27, 2021 0

SINGAPORE: About 220 Singapore team athletes, coaches and officials have completed their COVID-19 vaccinations, with inoculation of athletes heading to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics an “immediate priority,” said said Sport Singapore (SportSG) Thursday, May 27). Responding to questions from CNA, Singapore Sports Institute Director Toh Boon Yi said the vaccination process started earlier...

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Transgender Athlete Bills Heard in Wisconsin Legislature

by on May 26, 2021 0

Emma Cameron is a transgender athlete Transgender runner Emma Cameron, 28, talks about Rep. Barbara Dittrich’s bill to ban transgender girls and women from all-female school sports. Dittrich cited Cameron’s first place in a 50km race as an example of the need for legislation. Mike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MADISON – Republicans who...

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Southern California Male Athlete of the Week, May 28 – Orange County Register

by on May 26, 2021 0

Each week, posts from the 11 Southern California News Group properties (Orange County Register, LA Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) select the Athletes of the Week for their respective regions. Each athlete...

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Maryland adds athlete safety provision as it joins growing list of states to enact Jackson Lewis PC name, image and likeness law

by on May 25, 2021 0

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed the Jordan McNair Safe and Fair Play Act. Starting in 2023, the law allows student athletes at colleges and universities in Maryland to receive compensation for their name, image and likeness (NIL) and retain agent representation without penalty for the student-athlete’s eligibility or participation in an intercollegiate competition. Student...

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8 Ridgeview High athletes sign letters of intent

by on May 25, 2021 0

(Update: added video, comments) “ it’s unreal ” says an athlete REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) – On Monday evening, eight Ridgeview High School athletes signed letters of intent with colleges and universities during the school’s spring signing ceremony. Family members and coaches were able to attend the event with masks and social distancing guidelines in...

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Latin American athletes get vaccinated in Miami for Games-Sports News, Firstpost

by on May 25, 2021 0

Olympic athletes from different Latin American countries began getting vaccinated in Miami on Monday as part of an agreement between Panam Sports, the Mexican Consulate and the Marsoni Foundation, which works to prevent migrant illnesses. Representative image. AP Miami: The President of the Pan American Sports Organization (Panam Sports) is concerned about the health...

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Prepare the sports diary: local athletes get involved, receive offers galore | Sports

by on May 25, 2021 0

Colleges last week continued to scour the Tri-State for high school student-athletes to play at the next level. Chesapeake basketball star Maddie Ward got committed to Alice Lloyd College, which also recruited Rock Hill baseball player Nick Van Kueren. Huntington High lineman Max Wentz received an offer from Alderson Broaddus and former Highlanders golfer...

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Chelan athletes take league honors in 5 sports

by on May 24, 2021 0

Baseball leads all spring sports league selections by Dennis Rahm, information published by Chelan Athletic Department The Goat baseball team led the way with eight first-team caps, dominating the CTL All-League caps after finishing the league game undefeated. Chelan’s pitching has been dominant this year, throwing a clean six with Dillon McCardle, Reed Stamps...

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West Florence Athletes Sign Scholarships | University

by on May 24, 2021 0

FLORENCE, SC – Darci Dawson from West Florence has signed a national letter of intent to participate in the NAIA track at Columbia College. “It’s a small environment, and they’re all stimulating and have a positive attitude that drew me there,” said Dawson, who could compete in the shot put, hammer, discus and maybe...

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