Story highlights Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard suffers "career-ending" injury Kiwi, formerly known as Gavin Hubbard, looked set to win Commonwealth gold Debate surrounding transgender athletes' inclusion rages on (CNN) A gruesome injury means she'll likely never compete again but transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has prompted a debate that will endure. Follow @cnnsport The Kiwi -- who lived as Gavin Hubbard until 2014 -- looked certain to claim Commonwealth gold in the 90kg+ division at the Gold Coast Games this week, until disaster struck. While her rivals mostly undertook snatch lifts of under 100kg, Hubbard had raised 120kg on her first attempt. With a considerable lead already assured, the 40-year-old promptly stepped it up to 132kg -- enough for a Commonwealth record. It proved too much. Hubbard's arm buckled to the horror of the crowd, leaving her unable to continue in the second aspect of the … [Read more...] about Transgender weightlifter likely to retire after injury, eligibility debate ensues
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Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Friday ! TGIF! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe! Total U.S. coronavirus deaths each morning this week: Monday, 572,200; Tuesday, 572,674; Wednesday, 573,381; Thursday, 574,329; Friday, 575,194. President Biden Joe Biden Biden prepping cybersecurity executive order in response to SolarWinds attack Photoshopped deer in Kevlar vests circulate after Biden gun control comment Majority of viewers approved of Biden address to Congress: poll MORE marked his 100th day in office by kicking off a political and publicity blitz to sell his new legislative proposals. He began with an evening “thank-you” rally in Duluth, … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden launches blitz for jobs plan with ‘thank you, Georgia’
Answer: This NFL player made top headlines in the sports world last week for nothing that happened on the field. Question: Who is Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers? Now, he's making more off-field news. But first, here's the back story. Hours before the 2021 NFL Draft began on April 29, news broke that Rodgers was unhappy in Green Bay and wanted to play for another team. And minutes before the draft, it was reported that a deal between the Packers and Denver Broncos was "as close to a done deal as it can get." Nothing has happened with Rodgers leaving the Packers, but there's more off-field news about the Green Bay signal-caller. Rodgers, who was a guest host on Jeopardy! in April, has brought the third-highest ratings among the six guest hosts so far. Rodgers drew a 5.6 rating during his first week, followed by a 5.5 rating the next week. Former Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings has brought the highest ratings at 6.0 for his six-week stint (Jan. 11 — Feb. 19), and … [Read more...] about Aaron Rodgers, Who Wants Out of Green Bay, Had Glowing Ratings on Jeopardy!