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Paralympian Marieke Vervoort fulfills wish to take own life

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort fulfills wish to take own life

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort said when the day arrived, she had signed the euthanasia papers and was prepared to end her life.
That day came Tuesday, Oct. 22, in her native Belgium, her death confirmed in a statement from the city of Diest.
Vervoort, who was 40, won gold and silver medals in wheelchair racing at the 2012 Londo ... (full story)


Undaunted by cancer, Carrasco wins Clemente for charity work

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Carlos Carrasco didn't let cancer stop him from helping others. It inspired him to do more.
The Cleveland Indians' pitcher, who was diagnosed with a treatable form of leukemia in May, has won the 2019 Roberto Clemente Award. It is given annually by Major League Baseball to recognize a player's high character, community involveme ... (full story)


HIIT workouts

HIIT workouts. Maybe you’re familiar with them, maybe you’ve even participated in them then again, maybe you see them offered at your fitness facility, but you’re not quite sure what they’re all about and whether you should do them. And it’s to this latter group that I’d like to address today&rsqu ... (full story)


Weight lifting no no’s

I’ve been asked more than several times what I consider some of the most egregious sins committed in fitness facilities. And hearing that same query as often as I have certainly deems this topic column-worthy. So without further ado let’s take a look at the top four faux pas I see committed in the gym - ranked in no part ... (full story)


Column: MLB needs to put Shoeless Joe back in the game

Column: MLB needs to put Shoeless Joe back in the game

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — In a different time, it was an attractive little two-bedroom home, constructed in the early 1940s out of red brick and owned by one of the greatest players ever to grace the diamond, a towering yet tragic figure who lived the last half of his life and went to his grave as a pariah, shunned and scorned b ... (full story)