Athletes

Gwinnett Football League Athletes of the Week | Sports

by on October 26, 2021 0

Gwinnett Football League Players and Cheerleaders of the Week (the athletes were selected by his coach): Fourth year: Mia Hayden Pyles Fifth year: Lauren Weigle Sixth year: Allison Fanning Seventh year: Isbella Cooksey Third year: Olivia Swords Fifth year: Jocelyn Baker Sixth year: Lila Manders Sixth grade: Lexi Russell Seventh year: Kaitlin Rowe...

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Pepsi-Cola Student-Athlete of the Week: George Austin III

by on October 24, 2021 0

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – George Austin III is an outstanding student at East Rockingham High School. In eighth grade, Austin started running to complement his basketball career. Two years later, he won the Class 2A Cross Country State Championship. His athletic focus quickly shifted from the basketball court to the track. “Running has...

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UGA and The Brandr Group launch group license for student-athletes

by on October 19, 2021 0

History links ATHENS, Georgia – The University of Georgia Athletic Association has expanded its LeGAcy Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) program to include opportunities for Georgia student-athletes to work with The Brandr Group (TBG) to establish licensing agreements. group. The opportunity is extended to all student-athletes in the school’s 21 varsity sports, including...

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Healthy Living: Discussing Athlete Mental Health

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Posted: Oct 5, 2021 / 10:59 AM EDT / Update: Oct 5, 2021 / 10:59 AM EDT This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week, a time to educate and raise awareness. As the Director of Athletic Performance at the University of Pennsylvania, Andrea Wieland knows that mental health is crucial for athletes and...

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Santa Barbara High’s Emma Zuffelato and Vince Gamberdella Honored As Athletes of the Week |

by on October 4, 2021 0

Santa Barbara High seniors Emma Zuffelato and Vince Gamberdella were named Athletes of the Week at Monday’s Santa Barbara Sports Roundtable press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. Vince Gamberdella, footballer from Santa Barbara high school. Emma Zuffelato, volleyball player from Santa Barbara high school. Zuffelato led the Dons women’s volleyball team to five-set...

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Young athletes raise the bar

by on October 2, 2021 0

October 2 – When not in their gyms, softball or soccer fields, chances are many young athletes in the area will be at the Reactiv Training Center. Dumbbells, kettlebells, a basketball hoop and a batting cage are some of the features of the South Main Street facility, located in the same building as...

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Aerobic exercise after sports-related concussion speeds recovery in adolescent athletes – UB Now: News and insights for UB faculty and staff

by on October 1, 2021 0

Teens can speed up recovery from sports-related concussion and reduce their risk of prolonged recovery if they engage in aerobic exercise within 10 days of injury, according to a new study from UB. Published September 30 in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, the randomized controlled trial led by researchers at UB’s Concussion...

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Leyte athletes shine in 2021 World Classic Powerlifting

by on September 29, 2021 0

CHAMPION. Veronica Ompod stands in the middle after winning four gold medals at the 2021 World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Halmstad, Sweden. Ompod is one of the academics of the Leyte Sports Academy, run by the provincial government. (Photo courtesy of the Powerlifting Association of the Philippines) CITY OF TACLOBAN – Two Leyte...

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‘Retired’ Games Athletes Prove That One Hour Of Fitness A Day Is Enough To Stay Competitive

by on September 28, 2021 0

Photo credit: MisFit Athletics (instagram.com/misfitathletics) After competing in three individual CrossFit Games, Tennil Beuerlein and Mekenzie Riley both announced their retirement to start a family, Beuerlein after the 2018 Games and Riley after the 2019 season. Since then, both women have had babies – Beuerlein is currently pregnant with her second – and...

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Guilderland School District requires athletes to be vaccinated

by on September 26, 2021 0

GUILDERLAND – The Guilderland School District has joined schools in Albany, Bethlehem and Niskayuna in demanding that athletes in high-risk sports be vaccinated against the coronavirus to compete. Football, volleyball and cheering athletes are due to receive their first doses of vaccination in Guilderland by Friday. However, unlike Albany and Bethelehem, Guilderland does...

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SEC votes to authorize student-athlete education benefits

by on September 24, 2021 0

The SEC voted Thursday to allow its 14 members to provide education-related benefits, as well as academic rewards, to its student-athletes. The vote was adopted unanimously. The vote comes after Alston v. NCAA, a case in which the NCAA lost, with the court declaring that schools could not ban educational benefits for student-athletes....

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Athletes of the week (September 15-21) | High school sports

by on September 23, 2021 0

Each Thursday during the three sporting seasons, the News-Post will honor one male and female athlete of the week and mention others who were in consideration from the previous action week. ATHLETES OF THE WEEK (Sept.15-21) Travon Neal, Frédéric football Neal’s quartet of touchdowns – not to mention his three interceptions – punctuated...

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Seven Afghan taekwondo athletes relocate to Australia-Sports News, Firstpost

by on September 22, 2021 0

One of the athletes, Fatima Ahmadi, reportedly said she was grateful for the help of all parties who supported their evacuation. Representative image. AFP Melbourne: A sports association official said seven female taekwondo athletes who fled Taliban-controlled Afghanistan have relocated to Melbourne. Australian Taekwondo chief executive Heather Garriock said on Wednesday the women...

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Holly Brooks gives young athletes food for thought as she visits Anchorage high schools to talk about eating disorders

by on September 22, 2021 0

Two-time Olympic skier Holly Brooks speaks to the West High cross-country running team about eating disorders during a high school presentation last week. (Bill Roth / DNA) Current events keep Holly Brooks busy these days. The two-time Olympian became a Certified Professional Consultant after retiring from cross-country skiing several years ago, and her...

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Runners and athletes with torn ligaments pledged new treatment by Irish scientists in million-euro development

by on September 21, 2021 0

Irish scientists have been awarded € 1 million to develop genetically engineered soft tissue that could breathe new life into athletes and runners with torn ligaments and tendons. he group at Trinity College Dublin is part of an international team of scientists with expertise in developmental biology, biomedical engineering and nanoscience. A spokesperson...

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Lexi McNabb, daughter of former SU star athletes Donovan and Raquel McNabb, commits to Buffalo

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Lexi McNabb, the daughter of former Syracuse star athletes Donovan McNabb and Raquel (nurse) McNabb, announced on Twitter that she is committed to playing women’s basketball in Buffalo. In Buffalo, Lexi McNabb will play for another former Syracuse star with coach Felisha Legette-Jack. McNabb, a 5-foot-5 combo guard, helped Seton Catholic Preparatory High...

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Student-Athletes Can Take Advantage of NCAA Rule Change Regarding Name, Image and Likeness – The Albion College Pleiad Online

by on September 20, 2021 0

The Albion College Britons face the Hanover-Hoover Panthers in a regular season game on Saturday. This comes at a time when college athletes, especially football players, are taking action by signing major approval agreements in accordance with changes to the NCAA rules regarding profiting of name, image and name. resemblance as a varsity...

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POC to field 160 athletes in 6th AIMAG in Thailand

by on September 14, 2021 0

The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has authorized a delegation of 160 athletes to compete in 21 of the 31 sports of the Sixth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) that Thailand is hosting from March 10-20 in Bangkok and Chonburi. “We have assembled a delegation whose members are all potential for medals,”...

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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