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Opinion: Simone Biles is right to ask why adults in Olympic movement didn't do their job

Star gymnast Simone Biles renews criticism of USA Gymnastics and Olympic officials after Senate report shows FBI dragged feet on Larry Nassar probe       ...

Opinion: Simone Biles is right to ask why adults in Olympic movement didn't do their job

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Brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles charged in triple murder The brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was arrested Thursday at a U.S. Army base and charged in connection with a triple murder at a rental property in Cleveland....
15:00, 2019-08-30

Where are they now: Gymnast Simone Biles looks strong in comeback from 2016 US Olympic team After making history in Rio, Simone Biles took 2 years off to experience life outside the gym. The most decorated USA gymnast ever stayed plenty busy.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

Opinion: Competitiveness is what takes U.S. gymnast Simone Biles from good to GOAT Olympic gymnastics champ Simone Biles fell on a triple twisting double somersault, skill so hard no woman has ever done it and few men even try.       ...
15:34, 2019-08-10

Opinion: Gymnastics champ Simone Biles puts critics in their place with goat leotard Simone Biles has won more titles at the world championships than any gymnast, male or female. If an athlete is worthy of the GOAT title, it's Biles.       ...
05:17, 2019-08-08

Opinion: Simone Biles isn't just best gymnast of her time, she's an athlete for the ages Every time she takes the floor, Simone Biles changes her sport. She does moves no other woman has done, and few men even try.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-13

Simone Biles 2.0: Somehow, someway, there's nowhere to go but up It’s not always so simple for female athletes to openly acknowledge just how great they are, but the superlative American is finally doing so with a newfound outspokennessIf you’re the greatest gymnast of all time, you should dress like it.When Simone Biles took to the floor for podium training ahea...
10:51, 2019-08-09

Simone Biles Is Still the World's Best Gymnast With the 2020 Olympics approaching, Simone Biles is still the world’s best gymnast. But most of the sport’s familiar faces are missing. Here are the new athletes to watch....
03:17, 2019-08-08

Simone Biles Has Once Again Broken Gymnastics American gymnast Simone Biles won the all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championship on Sunday, making this the sixth consecutive year she’s taken home that title. She also unleashed two moves that no gymnast has ever done in competition before....
18:00, 2019-08-12

Simone Biles Takes Gymnastics to a New Level. Again. At the U.S. championships, Biles became the first woman to perform a triple double in a floor exercise competition. Though she had trouble on the landing, the judges ruled that Biles had completed the element....
04:34, 2019-08-10

The Biomechanical Perfection of Simone Biles in Flight Behold the triple double: The gymnast’s precise control of her body as she moves through space sets her apart. Add tremendous strength and speed, and you’ve got a champion....
18:51, 2019-08-13

Simone Biles, in Tears, Says She Still Cannot Trust U.S.A. Gymnastics After a training session ahead of this week’s United States Gymnastics Championships, Biles described some of the emotional aftermath of the sport’s sexual abuse scandal....
05:17, 2019-08-08

Simone Biles leads US championships despite somewhat off night Biles leads Lee by 1.750 in all-around at US championshipsJade Carey and Riley McCusker also shine in Kansas CityThe competition isn’t the judges. Or the rest of the field. Or even the sport she’s dominated for the better part of a decade. Simone Biles conquered all of them long ago.What drives Bile...
11:00, 2019-08-10

Simone Biles Reminds Us How Deep Every Gymnast's Bag Of Tricks Really Is If I had been drinking something when I clicked play on a video Simone Biles tweeted out on May 28, I would have spat it out. The video in question shows Biles during a training session, once again challenging what I thought I knew about gravity:...
01:51, 2019-06-06

Simone Biles's Brother Charged With Triple Murder Tevin Biles-Thomas, the brother of three-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, was arrested yesterday and indicted on a variety of charges stemming from his alleged role in a New Year’s Eve shooting in Cleveland that left three men dead. According to local Cleveland outlet WKYC, two people showed...
05:51, 2019-09-01

Simone Biles blasts USA Gymnastics: ‘You had one job . . . and you couldn’t protect us!’ At the U.S. championships, the Olympic gold medalist says, ‘It’s not easy coming back to the sport, coming back to the organization that has failed you.’...
01:34, 2019-08-08

Simone Biles breaks silence on brother's arrest Days after her brother was charged in connection to the deaths of three people, Olympian Simone Biles said she was still trying to process what happened....
17:17, 2019-09-03

Simone Biles Takes Some Risks at National Championships Simone Biles is showing new dimensions at the U.S. national gymnastics championships. Though she had an unusually off-night in her first round of competition, she is still leading the field....
07:00, 2019-08-11

Triple-doubles, daring dismounts and a new approach for Simone Biles Simone Biles' dominant performance at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships reminded us that her only competition heading into the 2020 Olympics is herself....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with 3 murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murdering three people....
20:51, 2019-09-03

Simone Biles’ brother charged in Cleveland triple homicide The brother of Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles was hit with a murder charge Thursday for his alleged involvement in a triple homicide in Ohio on New Year’s Eve, a report said. Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, was arrested Thursday and also charged with voluntary manslaughter, felonious assault and p...
07:51, 2019-08-30

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with three murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murdering three people....
19:51, 2019-09-03

'You had one job': tearful Simone Biles attacks USAG over Nassar scandal Olympic champion angry at lack of protection for gymnastsBiles revealed she was abused by disgraced gymnastics doctorSimone Biles was in tears as she spoke about the anger and disappointment she feels about the handling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. It is just over 18 months since the Ol...
17:51, 2019-08-08

Simone Biles says her ‘heart aches’ over brother’s arrest for murder Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles has opened up for the first time about her brother’s arrest for a triple homicide in Ohio. “My heart aches for everyone involved, especially for the victims and their families,” Biles tweeted on Monday, saying she was “still having a hard time processin...
16:17, 2019-09-03

Simone Biles Just Made Gymnastics History and the 2020 Olympics Can't Come Soon Enough Nailed it! Not that there was every any doubt, but Simone Biles really is the GOAT. The 22-year-old Olympian went where no gymnast has ever gone before on Friday evening, making history......
09:34, 2019-08-10

'You had one job': Simone Biles in tears over USA Gymnastics' failures in abuse scandal – video Simone Biles was in tears as she spoke about the anger and disappointment she feels about the handling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, only two days before attempting to win her sixth US national title. It is just over 18 months since the Olympic gymnastics champion revealed she was among ...
17:51, 2019-08-08

Simone Biles Dissatisfied With Her Own Performance That Included History-Making Dismount Even on days where she’s far from perfect, Simon Biles is still able to prove that labeling her as the greatest gymnast of all time might be an understatement. The latest example of this came on Friday in Kansas City, Mo. at the U.S. Gymnastics championships, when she decided to become the first per...
03:00, 2019-08-11

Simone Biles doesn’t want to talk after brother charged in triple murder Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said she was “eating [her] feelings” as news surfaced that her brother was charged for his alleged involvement in a triple homicide in Cleveland. Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, was arrested Thursday on murder, voluntary manslaughter, felonious assault and perjury charges ...
16:00, 2019-08-30

Simone Biles' brother charged in New Year's Eve triple murder, police say The brother of Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles was charged in connection with a New Year’s Eve shooting in Ohio that left three people dead and two others wounded, police said Thursday....
16:34, 2019-08-30

Simone Biles reasserts herself as greatest gymnast ever with sixth U.S. national championship No question Simone Biles is the best her sport has seen. No offense to LeBron, Mikaela Shiffrin, Serena: She could be the best athlete in the world.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-13

Brother of U.S. gymnast Simone Biles arrested in triple murder: reports Police arrested the brother of U.S. gymnastics star Simone Biles and charged him with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of three people at a New Year's Eve party in Cleveland, local news media said on Friday....
17:00, 2019-08-30

Simone Biles ‘aches’ for victims after brother charged in triple murder Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, has been indicted for party shootingOlympic champion says heart aches for everyone involvedOlympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she’s struggling with the arrest of her brother who was charged in a shooting that left three dead.She said in a tweet Monday that her hear...
19:51, 2019-09-03

Simone Biles’ brother’s arrest culminates decades of family turmoil The arrest of Simone Biles’ brother is just the latest turmoil for the star gymnast, who was raised separately from her accused killer sibling after being taken from their drug-abusing mother. And she was later abused by sicko doctor Larry Nassar. Biles’ boyfriend alluded to her troubles...
07:17, 2019-09-01

U.S. gymnast Simone Biles' brother arrested as accused shooter in triple murder The brother of U.S. gymnastics star Simone Biles has been arrested and charged with murder, accused of shooting and killing three people at a New Year's Eve party in Cleveland, law enforcement agencies said on Friday....
23:34, 2019-08-30

Simone Biles’ brother was on active duty in the Army, busted after cheek swab The brother of Olympic superstar Simone Biles was on active duty in the Army when he was busted in an 8-month-old triple homicide, according to reports. Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, who is assigned to Fort Stewart in Georgia, was nabbed Thursday after the local sheriff’s office received a request from Cl...
02:00, 2019-08-31

Brother of Gymnastics Phenom Simone Biles Arrested and Charged With Triple Murder The brother of U.S. Olympic gymnast and multiple record-breaker Simone Biles was arrested and charged with murder Thursday, in connection with a shooting at a New Year’s Eve party in Cleveland, Ohio....
23:34, 2019-08-30

Simone Biles pulls off historic triple-double en route to US Gymnastics title KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The choice was entirely hers. Only there really wasn’t one for Simone Biles to make. Sure, she could have taken her triple-twisting double-flip (aka “the triple-double”) out of her floor exercise routine during the final night of the US women’s gymnastics c...
20:00, 2019-08-12

Simone Biles Is Drinking In "Happy Thoughts" After Brother's Arrest For Triple Murder Simone Biles knows just what she needs right now. Following news of her older brother Tevin Biles-Thomas' arrest for triple murder, the Olympic gymnast seems to be seeking comfort in......
03:00, 2019-09-02

Simone Biles posts ‘happy thoughts’ after brother’s arrest in triple murder Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles posted about “happy thoughts” in the wake of her brother’s arrest in connection with a triple homicide in Ohio. “Girls day to drink happy thoughts,” the 22-year-old gymnast wrote on Instagram with a smiling photo of herself and two pal...
19:17, 2019-09-02

Simone Biles sticks triple double en route to sixth US gymnastics title Biles becomes first woman in nearly 70 years to win six US titlesSunisa Lee, Grace McCallum were second and third, respectivelySimone 2.0: Somehow, someway, there’s nowhere to go but upSimone Biles messed around and got a triple-double. And just about everything else too on her way to a sixth US wom...
06:00, 2019-08-12

Simone Biles is redefining brilliance in a sport that shamefully failed her | Marina Hyde After the Larry Nassar saga USA Gymnastics should not exist but Biles continues to bring her sport dignity – and moneyOn Sunday night Simone Biles, on her way to securing her sixth US gymnastics title, performed a triple-double in her floor routine, one of two moves she executed during the contest t...
04:34, 2019-08-15

How wonderful to watch Simone Biles' defiant joy in our dark times | Candice Frederick Biles has made history yet again – and has every reason to celebrateAmid depressing news these days such as abortion bans, mass shootings and rampant Hollywood sexual assault cases, it can be easy to overlook an event so uplifting that it almost sounds like science fiction. Just a few days ago the g...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Simone Biles addresses estranged brother's murder arrest: 'My heart aches for everyone involved' Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles on Monday broke her silence following the recent arrest of her estranged brother, who was charged with murder in a New Year’s Eve triple homicide in Ohio....
18:17, 2019-09-03

Watch: Simone Biles hits historic triple-double move, wins U.S. title Team USA gymnastics phenom Simone Biles became the first person in history to attempt and land a triple-double dismount during her sixth all-around title victory at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships....
03:34, 2019-08-13

Jaw, Meet Floor: Simone Biles Unveils Unreal New Moves in Lead-Up to Summer Competition While your ass was busy complaining about how long this week feels even after having Monday off, gymnast Simone Biles (arguably the very best athlete on the planet right now) was out here being ... Simone Biles. By which we mean doing things that literally no other woman gymnast on the planet can do...
04:34, 2019-05-31

Simone Biles makes history with balance beam dismount at US women's gymnastics championship Simone Biles — the five-time Olympic medalist who's described as the greatest gymnast of her generation — made history on Friday with a spectacular beam dismount at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships....
22:00, 2019-08-11

Simone Biles' Boyfriend Alludes to Her Brother's Murder Charge in Post About ''Strongest People'' Simone Biles is most likely leaning on her inner circle following the arrest of her older brother, Tevin Biles-Thomas. Hours ago, news broke that the 24-year-old was taken into custody......
11:17, 2019-08-31

Reports: The Justice Department Is Investigating Sex Abuse In The Olympic Movement The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched criminal investigations into sexual abuse across multiple U.S. Olympic organizations as well as “potential financial and business misconduct throughout the U.S. Olympic system.” Other news outlets later reported ...
17:00, 2019-09-14

Simone Biles addresses biological brother's murder charge, expresses 'sincere condolences' In her first comments since her brother's arrest, Simone Biles expressed her "sincere condolences" to the victims of the New Year's Eve shooting.       ...
14:51, 2019-09-03

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament.       ...
05:51, 2019-06-20

Biles to USA Gymnastics: 'You had one job and you couldn't protect us' Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles spoke to reporters Wednesday about her struggle to continue practicing her sport for an organization that did not protect her -- and many others -- from Larry Nassar's abuse....
11:17, 2019-08-09

Reid Park Zoo announces death of jaguar, Simone Reid Park Zoo announced the death of the 23-year-old jaguar, Simone, Saturday. The zoo says Simone was euthanized Friday due to age-related health issues. Animal care and veterinary staff at the zoo says they had been managing Simone’s health and felt this was the best call given her declining...
22:17, 2019-07-06

Gymnastics: Biles soars to sixth title at national championships American Simone Biles reasserted her position as the world's unrivaled number one gymnast with an amazing winning performance at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, Mo., on Sunday....
20:51, 2019-08-12

What to know about chickenpox in adults Chickenpox usually affects children, but it can also occur in adults. In this article, we look at the specific symptoms and treatments of chickenpox in adults....
05:00, 2019-08-30

The Adults In The Room There is a version of the story of this company in which idealistic journalists, unconcerned with profit, are posed against ruthless business-doers, concerned about profit above all else. That would be a convenient story, pitching me and my colleagues and friends as people who just care too much abo...
03:17, 2019-08-24

Simone Giertz’s converted Tesla Model 3 pickup truck is wonderful YouTuber Simone Giertz, celebrated DIY inventor, roboticist and general maker of cool stuff, decided not to wait for Tesla’s forthcoming pickup truck. Instead, she bought a Tesla Model 3 direct from the company new and then used elbow grease, ingenuity, some help from friends and power tools ...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Revenge Body Trainer Simone De La Rue Has the Perfect Core Workout for New Moms Everywhere Simone De La Rue can relate to Revenge Body boss Khloe Kardashian's post-pregnancy weight loss journey. The celebrity trainer stopped by Daily Pop today and shared some wise words......
05:00, 2019-07-06

Three in five American adults do not have a will: survey Three in five American adults shockingly do not have a will, according to a new study. The research examining if and how people plan for their later years and the extent to which they’ve discussed the future with their partners or family members found many are taking a ‘head in the sand’...
23:34, 2019-06-05

Is Sugar as Bad for Kids as It Is for Adults? Kids love sweets. Of course, so do many adults. But even those grown-ups with a serious sweet tooth would likely struggle to polish off a big bag of candy, while the average kid would relish that chore. “Even during infancy, newborns have an innate preference for breast milk because of its swe...
16:51, 2019-08-01

Young adults won’t let go of their pediatricians, and it’s a problem While most people consider the responsibilities of adulthood to include a 40-hour work week, meeting car insurance payments, grocery shopping, and so on, few consider finding a physician to replace their pediatrician a priority adults typically struggle with....
00:17, 2019-08-24

How do kids (and adults) like Nintendo’s Labo VR kit? Nintendo's Labo VR kit is certainly a step up from the historic gaming company's earlier Labo kits. With five cardboard projects for kids to construct (including the headset itself), senior editor Kris Naudus found it to be a unique, endearing and pl......
23:00, 2019-09-19

20 must-have Halloween costumes for adults this year Check out some of the most popular costumes for grown-ups on Amazon, like 1920s flapper gear, superhero suits, and inflatable dinosaur gear.       ...
19:51, 2019-09-18

Many Adults Would Struggle to Find $400, the Fed Finds Household finances are improving in a strong job market, but just six in 10 adults still could cover a surprise expense without selling something or borrowing money....
19:01, 2019-05-23

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy to see that YouTube and Facebook far outpace the rest of the competition when it comes to daily use on both PCs and phones. Seventy-three percent of US ...
16:00, 2019-05-23

Most older adults with 'prediabetes' don't develop diabetes (Reuters Health) - Older adults with slightly elevated blood sugar, sometimes called "prediabetes," usually don't develop full-blown diabetes, a Swedish study suggests....
00:17, 2019-07-06

Many older adults fall at home in well-lit rooms (Reuters Health) - Elderly people who fall may not always be stumbling over things in the dark. A new study suggests most of these falls at home happen when there's plenty of light....
05:34, 2019-05-31

Over 70% of US adults unaware of HPV-related cancer risks New evidence suggests that both men and women in the United States lack sufficient awareness about the cancer risks related to HPV, and about HPV vaccines....
10:51, 2019-09-20

4 Your Health: Majority of adults may soon be screened for hepatitis C Taking the glass half full approach to life could help you live longer, according to a new Boston University study of more than 70,000 adults. The study showed the most optimistic people were 50 to 70 percent more likely to reach 85-years-old than their less positive peers. Experts say optimistic pe...
03:00, 2019-08-28

Blipblox is a synth made for kids that adults will like too Blipblox is a synthesizer designed for children. The company behind it, Playtime Engineering, even calls it a toy. And it certainly looks like one. It's made out of bright, glossy, primary-colored plastic. The large knobs and buttons are cle......
22:51, 2019-07-03

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last year makes almost no money, is barely understood by anyone over 25, and has already faced investigations, fines and bans on three continents.TikTok’s suc...
15:34, 2019-07-05

Young adults ignore vape warnings (KGW)Oregon State officials say two additional cases of respiratory illnesses linked to vaping have been reported, bringing the total number of cases in Oregon to four. The Oregon Health Authority said Tuesday that a total of four cases have been reported in recent weeks. The new cases come after st...
03:34, 2019-09-19

Adults with dementia living at home twice as likely to be disadvantaged People living at home with dementia had two to five times the risk of being disadvantaged compared to those living in nursing facilities, according to new research....
02:00, 2019-08-08

Most older adults don't ask doctors about dementia, survey says Older adults may not be as worried about losing their memory as they should be, prompting concern from doctors that they won't seek help, a new study says....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Binge drinking affects 1 in 10 older adults in the US New research finds that binge drinking affects 10.6% of U.S. older adults. Men and cannabis users are among those most likely to engage in binge drinking....
09:34, 2019-08-01

Poll: 1 in 7 Americans use CBD products, mostly young adults One in seven Americans use cannabidiol-based products -- which are derived from hemp -- especially young adults and residents of the Western United States, a new survey said Thursday....
21:51, 2019-08-08

Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs....
20:00, 2019-06-14

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, according to new research....
21:01, 2019-07-22

Top 10 novels about burning issues for young adults From Black Lives Matter to the south London modelling circuit, the tangled mess of real life provides plenty of raw material for YA fictionNewspapers and novels – fact and fiction – are often seen as polar opposites. But as a writer of both, I have come to find that fiction and non-fiction are simpl...
19:17, 2019-09-18

Older adults can boost longevity 'with just a little exercise' Norwegian review of 36,000 cases links more activity overall, light or intensive, with lower risk of death Even a small increase in light activity, such as washing dishes, a little gentle gardening, or shuffling around the house, might help stave off an early death among older adults, researchers sa...
04:17, 2019-08-22

Colorectal cancer rates rising in younger adults In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced disease....
08:34, 2019-07-23

Adults born at low weight, preterm less likely to enter relationships Adults who were born prematurely or at low birth weight are 28 percent less likely to get married or enter a long-term relationship than those born at full term...
05:34, 2019-07-13

More older adults die from cancer despite high screening rates As the fastest-growing age group in the United States, adults older than age 85 have higher incidences and death rates from cancer than people between ages 65 and 84....
02:00, 2019-08-08

Deserve's Got Nothing To Do With It When Adults Lose Their Minds Over A Foul Ball Foul ball and dinger retrieval rights shouldn’t necessarily be decided by merit. The most qualified person in a given section to score a game ball is generally going to be an adult with a baseball glove and a disconcertingly high threshold for self-humiliation. By contrast, the least qualified perso...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Spots still available for Lute Olson Fantasy Camp for adults TUCSON –  How would -you- like the chance to get up, close and personal with Arizona Wildcat Coaching Legend Lute Olson?   Well, here’s -your- chance!  From Aug. 22nd through Aug. 25th, Tucson will be hosting the official Lute Olson Fantasy Basketball Camp. Here’s a production done on pa...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Measles Outbreak Plagues Europe's Young Adults As Europe contends with a widespread outbreak of measles, health officials are considering obligatory vaccines for school-age children. But they face a challenge in reaching a large pool of teens and young adults who were never vaccinated....
21:51, 2019-07-04

Adults arrested after kindergartner brings cocaine to school A man and woman in Louisiana were arrested after a kindergartner brought three bags of cocaine to a New Orleans-area school Tuesday, investigators said. A teacher called a school resource officer after the 5-year-old student was seen holding a bag of white powder, later discovered to be cocaine. The...
08:00, 2019-08-23

Pets may help older adults manage chronic pain (Reuters Health) - People with pets may be able to use their companion animals to practice techniques for managing chronic pain without medication, researchers say....
19:17, 2019-07-19

PCSD visits adults with disabilities who are afraid of law enforcement TUCSON – Southern Arizona Family Services (SAFS) has a program for adults with disabilities. There have been incidents where police have been called for behavioral issues, so many of the adults are afraid of law enforcement. Pima County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD) deputies made a visit t...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Three teens charged as Adults in Aggravated Robbery Case SIERRA VISTA, Ariz.- On Sept. 11, three teens were arrested and charged for aggravated assault. The Sierra Vista Police Department identified the three as 16-year-old Sierra Vista resident Michael Hayes, 16-year-old Douglas Resident Xaria Garcia and 17-year-old Sierra Vista resident Savannah Livesay...
05:51, 2019-09-13

The school climate strikes this Friday need the support of adults The school strikes for the climate have energised the climate change fight. People of all ages should heed the call to join in on 20 September, says Alice Bell...
00:51, 2019-09-19

4 Your Health: Dramatic increase in young adults vaping (NBC News)- Exercising may slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in high-risk patients. Researchers compared the cognitive function and brain volume between two groups of older adults with memory issues. Those who did aerobic exercises several times a week, experienced slower degenerati...
02:17, 2019-09-18

United Airlines gives young adults a 10% discount on flights United Airlines is putting on a promotion through Dec. 31: Young adults can get up to a 10% price cut on their ticket.       ...
15:17, 2019-09-11

‘We need everyone’: youth activists call on adults to join climate strikes A general strike globally on 20 September could be a ‘turning point in our history’, they sayRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth strikers for climate action from across the world have called for all adults to join a global genera...
18:34, 2019-05-23

2 adults, teen found dead in home in ‘suspicious’ incident Two adults and one teenager were found dead in a Virginia home Wednesday morning and investigators are now calling the mysterious incident “suspicious.” The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office said it first received a call just before 9 a.m. from someone who had gone to check on the victims at thei...
06:51, 2019-05-31

'There Is Always Hope:' Why Young Adults Are Coming to the UN Youth Climate Summit Hundreds of young people from around the world have congregated in New York. It’s nearly Climate Week, a huge strike is happening on Friday, and the United Nations has awarded some 100 young climate activists from different corners of the globe “Green Tickets” to the first-ever UN Youth Climate Summ...
06:17, 2019-09-20

Arizona panel reviewing system to protect vulnerable adults PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s patchwork system for preventing and investigating abuse of vulnerable adults is being scrutinized following the discovery that an incapacitated patient at a health care facility gave birth last December after being raped. The Arizona Capitol Times reports that a legislative ...
00:51, 2019-09-01

Teen Migrants Are Being Detained With Adults Thanks to Faulty Dental Exams Several teen migrants have sued the U.S. for incorrectly placing them in adult detention thanks to inaccurate forensic dental exams, according to the Los Angeles Times. Federal law says that the government should not rely solely on the controversial forensic exams to determine age, but in several ca...
14:51, 2019-06-03

Two teens busted for granny hit by stray bullet charged as adults A pair of teens were busted for the stray bullet shooting of an elderly woman in a parked car — and they are both charged as adults, cops said Monday. A 76-year-old victim was near the corner of Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and Foch Boulevard in South Jamaica around 10:35 p.m. Friday, July 12 when....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Poll finds older adults not fully prepared for emergencies (Reuters Health) - While most older adults say they are confident they're ready to handle emergencies like natural disasters or power outages, many are not as prepared as they could be for these events, a new U.S. poll suggests....
19:34, 2019-09-06

CDC says eight in ten US adults support limiting nicotine in cigarettes as FDA preps new rules More than 80% of adults strongly favor or somewhat agreed that tobacco companies should be forced to lower the amount of nicotine in cigarettes, according to a CDC study....
18:00, 2019-07-11

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests....
01:34, 2019-08-17

Mixing opioids, cannabis may increase anxiety, depression in adults Recent research showed that while people who use cannabis and opioids showed no relief in pain, they did have higher levels of anxiety and depression....
01:51, 2019-08-13

Plane, helicopter collide mid-air, killing 2 children, 5 adults in Mallorca Seven people, including two children, were killed in a mid-air collision between a sightseeing helicopter and a small airplane on the Spanish island of Mallorca, according to reports. The two crafts crashed Sunday over the city of Inca on the popular tourist island, with five of the victims — ...
00:17, 2019-08-26

Why playtime for adults won’t bring your childhood back | Oliver Burkeman What you enjoyed about being nine wasn’t playing, it was about not having a mortgage or mouths to feedIf you live in Seattle, you may now participate in something called Adult Recess, which aims to recreate the joys of an American school break time, with kickball, hopscotch, and peanut butter and je...
17:17, 2019-09-13

Louisiana boy, 5, brings cocaine to school, police say; 2 adults arrested A man and woman in Louisiana were arrested after a kindergartner brought three bags of cocaine to a New Orleans-area school Tuesday, investigators said. ...
09:17, 2019-08-23

4 Your Health: Older adults suffering silent strokes after surgery There is an important new recommendation involving the HPV vaccine. The CDC is now recommending that everyone from 11 to 26 get the vaccine, including boys. Before, boys through age 21 were urged to get the vaccine. Adults between the ages of 27 and 45 should only get the vaccine if they are at high...
05:34, 2019-08-17

Police: 11 adults, 1 teen cited after youth baseball brawl LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Police say a dozen people have now been cited for disorderly conduct after a brawl during a youth baseball game in Colorado. Lakewood police had previously announced the citations to six people and provided an updated total on Thursday. Police received a video of the June 15 f...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Adults with cerebral palsy at higher risk for adverse health conditions Adults with cerebral palsy have a 75 percent risk of developing non-communicable diseases compared to those without the condition, with much higher risk for a specific set of conditions....
01:17, 2019-08-30

Four Michigan teens to be sentenced as adults in connection with 'Overpassing' game death Four Michigan teens will be sentenced as adults after admitting to playing a disturbing game in which they threw rocks over a busy interstate in 2017, ultimately killing one man. ...
00:34, 2019-07-25

Tart Cherry Juice May Improve Brain Functioning In Adults: Study The study published in the journal of 'Food & Function' has found that daily intake of montmorency tart cherry juice improves memory scores among adults, aged 65 to 73 years....
20:34, 2019-07-31

More walking may bring long-term cardiovascular benefits to older adults People between ages 45 and 75 who measured how much they walk with a pedometer increased their physical activity over time and decreased their risk of heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular events....
00:51, 2019-06-28

Seth Rogen to host adults-only pot-friendly charity carnival for Alzheimer’s The 'Hilarity for Charity County Fair' debts on Sept. 14 in Los Angeles and will feature 'dazzling performances' from Tony Hawk and Anderson .Paak among many other special guests....
03:34, 2019-09-06

4 Your Health: E-cig marketing increased young adults likelihood of vaping by 30 percent New research suggests the popularity of e-cigarettes among teens and young adults has been fueled by unregulated advertising of the devices. A new study from the University of Texas found teens who recalled store-based e-cigarette ads were twice as likely to start vaping within 2-and-a-half years. Y...
22:51, 2019-08-26

Survey finds adults couldn’t care less about Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook Libra’s potential to help cryptocurrency go mainstream has been touted in recent weeks, but recent survey results indicate otherwise.  According to a poll conducted by CivicScience, which looked into general interest and public concerns surrounding Libra following the announcement of its la...
21:51, 2019-07-24

Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults (Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
18:34, 2019-07-19

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin supplements...
16:17, 2019-06-05

California becomes first state to provide health care coverage to some undocumented adults Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation making California the first state to provide health care coverage to young, undocumented adults.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-10

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Hearing aids lower dementia, depression risk for older adults After getting their first hearing aid, older adults have a lower likelihood of anxiety, depression and dementia compared to those who don't, a new study says....
18:34, 2019-09-05

Pew: U.S. adults trust police with facial recognition more than tech companies or advertisers U.S. adults trust police over tech companies or advertisers with facial recognition software, but attitudes differ based on age, race, and political party.Read More...
21:00, 2019-09-05

People Born Prematurely May Have More Romantic Trouble as Adults, Study Finds Babies born prematurely might have an unexpected disadvantage by the time they reach adulthood, according to new research out Friday. It suggests that they’ll be less likely to ever have a romantic relationship or sex, as well as be less likely to have children, than people born full-term.Read more....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Young adults see less harm in tobacco products, prefer online health information (Reuters Health) - Young adults may be more likely than older folks to go online to find health information, and less likely to view tobacco products as "very harmful," according to survey results compiled to inform U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory policy....
09:17, 2019-06-07

Police investigating brawl that broke out among adults at Colorado youth baseball game Police said the fight occurred when coaches and parents started throwing punches during a game for 7-year-olds that featured a 13-year-old umpire.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-19

Ex-FDA chief on vaping: Hooking new generation of kids not worth benefits to addicted adults "The unfortunate thing is these products can be helpful in currently addicted adult smokers" transition from cigarettes to something less harmful, says Dr. Scott Gottlieb....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Hurricane Dorian Tests Florida’s Ability to Move Older Adults Out of Harm’s Way After Hurricane Irma in 2017, a dozen patients died in a nursing home. The tragedy taught officials that evacuation orders were not enough to protect the state’s older population....
15:51, 2019-09-04

Pew survey: Majority of U.S. adults trust police to use facial recognition technology responsibly The Pew Research Center said Thursday that more than half of U.S. adults trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly....
02:00, 2019-09-06

Half of American adults expect war with Iran 'within next few years': Reuters/Ipsos poll Half of all Americans believe that the United States will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll released on Tuesday amid increased tensions between the two countries....
21:51, 2019-05-21

Overweight teen boys have higher risk of heart muscle damage as adults (Reuters Health) - Men who were overweight as teens may be more likely to develop a rare type of heart muscle damage that can cause heart failure than men who maintained a healthy weight during adolescence, a Swedish study suggests....
00:51, 2019-05-29

Energy drinks may be linked to sudden death in healthy adults, study shows SCIENTISTS are warning people about their consumption of popular energy drinks after new research suggests a link with life-threatening heart arrhythmias....
12:51, 2019-05-30

Three adults face charges after kids, drugs found locked in the back of U-Haul in Tennessee The Tennessee Highway Patrol found three children in the back of a U-Haul in Cocke Co. on Wednesday, along with an assortment of drugs.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including opioids....
21:51, 2019-07-03

What youth movement? The Big Three still dominate at Wimbledon The tennis world keeps wondering when a generation of young stars will unseat Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It won't be this year at Wimbledon....
19:34, 2019-07-11

Is Sweden's no-fly movement just media hype? Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg refuses to travel by plane. Media coverage would have us believe it’s a movement that has spread across Sweden – but is it all just hype? DW's Louise Osborn reports....
22:00, 2019-08-02

What Is Antifa? Explaining the Movement to Confront the Far Right The assault of a conservative journalist in Portland, Ore., over the weekend has brought renewed attention to anti-fascist protesters, whom he blamed for the attack....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as far-right extremist Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The group, which claims to defend European identity through ethnopluralist ideology, has gained traction....
15:00, 2019-07-11

'A new Hawaiian Renaissance': how a telescope protest became a movement Demonstrators opposed to the building of a telescope on Mauna Kea, the state’s highest peak, have forged a communityOn Hawaii’s Big Island, a protest against a $1.4bn observatory on Mauna Kea, a mountain considered sacred by many Native Hawaiians, is entering a second month. In that time, the prote...
08:00, 2019-08-17

What’s causing women to join the NoFap movement? A Reddit forum dedicated to abstaining from masturbation has over 450,000 members – and about 5% of them are femaleFrom a sunny sitting room, 26-year-old Kristel beams at the camera she has set up to broadcast her life to her 49,000 YouTube subscribers. “I struggled with acne and I had body issues,”...
16:34, 2019-09-09

In Europe, the Movement to Give Up Air Travel Is Taking Off. Could the U.S. Be Next? As a fairly reserved group, Scandinavians tend to be generally disinclined to chat to people they don’t know. But as the train for Berlin pulls out of Malmo station in southern Sweden late on a July afternoon during one of this summer’s many heatwaves, the atmosphere among the strangers ...
19:51, 2019-08-01

Fridays For Future in the US: A small, but determined movement Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrives in the US, where her Fridays for Future movement hasn't taken off yet. But the teens who did show up to recent protests made their position clear: They won't back down....
19:00, 2019-08-28

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs ranging from ballads to reggaeton. Now she’s also the center of a new phenomenon in Cuba after publicly ...
13:34, 2019-07-16

Fridays For Future in the US: A small but determined movement Climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in the US, where her Fridays for Future movement hasn't taken off yet. But the teens who did show up to recent protests made their position clear: They won't back down....
22:34, 2019-08-28

QAnon: The far-right conspiracy movement gaining prominence The death of Jeffrey Epstein has ignited a firestorm of conspiracy theories - and added new fuel to one of the more bizarre fringe movements to have taken hold in Donald Trump's America....
03:34, 2019-08-20

AI researchers translate language into physical movement Carnegie Mellon University researchers created AI that turns words into human-like movement, intelligence that may instruct robotic movement in the future.Read More...
00:34, 2019-09-12

Okay, So Breakdancing Might Really Become an Olympic Sport Hip-hop’s cultural impact is undeniable and it appears that it’s one step closer to infiltrating what was once considered unimaginable—the Olympics....
18:34, 2019-06-27

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
03:51, 2019-07-24

Daily on Energy: New movement on one of the trickiest climate problems Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
03:51, 2019-08-07

Woody Allen: ‘I’ve done everything the MeToo movement would love to achieve’ Director defends earlier comments about the movement as adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow criticises Scarlett Johansson for supporting AllenWoody Allen has reiterated his support for the #MeToo movement and his feeling that he was an early adopter of their objectives.Speaking ahead of the French premie...
15:00, 2019-09-06

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Trump, Duda announce movement of 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda celebrated a new military cooperation agreement Wednesday with a flyover of U.S. F-35 fighter jets at the White House in Washington, D.C....
02:00, 2019-06-13

Vegan oxtail? Twitter says the fake meat movement may have gone too far After a picture of the vegan meat product by Absolute Vegetarian began making the rounds, there were howls of outrage from Facebook to Twitter.       ...
19:51, 2019-09-18

The socially responsible investing movement is hot and there are no signs of it cooling off Socially responsible investing has exploded across the globe and interest in it has never been higher. But there is a real chance the business and financial communities will let slip opportunities to fully capitalize on the demand....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Yellow brick road: Lib Dem Jo Swinson wants to lead a new movement As her party's popularity soars, the Jo Swinson tells Susannah Butter about unity, introducing proxy voting and why taking her baby into Parliament isn't the naughtiest thing she's ever done...
18:34, 2019-06-07

| French 'yellow vest' protesters look to revive movement Anti-government protesters turned out in several French cities, hoping to inject fresh momentum into weekly demonstrations calling for social justice and the ouster of President Emmanuel Macron....
00:00, 2019-09-08

Rallies in all 50 states aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
21:01, 2019-05-21

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
04:34, 2019-08-12

#MeToo: the ‘unprecedented’ movement that launched a wave of books After the published revelations against Harvey Weinstein, a flood of books has begun to reshape gender relationsThe #MeToo movement can reasonably be described as kicking off on 5 October 2017, with a New York Times report Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades that contain...
11:34, 2019-09-14

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have emboldened Iranian hard-liners and cornered reformists even further....
12:34, 2019-06-14

Threat to end freedom of movement overnight is reckless, say EU citizens Priti Patel’s reported aim contradicts the PM’s promises, says the3million campaignEnding freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit would be reckless and could create a hostile environment for European nationals, a campaign group has said.The3million, a citizens group th...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Stonewall 50: A look at the history — and future — of the movement that changed the world How do we recall an event for which only the vaguest of records exists, with most of the central actors dead and gone? The Stonewall riots of 1969, which gave rise to the modern LGBTQ rights movement, rest on one unequivocal historical fact: On the night of June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall...
04:51, 2019-06-22

'Reckless' plan to cut off free movement alarms EU nationals European citizens in UK fear they could be caught up in hostile environment policies‘It’s a sign of panic’: EU nationals on the UK’s threatPlans to end freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit have caused anxiety and confusion among European nationals in the UK, with co...
21:00, 2019-08-19

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules would end at the same time, with no transition period. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
15:17, 2019-08-20

Historical Markers Honor Women Who Led The Way During Suffrage Movement MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Next year marks the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote in the united states. So here in Kentucky we are honoring the women who led the way during the suffrage movement with historical markers. White Hall here in Madison County was Mary Barr Clay...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Britain To End Free Movement For People From EU Immediately After Brexit Britain said Monday it will immediately end freedom of movement for people from the European Union after Brexit on October 31, in a policy shift under Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
18:17, 2019-08-20

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement’s mistakes, passion BEIJING (AP) — One of the most outspoken student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests is now more circumspect but remains just as harsh a critic of China’s Communist regime. Wu’er Kaixi (WOO’-err KAI’-shee) says, “Sometimes remembrance is one ...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement's mistakes, passion Wu'er Kaixi was among the most outspoken of the student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, famously reproaching then-Premier Li Peng at a meeting broadcast on national television....
08:00, 2019-05-31

Study finds hub linking movement and motivation in the brain Our everyday lives rely on planned movement through the environment to achieve goals. A new study by MIT neuroscientists at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT identifies a well-connected brain region as a crucial link between circuits guiding goal-directed movement and motivated be...
03:17, 2019-09-20

Mexican official denies vigilante movement has reignited State and local officials in western Mexico are disputing whether the old vigilante “self-defense” movement has re-awakened, or whether recent confrontations are just turf battles between gangs...
05:00, 2019-09-03

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy....
20:34, 2019-08-19

UK plans to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal Brexit Britain said on Monday it would end European Union freedom of movement rules immediately after it leaves the bloc on Oct. 31 but Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the country would not be hostile to immigration....
19:17, 2019-08-19

Italy's 5-Star Movement halts coalition talks Italy's 5-Star Movement has suspended coalition talks with the opposition Democratic Party. The movement will only reconvene negotiations under the assurance that Giuseppe Conte will remain prime minister....
16:00, 2019-08-27

Mata's 'Common Goal' movement reaches 100 signatories A hundred players and managers have signed up for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata's Common Goal cause, with Australia women's players Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac the latest to join the movement....
12:51, 2019-05-30

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as right-wing extremist Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The group, which claims to defend European identity through ethnopluralist ideology, has gained traction....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colo...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, repo......
12:51, 2019-07-01

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the world."...
09:51, 2019-06-05

UK's Johnson: 'movement under the keel' in Brexit talks - ITV reporter British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there was "movement under the keel" in negotiations with the European Union on Brexit, an ITV reporter said....
13:51, 2019-08-30

Deepika Padukone Lends Her Support To #AllSleepMatters Movement Deepika Padukone has put forward a sentiment that is sure to strike a chord with many. The Bollywood star took to Instagram on Tuesday to talk about a subject close to the hearts of many - the......
12:34, 2019-06-04

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in China, she’s still a superstar to demonstrators in her hometown....
14:00, 2019-08-19

When ‘fat acceptance’ movement leaders decide to lose weight 'Body positivity' and 'fat acceptance' are growing movements online. But influencers who decide to lose weight often face a backlash from their fans....
10:51, 2019-07-23

What would you sacrifice for an Olympic gold medal? How much would Olympians give up to guarantee a gold medal? The post What would you sacrifice for an Olympic gold medal? appeared first on Boxing News....
01:00, 2019-09-23

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,' CEO Sarah Hirshland says....
23:00, 2019-06-20

USOC changes name to US Olympic & Paralympic Committee CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee is changing its name to include the Paralympic movement. The organization will be known as the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee under a change approved Thursday by the board of directors. The name will be seen immediately on social media platforms and soo...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Cat back on the prowl for more Olympic gold Cat Osterman does not wake up every morning in a cold sweat thinking about the gold medal the United States women's softball team lost 11 years ago at the Beijing Olympics but then again she has never forgotten about it either....
03:34, 2019-08-11

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, and other assorted grifters jockeying for influence and money while also trying to put on the largest international sports spectacle in existence. One ...
01:17, 2019-05-23

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
15:34, 2019-07-09

Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers. The group marched through the Capitol chanting protests Tuesday morning before taking positions outside ...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about direction and leadership....
01:00, 2019-07-02

Algerian army chief moves to limit protest movement Algeria's powerful army chief has ordered buses and cars bringing protesters into the capital to be stopped and seized, the latest in a series of measures aimed at quelling big weekly demonstrations demanding a purge of the old ruling elite....
21:17, 2019-09-18

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she described how the Indian leader influenced American......
02:17, 2019-07-12

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has been reached in popular culture...
11:34, 2019-06-17

Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their television using only their eyes. The Xfinity X1 eye control will give Comcast customers the ability to......
23:17, 2019-06-17

Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violence....
01:51, 2019-08-05

De Blasio backs off claim that anti-Semitism is a ‘right-wing movement’ "I think we see a difference in New York City than in the country as a whole," de Blasio said, admitting that bias incidents against Jews in the city are largely committed by youth and mentally ill people....
04:00, 2019-09-19

I tried out a vegetarian diet for 21 days. Here's what I learnt about the growing meatless movement. Meatless alternatives are on the rise, fueled by startups and companies. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi tried out 21 days as a vegetarian and explores whether this is a fad or the future of food....
05:34, 2019-06-20

Rallies in all 50 states Tuesday aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday, to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Pioneering surgery brings movement back to paralysed hands Melbourne-based Natasha van Zyl has treated 13 young adults with nerve transfer surgeryThirteen young adults who were paralysed in sporting or traffic accidents have had movement in their hands restored through pioneering nerve transfer surgery, enabling them to feed themselves, hold a drink, write ...
05:51, 2019-07-05

Budget deal is 'death of the Tea Party movement,' Rand Paul says Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday that the hard-won, warts-and-all budget pact between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump "marks the death of the Tea Party movement in America," and will uncontrollably balloon the national debt, which now stands at $22 trillion....
00:00, 2019-08-01

England batsmen will dread facing the mystery movement of Tim Murtagh The Ashes are just nine days away, but England's batsmen will face a very different challenge against Ireland on Wednesday to that at Edgbaston next week....
15:00, 2019-07-23

| Sudan protesters hold night gatherings to rekindle movement As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates....
14:51, 2019-06-22

Hanfu movement sweeps China in revival of traditional culture Li Doudou's gray kitten squeezes in next to her as she sits painstakingly applying makeup and putting up her hair in a bun adorned with elaborate ornaments....
05:51, 2019-09-20

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana, Cuba, on Monday....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Italy's 5-Star Movement says to monitor closely Hong Kong's bid for LSE Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement will monitor closely a bid by Hong Kong Exchange for the London Stock Exchange to ensure it does not hurt Italian interests, it said on Wednesday....
20:51, 2019-09-11

Tlaib urges boycott of Bill Maher after he slams BDS movement Rep. Rashida Tlaib has suggested that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO show after he denounced the international boycott movement against Israel as a “bulls–t purity test.” Tlaib said in a tweet that she was tired of “folks” like Maher “discrediting a form of speech that i...
00:51, 2019-08-19

30 years after Tiananmen – Is China's pro-democracy movement losing steam? Many pro-democracy activists fled China after the Tiananmen massacre, but they continue to support dissidents from abroad. With Beijing intensifying its crackdown on civil society, the movement faces new challenges....
18:17, 2019-06-03

PM Modi Calls For Mass Movement Against Plastic Waste From October 2 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to observe the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this year as a day to make India plastic-free and exhorted municipalities, NGOs and the......
17:00, 2019-08-25

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from clear....
11:51, 2019-05-31

David Koch, Billionaire Who Fueled Right-Wing Movement, Dies at 79 A man-about-town philanthropist, he and his brother Charles ran a business colossus while furthering a libertarian agenda that reshaped American politics....
18:17, 2019-08-24

Italy's left protest movement buoyed by Salvini setback The Italian government has avoided snap elections pushed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, for now. Activists protesting his anti-immigrant politics welcomed the news but said Italy must hold the far-right to account....
20:34, 2019-08-21

Italy's 5-Star Movement wants members to vote on new coalition online After Matteo Salvini pulled his right-wing party out of Italy's ruling coalition, the 5-Star Movement made a deal to share power with the center-left Democratic Party. But 5-Star members will need to endorse the deal....
19:17, 2019-09-02

Need People Movement To Tackle Land Desertification: Prakash Javadekar Tackling the global threat of land desertification has to be a people's movement, said Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar at a bilateral meeting with China on Sunday....
05:00, 2019-09-09

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of me. It has the word ALSOK plastered across its ne...
10:51, 2019-08-14

Chinese troop movement into Hong Kong prompts unease Movements, which have been portrayed as a scheduled troop rotation, come days ahead of anti-government protests Chinese military vehicles have been seen moving across the border into Hong Kong, in what the military said were regular troop movements, as fears rose that the city could see a Beijing-le...
05:34, 2019-08-29

‘Retake Hong Kong’: A Movement, a Slogan and an Identity Crisis Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed government is struggling not only for control of the streets but over what the city means as a place and political entity....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Lakshadweep Reviews Security Over Reports Of Movement Of ISIS Terrorists The Lakshadweep administration Tuesday held a multi-agency security review meeting following intelligence reports that a boat carrying 15 ISIS terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka to the scenic......
20:51, 2019-05-28

Pashtun movement leader: 'Pakistani army is afraid of our popularity' The Pakistani military is facing immense opposition in the restive northwestern region — not from the Taliban, but rather a popular anti-war Pashtun movement, whose leader Manzoor Pashteen spoke to DW about the conflict....
17:34, 2019-06-05

Woody Allen claims he's 'done everything the MeToo movement would love to achieve’ Director defends earlier comments about the movement as adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow criticises Scarlett Johansson for supporting AllenWoody Allen has reiterated his support for the #MeToo movement and his feeling that he was an early adopter of their objectives.Speaking ahead of the French premie...
16:34, 2019-09-06

Belting out protest song is latest act of Hong Kong movement Thousands of Hong Kong people belted out a protest song karaoke-style in the latest act of resistance that highlights the creativity of those fighting for democratic freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese city...
13:17, 2019-09-12

'All I want is to go': five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the pursuit of a priceless place in Team GBLina, 23, grew up in east London. She recently switched from 400m to hurdles Continue reading......
17:51, 2019-07-21

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began learning if they landed tickets. The answer is going to be overwhelmingly — no. The same will be true fo...
07:17, 2019-06-20

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergei Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee has promised to investigate startling new allegations that nine of its members – including pole vault legend Sergei Bubka and Olympic swimming champion Alexa...
15:17, 2019-07-05

How 2020 Olympic hopefuls feel about representing the U.S. USA TODAY Sports' Larry Berger discusses what he is hearing about how 2020 Olympic hopefuls feel about representing the United States.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

Former Olympic swimming champion Meilutyte retires at 22 VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Former Olympic swimming champion Ruta Meilutyte has retired at the age 22 while facing questions for missing three doping tests. The Lithuanian Swimming Federation says Meilutyte wants to focus on her studies and other interests. At 15, Meilutyte won gold in the 100-meter b...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Former Olympic champion Pearson retires from athletics "World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, Australia\u0027s most successful track athlete of her generation, gave up on her bid for a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday."...
20:34, 2019-08-06

Olympic champ Harrison looks to win big, grow upstart PFL Kayla Harrison made an Army veteran tap out and moved closer to cashing in on the richest fight of her pro career: her search for gold over, Harrison can stake her claim to $1 million in the PFL Championship....
13:00, 2019-07-12

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
19:51, 2019-07-09

Ukraine eyes Olympic bid despite economic struggles Ukraine's new president has asked officials to consider a bid to host the Olympics, even with the economy still recovering from years of turmoil       ...
18:51, 2019-07-16

‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez Nigel Collins was ringside to see the undoing of two-weight Olympic champion Robeisy Ramirez The post ‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez appeared first on Boxing News....
22:17, 2019-08-12

Mixed Events Shake Up Olympic Sailing Pressured by gender-equity mandates from the I.O.C., sailing took major steps to upgrade its program, adding races that had not been part of the sport before....
18:34, 2019-08-04

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-04

Matt Gaetz: Trump's 'Keep America Great' campaign an 'inclusive movement' President Trump's campaign is an inclusive venture that seeks to unite Americans in favor of economic prosperity, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
05:51, 2019-06-19

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers have had more success....
06:51, 2019-05-23

New Video Inspired by Madonna’s ‘I Rise’ Captures Global Protest Movement “Freedom,” sings Madonna, “is what you choose to do with what’s been done to you.” This lyric from the artist’s new song “I Rise,” off her 14th studio album Madame X, is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit. A new video inspired by the song,...
21:00, 2019-06-19

Tyson Fury shows off incredible head movement during Tom Schwarz fight Tyson Fury defeated Tom Schwarz via technical knockout in the second round Saturday night to stay the world’s lineal heavyweight champion and remain unbeaten overall....
08:34, 2019-06-18

From Hollywood to Seoul: How the #MeToo movement is upending Asian entertainment industries Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have ended entertainment.        ...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Anti-vaxx movement for pets is a ‘death sentence,’ vets warn The anti-vaccination movement has gone to the dogs — prompting concerned veterinarians to warn pet owners are sentencing their pups “to death.” Vets around the country say they are seeing increased cases of pet owners influenced by anti-vaccination rhetoric shun inoculation against dange...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Casey Affleck opens up about sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo movement "I felt like the best thing to do was to just be quiet so that I didn't seem to be in opposition to something that I really wanted to champion," Casey Affleck said....
11:51, 2019-08-07

Hong Kong's summer of discontent is now longer than 2014's Umbrella Movement ... and isn't over yet The roots of the current unrest lie in the failure of the government to address the demands of the 2014 protests, or solve the inequality that helped spark them....
04:34, 2019-08-27

Toy Story 2 casting couch 'blooper' deleted by Disney after #MeToo movement Now removed scene features Stinky Pete behaving in an inappropriate way with Barbie dollsA fake blooper scene from Toy Story 2 featuring a “casting couch” scenario has been quietly deleted by Disney from the latest home releases of the animated film.A running gag in Pixar’s films are the faux outtak...
10:51, 2019-07-03

Iran's Khamenei backs Yemen's Houthi movement, calls for dialogue Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged on Tuesday Tehran's continued support for Yemen's Houthi movement and called for dialogue among Yemenis to safeguard the war-shattered nation's territorial integrity....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Join a Widening Protest Movement Hong Kong’s civil servants symbolically turned against the city’s government Friday evening, joining forces with the protest movement that has rocked Asia’s financial center this summer. The staid two-hour gathering at a garden in the heart of the financial district reflects just h...
06:00, 2019-08-03

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
05:34, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
17:51, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
10:17, 2019-06-10

Son of Hamas leader calls the militant movement a ‘racist terror organization’ Suheib Yousef caused an uproar in Palestinian society when he told an Israeli news channel of his disillusionment with the group’s corruption and his disappointment with leaders living opulent lifestyles while people in Gaza suffer in poverty....
00:51, 2019-07-05

President Felicitates Freedom Fighters On Quit India Movement Anniversary President Ram Nath Kovind felicitated freedom-fighters at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi on Friday on the occasion of 77th anniversary of Quit India Movement....
06:51, 2019-08-10

UK tourists still in love with long-haul holidays despite flight shame movement The popularity of the package holiday remains undimmed for British travellers hooked on trips to the US and Caribbean, according to a new Abta reportLong-haul package holidays are more popular than ever among UK travellers, according to a new report from the Association of British Travel Agents (Abt...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Iran threatens to speed movement away from nuclear deal with remaining nations An Iranian official said Monday that the country will more aggressively move away from the Obama-era multinational 2015 nuclear agreement if the countries that remain part of it does not address its concerns....
18:51, 2019-09-02

Indian-Origin Pioneer Of Islamic Movement In South Africa Dies At 81 Shawkat Ali Thokan, an Indian-origin man considered the pioneer of the Islamic movement in South Africa, died on Wednesday following a lengthy illness. He was 81....
09:34, 2019-06-21

Milan Olympic bid promoter is convicted of doctoring paperwork The mayor who successfully championed Milan's bid to win the 2026 Winter Olympics has been convicted of fiddling paperwork in his previous role as head of the 2015 Milan Expo world fair, a court ruled on Friday....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Armani unveils Italian Olympic team uniforms during MFW Giorgio Armani put a sporty accent on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week, with an Emporio Armani collection that accented active wear. And he introduced his fifth official uniform for the Italian Olympic and Paralympic teams competing in Japan next year....
19:17, 2019-06-15

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds towards the Tokyo Olympics....
23:51, 2019-08-22

USA sevens sparkle at Twickenham to secure Olympic spot Eagles and Fiji ensure qualification for Tokyo Games next yearCoach Mike Friday: ‘I’m so proud and pleased for all the boys’ USA have become the first men’s rugby sevens team to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year, after winning their three games on day one of the London Sevens at Twick...
20:17, 2019-05-25

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December....
15:17, 2019-07-03

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the Olympic body last year, its CEO Sarah Hirshland said on Saturday....
19:34, 2019-06-22

US Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish Pan-Am Games protesters Gwen Berry, Race Imboden each get 12 months of probationBoth athletes will be eligible for next summer’s Tokyo GamesThe letter went to the two protesters. The message was meant for a much wider audience.The CEO of the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee sent letters of reprimand to hammer thrower Gw...
04:00, 2019-08-21

IOC: India's back in the running to host Olympic events The International Olympic Committee lifted a ban Thursday that's kept India from bidding for Olympic events, after its government promised to grant visas to all athletes competing at such competitions....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he did not even vote for the Brazilian city, which beat Madrid....
04:34, 2019-07-06

Japan speculates over identity of final Olympic torchbearer With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the new Olympic Stadium, in the traditional ritual that begins every Games....
06:51, 2019-08-22

Sayers to be presented with Olympic bronze at Anniversary Games "Goldie Sayers will receive her Olympic bronze medal in front of a home crowd at the Anniversary Games more than ten years after throwing a British record in Beijing."...
21:34, 2019-06-12

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal to his bulging trophy cabinet....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Olympic fencer may be disciplined for taking a knee on podium A US Olympic fencing champion took a knee on the podium at the Pan American Games — and now he may face disciplinary action. Race Imboden — who took home gold in the team foil event — knelt during the national anthem at the medal ceremony Friday in Lima, Peru, in what he saw was......
22:00, 2019-08-11

Sosa rolls by TKO; Olympic star Ramirez upset Jason Sosa floored Haskell Lydell Rhodes three times in a dominating seventh-round knockout win on Saturday, and featherweight Adan Gonzales scored a massive upset over two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez....
09:00, 2019-08-11

2012 Olympic silver medalist disqualified for steroid use LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic canoe silver medalist Jevgenij Shuklin has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The International Olympic Committee says the Lithuanian has been stripped of his result in the canoe sprint C-1 200-meter class after testing positive for the ster...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts TOKYO (AP) — An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as “decoration” but federations view as “essential.” Christophe Dubi, the executive di...
14:17, 2019-05-23

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but federations view as "essential"        ...
15:17, 2019-05-23

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 meters hurdles race at the Bislett Games on Thursday....
23:00, 2019-06-13

Injury forces former Olympic champion Pearson to retire World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, the most successful Australian track athlete of her generation, gave up on her dream of a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-08-06

Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations Feds looking into how NGOs handled sex-abuse allegationsA proposed bill would strengthen congressional oversightFederal investigators are looking into the way the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee and national governing bodies of Olympic sports handled sex-abuse allegations, people with knowledge ...
06:00, 2019-09-14

My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure After just 18 months and 21 amateur bouts behind him, Deontay Wilder explains how he ended up on the rostrum The post My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure appeared first on Boxing News....
00:34, 2019-08-14

Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympic baseball qualifier Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the squad to a spot at the 2002 Summer Games in Tokyo....
16:17, 2019-08-08

New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface Green Party MP-elect Paul Manly openly questioned the "corporate media's" coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during two podcast appearances before entering politics....
04:00, 2019-05-27

'In a New Light: Alice Schille and the American Watercolor Movement' Review: A Pioneer of the Medium An exhibition revives the reputation of Alice Schille: Once one of the most accomplished and recognized watercolorists in the U.S., she was nearly forgotten by the time of her death....
08:00, 2019-09-12

Hong Kong Activist Seeks Donald Trump's Support For Democracy Movement Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong urged US President Donald Trump on Friday to include a "human rights clause" in any trade agreement with China, and sought Washington's backing for the city's democracy......
00:17, 2019-09-15

All hail Theresa May, reluctant hero of the Scottish independence movement | Kevin McKenna With Brexit and Boris Johnson playing badly north of the border, the PM’s legacy could be a break-up of the unionThe problem with legacies and the obsession of departing leaders to bequeath them is that the wrong sort can breenge in and wreck the place. Tony Blair modernised the Labour party, repeal...
15:34, 2019-07-05

Angry Core of Hong Kong Protesters Storms Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about direction and leadership....
23:17, 2019-07-01

Final Wheel Movement Decided Controversial Penalty That Undid Ferrari's F1 Win: Report The Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday began as a welcome break from the norm in Formula One, with a car finally giving Mercedes, which has won every race this year, a real challenge—a beatdown, even. But the race ended with Mercedes on top yet again, by virtue of a penalty dealt to the team that actual...
21:17, 2019-06-10

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
11:17, 2019-06-07

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
10:17, 2019-08-18

Japanese women petition against high heels at work, with #KuToo movement going viral A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
09:00, 2019-06-04

Sean Savoy is closer to home with Maryland football. The other movement doesn’t matter. The junior transferred from Virginia Tech with the understanding he would switch to defensive back from wide receiver. But he has no problem with having switched back after spring football....
22:51, 2019-08-13

Umbrella Movement leader joins Hong Kong protests after jail time A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversial extradition bill after being released from prison....
12:51, 2019-06-17

Airlines scramble to overcome polluter stigma as 'flight shame' movement grows In Lorna Greenwood's London home, there is a shelf lined with travel guides. But the 32-year-old mother and former government employment lawyer has given up flying....
18:51, 2019-06-03

Rep. John Lewis says Trump's message in 2016 'arrested' the movement toward goodness, openness Rep. John Lewis said Monday that President Trump’s election in 2016 “arrested” the movement for positive change and the president of felling “at home” with racist violence....
19:51, 2019-05-28

NYPD Apologizes for 1969 Stonewall Inn Raid That Sparked Modern Gay Pride Movement New York City’s police commissioner apologized Thursday for the “discriminatory and oppressive” police raid 50 years ago on the Stonewall Inn that inspired what became the modern gay pride movement....
03:17, 2019-06-07

Facebook is mapping demographics, human movement, and network coverage to combat diseases Facebook is partnering with organizations to combat diseases using maps powered by satellite imagery, computer vision, census data, and Facebook's own data.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-21

US Olympic Gymnast's Brother, Serving In Army, Charged With Murder The brother of champion US gymnast Simone Biles has been arrested and charged in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting that left three people dead....
23:34, 2019-08-30

Canadian Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for U.S. A spokesperson from High-Performance Public Relations, which represents Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton, confirmed that Humphries has asked to be released from the organization....
19:17, 2019-09-13

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson wins in Jersey hometown Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight       ...
13:51, 2019-07-14

George Morris, US Olympic equestrian medalist and coach, given lifetime ban Former US Olympic coach receives lifetime ban from SafeSportMorris, 81, won Olympic silver in team show jumping in 1960George Morris, a 1960 Olympic show jumping medalist and longtime equestrian coach and trainer, has received a lifetime ban for sexual misconduct involving a minor, a case that he sa...
21:34, 2019-08-06

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya Kenyan middle-distance runner, Olympic champion, and 800m world record holder David Rudisha is reportedly okay after sustaining minor injuries from a car crash in his home country, according to K24TV....
03:17, 2019-08-27

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a spot on the United States 2020 Olympic swim team....
12:51, 2019-08-07

Toyota plans self-driving escort for Olympic torch and marathon The vehicle is part of the automaker’s wider Olympic transport plans that also include self-driving shuttles and personal mobility devices such as scooters....
16:17, 2019-08-23

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games       ...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Australia win Olympic berth as United States crush Japan Australia continued their impressive form in the basketball World Cup with an 87-82 win over Lithuania and secured a berth in the 2020 Olympic Games while holders United States cruised to a 98-45 rout of Japan on Thursday....
18:00, 2019-09-05

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight       ...
20:51, 2019-07-14

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't otherwise punish athletes who protested Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games.       ...
04:34, 2019-08-21

What a disastrous pro debut means for Olympic champ Robeisy Ramirez One of the most highly anticipated pro debuts in boxing turned out to be a complete disaster for Robeisy Ramirez, but there are still reasons to be optimistic about his future....
20:51, 2019-08-12

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. However, a number of crises are causing headaches for the organizers....
18:34, 2019-07-22

'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games' will feature three 'Dream Events' The Mario and Sonic series will feature three new "Dream Events" in its upcoming 2020 Tokyo edition. Nintendo offered a glimpse today at the three events in a trailer for the game, which will be released exclusively on Nintendo Switch this November.......
00:51, 2019-09-17

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Rare 1972 Nike Olympic running shoes set record at more than $437,000 A pair of extremely rare running shoes designed for the 1972 Olympic trials set a new world record after selling for more than $437,000 during a public auction this week....
21:00, 2019-07-24

Surfing: Brazil fires warning shot in Olympic qualifier Powerhouse Brazil showed just what a threat it will be at surfing's Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men's division and silver in the women's to win top overall team honors at a qualifying competition in Japan....
08:17, 2019-09-16

Olympic champion Barker breaks collarbone in London crash Olympic champion Elinor Barker has confirmed she suffered a broken collarbone in a high-speed pile-up at the end of the women's Ride London Classique in London on Saturday....
05:51, 2019-08-05

Olympic champion cyclist Barker undergoes successful surgery "Britain\u0027s Olympic champion Elinor Barker has successfully undergone surgery after breaking her collarbone in Saturday\u0027s RideLondon Classique."...
15:17, 2019-08-09

Doping: CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic Games, court documents published on Thursday showed....
13:17, 2019-07-11

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
17:17, 2019-06-11

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
14:17, 2019-05-22

Kenya’s Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya’s Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests. Michael Rotich was banned by the IAAF ethics board following a three-year investigation prompted by an undercov...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
14:51, 2019-05-22

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released publicly for the first time on Tuesday and which ...
13:34, 2019-06-19

Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship' The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fictionThere’s a guy at a bar nursing a drink. He looks up and catches the eye of a girl nearby. They share a knowing glance. And that’s the moment. It’s a scene from a ...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s ban will end on May 7, 2023, when she will be 38. Kirwa, who was born in Kenya but switched nationality and represented Bahrain at the 2016 Rio de Ja...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
22:51, 2019-05-23

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. AIBA chief executive Tom Virgets has told board members it will be insolvent if International Olympic Committee members dere...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Third of UK adults 'still sleep with childhood teddy', study shows More than a third of adults still sleep with their childhood teddy, with 15 per cent admitting they cannot sleep without it, according to a new survey....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Gun advocacy groups sue California over new law that bans firearms sales to 'law-abiding adults' under 21 Several gun advocacy groups filed a lawsuit to challenge a new California law banning the sale of firearms to people under 21 years of age.        ...
07:34, 2019-07-04

Older adults in long-term care need mental health, suicide prevention care Lawmakers and medical professionals need to help curb the suicide risk for older adults living in long-term care, based on a new study suggesting mental health services are lacking in the facilities....
22:51, 2019-06-17

'Deaths of despair' from drugs, alcohol and suicide hit young adults hardest When Brittany Rose Hallett of Indiana drank herself to death at 26, her $50,000 student loan debt was "weighing heavy on her mind," says her mother.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Kashmir turmoil rises as India restricts movement and regional leaders fear arrest "As per the order there shall be no movement of public and all educational institutions shall also remain closed (in the district of Srinagar)," Indian authorities said on Kashmir....
05:51, 2019-08-05

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't want their child vaccinated....
02:01, 2019-06-14

Kashmir turmoil rises as India restricts movement, regional leaders fear arrest The disputed region of Kashmir was thrown into further turmoil in the early hours of Monday as regional leaders said they feared being arrested and Indian officials imposed restrictions in the city of Srinagar and suspended mobile data services in parts of the state....
03:51, 2019-08-05

Anna Wintour Officially Joins Megan Thee Stallion's Hot Girl Movement During NYFW Hot Girl Summer is still going strong, y'all! Megan Thee Stallion is making waves and turning heads during her New York Fashion Week debut. So much so that the legend herself, Anna......
00:00, 2019-09-12

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate speech and a government campaign depicting it as a threat to families and society. US and other weste...
00:00, 2019-06-09

NYPD apologizes for 1969 Stonewall raid that birthed modern LGBT rights movement New York City's police commissioner apologized Thursday for the June 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar, an event widely cited as the beginning of the modern LGBT rights movement....
00:00, 2019-06-07

National Nutrition Month: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Launches 'Eat Right India' Movement Stressing on the need of such solutions like 'Eat Right India' and 'Poshan Maah', Harsh Vardhan pointed out that there has been an alarming increase in non-communicable diseases....
10:34, 2019-09-06

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' as demonstrators 'prepared to die for the movement' Two-months of growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have become increasingly violent have drawn a stark warning from China on Tuesday, which said it will be "only a matter of time" before it punishes those behind the demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
04:51, 2019-08-07

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, an Olympic hopeful who publicly chronicled her fight with cancer on social media, died at age 32.       ...
17:51, 2019-06-12

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden is sending its heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support its bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote on Monday. The Stockholm-Are 2026 campaign says Crown Princess Victoria — “the nation’s most popular public figure” — will join t...
16:34, 2019-06-20

| Russian swim star denies taking bribe for backing Rio Olympic bid Russian swimming great Alexander Popov has reacted furiously to allegations he took a bribe in exchange for supporting Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics....
12:51, 2019-07-05

Britain's Olympic champion Mears retires to follow music career Britain's first Olympic diving champion Chris Mears, who won gold with his 3m springboard synchronized partner Jack Laugher, has retired from competition to pursue his music career....
04:17, 2019-08-07

Report: DOJ investigating FBI, Olympic organizations' handling of sex abuse complaints The Department of Justice is looking at how several Olympic organizations handled sexual abuse complaints, according to the Wall Street Journal.       ...
23:34, 2019-09-13

Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games Officials for Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believe the majority of Swedes will eventually back the project if the city wins the Games on Monday....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests        ...
16:17, 2019-05-22

Brazil fire warning shot to surfing rivals in Olympic qualifier Italo Ferreira wins men’s gold at MiyazakiCompatriot Silvana Lima takes women’s silver Powerhouses Brazil showed just what a threat they will be at surfing’s Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men’s division and silver in the women’s to win top overall team honours at ...
11:17, 2019-09-16

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
20:17, 2019-06-01

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for next summ......
20:51, 2019-07-18

From Viet Cong to Team USA: Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country's long war with the United States....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an extravagant ceremony, which was attended by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach a...
14:34, 2019-07-24

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates        ...
14:00, 2019-05-24

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
09:17, 2019-07-25

Senate inquiry: U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sex abuse A new congressional report Tuesday laid blame on the United States Olympic Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation for years of sexual assaults by former physician Larry Nassar against young gymnasts....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Valentina Vezzali: Six-time Olympic champion… but this bronze was her greatest moment "We revisit Valentina Vezzali’s bronze medal match from London 2012 – a bout that proved you should never give up. Head to the Olympic Channel to watch the full episode: https://oly.ch/2Wz9Z5z"...
12:51, 2019-06-19

Why mountain goats are being airlifted from Olympic National Park to Cascade Mountains Mountain goats are being airlifted out of Olympic National Park to the Cascade Mountains where there are more salt licks and fewer humans.       ...
16:51, 2019-07-10

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy sea rescue MILAN — A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day. Italian news agency ANSA says the male tourist got in trouble Sunday afternoon after his inflatable swan was carried away by the wind. According to a witness, the swimmer’s friends alerted a lifeguard — but so...
00:34, 2019-07-10

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
18:34, 2019-07-09

Embattled U.S. Olympic chief Scott Blackmun received $2.4 million severance The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee chairman was scrutinized for the organization's lack of response to sexual assault allegations against gymnastics trainer Larry Nassar....
02:17, 2019-07-04

Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted as a 17-year-old Olympian Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted in 2008 by teammate John Coughlin, who died by suicide in January after being suspended.       ...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Olympic skater Ashley Wagner says John Coughlin sexually assaulted her Former US Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner has come forward with allegations of sexual assault against fellow skater John Coughlin, who committed suicide in January. Wagner, who won the team bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, said the incident occurred in June 2008 after a party at a figur...
18:00, 2019-08-01

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
14:51, 2019-07-19

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nicknamed Quadzilla, set his 100m personal best of 10.10 seconds...
07:51, 2019-05-22

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez stunned in pro debut Denver’s Adan Gonzales scores upset of prized Cuban prospectRamirez, 25, won Olympic gold medals at 2012 and 2016 Games Joshua and Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fightTwo-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez was knocked down seconds into the first round and lost his profession...
16:00, 2019-08-11

US Olympic medalist faces discipline for taking knee after winning Pan-Am gold Race Imboden knelt during anthem after winning Pan-Am goldProtest could impact Imboden’s chances of going to OlympicsImboden, 26, won Olympic bronze in the team foil event in 2016United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden will face possible sanctions for taking a knee during the medal cere...
04:34, 2019-08-11

| England rookie McConnochie eager to complete Olympic and World Cup double Uncapped winger Ruaridh McConnochie is on the brink of a notable achievement following his shock inclusion in England's squad for next month's Rugby World Cup....
00:51, 2019-08-13

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
03:00, 2019-05-22

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts an Olympics can truly transform a city: Tokyo. When Japan’s capital first won the right to host the G...
16:51, 2019-06-11

Sexual abuse and misconduct claims in US Olympic sports rise by 55% in 2019 SafeSport faces funding questions as case load rises sharplyCenter now receiving 239 reports a month, up 55% from 2018The US Center for SafeSport is fielding 55% more reports of sex abuse and other misconduct in 2019 than it did last year, leading to an increasingly urgent debate over who should pro...
00:17, 2019-09-18

Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken returns to competition for first time since being paralyzed Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will compete in the WheelWOD Games next week, her first athletic competition since suffering a spinal cord injury five years ago.       ...
09:34, 2019-07-01

American Meyers Taylor expecting baby, targets Olympic return Three-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor announced on Wednesday that she is pregnant and will miss the 2019-2020 season but plans to compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics....
03:00, 2019-09-19

Russia's Olympic chief regrets IAAF extension of doping ban: TASS Russian Olympic Committee chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov said on Monday he regretted the decision by global athletics governing body IAAF to extend a ban against Russia's athletics federation over doping, TASS news agency reported....
18:17, 2019-06-10

Race walker asks court for Olympic status for women's 50K World champion race walker Inês Henriques is aiming for gender equality by asking the Court of Arbitration for Sport to add the women's 50-kilometer event to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics       ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Beauty, beasts and Olympic sprints: David Bintley's ballets – in pictures David Bintley, the choreographer and director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, is standing down after 25 years. We look back at some of his most compelling work with the companyBirmingham Royal Ballet: (Un)leashed is on tour Continue reading......
16:51, 2019-06-10

How one American gymnast is charting a unique course to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games Jade Carey is on track to make the 2020 Olympics in a way no other American gymnast has ever done before -- or will ever do again.       ...
15:34, 2019-08-10

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday....
08:51, 2019-06-24

Mayor of town in north Japan bemoans lack of Olympic funds The mayor of a town in northeastern Japan that will host Olympic soccer games says his city has received no funding from the central government that has promised to use the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to help in the reconstruction of the region       ...
14:17, 2019-09-15

Millennials May Be Drinking Less, But Binge Drinking Is On the Rise Among Older Adults Much has been made lately of millennials drinking less—and as America’s younger generations shift toward sobriety, recent research suggests the opposite is happening among its older ones. A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that, from 2015-2017, ...
20:17, 2019-07-31

Maher slams far-left Dems for backing anti-Israel BDS movement: A 'bulls--- purity test' "Real Time" host Bill Maher spent part of Friday's show slamming the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement, calling it a "bulls--- purity test."...
15:34, 2019-08-17

Missing Spanish Olympic skier Blanca Fernández Ochoa found dead The body of a missing Olympic skier from Spain has been found in a mountainous region near Madrid, authorities said. Blanca Fernández Ochoa, a 56-year-old alpine skier, was discovered Wednesday by a police dog near a hiking trail in Cercedilla, the BBC reported. Fernández Ochoa became the first Span...
20:34, 2019-09-05

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes....
23:00, 2019-06-13

Celtics hiring Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic champ, as assistant coach Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' NBA coaching staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as analyst for the Wizards and ESPN.       ...
06:17, 2019-06-28

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
08:34, 2019-08-23

Olympic Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Says John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her When She Was 17 Three-time U.S. national champion figure skater and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Ashley Wagner wrote in USA Today on Thursday that she was sexually assaulted by the late former pairs skater John Coughlin when she was 17 and he was 22....
17:34, 2019-08-01

Spanish Olympic skier Blanca Fernandez Ochoa found dead in mountains Former skier Blanca Fernandez Ochoa, the first Spanish woman to medal in the Olympics, was found dead in the mountains outside of Madrid on Wednesday.       ...
23:00, 2019-09-05

Bajrang, Ravi Lose In World Championships Semis, Grab Olympic Quotas Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya entered the World Wrestling Championships semi-finals and became the second and third Indian wrestlers, after Vinesh Phogat, to claim quotas for the Tokyo Olympics 2020....
17:34, 2019-09-19

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and several others appeared to be unsteady on their feet during an Olympic test event in Tokyo at the weekend,...
10:34, 2019-08-12

Olympic Skater Ashley Wagner Claims John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her at 17 Figure skating champion Ashley Wagner is sharing allegations of sexual assault against John Coughlin. In a piece for USA Today, published on Thursday, the Olympic athlete details the 2008......
23:51, 2019-08-01

Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad M Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad Mainwaring, who now stands accused of molesting 41 boys who he trained over the last 44 years. His alleged crimes were brought to light in part because some of his victims found each other in the comme...
18:00, 2019-08-02

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competition, the International Olympic Committee will have definitive answers....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Olympic dream lost to cancer, Tatiana Suarez has refocused her pursuit of gold Tatiana Suarez was headed toward Olympic glory in wrestling until cancer stopped her in her tracks. Now she is on a new path in the UFC, dominating everyone in her way....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Three years after beating Michael Phelps, Joseph Schooling seeking Olympic return Joseph Schooling became a star the day he beat Michael Phelps to win gold at the 2016 Rio Games. Now Schooling is running out of time to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics....
17:51, 2019-09-02

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly never run a track race again and said his sights are now firmly on running the Olympic marathon in Tokyo.Speaking after winning the Vitality London 10...
23:01, 2019-05-27

Nintendo announces 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2' at E3, 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Nintendo announced a number of new games coming to the Switch console during its E3 Direct presentation including a sequel to "Zelda: Breath of the Wild."...
23:51, 2019-06-11

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of five new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as the IOC seeks a younger audience       ...
05:51, 2019-07-21

Tokyo Olympic organizers say no plans to ban 'Rising Sun' flag despite South Korean demand Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday that the display of Japan's "Rising Sun" does not constitute a political statement and a spokesman said there were no plans to ban the controversial banner, as demanded by South Korea....
14:51, 2019-09-13

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
21:34, 2019-05-29

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
07:51, 2019-09-02

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016 vote-buying claims Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games       ...
16:17, 2019-07-05

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestion during next year’s Olympics. With more than 8 mi...
11:51, 2019-07-16

On Women’s Equality Day, Mattel Honors the ‘Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement’ With the Rosa Parks Barbie In 1955, Rosa Parks became a symbol of civil disobedience when her refusal to relinquish her seat sparked the Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott, a major turning point in the American civil rights movement. Now, Parks is being honored as the icon she is by another iconic brand, as a Barbie created in her...
01:17, 2019-08-27

Hoping to ‘Make Hong Kong People Happy Again,’ This Bakery’s Mooncakes Now Feature Protest Movement Slogans (HONG KONG) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city’s pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the traditional Chinese harvest festival treat comes with a twist: slogans opposing the city’s Beijing-backed government and ...
08:00, 2019-08-21

South Korea demands Olympic officials ban Japan's 'Rising Sun' flag at 2020 games South Korea on Wednesday formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban Japan's "Rising Sun" flag from next year's Tokyo Olympics, comparing it to a Nazi swastika and deeming it an offensive reminder of colonial atrocities. ...
18:17, 2019-09-11

Olympic cycling champion faces army warning for bare-cheeked Trump taunt Nino Schurter poked fun at White House with cheeky photoSwiss faces possible warning from senior officers over incidentSchurter won gold in mountain bike cross-country at Rio 2016Olympic cycling champion Nino Schurter faces being reprimanded by the Swiss Army after posting a photo on social media sh...
06:00, 2019-09-21

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves drowning man after wind pushed him off unicorn float Olympic medal-winning swimmer Filippo Magnini put his swimming skills to good use outside of the pool Sunday when he conveniently saved a man who was drowning nearby on a Italian beach. ...
19:51, 2019-07-11

Lisa Leslie, Nastia Liukin are finalists for U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Hall of Fame class Apolo Ohno, Misty May-Treanor and Anne Donovan are also finalists for the Class of 2019 of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-13

Discovery commits to delivering the biggest digital Olympic Games for Europe at Tokyo 2020 "With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins, Discovery announced today that is will present the most comprehensive digital coverage of a Summer edition of the Olympic Games ever across Europe*."...
16:34, 2019-07-24

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
05:00, 2019-06-04

Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues - National Olympic Committees "Delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find heat and water quality solutions ahead of next year\u0027s Summer Olympics."...
12:17, 2019-08-20

Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place Tori Ellis Willetts is GB’s latest 51kgs boxer. She contemplates the Olympics and whether Nicola Adams could return The post Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Olympic gold medalist and former swimming world record holder Dana Vollmer retires Vollmer won seven Olympic medals, including four golds, and set a world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2012 London Olympics.       ...
12:17, 2019-08-03

Tokyo snow: Japan's Olympic organizers trial slush machines to beat summer heat Olympic officials used a snow machine to spray a crowd of volunteers with shaved ice and slush on Friday as they tried out ways to keep spectators cool at next year's summer games in Japan....
14:51, 2019-09-13

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Olympic medalist Ashley Wagner accuses late skating champion John Coughlin of sexual assault U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner claims the late John Coughlin — a fellow figure skater who killed himself earlier this year — sexually assaulted her more than a decade ago at a skating camp in Colorado, joining another skater who made similar accusations....
16:51, 2019-08-01

Humidity, Extreme Temperatures in Tokyo Impact Olympic Triathlon Qualifier — A ‘Major Worry’ for Organizers of Next Summer’s Games (TOKYO) — Tokyo’s summer heat has forced an Olympic women’s triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures that are likely to impact next year’s games. The International Triathlon Union reduced the running portion of the triathlon from 10 kilometers t...
16:00, 2019-08-16

‘Using power builds power’: meet the woman tipped to lead the labor movement Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants, has struck a chord with activists calling for her to run for labor’s top job: president of the AFL-CIOSara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA union (AFA-CWA) and an emerging force in an energized labor...
17:34, 2019-09-09

Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Is Suing a Blogger in an Effort to Push Back Against the ‘Free Britney’ Movement LOS ANGELES (AP) — The conservatorship that oversees Britney Spears’ personal life and career sued the creator of a blog devoted to the pop superstar Wednesday in an increasingly aggressive effort to push back against the so-called “Free Britney” movement, which alleges the s...
01:17, 2019-06-28

US in danger of losing measles-free status, a 'mortifying' effect of anti-vaxx movement If a measles outbreak continues in New York, he U.S. could lose its measles elimination status in part thanks to the anti-vaccination movement        ...
19:51, 2019-09-13

Hong Kong pro-democracy movement — going from strength to strength An extradition bill has recently sparked mass protests in Hong Kong. The bill has been stalled, but the citizens want it scrapped and Chief Executive Lam ousted. DW looks at the pro-democracy movement's major milestones....
23:00, 2019-06-21

CBOE TO LAUNCH S&P 500 ANNUAL DIVIDEND INDEX OPTIONS ON MAY 25:Aimed at Customers Accustomed to Viewing Dividend Movement Over Entire Year CHICAGO, IL, May 13, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced plans to begin trading options on the S&P 500® Annual Dividend Index (ticker symbol - DIVD) on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Initially, two annual expirations - December 2010 and December 2011 - will ......
22:51, 2019-05-22

Judo: Iran's Mollaei eyes Tokyo Olympic glory, uncertain of Iran return Iran judoka Saeid Mollaei is hopeful of securing a spot in next year's Tokyo Olympics even though he has refused to return to his country after defying orders from Iranian authorities to pull out of last month's world championships....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Olympic gold medalist bobsledder looking to leave Team Canada for Team USA after filing harassment claim Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kaillie Humphries asked to be released from Team Canada in order to compete for Team USA after accusing Bobsleigh Canada of harassment....
04:34, 2019-09-14

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with the Olympics still 13 ½ months away. The major attraction at Sunday’s inauguration of the Sea Forest Waterway was a showdown between alumni membe...
06:34, 2019-06-16

Don't count surfer John John Florence out of the Olympic running Six weeks after an ACL reconstruction, the two-time world surfing champion says his Olympic dream is still alive. We caught up with him ahead of the Tahiti Pro as he recovers at home in Oahu....
21:00, 2019-08-21

|OPINION:Therainbownationneednotbeachildishdaydream South Africa’s past is something people only seem comfortable to engage with based on how it informs their present. When we went to the polls to vote last month, many South Africans, politicians included, sounded off on inequality, race and privilege, says Khulekani Magubane....
19:17, 2019-06-02

|OPINION:Highereducationmustdomorethanhelpgraduatesgetjobs Quality education is often understood to be the kind that gets graduates jobs - especially where it's tough to find employment. But higher education has some important other functions too, says Patience Mukwambo....
12:34, 2019-09-22

Opinion: No revolution in the EU The European Parliament will be more heterogeneous than before, finding a majority and reaching compromise will be a serious challenge, writes Bernd Riegert....
17:17, 2019-05-27

|OPINION:SAishobbledbymarketchangeasrandwrestleswithchallenges The downside of being the most liquid emerging market currency is that it’s hard to avoid the impact when investors turn cold on risk assets. Unfortunately, South Africa’s rand has other issues to wrestle with too....
01:51, 2019-05-31

|OPINION:Tradewarthreatenspeacedividendforstocks The Cold War had a chilling effect on the market for decades. The trade war with China and intensifying tensions with Mexico threaten to do the same, says Stephen Gandel....
15:51, 2019-06-01

Netflix can kill The OA, but it can’t kill a movement Enlarge / In The OA S2, Prairie finds herself in a mysterious hallway straight out of science fiction. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) There's something ironic about #SaveTheOA. For those who need a primer, the hashtag—and the movement around it—sprung up a few weeks ago when Netflix announced it was ca...
17:17, 2019-09-01

|OPINION:Mugabeisdead,buthehasplentyofimitators Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, who died on Friday at the age of 95, was a genuine hero but he failed to deliver the justice he sought for his people. His life story is a warning to all well-meaning authoritarians and the nations willing to tolerate them – a warning that appears to be going ...
23:34, 2019-09-06

|OPINION:Sorry,Amazon.KimKardashianisnowastore Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store, says Andrea Felsted....
11:34, 2019-06-01

Opinion: why the McLaren F1 still excites 25 years on from our first spin in the legendary F1, we reflect on the innumerable areas in which it still stands out Just how fast is a McLaren F1? In May 1994, an eager 14-year-old picked up a copy of Autocar that promised to reveal all. Inside, an in-depth road test – sorry, the only road test –...
11:01, 2019-06-08

Opinion: Think twice about outrageous CEO (retirement) pay Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche is just the latest to have his retirement pay package highlighted. Though modest by international standards, these payoffs reward mediocrity and must come to an end says DW's Timothy Rooks....
10:34, 2019-05-22

|OPINION:Howbreedingsingle-sexanimalpopulationscouldhelppreventpoverty The creation of all-male or all-female groups of animals, known as monosex populations, has become a potentially useful approach in aquaculture and livestock rearing, says Tomer Ventura....
12:00, 2019-09-21

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
01:34, 2019-06-04

Share your opinion — become a BI Insider! As a dedicated Business Insider reader, we’d like to invite you to join our BI Insiders Panel, an exclusive online community of Business Insider readers! Here are some of the TOP benefits of being a BI Insider! Earn points towards cutting-edge research reports from the Business Insider Intell...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Opinion: Frankfurt is when electrification gets serious With tough new emissions targets about to be introduced, car firms are having to push electrified cars like never before Thanks to striking British Airways pilots, we took the train from London to Frankfurt (just one change at Brussels, if you’re interested).  The German city's impressive Victorian...
08:34, 2019-09-10