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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 2/26/2021 Newsdump Friday

    02/26/2021 7:47:17 PM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/26/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    A group of Food and Drug Administration experts green lighting the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use... The coronavirus crackdown in Israel for the Purim holiday. On the first night of an overnight curfew more than 100 parties broken up and over 25-hundred citations issued... Rush Limbaugh laid to rest at a cemetery in St. Louis on Wednesday in a private ceremony ... The only deadly act of violence at the US Capitol on January 6th was by a US Capitol police officer who killed Air Force veteran Ashli Babbitt.. "The new US administration should first and foremost...
  • U.S. Olympic Committee seeks to revoke USA Gymnastics as a national governing body

    11/05/2018 5:38:40 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 7 replies
    ESPN ^ | October 6, 2018 | ESPN News Services
    The U.S. Olympic Committee is moving to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, a move that comes in reaction to an organization that has botched its own restructuring in the wake of a sexual abuse case involving former team doctor Larry Nassar. In an open letter to the gymnastics community Monday, USOC CEO Sarah Hirshland said "you deserve better" and that the challenges facing USA Gymnastics are more than it is capable of overcoming as currently constructed. Under its bylaws, the USOC has the power to review all matters related to...
  • New USA Gymnastics chief Mary Bono 'deeply regrets' anti-Nike tweet

    10/16/2018 4:23:35 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/14/18 | Valerie Richardson
    Newly named USA Gymnastics head Mary Bono apologized Saturday for a month-old tweet showing her blacking out a Nike logo after the post was slammed by Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles. “I deeply regret posting the Tweet because I respect everyone’s views and their fundamental right to express them,” said the former Republican congresswoman from California in a statement.
  • USA Gymnastics Doctor Sentenced to 175 Years

    01/24/2018 12:21:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies ^ | January 24, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 175 years in prison at Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Michigan."I've just signed your death warrant," Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said Wednesday, adding that she doesn't believe rehabilitation is possible.Over the past seven days, over 150 victims explained how Nassar had taken advantage of them sexually, some of whom were Olympians. Before the sentencing hearings, Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, Gabrielle Douglas, Simone Biles, and McKayla Maroney all released statements explaining how Nassar had abused them. Another Olympian gymnast, Jordyn Wieber, joined Raisman as they shared their testimonies in court.Raisman took the...
  • I Wouldn’t Entrust a Child to ‘Disgusting’ USA Gymnastics: Gold Medalist

    01/23/2018 11:13:35 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 23 | Jaclyn Hendricks
    Shawn Johnson would never put her daughter’s life in the hands of USA Gymnastics, despite her admiration for the sport, the former Olympian seethed in a five-minute video posted on her YouTube channel Monday. “USA Gymnastics has failed their athletes so terribly,” Johnson said. “I think the fact that any of this ever happened shows that USA Gymnastics has failed as a governing body to protect the athletes it supports and claims to care about.” Johnson, 26, who won the gold medal in the balance beam competition during the 2008 Beijing games, in addition to silver medals in floor exercises,...