Parkour organizers ask Olympic committee to reject sport for 2024 Summer Games

Dec. 1 (UPI) — Parkour Earth, a governing body for the sport, on Tuesday asked the International Olympic Committee to reject International Gymnastics Federation proposals to include the discipline in the 2024 Summer Games. “Unfortunately, [the International Gymnastics Federation’s] encroachment and misappropriation of our sport continues,” Parkour Earth, the international federation for the obstacle-course-style training discipline, said in a letter ...

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College hoops, celebrity golf, Mike Tyson bout top weekend sports

Nov. 27 (UPI) — Peyton Manning and Stephen Curry battle Phil Mickelson and Charles Barkley in a celebrity golf match in one of the main sports events this weekend. Dozens of football, basketball and soccer games fill the schedule. The 2020-2021 college basketball season started Wednesday and the opening wave of games continues through the weekend. A gauntlet of college ...

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Steelers-Ravens game moved to Sunday due to COVID-19 positive tests

Nov. 25 (UPI) — The Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens game, which had been planned for Thanksgiving, has been moved to Sunday because several Ravens players tested positive for COVID-19, the NFL announced Wednesday. “This decision was made out of an abundance of caution to ensure the health and safety of players, coaches and game-day personnel, and in consultation with ...

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