Posts Tagged ‘athlete’

Iran’s 400 meters athlete Pirjahan qualifies for Olympics

TEHRAN – Iranian 400 meters Mahdi Pirjahan secured a spot at the 2020 Olympic Games. He secured his spot through ranking. Pirjahan became the fourth Iranian athlete to win a quota place in Tokyo. Discus thrower Ehsan Hadadi, Hassan Taftian and Farzaneh Fasihi (men’s women’s 100 meters) have already qualified for the Games. The men’s […]

Viral Video: Pro Wrestler Slams ‘Activist Athlete’ For Turning Back On National Anthem

The Croatian national football team says its players will refuse to ‘take a knee’ before their Euro 2020 games because the stunt is an explicitly political gesture which would violate UEFA rules. The argument made in the UK for England players taking the knee, despite being booed for it by their own fans, is that […]

U.S. Trans Athlete Allegedly Talked About Exploding the ‘Head of a President’ with ‘Dynamite’

A transgender BMX freestyle rider and U.S. Olympic team alternate once allegedly made remarks about exploding the head of a president with dynamite, according to a report. In Facebook comments reported by conservative journalist Ian Miles Cheong, Chelsea Wolfe, who will be a part of Team USA in the Summer Olympics this year as an alternate, allegedly […]

VIDEO: Ironman Athlete Inspires Teen with Down Syndrome to Complete Mini-Triathlon

A 14-year-old named Caleb Prewitt who has Down syndrome and lives in Jacksonville, Florida, had never really looked forward to exercise. The young man could barely swim across a pool, ride a bike without assistance, and did not think much of a treadmill, according to CBS News. His mother, Karen, told the outlet’s Steve Hartman […]

USA Today Goes Woke and Edits Female Track Athlete’s Op-ed

USA Today has edited an op-ed by elite Connecticut athlete Chelsea Mitchell, who is suing her state’s athletic conference for allowing transgender girls to compete with females. We discuss the media angle on this and also the merits of the case—where “inclusion” has taken precedence over equality—as well as what some states are doing about […]

Jenner backs transgender athlete ban for girls sports in schools

Caitlyn Jenner speaks at the fourth Women’s March in Los Angeles. | Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo By QUINT FORGEY 05/03/2021 09:52 AM EDT Updated: 05/03/2021 11:44 AM EDT Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican candidate for California governor, said in a new interview that female transgender athletes should be barred from competing on all-girls school sports teams. “This […]

Judo Federation suspends Iran after it banned athlete from competing against Israeli

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Shabbat-observant baseball athlete eyes on Major League career

Is it possible to play Major League Baseball while being a Sabbath-observant Jew? It’s a question that could have an answer within the next few years if Elie Kligman, an 18-year-old from Las Vegas, has anything to say about it. Kligman is considered one of the top high school players in the West and is […]

Legendary Olympic Athlete Takes Over Tokyo Games Following Sexism Backlash

TOKYO (AP) — Seiko Hashimoto has appeared in seven Olympics, four in the winter and three in the summer — the most by any “multi-season” athlete in the games. She made even more history on Thursday in Japan, where women are still rare in the boardrooms and positions of political power. The 56-year-old Hashimoto was […]

Scheer Intelligence: The Revolt Of The Black Athlete

Above photo: Howard Bryant. Brittany Martin. The ESPN writer’s book explores the responsibilities placed upon professional black athletes from Jackie Robinson to LeBron James to be role models for social justice. Editor’s Note: We’re reposting this episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” with full transcript, which originally aired on July 13, 2018, apropos the Black Lives Matter work stoppages shaking […]

Scheer Intelligence: The Revolt Of The Black Athlete

Above photo: Howard Bryant. Brittany Martin. The ESPN writer’s book explores the responsibilities placed upon professional black athletes from Jackie Robinson to LeBron James to be role models for social justice. Editor’s Note: We’re reposting this episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” with full transcript, which originally aired on July 13, 2018, apropos the Black Lives Matter work stoppages shaking […]

Scheer Intelligence: The Revolt Of The Black Athlete

Above photo: Howard Bryant. Brittany Martin. The ESPN writer’s book explores the responsibilities placed upon professional black athletes from Jackie Robinson to LeBron James to be role models for social justice. Editor’s Note: We’re reposting this episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” with full transcript, which originally aired on July 13, 2018, apropos the Black Lives Matter work stoppages shaking […]

Scheer Intelligence: The Revolt Of The Black Athlete

Above photo: Howard Bryant. Brittany Martin. The ESPN writer’s book explores the responsibilities placed upon professional black athletes from Jackie Robinson to LeBron James to be role models for social justice. Editor’s Note: We’re reposting this episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” with full transcript, which originally aired on July 13, 2018, apropos the Black Lives Matter work stoppages shaking […]

Female Iranian shooter shortlisted for IPC’s Athlete of Month award

The 33-year-old Iranian sportswoman has so far garnered an overwhelming 56.83 percent of the votes. Belgian track and field athlete Peter Genyn, Brazilian horse rider Rodolpho Riskalla, Ukrainian powerlifter Mariana Shevchuk and Canadian judoka Priscilla Gagne have already received 32.48, 8.39, 1.22 and 1.08 percent of the votes respectively. On March 27, Javanmardi participated in the women’s P4 50-meter pistol SH1 […]

FM spox congratulates Zahra Nemati on winning 2017 world archery athlete

Para-archer Zahra Nemati had been nominated at the category of para women archers by the international governing body the World Archery Organization and was named the 2017 world archery athlete. The Iranian paralympic champion earned a gold medal in women’s individual recurve open at the 2017 World Archery Para Championships in Beijing, China. Source Article […]

The New Masculinity: Integrating the Feminine – An Interview With An Ex-Pro Athlete

Next Story Lewis Howes is an ex-professional football player turned personal development expert. He has a New York Times best-selling book called The School of Greatness, which outlines the greatest lessons he learned as the creator of his incredible podcast. Upon meeting Lewis, he fits the typical “jock” stereotype in many ways. He is tall, […]

Iran, Kazakhstan to build joint oil refinery in Mazandaran

Mohammad Mohammadpour, Head of Industry, Mine and Trade Organization of Mazandaran, in a meeting with a Kazakh trade delegation on Sunday expressed readiness to cooperate with Kazakhstan in the field of grain exports and oil swap, adding “Mazandaran province is interested to have oil activities in Amirabad Port and Neka and to this end, we […]

How doctors use vitamin C against lead poisoning

We hear about the hazards of lead. We know that lead poisoning can cause severe mental retardation. Lead has been clearly linked with Alzheimer’s disease. We have been told to avoid lead in our homes and in our water, and to clean up lead pollution of our environment. But we have not been told how […]

NATO And The Dangerous Escalation Of US imperialism

Print Friendly If World War III comes, NATO will likely be the source of the conflagration. “The parasitic rulers of the imperial system have calculated that a march to war with Russia and China is a necessary precondition to US dominance.” NATO has become imperialism’s global strike force. “The NATO-backed destabilization of Libya provided the blueprint for the […]

These Guys Lost Their Legs In A Horrible Accident, But What Happened Next Is Unbelievable

  There is no prototypical athlete on our wonderful planet Earth. They come in all shapes and sizes. Many Americans would not consider Sumo wrestlers athletes, but in Japan they are considered some of the best. There really is no one definition you can put on an athlete.Some athletes are even born without certain limbs, […]

Great Vegan Athletes – Meat Industry lies

Many of the most successful sportspeople worldwide are now vegan. While they may differ in that they have decided to go vegan to avoid animal cruelty, for their health, to reduce environmental impact, or other reasons, they have one large similarity. They have proved that excellence and veganism often go together. Australian Meat industry has […]

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