Category Archives: Sports

Toni Minichiello, former coach of Olympic gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill, handed lifetime ban by UK Athletics for alleged sexually inappropriate conduct

Toni Minichiello, the athletics coach known for helping Jessica Ennis-Hill to gold at the 2012 London Olympics, was handed a lifetime ban by UK Athletics on Tuesday for repeated instances of alleged sexually inappropriate conduct, emotional abuse and bullying.

Why sport stars are wealthier than ever — but they still may not be getting their fair share

Sometimes, it’s tough for the average person to comprehend how much money some professional athletes make. Witness the recent MLB trade deadline. We saw the Washington Nationals trade away Juan Soto after the left fielder turned down a $440 million (!) deal.

WNBA union president Nneka Ogwumike, after being stuck overnight at airport: ‘It is time to permit teams to invest in charter flights between games’

Unlike in the NBA, WNBA teams aren’t permitted to use charter planes for travel. And, much like other airline passengers flying commercial these days, that has caused headaches for WNBA teams in the midst of travel.