Team GB athletes who arrived in Tokyo for the Olympics feel ‘paranoid’ about contracting Covid, which would force them to self-isolate and likely unable to compete, one of the top prospects says of Great Britain Medal. Bianca Walkden, the taekwondo fighter who won a bronze medal at the Rio Games in 2016, said the entire …

Maya Wasowicz was on her own when the last flicker of her Olympic dream died. The best karate fighters in the world were throwing punches in Paris to determine who would go to the Olympics. Wasowicz and her supporters all felt she should have been there too. Instead, she sat on a bed in her …

Originally from Nîmes, Alexandre Willaume studied in Biarritz with Didier Oudill at the Café de Paris as Chef de Partie, then continued his career at the Guanahani in Saint-Barthélemy, at La Résidence de la Pinède, at the Château de la Messardière and at The National Assembly. He then became Private Sous-Chef of the French Ambassador …

San Bernardino teenager “Terrible” Terry Washington won gold at the 2021 US National Junior Boxing Games in Lubbock, Texas this week. The 17-year-old beat favorite Andres Perez to win his sixth national championship and regain his first place in the men’s 101-pound division. Beyond the U.S. Championships at the end of the year, Washington’s goal …

Faith Ogolla demonstrates her skills in Tae Kwon Do. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Faith Ogallo loves nature as she loves sport. Her long and winding journey took her through two major disciplines before she was finally accepted into Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art that promotes the good spirit through mental weaponry. The 27-year-old is …

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) will unveil a new scoring system “shortly” as the governing body struggles to regain its Olympic status. An International Olympic Committee (IOC) boxing working group will host the competition at Tokyo 2020 after the IOC stripped AIBA of its rights in June 2019. A number of issues were cited, including …

Sleeps max Max Beddow, 6th Dan Black Belt in Goju Ryu Karate, released Karate – A Deeper Look at Lockdown. The co-founder and chief instructor of Broseley-based Shropshire Goju Ryu Karate Academy began writing the book while being forced into self-isolation due to a coronavirus capture. After the isolation was over, Max continued to write …

Yesterday’s plenary session of the Legislative Assembly (LA) was marked by strong ideological clashes and an exchange of arguments between pro-democracy and pro-establishment lawmakers over the disqualification of a number of candidates in the September elections of the AL.On the Democratic side, lawmakers Ng Kuok Cheong and Au Kam San criticized the decision of the …

Gunpowder Milkshake is coming to Netflix, with Asian action star Michelle Yeoh among the female cast in the film – here’s where viewers know her. Michelle yeoh will soon be considered part of an all-female ensemble in Netflix Milkshakes with powder, but where else has the audience seen it? The trailer for Milkshakes with powder …

Of the 613 Olympians that the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee will send to compete in the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo, 33 are from Colorado. The Colorado Springs-based Olympic Committee announced the full national team on Wednesday. Athletes from 46 states and the District of Columbia are represented on this year’s U.S. team. …