UN agency launches investigation into hijacked flight carrying Belarusian journalist – National

by on May 28, 2021 0

A United Nations agency is launching an investigation into Belarus’ arrest of a dissident journalist after his flight was hijacked on dubious pretexts last Sunday. The governing body of the Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) said Thursday it would open an investigation into the “apparent forced hijacking” of the airliner, which authorities saw...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Husker SWA Logsdon ends long career in Nebraska

by on May 26, 2021 0

History links Nebraska Assistant Athletic Director – Senior Female Administrator Pat Logsdon will put the finishing touches on a career spanning more than four decades in college athletics later this summer, when she officially retires on August 2. Logsdon, who has served in various roles during her 42-year career as a Husker, has served...

Read More

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...

Read More

Daily Trojan | Playing for profit: Shannon Sharpe may well have changed sports journalism

by on May 26, 2021 0

Shannon Sharpe and Julio Jones would most likely have changed the way rumors spread in professional sports, forever. In case you haven’t heard yet, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Jones isn’t happy with the franchise. The 10-year NFL veteran has spent his entire career in Atlanta, Georgia, but rumors have circulated throughout the offseason that...

Read More

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...

Read More