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- Arnold Schwarzenegger dropkicked from behind during South African sports event
Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked from behind Saturday during an athletic competition he holds annually in South Africa. Video recorded during the Arnold Classic Africa in Johannesburg showed Mr. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Jennifer Lopez flaunts toned abs, athletic physique in Instagram photo
Jennifer Lopez is proof that age is just a number.The 49-year-old actress took to Instagram this week to share a photo of herself wearing leggings and a bra, showing off her toned abs and arms.
Fox News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Nike to change pregnancy policy in athlete contracts
The company previously reduced pay if athletes fell short of performance goals, including during pregnancy or childbirth
CBS News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Ohio State University doctor 'abused 177 male students'
The findings of an investigation by the university says the doctor abused athletes from 1979-1997.
BBC News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Charlton into League One play-off final after beating Doncaster on penalties
Charlton Athletic beat Doncaster Rovers in a penalty shootout to reach the League One play-off final at Wembley.
BBC News. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Usain Bolt launches two-seater electric vehicle which starts at $9,999
The iconic athlete is making a play in the crowded and competitive electric mobility sector.
CNBC. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Athletics-British runner Pavey says Nike froze sponsorship when pregnant
British distance runner Jo Pavey has become the latest female athlete to complain that Nike halted her sponsorship payments when she was pregnant, Sky News reported on Thursday.
Reuters. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Stigma deterring elite athletes with mental health issues from seeking help
Stigma is the main reason why elite athletes with mental health issues don't seek the help they need, finds a summary of the available evidence.
Science Daily. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- One in three professional sports stars and Olympians hide mental health problems
Elite athletes choose not to seek help because they fear it'll be seen as a sign of weakness to their competition, the review by the British Journal of Sports Medicine found.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Pregnant athletes 'punished' by Nike, says champion British runner
British runner Jo Pavey has revealed Nike stopped her sponsorship money immediately when she told the sportswear company she was pregnant.
Sky News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Report: Knicks G Dotson has shoulder surgery
New York Knicks guard Damyean Dotson had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder on Wednesday, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported.
Reuters. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- NCAA to consider allowing athletes to cash in on their names
The NCAA on Tuesday announced it formed a group to determine whether its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to profit from their names, images and likenesses.
Fox News. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Ex-USC Coach Behind Fake Athletic Profiles In College Admissions Scam, Pleads Guilty
Laura Janke had previously denied taking bribes for writing the phony biographies, but she is now the fourth corrupt coach to plead guilty. She's expected to testify against others in the case.
NPR. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Coach pleads guilty to faking athletic profiles for Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade, others
Laura Janke, the former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California who worked with William Rick Singer to create embellished athletic profiles, has plead guilty.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Coros announces VERTIX GPS adventure watch: 45-day battery life and extreme operating profile
There are wearables for daily activity tracking, casual runners, serious athletes, and extreme athletes. The new Coros GPS watch is designed for climbers, runners, and outdoor explorers.
ZDNet. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
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