US News "Case Lorenz" for athletes Germany "A signal of hope"
«Zack Bumm»: Max Hennung Double careering
Max Hartung can masterously fenced like no other athlete in the world with the saber, but at the same time dominates the art of rattling vigorously as sport politicians. © Guido Kirchner / DPA Fechter Max Hartung will finish his career after Olympia. In the Olympic Games in Tokyo, he will give the farewell performance as a fencer and then end his commitment as President of the Association Athletes Germany. "That will be a crucial change in my life.
The active representation Athletes Germany sees in the exit of the "Case Nike Lorenz" shortly before the beginning of the Olympic Games in Tokyo a milestone in the international debate on spaces for athletes to the utterance of Opinions and presentation of symbols. However, the German athlete association warned shortly after the permission for the captain in the German hockey national team to use an armband in rainbow colors to eliminate "still great ambiguity and confusion over the exact sanction process".
The success for Lorenz is from the point of view of athletes Germany a "precedent" with irreversible effects: "The decision is a signal of hope and a chance for the sport, which is his athletes and Athletes should enable themselves to be peaceful and in the context of human rights for concerns strongly, which are important to them. By the decision, lump-sum restrictions on freedom of expression, for example on the field or on the podium, are no longer upright, "wrote the Association: "Now all assets should be open to such an application in the run-up to planned statements or statements in order to give you security and take care of sanctions."
beds in the Olympic village "stable" enough for sex
The beds in the Olympic village in Tokyo are "stable" enough for sex. The insured the organizers on Monday after individual athletes have registered doubts about the stability of the designs made of cardboard. © Akio Kon The beds in the Olympic village consist of cardboard The Irish Turner Rhys McClenaghan had filmed on Sunday itself, as he jumped repeatedly on a bed to verify a New York Post report. The newspaper had claimed the beds were intentionally built fragile to support social distance.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had approved a request of the German Olympic Sports Association (DOSB) and German Hockey Federal Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB) and the German Hockey Federal Olympic Committee (IOC) in the question of the Armband of Lorenz. Lorenz had explicitly established her plan with her desire for a symbol of sexual diversity. Since the Rule 50.2 of the Olympic Charter does not fully allocate despite some relaxation opinions in the environment and association of Olympic games, Lorenz had promised reliability for himself and her team at the upcoming Olympic tournament by its official advance.
The path of 24-year-olds through the instances of the world port to clarifying their question continues to be exemplary for athletes Germany for the problems with expressions of assets: "While world associations have their own playrooms in the rule design, the exact interaction between IOC, world associations remains National Olympic Committees in Sanctionfall Unclear. This chaos looks deterrent to athletes and athletes who could undermine planned statements to protect themselves and / or their teams. "
Floods: Germany will ask the support of the EU to rebuild its infrastructures .
Europe-Intemp-Ries-Germany: Floods: Germany will ask the support of the EU to rebuild its infrastructures © Reuters / Wolfgang Rattay Floods: Germany will ask the support of the EU to rebuild its infrastructure Berlin (Reuters) - The German Government intends to solicit the financial support of the European Union Solidarity Fund to repair as soon as possible the damage caused by the Deadly floods that affected the west of the country, according to a draft document consulted by Reuters Tuesday.