Tokyo 2020: Japanese Olympic chief investigated for corruption

(CNN)The head of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda was placed under formal investigation in Paris last month for corruption, a spokeswoman for the Paris Financial Prosecutor told CNN Friday. Takeda acknowledged a sum had been paid to Singapore company Black Tidings for “fair compensation based on a consultant agreement.” But he added: “I have explained there were no improper action that can be recognized as bribing has taken place. “This has caused a great concern to the Japanese people who are supporting us for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. I plan to continue cooperating to the investigation in order to wipe off the concern. “I would like to ask your understanding that detailed explanation would not be …

Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they’re yours.

“Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they’re yours.” if you like my quote show some love and share the post  , and here some more ….   “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” Lao Tzu “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” William Jennings Bryan “If you hear …

Renowned sportscaster says NFL teams are racist when it comes to hiring coaches

(CNN)A Dallas sportscaster is causing a stir for a blistering TV commentary in which he acknowledged his own “white privilege” and slammed the “covert racism” of NFL owners who won’t give talented coaches of color a chance. Eight NFL head coaches — five of them black — were fired at the end of the 2018 regular season which wrapped last month. The six coaches hired so far to replace them all are white. In a league where about 70% of the players are black, only two of the 32 NFL teams currently have black head coaches. In 2003, the NFL adopted a policy, called the Rooney Rule, requiring every team with a head coaching vacancy to interview at least one …

5 things to know for January 14: Trump, TSA, Obamacare, LA teacher’s strike, DC snow

(CNN) 1. President Trump Is the President of the United States a Russian asset? That question, which sounds like the plot for some second-rate geopolitical thriller, was on everybody’s lips this past weekend after a pair of bombshell stories from The New York Times and The Washington Post. The Times reported that law enforcement officials became so concerned about President Trump’s behavior after he fired ex-FBI Director James Comey that the FBI started an investigation into whether Trump was secretly working on Russia’s behalf. Then the Washington Post reported that the President had gone to great lengths to conceal details of his meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, including taking the notes from his interpreter and not allowing him to discuss the details …

Woman dies after stables horse fall

Analysis: By Frank Keogh, BBC Sport Tragic accidents like this are thankfully rare in racing stables but highlight the risks that riders face every day. Iain Jardine has a growing reputation in the sport, with a successful young team and this will be a devastating blow to all concerned. He trained Nakeeta to win the competitive Ebor Handicap at York in 2017 and the horse went on to run twice in Australia’s Melbourne Cup – the “race that stops a nation” – including a highly creditable fifth later that year. The tight-knit racing community, particularly in Scotland, is sure to rally round with support and the yard will continue as best it can for racehorse owners, and in memory of …

Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.

Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot. if you like my quote show some love and share the post  , and here some more ….   “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” Lao Tzu “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” William Jennings Bryan “If …

Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it

Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it if you like my quote show some love and share the post  , and here some more ….   “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” Lao Tzu “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and …

Always act like you’re wearing an invisible crown.

if you like my quote show some love and share the post  , and here some more ….   “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” Lao Tzu “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” William Jennings Bryan “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then …

Club’s ‘weird’ 1,400-word Brexit post

“Then they must get ready to unite the whole of the UK by working night and day on a new Brexit deal, starting Wednesday morning, or be prepared to walk away with a no deal in July,” the article concluded. The comments from the club, which plays in the fifth tier of English football, come in the week that Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock said he “could not wait” for the UK to leave the European Union after his side’s draw with Huddersfield in the Premier League. Meanwhile, former England international Jamie Carragher told BBC Radio 5 live he was “convinced” there would be a different outcome if a second referendum were to be held. Journalist Jonny Sharples responded to …

Ex-World Series MVP John Wetteland Charged With Child Sexual Abuse

The Bartonville Police Department says it launched an investigation into the 52-year-old former pitcher on Jan. 9 after receiving information from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. said in a statement. The police chief declined to provide additional details on the arrest “due to the nature of the alleged offense and stage of the investigation.” Focus On Sport via Getty Images John Wetteland pitches against the Chicago Cubs during a Major League Baseball game in 1993 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. He spent his final four seasons with the Texas Rangers. He retired after the 2000 season with A born-again Christian, Wetteland has been coaching basketball and teaching Bible studies at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, the The …

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.

if you like my quote show some love and share the post  , and here some more ….   “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” Lao Tzu “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” William Jennings Bryan “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then …

A great figure or physique is nice, but it’s self-confidence that makes someone really sexy.

if you like my quote show some love and share the post  , and here some more ….   “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” Lao Tzu “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” William Jennings Bryan “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then …

Andy Murray: The sporting great who became a champion feminist

(CNN)And so a golden career is nearing the end. Andy Murray’s body is giving up on him. Witty, honest, assiduous, decent — all are adjectives used in the last few hours to describe the father of two. READ: Roger Federer: My dream opponent would be…

A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.

if you like my quote show some love and share the post  , and here some more ….   “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” Lao Tzu “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” William Jennings Bryan “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then …

Arthur Leclerc to test drive with Formula E in Marrakesh

(CNN)While his brother has recently landed one of the most coveted seats in Formula One, Arthur Leclerc is busy forging his own racing career. Leclerc will pair with Frenchman Norman Nato for the rookie test following the second race of the all-electric championship in Morocco, his second spin in the Formula E Gen2 race car after getting behind the wheel in Spain last year. Formula E car vs. the fastest animal READ: Why Felipe Massa just couldn’t stay retired Arthur Leclerc competed in the French F4 Championship last year, placing fifth overall in his maiden season. “Arthur has shown promise in Karting and F4 and I’m looking forward to seeing how he gets on in Marrakesh,” said Venturi team principal …

Simona Halep: Bittersweet off-season for popular world No. 1

(CNN)For someone who says she is usually asleep by 10 p.m., Simona Halep pushed past her bedtime during tennis’ off-season. “I spent a lot of time in the city, which I don’t do very often,” Halep said. “I lived a normal life, which I enjoyed a lot. I met new people, stayed with friends.” The most successful family affair in tennis There were “many” who expressed an interest in succeeding Cahill, according to Halep. The Constanta native denied reports, though, that one of them was Novak Djokovic’s former coach, Boris Becker. “He came for a different reason in Bucharest and I was happy to see him, but we never talked about being together as a coach and player,” said Halep. …