Month: August 2021

Schedule changes for the 20th round of the NRL

The Storm vs Panthers Grand Final rematch landed live and free on Channel Nine after the forced Round 20 reshuffle. After Saturday’s NRL matches were suspended due to Queensland’s new lockdown restrictions, those matches were moved to Sunday; while the original Sunday games will now be played on Monday....

Two BCHS Tigers face off in AHSAA North-South All-Star soccer matches

BAY MINETTE, Ala. – CONGRATULATIONS: Baldwin County High School had two athletes – Maddie Beaver and Ferris Ronquille – selected for the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s North-South All-Star football games, which took place last night (July 21) in Montgomery. Coach Matt Becker visited to cheer them on, along...

Tsitsipas injured; Defeat against Humbert at the Tokyo Olympics

Stefanos Tsitsipas congratulates his French opponent after his defeat in Tokyo. Credit: Hellenic Olympic Committee / Twitter Greek tennis champion Stefanos Tsitsipas saw his personal Olympic medal plans in Japan crushed by Frenchman Ugo Humbert on Wednesday. The Greek tennis player will not advance to the next round of...

Olympics’ first openly transgender woman fuels fairness debate

When 43-year-old New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard makes her first attempt in the women’s heavyweight competition on Monday, she will become the first openly transgender female athlete to compete in the Olympics. Yet she will do so in the midst of a debate over whether she should participate in...

U.S. Olympic Shot Put’s Supervillain Face Mask Is No Joke

American shot putter Raven Saunders gives off supervillain vibes with her playing face at the Tokyo Olympics. Saunders, nicknamed “The Hulk”, wore a mask that resembles the mouth of the Joker in “Batman”. She dyed her hair green and purple to complete the look. Patrick Smith via Getty Images...

Kenyans are the masters of the discipline

Kenya dictates its law to the 3000m bell tower. He can still consolidate his supremacy in this event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Two Kenyans will be on the starting line for the final of the event, scheduled for Monday, August 2. They are Abraham Kibiwott and Benjamin...