The substance, a synthetic version of a naturally occurring body acid called ketones developed by researchers at Oxford University with a $10m grant from the US military, led to 28 of the athletes having symptoms from gastroenteritis to vomiting, according to the Mail on Sunday. … [Read more...] about UK Sport denies win-at-any-cost Olympic mentality after testing revelations
What did Tracey Crouch say about fixed odds betting? In her resignation letter she lashed out at the delays to the new policy, saying two people die every day due to addictive gambling and she simply couldn't support any further delays. … [Read more...] about Why did Sports Minister Tracey Crouch resign, what did she say about fixed odds betting terminals and where is she an MP?
The New Mexico Republican Party lambasted Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) on the Breitbart News Saturday radio show for exacerbating the state’s economic crisis by, among other things, halting indoor restaurant service as part of changes to the reopening timeline that will go into effect Monday. … [Read more...] about New Mexico GOP: Governor’s Reopening Rollback, Fines Worsening State’s Economic Woes
The IOC and the IPC have come under pressure to change their stance in the past weeks with the spread of anti-racism protests, triggered by the killing of George Floyd in police custody last month. Some major sports bodies, including FIFA, English Premier League, America’s NFL, NASCAR and US Soccer, have approved of kneeling as a sign of protest, but the IOC and the IPC have so far stood by their rules. … [Read more...] about Olympic Ban on Taking a Knee Criticised as ‘Breach of Human Rights’
In his 2005 book Affirmative Action Around the World: An Empirical Study, Sowell observed: “Despite sweeping claims made for affirmative action programs, an examination of their actual consequences makes it hard to support those claims, or even to say that these programs have been beneficial on net balance — unless one is prepared to say that any amount of social redress, however small, is worth any amount of costs and dangers, however large.” … [Read more...] about Thomas Sowell: ‘Systemic Racism’ Has ‘No Meaning’