June 26, 2022

Simone Biles Among 90 Athletes Suing FBI for $1 Billion Over Botched Nassar Investigation

Former U.S. Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, and McKayla Moroney have filed a one-billion-dollar lawsuit against the FBI for mishandling its investigation into sexual assault allegations against former US Gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar. During Nassar’s trial, it was revealed that the FBI was aware of allegations of sexual assault going back at least to…

Oklahoma Governor Signs ‘Save Women’s Sports Act’ Banning Transgender Athletes

Republican Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed the “Save Women’s Sports Act” into law Wednesday to ban biological men from competing in women’s sports.Female athletes and his fellow lawmakers gathered around Stitt’s desk in the Oklahoma Capitol’s Blue Room to sign S.B. 2 into law, which states that “‘athletic teams designated for females, women, or girls…

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Ukraine athletes defend country, demand sanctions for Russia

Earlier this month, Ukrainian skeleton rider Vladyslav Heraskevych flashed a sign at the Olympics: “No war in Ukraine.” On Sunday, he was hunkered down about 15src kilometers (93 miles) outside of his nation’s capital with weapons nearby in case he needs to defend his country…

Transgender athletes ‘deprive’ women of opportunity, GOP senators say, push bill to ban them in college sports

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A group of Republican senators Wednesday argued that allowing males to compete in women’s sports steals opportunity and potential scholarships from female athletes – as they pushed a bill that would effectively ban males from women’s college sports.   “The activists who are pushing to open positions […]

“No Need to Worry about Security,” Australian Team Chief Tells Olympics Athletes

Australian Winter Olympics chef de mission Geoff Lipshut holds no security or safety concerns for athletes competing in Beijing this February, allowing the team to take no special preventive measures such as burner phones. This comes after Australia joined the ranks of the United States, Great Britain and several allies in a diplomatic boycott of…

Ted Cruz: Boycotting Olympics in China Would ‘Punish’ Athletes

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that he does not believe in boycotting the 2022 Winter Olympics in China because it would “punish” young athletes who have trained their entire lives to compete on the international stage. The senator instead suggested that Chinese communists be called out for being “murderers,” “torturers,”…

Kristi Noem Advances Bill Requiring Trans Athletes to Compete According to Their Birth Gender

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) has advanced a bill in the state legislature that would codify her executive orders limiting transgender athletes to competing only in categories that correspond to their birth gender. Noem filed the bill on Tuesday to limit K-12 girl’s school sports and state-funded colleges to allowing only natural-born girls to…

Caitlyn Jenner Salutes Bruce Jenner While Praising Olympic Athletes

On Monday, Caitlyn Jenner posted a tweet trotting out Bruce Jenner’s appearance at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal as the 2021 Tokyo Games begin to wind down. In the tweet, Jenner wrote, “An amazing day representing our country at the Olympics! Congratulations to all of the Olympians this year!” An amazing day representing our country…

Tokyo Olympics to Athletes: Don’t Use 150,000 Free Condoms

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics confirmed on Monday plans to distribute at least 150,000 condoms to athletes at next month’s Summer Games but insisted that the contraceptives are not intended “for use at the athlete’s village.” “The distribution of condoms is not for use at the athlete’s village, but to have athletes take them back…

Report: Athletes Told to ‘Be Quiet’ About Trans Weightlifter Ahead of Olympic Qualification

A former Olympic weightlifter claims that female athletes are being told to “be quiet” about transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard ahead of his Olympic debut. Hubbard is a 43-year-old biological male competing as a woman. Should Hubbard pass the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) fitness and performance standards, he would become the first trans athlete to compete…

‘Fair Competition’: Tennessee Governor Signs Bill Requiring Student Athletes Compete Based On Biological Sex

March 27, 2021 12:41 PM ET Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill into law Friday requiring that transgender athletes only compete in school sports competitions that align with their biological sex. Tennessee joins Mississippi and Arkansas as the third state in the nation to implement such a law, the  Tennessean reported. “I signed…

Majority of Cadets Implicated in West Point Cheating Scandal Are Athletes

The majority of Cadets who are reported to have been apart of the cheating scandal which has rocked West Point are athletes. According to a report from USA Today, 55 of the 73 cadets implicated in the scandal are athletes. Twenty-four of the 55 are members of the Army Black Knights football team and, as…

Study: Male Athletes Transitioning to Female Retain Massive Strength Advantage Despite Hormone Therapy

A study published in Sports Medicine found that testosterone blockers taken by biological men who want to live as women do not significantly diminish their strength and gives them an advantage when competing against biological women in sports. The study found that elite male athletes are around 10 to 13 percent faster than female athletes and…

President Trump Defends Veterans Against Kneeling Athletes

“They were fighting for our country, they were fighting for our flag.” The fight over reverence for the National Anthem continued Tuesday, with President Trump maintaining that NFL players who kneel during the hallowed hymn are “disgraceful.” The song, written during the War of 1812 about a lone flag still waving after an attack on […]

Olympic Brotherhood: Lebanese Athletes Refuse to Ride on Bus With Israelis

Peace, brotherhood, and good sportsmanship — these are the Olympic ideals, we’re told, that the games are all about. Of course, greed, commercial exploitation, and corruption make up the true “Olympic spirit,” but no one wants to counter the fairy tale. And part of that fairy tale is that athletes — even from warring countries […]

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