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reuters.com - Steve Gorman - Texas governor signs bill banning transgender girls from female sports in schools
Texas governor signs bill banning transgender girls from female sports in schools
Reuters

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed into law a bill banning transgender girls from participating in female sports at public schools, joining a wave of similar measures emerging from Republican-controlled statehouses…

bbc.co.uk - Thomas set to sign new Ineos contract - BBC Sport
Thomas set to sign new Ineos contract - BBC Sport
BBC

Thomas, 35, has attracted interest from other teams but is close to agreeing a two-year contract with Ineos, the team he has represented since 2010. 'In two or three years I'll be done then, which is a weird thought, so I really want to enjoy my…

cbc.ca - Abdulhamid Ibrahim - Edward Rogers saga involving Ujiri extension a reminder politics is intertwined in sports
Edward Rogers saga involving Ujiri extension a reminder politics is intertwined in sports
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email Despite the prolonged negotiation of Toronto Raptors vice-chairman and president Masai Ujiri's contract, the real drama behind the scenes has reportedly come to light. The Toronto Star exclusively…

theguardian.com - Robert Kitson - Former Wallaby David Pocock urges sport to take lead on climate change
Former Wallaby David Pocock urges sport to take lead on climate change
The Guardian

As the world's best rugby union players gather in Europe for the upcoming November internationals, the majority will be looking no further ahead than their next game. Thinking about the future of, say, the planet, tends to be secondary to winning…

theguardian.com - Naaman Zhou - 'We are Hong Kong': can the Olympics sidestep the politicisation of sport in China?
'We are Hong Kong': can the Olympics sidestep the politicisation of sport in China?
The Guardian

In July, more than 5,000 people gathered along the sides of the APM shopping centre in Hong Kong on a Monday night. They waved flags and screamed “Hong Kong” at the TV. In a new, shiny mall in the industrial district of Kwun Tong, an…

yahoo.com - Daniel Roberts - Dapper Labs: NFTs getting 'very little resistance' from pro sports leagues now
Dapper Labs: NFTs getting 'very little resistance' from pro sports leagues now
Yahoo | Mail, Weather, Search, Politics, News, Finance, Sports & Videos

This post was originally published on Decrypt.co. It's been just one year since Dapper Labs launched NBA Top Shot, the online collectibles marketplace that arguably kicked off the first mainstream NFT boom. At that time, the term NFT (non-fungible…

chicagomag.com - Big Players Place Big Bets on Sports Gambling in Illinois
Big Players Place Big Bets on Sports Gambling in Illinois
Chicago Magazine

Every Saturday at 8 a.m., Joe Ostrowski is on the radio, chatting with oddsmakers, gaming gurus, and other sports experts seeking to connect with or cash in on Illinois's recently legalized sports betting business. Ostrowski's Early Odds show on…

pri.org - Anna Pratt - In China, jump roping is a popular competitive sport. Skill level also affects kids' grades.
In China, jump roping is a popular competitive sport. Skill level also affects kids' grades.
The World from PRX

TV shows in China regularly feature jump rope competitions. But it's not just for entertainment. Skipping rope has become competitive for primary and middle school students all over the country. This past summer, before Yolanda Cheng's daughter…

indiaaheadnews.com - Arka Bhattacharya - Sport Has Been Weaponised, Shami Is Proof
Sport Has Been Weaponised, Shami Is Proof
India Ahead

You can walk into work on a Monday and not feel up to it. That's perfectly understandable. You can have a lazy Friday and that's acceptable as well. Except…That's not how it works for the sportsperson at all. They can't even have a middling…

newhavenindependent.org - Sports Betting Kicks Off At Sports Haven
Sports Betting Kicks Off At Sports Haven
New Haven Independent

Sliding five new $100 bills into a self-serve kiosk at Sports Haven, Vinny Rosarbo bet on more than just the New Orleans Saints beating the Seattle Seahawks. He was also throwing his support behind a statewide wager that newly legalized gambling…

cointelegraph.com - Brian Quarmby - Pro sports leagues are no longer resisting NFTs: Dapper Labs
Pro sports leagues are no longer resisting NFTs: Dapper Labs
Cointelegraph

Dapper Labs, the firm behind NBA Top Shot, said that pro sports leagues are no longer resistant to exploring nonfungible tokens (NFTs) now that the sector is hot. Speaking at Yahoo Finance's All Markets Summit on Oct. 25, Dapper Labs' head of…

thehindu.com - Breaking News, India News, Sports News and Live Updates
Breaking News, India News, Sports News and Live Updates
The Hindu

In what seems India's biggest foreign policy turn in recent times, New Delhi changed its approach towards the Taliban administration in Afghanistan last week, joining a 10-nation statement issued in Moscow recognising the “new…

axios.com - Axios Sports
Axios Sports
Axios

1 big thing: 🏁 Formula 1 comes to America Netflix's 'Drive to Survive' effect was on full display Sunday in Austin, where a record sellout crowd watched Max Verstappen hold off title rival Lewis Hamilton at the U.S. Grand Prix. The…

yahoo.com - Jason Owens - Gov. Greg Abbott signs Texas bill restricting transgender participation in school sports
Gov. Greg Abbott signs Texas bill restricting transgender participation in school sports
Yahoo | Mail, Weather, Search, Politics, News, Finance, Sports & Videos

A Texas bill seeking to limit transgender students' access to school sports is now law. Gov. Greg Abbott signed the bill on Monday that prohibits students in public schools from competing in sports that don't align with their gender listed at…

businessinsider.com - Claire Turrell - How I carved my own role in sports and use data to win Olympic medals
How I carved my own role in sports and use data to win Olympic medals
Business Insider

Gus Kaeding, 37, is the performance data manager for US Ski and Snowboard in Park City, Utah. He uses quantitative data like speed, injuries, and sleep to select future Olympic medal winners. This is what his job is like and his advice for breaking…

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