‘Off The Deep End’

“Colin Kaepernick has called for the police to be abolished after a grand jury opted to bring no criminal charges against the police officers who shot dead Breonna Taylor while serving a "no-knock warrant" back in March...  “The verdict sparked demonstrations in Louisville, where two police officers were shot and sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and in … Continue reading ‘Off The Deep End’

‘FIFA bans African soccer official suspected of war crimes’

“FIFA has banned a leading African soccer official who faces trial for war crimes in The Hague. Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona was banned for six years and eight months by FIFA ethics judges on Thursday, for charges including "discrimination and of failing to protect, respect or safeguard integrity and human dignity". He was fined 500,000 Swiss francs … Continue reading ‘FIFA bans African soccer official suspected of war crimes’

‘The End of Women’s Sports?’

Cheating guy wins women's competition... “First transgender woman world champion...ever.* UCI Masters Track Cycling Women 35-44 Sprint.” https://twitter.com/rachelvmckinnon/status/1051495467979173888  ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ See also: ‘A Man Is Still a Man: Political Correctness Meets Biological Reality’ (MMA/Transgender) {Aug. 6, 2017}: “I’ve never felt so overpowered, ever, in my life. Nothing can take away from the fact that you are … Continue reading ‘The End of Women’s Sports?’

‘Wrong Time, Wrong Place’

Unfortunately, some political protesters are so filled with self-righteousness that they feel the need to try and politicize sporting events. There are plenty of other venues for political activism. All this does is breed justifiable resentment: "I'm here to tell the rest of the Commonwealth that the Aboriginal ‘nations’ of Australia have not ceded their … Continue reading ‘Wrong Time, Wrong Place’

‘Politics Invades Chess World’

“The first world chess tournament to be hosted by Saudi Arabia has been mired in controversy after Israeli competitors were barred, and Qatari players withdrew after being told not to show their country's flag. “The ‘King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships’, which runs until Saturday, includes around 240 players -- both men and … Continue reading ‘Politics Invades Chess World’