Pentathlon coach disqualified after punching horse at Olympics

World 08/09/21, 02:56

Kim Raisner did not finish coaching at the Tokyo Olympics after striking a horse with her fist, and ordering rider Annika Schleu to "really hit" the horse when jumping in the equestrian event. "Come on Annika, you have to try," Germany's modern pentathlon coach said according to People Magazine. The remarks came ...

Simone Biles returns to Tokyo Olympics and earns bronze on the balance beam

U.S. 08/04/21, 16:05

Simone Biles returned to earn bronze in the women's balance beam final after withdrawing from other Tokyo Olympics events due to mental health problems.From the "twisties" that have been torturing her for the past week, she returned triumphantly. Last week, she went into great detail about “the twisties,” outlining how ...

Acts of kindness abound at a remarkable Olympics

Inspired Stories 08/03/21, 03:46

Acts of goodwill abound at an unprecedented Olympic Games where mental health has taken center stage. Celebrating, pep-talking, and wiping away one another's tears of disappointment, the world's most competitive athletes have been filmed expressing tenderness and warmth to one another.When Kanoa Igarashi of Japan lost to Brazilian Italo Ferreira ...

No Golden Slam for Djokovic, his Olympic bid ends in a tantrum

Tennis 08/01/21, 01:02

The world's number one tennis player Novak Djokovic failed to earn a medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, July 31, falling in the bronze medal match against Spain's Pablo Carreo Busta a day after his quest for the elusive Golden Slam came up short.Djokovic became increasingly frustrated with his ...

Tokyo Olympics to continue despite a record number of daily new infections

World 07/28/21, 03:27

On Tuesday, July 27, only days after the Olympics began, Tokyo announced the greatest number of new COVID-19 cases. Citizens were asked to stay away from non-essential activities, but the Games would not be suspended, said Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. “There is no worry about that,” Suga said when asked if ...

US Olympic swimmer Michael Andrew refuses to be vaccinated against CCP Virus

News 07/12/21, 02:02

Team U.S.A. swimmer Michael Andrew confirmed he would not be immunized against the deadly disease just weeks before the Olympics.Andrew will compete in the 100-meter breaststroke, 200-meter individual medley, and 50-meter freestyle in his first Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. He decided against being vaccinated against the Chinese Communist Party ...

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