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Olympics 2021 live updates: France tests Team USA women’s basketball, Harrison takes silver by a sliver and more from Tokyo

ESPN
Just like that, our pool days are behind us. Team USA dominated in the water throughout these Olympic Games, but, as they say, all good things must come to an end. So it’s time to bid farewell to Katie Ledecky, Caeleb Dressel & Co. and instead turn our attention to......

Nigerian Sprinter Tests Positive for HGH, Out of Olympics

Sports Illustrated
Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unity after an out-of-competition test came back positive for human growth hormone.  Okagbare will no longer compete at the Tokyo Olympics, where she was set to run in the women’s 100-meter semifinal. The drug test sample was analyzed in a......

Los Angeles schools order weekly Covid tests for everyone, vaccinated or not.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The Los Angeles Unified School District announced on Thursday that it would require all students and employees returning for in-person instruction to participate in weekly coronavirus testing. The decision is a shift in policy for the school district,......

Biden is expected to say federal workers must be vaccinated or face regular tests.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here President Biden on Thursday will formally announce that all civilian federal employees must be vaccinated against the coronavirus or be forced to submit to regular testing, social distancing, mask requirements and restrictions on most travel, the White House......

The U.S. pole-vaulter Sam Kendricks tests positive for the coronavirus, resulting in immediate repercussions inside the athletes’ village.

New York Times
Scott Cacciola TOKYO — Sam Kendricks, the reigning world champion in the men’s pole vault, was ruled out of the Tokyo Games after he tested positive for the coronavirus, U.S. Olympic officials announced on Thursday. His positive result had immediate repercussions inside the athletes’ village. All 41 athletes and 13......

Sam Kendricks Tests Positive for COVID-19, Out of Olympics

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman Reigning world champion and Team USA pole vaulter Sam Kendricks is out of the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee confirmed in a statement Thursday. “The health and safety of our......

Biden to Require Federal Workers to Be Vaccinated or Take Regular Tests

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Biden will formally announce on Thursday that all civilian federal employees must be vaccinated against the coronavirus or be forced to submit to regular testing, social distancing, mask requirements and restrictions on most travel, two people familiar with the president’s plans said on Wednesday. White House officials......

Nationals–Phillies Postponed Due to 12 Positive COVID Tests

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgyNTA2Mjc4MzEwOTEzMTU1/nationals-logo.jpg Joseph Salvador Wednesday night’s game between the Nationals and Phillies has been postponed in order for testing and contact tracing to be continued on the Nationals, MLB announced. A COVID-19 outbreak in Washington’s clubhouse was first reported by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. The game was postponed after 12 members of......

San Francisco bars to require vaccine proof, negative COVID-19 tests to drink inside

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Aris Folley A group that represents nearly 500 bars in San Francisco said on Monday that customers will be required to show proof of vaccination or a recent COVID-19 test showing a negative result in order to drink inside.......

DeChambeau tests positive, won’t play Olympics

ESPN
Bryson DeChambeau is out of the Olympic golf tournament due to a positive COVID-19 test. DeChambeau, 27, will be replaced by Patrick Reed. According to statements released Saturday night by the International Golf Federation and USA Golf, DeChambeau tested positive as part of the final testing protocols before leaving the......

Rowing-Dutch coach tests positive for COVID-19

Reuters
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Rowing Training Sessions – Sea Forest Waterway, Tokyo, Japan – July 18, 2021 General view of an oar in the Netherlands flag colours during a training session REUTERS/Thomas Peter TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) – Dutch rowing coach Josy Verdonkschot has tested positive for COVID-19, the Netherlands......

17 Detox Drinks For Drug Test – Pass Marijuana Tests in 2021

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge The ordeal of passing a drug test is stressful and anxiety-ridden, even if you don’t use marijuana. But if you are a recreational user and wish to pass a test, then it is possible to pass surprise drug testing through some useful methods like detox drinks for......

Quest Diagnostics is seeing a rise in Covid tests as delta variant spreads, CEO says

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Quest Diagnostics CEO Steve Rusckowski told CNBC on Thursday the company is seeing an increase in Covid-19 tests as the more contagious delta variant spreads across the country.  “We said our Covid-19 testing business would go down as we saw the......

UK to launch daily COVID tests in food sector to tackle ‘pingdemic’

Reuters
A man stands next to shelves empty of fresh meat in a supermarket, as the number of worldwide coronavirus cases continues to grow, in London, Britain, March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Daily tests to replace self-isolation for ‘pinged’ workers Testing sites to be set up at distribution centres this week......

Positive COVID tests in Olympic Village spark outbreak fears

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Positive COVID tests in Olympic Village spark outbreak fears – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Infections from COVID-19 are sidelining Team USA athletes from the Tokyo Olympics, which are set to begin in just days. Lucy Craft has the......

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