Reports Of Sexual Abuse And Misconduct In Olympic Sports Up 55 Percent In 1 Year

This week, the 2½-year-old center tasked with investigating sex-abuse claims in Olympic sports received a $1.3 million infusion from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, bringing the USOPC’s overall contribution to $7.4 million in 2019. Officials at the center worry that’s an untenable amount for an organization that is now receiving an average of 239 reports a month, compared with 154 during a typical month last year. Out of those, the SafeSport Center has 1,290 open cases, with 2,237 that …

Antonio Brown Makes Patriots Debut Days After Woman Accuses Him Of Sexual Assault

accusing him of rape and sexual assault. But Brown, who controversial release from the Oakland Raiders, was anything but sidelined. He The Patriots bested the Dolphins 43-0. The Patriots said in a statement that it takes allegations of sexual assault “very seriously” but said it would not offer further comment until the NFL concludes its probe into the case. scheduled to meet with NFL investigators this week.  Brown has vehemently denied Taylor’s accusations. His attorney Darren Heitner Download Join HuffPost Plus …

We forget they are human Guardiola defends players after Norwich defeat

Manchester Citys manager, Pep Guardiola, refused to criticise his players after their 3-2 defeat by Norwich, saying that sometimes we forget they are human Pep Guardiola could only put his hands up after Norwich Original Article : HERE ;

Primoz Roglic seals Vuelta a Espaa triumph as race ends in Madrid

Primoz Roglic became the first Slovenian to win a Grand Tour when he completed his Vuelta a Espaa victory in Madrid ahead of Alejandro Valverde on Sunday Primoz Roglic was confirmed as the winner of the 2019 Vuelta a Espaa after completing Sundays processional final stage into Madrid. The 29-year-old became the first Slovenian to win a Grand Tour at the end of stage 21 from Fuenlabrada into the centre of the Spanish capital. The stage was won by the …

Ex-Wales rugby captain Thomas reveals he has HIV

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGareth Thomas reveals he is HIV positive Former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas has revealed he is HIV positive, saying he wants to “break the stigma” around the condition. He said he wants to show how people with HIV are misrepresented as “walking around with walking sticks who are close to dying”. He has also spoken about “shame” and “fear” of keeping his condition secret. He completed the Ironman triathlon in Pembrokeshire …

Silvio Berlusconi Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the life of billionaire and former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Marriages: Veronica Lario, (1990-2012, divorced); Carla Dall’Oglio, (1965-1985, divorced) Children: with Veronica Lario: Luigi, Eleonora and Barbara; with Carla Dall’Oglio: Piersilvio and Marina Education: University of Milan, Law, 1961 Other Facts:He has been the subject of multiple corruption and bribery trials. Berlusconi’s political party, the Forza Italia Party was named for “Forza, Italia!” (Go, Italy!), a chant heard at Italian national football (soccer) team games. …

The hidden dangers of magnet fishing

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMagnet fishing: England rugby star James Haskell’s unusual hobby Incidents like this are now a frequent consequence of magnet fishing, which involves dangling a magnet attached to a rope into water to locate metallic finds. It has found popularity on social media, in particular, YouTube, where there are more than 500,000 results relating to the hobby. Enthusiasts point to two factors for its appeal. Firstly, unlike traditional angling, you rarely go home …

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at worlds with eye on Olympics

The 11-year-old skateboarding prodigy, who is on track to become the youngest female Summer Olympian in 50 years, finished third at the world championships Sky Brown, the 11-year-old British skateboarding prodigy who is on track to become the youngest female to compete at the Summer Olympics in 50 years, won bronze at the world championships in Brazil on Saturday. Japans Misugu Okamoto, who is 13, took first at the skateboarding park world championships in Sao Paolo with a score of …

The woman accusing Antonio Brown of rape is meeting with the NFL, source says

(CNN)The woman who has accused Antonio Brown of rape was meeting with the National Football League on Monday, according to a source close to the case. Taylor, who was Brown’s Bible study partner in college before she began training the star wide receiver, filed a lawsuit in a Florida federal court last week accusing Brown of rape and sexual assault. No criminal charges have been filed. CNN does not usually name victims of sexual assault, but Taylor is named in …

Canelo lvarez scaling two weight classes in bid for Sergey Kovalev’s title

The Mexican star will move up two weight classes to challenge Sergey Kovalev for the WBO light heavyweight championship on 2 November Canelo lvarez will move up two weight classes to challenge Sergey Kovalev for the WBO light heavyweight championship on 2 November at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the Mexican boxer announced on Friday. lvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs), who is coming off a #CaneloKovalev Es oficial. Estoy feliz de anunciar que subir 2 categoras para enfrentar a uno de …