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World Athletics Won’t Correct DSD Discriminating Rules

Posted: August 22, 2021 at 8:08 am   /   Article, Sport, WORLD

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe says the rules against female athletes with high testosterone levels are “here to stay.” His statement comes just three days after World Athletics backtracked on their controversial “scientific” claims made in 2017 that caused Olympian Caster Semenya and others to be banned from competing in the 800-meter run at the 2020 Tokyo […]

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A woman applauds a speaker during a June rally in Boston protesting housing evictions. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Weekend Review: Federal Moratorium on Evictions Has Expired

Posted: August 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

The Delta variant is surging and excessive heat threatens part of the country. Still, Congress has failed to extend the federal moratorium on rental evictions before leaving for August recess. More than 3.5 million Americans reported they could face eviction in the next two months. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved a […]

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Osaka, Team USA Suffer Shock Setbacks at Olympics

Posted: July 27, 2021 at 5:35 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Sport

While many US and Japanese Olympic teams have won medals to start the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, some of the countries’ most prominent athletes have been dealt shock defeats. Tennis star Naomi Osaka was the face of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after she lit the torch at the opening ceremony. But Osaka’s playing time at the Olympics […]

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Sha’Carri Richardson Shut Out of Tokyo Olympics

Posted: July 9, 2021 at 6:30 am   /   Article, Sport, U.S., WORLD

Heading into the Tokyo Olympics, Sha’Carri Richardson was set to become the breakout star from the United States. But after a drug test turned up positive for marijuana, the star sprinter will be sitting at home with a one-month suspension. The controversy has sparked rage from sports fans and political commentators alike. But many pointed […]

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