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Tell the International Olympic Committee: No Rainforest Destruction for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
World  (tags: sports, forests, ecology, building, petitions )

- 105 days ago -
As the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have drawn to a close, preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo are already well underway. Olympic authorities promised it will be one of the greenest Olympic games in history.
US Olympian Just Went Viral With Epic Swipe at Ivanka at Closing Ceremonies
World  (tags: athletes, sports, competitions, tRump regime, nepotism )

- 109 days ago -
As the 2018 Olympics come to a close in South Korea, one Olympian, American skier Gus Kenworthy, offered some inspiring words to his fellow athletes - as well as a less-than-inspiring message to Ivanka Trump.
Tell Liverpool FC's Directors: Stop Supporting Occupation, Drop This Deal
World  (tags: Asia, occupation, China, Tibet, sports, petitions )

- 126 days ago -
Tibet Water Resources Ltd. exploits the natural resources of Tibet, a country that has been under brutal military occupation for nearly 70 years. Now one of the world's biggest football teams, Liverpool FC, have signed a sponsorship deal with them.
5 Ways Global Sporting Events Like Brazil's World Cup Wreck Lives and Exploit the Poor
World  (tags: olympics, exploitation, sports, Brazil, politics, humanrights, world, society, news )

- 1467 days ago -
Mega-sport tournaments: where fun and games mask violence and plunder.
Take Action:Sign the Petition Before Coming Out Faces Trial Starting Tomorrow:
World  (tags: gayrights, freedoms, death, ethics, culture, law, society, sadness, sports, safety, rights, humanrights, HumanRights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', europe, world )

- 1830 days ago -
Crisis in Russia: two brutal murders for being gay within weeks as the Russian government bans Pride marches and pushes a new anti-gay law. And this Tuesday, a major Russian gay rights organisation will go on trial to fight closure.
First Ever Palestinian Marathon: Running to Change West Bank's Image
World  (tags: middle-east, West Bank, Bethlehem, Marathon, sports, freedom, RRight to Movement )

- 1882 days ago -
"It's a strange site to see people run in the West Bank," said runner Dina Khuri, 21, from Beit Sahour. "Usually when people run here it has to do with violence, but this time it's for fun."
North Korea Olympic Athletes Face Reward Or Punishment At Home
World  (tags: sports, world, society, world, politics, North orea, Olympic results, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, HumanRights, freedoms )

- 2141 days ago -
ABC reported on Thursday that the state offers a carrot-and-stick approach to the Olympic Games; athletes can look forward to refrigerators, cars, and televisions when they win, and labor camp when they lose.
World  (tags: Olympics, 1936 Olympics, greatest moments, sports, world, politics, GoodNews, interesting, news )

- 2150 days ago -
In 1936, nine American rowers took on the Nazis in front of Hitler and 75,000 screaming Germans. The story of the greatest Olympic race you've never heard of.
The Greatest Moments in NBA All-Star Weekend History (Video)
World  (tags: sports, basketball )

- 2299 days ago -
From the first All-Star Game in 1951 to the more recently adopted Slam Dunk Contest and Three-Point Competition, The Association has offered us various acts of brilliance from best to ever play the game. In anticipation for all the action, we bring you th
10 Sports Media Scandals That Shook the Industry
World  (tags: Sports, Media Scandals, Scandals )

- 2560 days ago -
Studios consisting of sports reporters and analysts, most of whom are guys, often resemble high school locker rooms more than professional work environments.These sports media members victimized themselves -- just one was victimized by someone else........
10 Historic Sports Accomplishments That Are Forever Tainted
World  (tags: Sports, Sports Accomplishments, athletes, games )

- 2589 days ago -
Playing sports at the highest level requires an intense competitive drive in which failure is never an accepted result. Michael Jordan's desire to win, for example, was unparalleled during his time in the NBA, which is why he never lost an NBA Finals.....
10 Babe Ruth Facts Every Baseball Fan Should Know
World  (tags: Babe Ruth, Baseball, Facts, sports )

- 2608 days ago -
On April 27, 1947, Babe Ruth, a few short months after being diagnosed with malignant throat cancer, stood before the New York faithful in the house that he built and received the highest honor a true Yankee can receive -- the retirement of his number.
10 Tips to Give You An Edge in Your Office NCAA Bracket
World  (tags: NCAA, sports, Super Bowl, office brackets, games )

- 2654 days ago -
Despite the fact that it's extremely difficult to predict so many games -- the new 68-team bracket offers 147.57 quintillion possibilities -- there are several proven strategies that'll increase the likelihood you'll finish ahead of that obnoxious ........
10 Most Corrupt College Athletic Programs
World  (tags: Sports, Athletic Programs, college, Corruption, violations, cheating )

- 2657 days ago -
According to Insider Higher Ed, almost half of all big-time college sports programs have been punished for major violations by the NCAA during the last decade. These days, even the Ivies aren't immune to major infractions. The following programs..........
10 College Basketball Underclassmen Who Are Assuredly NBA Bound
World  (tags: Sports, Basket ball, NBA )

- 2665 days ago -
The names listed below have been bandied about in mock drafts for months, and will assuredly be announced by David Stern at the Prudential Center in Newark come June 23rd (barring a lockout)

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