Sport Women’s curling world championship rescheduled
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The world women’s curling championship, canceled last month, has been rescheduled for April 30 to May 9 in Calgary.
The tournament was originally set for Switzerland from March 19-28 before being canceled due to coronavirus pandemic complications.
Now, it will be held in the same city as the men’s world championship, which is earlier in April.
The world championship for mixed doubles, which made its Olympic debut in 2018, was pushed back from late April to May 16-23 with a host to be announced.
Last year, all three curling world championships were canceled due to the pandemic.
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COVID-19 spotlights debate over pregnant women in medical trials
"Women have a secure place along with men, an equal place along with men, in the way in which biomedical research is done. The one group that was left behind was pregnant women," bioethicist says."I don't know that I feel like being a guinea pig for it, because it's not just my body right now," Meade said.
World championships in the year before a Winter Olympics determine most of the Olympic qualifying nations.
In December, USA Curling postponed its 2021 national championships until after the world championships and decided to send its 2020 champions to 2021 Worlds.
The U.S. women’s team entered for worlds includes PyeongChang Olympians Tabitha Peterson, Becca Hamilton and Aileen Geving.
PyeongChang Olympic champions John Shuster, Matt Hamilton and John Landsteiner are on the U.S. team entered for men’s worlds. Peterson and PyeongChang Olympic alternate Joe Polo are the U.S.’ mixed doubles team.
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Racism, sexism must be considered in Atlanta case involving killing of six Asian women, experts say .
While police said the suspect denied having racial motivations, experts and activists alike say it's nearly impossible to divorce race from the discourse, given the historical fetishization of Asian women.Authorities said Long told investigators that he was motivated by "sexual addiction" and denied having racial motivations in the shootings at three spas. Police claimed that Long said the spas were "a temptation for him that he wanted to eliminate.