Tag: athlete

‘Fundamentally Unfair’: Hall of Fame Swimmer Says Girl Athletes ‘Terrified’ to Critic Transgender Athletes — So She Did

Few know the struggles transgender women athletes face better than Lia Thomas, who once competed as a male swimmer — claiming several Ivy League Champion records at Penn university as a man — before becoming the first transgender woman to win at the NCAAs. Few women athletes have dared to openly decry any biological advantage…


‘Running on Veggies’ Cookbook Offers 100-Plus Plant-Powered Recipes

By Gretchen McKay From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Apr. 18—Lottie Bildirici learned the hard way that it’s not enough to train and have goals to become a better runner. What you eat before and after workouts also has a dramatic impact on your body’s health and endurance. After taking up running in her senior year of high…


Foreign College Athletes Left Out of Rush for NIL Windfall

STORRS, Connecticut—UConn forward Dorka Juhasz, like many of her teammates, was excited when she heard college athletes would be allowed to make money through celebrity endorsements and other means. The problem? Juhasz, who is from Hungary, is among the more than 12 percent of college athletes in the U.S. from a foreign country—including more than…


Holloway Breaks World Indoor 60 Meters Hurdles Record

American Grant Holloway broke the world indoor 60 meters hurdles record on Wednesday, finishing in 7.29 seconds to shave 0.01 seconds off the previous mark set by Briton Colin Jackson in 1994. Holloway, the 110 meters hurdles world champion, won the race at the Villa de Madrid by 0.22 seconds, extending his victory streak in…


Laguna Beach High School Senior Excels on Land and in Water

Eighteen-year-old Jessie Rose, a senior at Laguna Beach High School in Southern California, felt inspired to write a poem. “When my world seems to be collapsing, I know you are always there for me. You make me work for your love, but the suffering is worth it,” she wrote. Rose told The Epoch Times that…