Monthly Archives: April 2017

‘NHL Says ‘NO’ To Olympics’

“Some familiar faces will be absent at the 2018 Winter Olympics: NHL players representing their countries in the men’s ice hockey tournament.

“After months of negotiating with the ‘IIHF’, world hockey’s governing body, the NHL announced…that its players would not be participating in the Pyeongchang Games. The NHL is opposed to a 17-day break in the NHL schedule to accommodate the matches. Continue reading ‘NHL Says ‘NO’ To Olympics’

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‘Cheaters Shouldn’t Prosper’

“Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard says Maria Sharapova, who returned from her 15-month doping ban on Wednesday, is a “cheater” and should not be allowed to compete in the sport again.

“Bouchard spoke to TRT World in an interview published Tuesday on ‘YouTube’ and did not hold back her thoughts.
https://youtu.be/in-hEb_OQxo?t=112 Continue reading ‘Cheaters Shouldn’t Prosper’

‘Terror Attack’

“German police have detained a suspect with “Islamist links” following a bomb attack on the bus of the ‘Borussia Dortmund’ football team.

“Borussia Dortmund players were on their way to their home ‘Champions League’ quarter-final first-leg match against Monaco, when three explosive charges detonated, police said.

“Spain international Marc Bartra underwent an operation after breaking a bone in his wrist {and for “bits of debris lodged in his hand”}. No other players were hurt, but a police officer on a motorbike escorting the bus suffered trauma from the noise of the explosions.

“Prosecutors also said the three explosive devices contained metal pieces. Continue reading ‘Terror Attack’

‘Undermining Fair Competition’

“If the fervor over…transgender wrestler Mack Beggs…could be swelled into one match, it was the junior’s final one at the state wrestling championships on Saturday.

“Beggs, who is ‘transitioning’ from female to male — but competing as a girl because of a University Interscholastic League rule — won gold….

“It caps a perfect season for Beggs (56-0), who easily won his four matches this weekend…

“The controversy surrounding Beggs deals with the testosterone treatments part of his transition, with some believing it is an unfair advantage… {!!!} Continue reading ‘Undermining Fair Competition’