Sport Canada's 11-times canoe world champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe maintained she is not a drug cheat on Tuesday but conceded there will be people who will never believe her. 21 Aug 2019 12:16AM Bookmark REUTERS: Canada's 11-times canoe world champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe maintained she is not a drug cheat on Tuesday but conceded there will be people who will never believe her.Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) announced on Monday that Vincent Lapointe had returned an adverse analytical finding following an out-of-competition doping test in late July.In accordance with the International Canoe Federation's anti-doping rules, Vincent Lapointe has been provisionally suspended pending the final outcome of her case disqualifying her from the world championships which begin on Wednesday in Szeged, Hungary.Vincent Lapointe held a news conference in Montreal on Tuesday proclaiming her innocence and that she did not knowingly consume any banned substance but admitted no matter what … [Read more...] about Canadian 11-time world champion says she is no drug cheat
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Who is to say what’s really wrong? STRENGTH FOR TODAY - Dr. Harold J. Sala (The Philippine Star) - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am A lifestyle choice widely embraced by many in society today is a do-it-if-it-feels-good sort of morality. It has been fostered by the existentialists who deny that there are absolutes in our world, or clearly defined morals. Nothing is right or wrong in itself, so the person does whatever seems right at the moment. Truth is subjective. It’s the I’m-OK-you’re-OK-too mentality. It’s a pragmatism that says, “If you can get away with it, why not do it, since everybody else is doing it as well.” Our English word integrity comes from a Latin adjective integer, a term used in math and science that means “whole or complete.” Defining integrity is something like nailing Jell-o or gelatin to the wall. You may not know how to define it, but you know it … [Read more...] about Who is to say what’s really wrong?
FRANCE: In the four years since the last Women's World Cup in Canada, the competition and talent among female footballers has gotten stronger - and more global. The stage will be as big as ever when this year's tournament kicks off Jun 7 in Paris.In our latest ESPN FC Rank, we polled our experts to gauge which players will stand out in France.25. SHANICE VAN DE SANDENAnother from the Lyon dynasty, Shanice van de Sanden is best known for two things: her blazing speed and her trademark bright red lipstick. One of the fastest players in the women's game, Van de Sanden is an absolute handful to deal with on the right wing for opposing full-backs due to her pace and skill. A player who debuted for the Oranje at just 16, she was a key member of the Netherlands' victorious European Championship side in 2017 and will be appearing in her second World Cup this summer. Van de Sanden, now 26, has 15 goals in 63 caps for the Netherlands, but it is her ability to get in behind … [Read more...] about Who is the best player at the Women’s World Cup?
By Jennifer Berry The Kit Mon., May 13, 2019 The Meghan Markle effect, the Markle Sparkle, whatever you want to call it, when Meghan Markle wears something, people pay attention (and the item almost inevitably sells out immediately). The latest label to be swept up in the Duchess of Sussex’s spell? Wales Bonner by U.K.-based designer Grace Wales Bonner, the brand new mom Meghan Markle wore to introduce her and Prince Harry’s newborn son, Archie, to the world. Who is Grace Wales Bonner? Here’s everything we know about the designer of Meghan’s white belted baby-reveal dress. Where is Grace Wales Bonner from? Grace Wales Bonner is a British designer born in London, England. According to a 2016 profile in The Gentlewoman, Bonner has Jamaican and English heritage. Is Grace Wales Bonner new to fashion design? Wales Bonner launched her eponymous line in 2014 after graduating from the esteemed Central Saint Martins school of fashion design … [Read more...] about Who is Grace Wales Bonner, Meghan’s trench dress designer?
NEW YORK (GZERO MEDIA) - Who is Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador? Can he overcome the income inequality, poverty and violence that plagues his country? This video is made available to The Straits Times under a partnership with GZERO Media, a subsidiary of the Eurasia Group. … [Read more...] about GZERO VIDEO: Who is the new president of Mexico?