United States Olympic Committee revoke USA Gymnastics

Tweet Written by Daniella Challis   The United States Olympic Committee has begun its first steps towards withdrawing USA Gymnastics as a national governing body. Sarah Hirshland, Chief Executive Officer of USOC, said in her statement to USA Gymnastics; “Seeking to revoke recognition is not a decision that we have come to easily, but I believe it is the right action.” The NGB began deteriorating after allegations were made against Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics. Nassar, was sentenced in January 2018 for up to 175 years imprisonment…

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REPORT: Real Salt Lake 1 LAFC 5

Tweet Real Salt Lake 1 – 5 Los Angeles FC   Major League Soccer newcomers Los Angeles FC impressed yet again as they wiped the floor with Real Salt Lake at the Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday. Bob Bradley’s expansion side took control early on, with ex-Real Sociedad forward Carlos Vela having a shot blocked by Demar Phillips in the seventh minute. It was the home side, however, who broke the deadlock in the 20th minute when Joao Plata crashed home the rebound from his own saved penalty. LA didn’t…

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F1 driver dumps sponsor after pro-Trump tweet

Tweet Current Formula One driver Sergio Perez has terminated his contract with sunglasses brand Hawkers. The action taken by Perez came as a response to a controversial tweet by the brand regarding the American-Mexican wall. Following Donald Trump’s victory in the race to become the 45th President of the United States, the company posted in its Mexican account that “Citizens of Mexico may use their sunglasses to hide their crying eyes when the wall between America and Mexico is built.” Upon seeing the comments, Perez released a statement saying that…

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