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Pfizer and BioNTech to Donate Vaccines for Olympic Athletes

Pfizer and BioNTech to Donate Vaccines for Olympic Athletes

May 6, 2021

Vaccine developers Pfizer and BioNTech will donate doses to inoculate athletes and officials preparing for the Tokyo Olympics, the IOC said Thursday.

Diver Tom Daley Wins Two Gold Medals in Competitive Return

Diver Tom Daley Wins Two Gold Medals in Competitive Return

By Emell Adolphus | May 5, 2021

The Olympic athlete was back in familiar form after winning gold in synchronized and individual dive performances at the 2021 FINA World Cup in Tokyo.

US Appeals Court Considers Idaho Transgender Athletes Ban

US Appeals Court Considers Idaho Transgender Athletes Ban

By Keith Ridler | May 4, 2021

A U.S. appeals court on Monday gave little indication of how it might rule on the constitutionality of the first law in the nation banning transgender women and girls from playing on women's sports teams.

Israel's First Transgender Soccer Ref Takes Field

Israel's First Transgender Soccer Ref Takes Field

May 4, 2021

Israeli soccer's first transgender soccer referee took the field Monday for the first time since coming out publicly as a woman last week.

Push Against Trans Athletes in Girls' Sports Fails in Kansas

Push Against Trans Athletes in Girls' Sports Fails in Kansas

By John Hanna | May 4, 2021

Conservative Republicans in Kansas failed to overturn the Democratic governor's veto of a proposed ban on transgender athletes in girls' and women's sports, unable to convert successes in other states or Caitlyn Jenner's support into enough momentum.

Medina Spirit Gives Baffert Record 7th Kentucky Derby Win

Medina Spirit Gives Baffert Record 7th Kentucky Derby Win

By Beth Harris | May 2, 2021

Medina Spirit isn't the typical high-priced talent with a fancy pedigree in a California barn.

Florida Republicans Send Transgender Sports Bill to Governor

Florida Republicans Send Transgender Sports Bill to Governor

By Bobby Caina Calvan | Apr 29, 2021

Florida Republicans moved to ban transgender girls and women from playing on public school teams intended for student athletes born as girls, sending the proposal to Gov. Ron DeSantis and escalating a national culture war over transgender rights.

West Virginia Transgender Athlete Bill Signed by Governor

West Virginia Transgender Athlete Bill Signed by Governor

By John Raby | Apr 29, 2021

West Virginia's governor signed a bill Wednesday that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports in middle and high schools and colleges.

S Carolina Lawmakers Again Reject Transgender Athletes Ban

S Carolina Lawmakers Again Reject Transgender Athletes Ban

By Jeffrey Collins | Apr 28, 2021

A committee in the South Carolina House on Tuesday rejected for a second time a proposal that would have prevented transgender students from playing on girls' sports teams in middle and high school.

Naomi Osaka Announces Kinlò, a New Skincare Line for People of Color

Naomi Osaka Announces Kinlò, a New Skincare Line for People of Color

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 27, 2021

The number two tennis player in the world is entering the skincare industry, but not just as a name-only brand.

Watch: 2 Weeks After Gay Slur, Soccer Star Sebastian Lletget Receives 2-Game Suspension

Watch: 2 Weeks After Gay Slur, Soccer Star Sebastian Lletget Receives 2-Game Suspension

Apr 26, 2021

Two weeks after posting an anti-gay slur at a teamplayer, soccer star Sebastian Lletget received a two-game suspension.

Watch: Spanish Water Polo Star Víctor Gutiérrez Pushes Back After Being Called Gay Slur at Match

Watch: Spanish Water Polo Star Víctor Gutiérrez Pushes Back After Being Called Gay Slur at Match

Apr 26, 2021

Spanish water polo star Víctor Gutiérrez has said enough to homophobic insults after being called one by an opponent this past weekend.

Louisville Looks to Rebound with Kentucky Derby Back in May

Louisville Looks to Rebound with Kentucky Derby Back in May

By Gary B. Graves | Apr 26, 2021

The Kentucky Derby is back on the first Saturday in May, slowly bringing with it the sights, sounds and rituals familiar to Louisville.

Judge Tosses Suit That Sought to Block Transgender Athletes

Judge Tosses Suit That Sought to Block Transgender Athletes

Apr 26, 2021

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent transgender athletes from competing in girls high school sports in Connecticut.

Louisville Looks to Rebound With Kentucky Derby Back in May

Louisville Looks to Rebound With Kentucky Derby Back in May

Apr 26, 2021

The Kentucky Derby is back on the first Saturday in May, slowly bringing with it the sights, sounds and rituals familiar to Louisville.

North Dakota Senate Sustains Transgender Sports Bill Veto

North Dakota Senate Sustains Transgender Sports Bill Veto

By James MacPherson | Apr 23, 2021

North Dakota's Republican-led Senate on Thursday sustained Gov. Doug Burgum's veto of a bill restricting transgender girls from participating in public elementary and secondary school sports.

Kansas Governor Vetoes Ban for Transgender School Athletes

Kansas Governor Vetoes Ban for Transgender School Athletes

By John Hanna | Apr 23, 2021

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday vetoed a Republican measure that would have made Kansas the latest state with a GOP-controlled legislature to ban transgender athletes from girls' and women's school sports.

Watch: Awkward! Pete Davidson Asks Jake Paul about Sexual Assault Accusations Before Fight

Watch: Awkward! Pete Davidson Asks Jake Paul about Sexual Assault Accusations Before Fight

Apr 19, 2021

In interviews with Jake Paul and Ben Askren before the Triller Fight pay-per-view boxing match in Atlanta on Saturday, "SNL's" Pete Davidson asked Paul an awkward question.

Aussie Singer & Swimmer Cody Simpson Continues His Quest to Olympic Gold with Mixed Success

Aussie Singer & Swimmer Cody Simpson Continues His Quest to Olympic Gold with Mixed Success

Apr 19, 2021

Aussie singer and swimmer Cody Simpson hit a speed bump on his way to the Olympics this past weekend.

Auction Brings Hall of Famer Ted Williams to NFT Market

Auction Brings Hall of Famer Ted Williams to NFT Market

By Jimmy Golen | Apr 19, 2021

Hall of Famer Ted Williams is coming to the digital memorabilia market with a release of nine different cards that follow the No. 9's career from skinny rookie to Cooperstown inductee.

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