• Canadian teen Morales Williams unfazed by world-record nullification, has high hopes for Olympics
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    Canadian teen Morales Williams unfazed by world-record nullification, has high hopes for Olympics

    Canadian sprinter Christopher Morales Williams set a world record in the indoor men’s 400 metres — or so he thought.  After recording an all-time mark of 44.49 seconds at the NCAA SEC championships on Saturday, World Athletics was unable to ratify the 19-year-old’s time due to a starting block issue. Even though the technicality that was out of his control prevents Morales Williams from holding the world record, he’s not allowing the starting block issue to put a damper on his achievement. “It’s still considered the world’s fastest time, so it honestly doesn’t even bother me too much,” Morales Williams told CBC Sports. “Because it’s still the collegiate record, it’s still the national record, and it’s still the…

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  • NC high school sports participation declined in all but 5 sports after pandemic
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    NC high school sports participation declined in all but 5 sports after pandemic

    By Nick Stevens, HighSchoolOT managing editor State-level participation data has been released for specific sports and the numbers continue to show the major impact the COVID-19 pandemic had in North Carolina. Compared to the 2018-2019 school year, the last set of participation data released before the pandemic, participation declined in every high school sport in North Carolina with the exception of five sports — boys golf, girls golf, girls indoor track & field, volleyball, and wrestling. Girls indoor track saw the largest increase in participation, jumping from 4,958 athletes in the 2018-2019 season to 8,978 athletes during the 2021-2022 season. This is notable since indoor track season was canceled during…

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  • Schools in high temperature areas warned to cancel outdoor activities
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    Schools in high temperature areas warned to cancel outdoor activities

    Schools in high temperature areas warned to cancel outdoor activities | EdSource Education Beat Podcast — Can we axe remedial classes? — Listen Now! The California Department of Public Health issued guidance to schools Tuesday cautioning them to cancel all outdoor and un-air-conditioned indoor sports if temperatures in their region put them at levels of high or very high risk, according to the National Weather Service HeatRisk forecast. Today a third of the state is at the very high-risk level of the forecast, with a small portion in the high-risk level. Schools in these areas should cancel outdoor activities during the heat…

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  • Excessive heat warning has high school sports programs in preparation mode
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    Excessive heat warning has high school sports programs in preparation mode

    The start of Southern California’s longest and biggest heat wave of the year arrives Wednesday, which means high school sports programs are in preparation mode to protect their athletes while continuing to hold or modify events. In the Los Angeles Unified School District, it will be up to school administrators to make decisions on events and practices while consulting with district personnel, but everyone will be checking the heat index (how it really feels when relative humidity is factored with the air temperature) and receiving information from the Office of Environmental Health and Safety. Some events have been canceled, such as a cross-country meet scheduled for Pierce College in Woodland…

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  • Increasing Participation in Recreational Water Sports Driving High Need for Towable Tubes, Says Fact.MR
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    Increasing Participation in Recreational Water Sports Driving High Need for Towable Tubes, Says Fact.MR

    FACT.MR North America is the largest market for towable tubes with the growing inclination of tourists and residents towards water sports Dublin, Ireland, Aug. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to Fact.MR’s latest report on towable tubes, the global market is valued at US$ 434.8 million and is predicted to expand at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2022 to 2032. Companies are launching products with various updated features that make water sports more exciting and also safe for people. Tubes are equipped with seat belts, deep seats, ankle protection, head & neck support, and more. All these features make towable tubes an attractive and safe product. Companies are also benefitted…

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  • Who’s No. 1? We pick the top high school programs across all sports.
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    Who’s No. 1? We pick the top high school programs across all sports.

    Comment on this story Comment The 2021-22 high school sports season meant more to student-athletes and coaches than usual. After the previous two campaigns were canceled or shortened because of the pandemic, this past school year allowed many teenagers to fully explore their passions, return to normalcy and, in some cases, compete for championships. To celebrate the D.C. area’s first full year of competition since 2018-19, The Washington Post gathered data from every sport to determine the most successful athletic programs. Assessing championship wins and appearances, All-Met teams, rankings, records, strength of competition and more, The Post tracked the top all-around athletic program from the area in five categories: D.C.…

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