Olympic Gold-Medalist Lindsey Vonn Represents America, Not Trump

Olympic Gold-Medalist Lindsey Vonn Represents America, Not Trump

During a recent TV appearance, two-time world champion skier Lindsey Vonn said she will not represent President Donald Trump at the 2018 Olympics. She also told viewers that she is planning not to visit the White House with the rest of the Olympic team when they are invited.  Vonn told CNN: “I hope to represent the people of […]

Putin And Mutko Respond to Olympic Ban

Putin And Mutko Respond to Olympic Ban

On Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Russia was banned from appearing at their 2018 events. Vitaly Mutko, former Sports Minister and current Deputy Prime Minister,  has now responded to allegations that he was ultimately responsible for Russia’s “systemic manipulation  of the anti-doping rules”. According to SBS, Deputy Prime Minister Mutko denied the allegations, questioning […]

Russia Banned From 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia Banned From 2018 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially banned Russia from participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. The IOC say they made the decision after The Schmid Report confirmed that there was “systemic manipulation  of the anti-doping rules” by the Russian government during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The results of the Schmid Report found [via Reuters]: “Russian […]

Kaepernick Will Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Kaepernick Will Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

On Thursday, Sports Illustrated announced that Colin Kaepernick will receive the  Muhammad Ali Legacy Award this year. The award is given to individuals “whose career in athletics has directly or indirectly impacted the world” and it will be presented to the former 49ers quarterback at their annual ceremony in New York on Tuesday. In their release, SI explained the […]

Durant says Kaepernick Changed His View Of Being Black In America

Durant says Kaepernick Changed His View Of Being Black In America

On Monday, November 27, the Golden State star sat down for an interview with San Jose’s Mercury News. In the piece, Durant discussed his 10 year history in the NBA and the state of race-relations across the country. Durant told writer Logan Murdock that he’s had an “awakening” since moving to the Bay area: “Just kind of […]

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