Three-way race for athletes for spot to Rio

first_imgThey are three time Olympian and four time Pacific Games 400m hurdles Champion Mowen Boino, double Pacific Games 400m champion and London 2012 representative Nelson Stone and rising star in the 200m and 400m Theo Piniau.Athletics PNG last year named the three contenders for this place and set out how the selection process will work.The athlete selected will be the one who, by the PNG Olympic Committee deadline of June 19, has the best performance by reference to the IAAF scoring tables in Athletics.The tables are a recognised method of comparing performances in different events, with each performance being worth a certain number of points.The better the time the more points it is worth. Whoever has the best performance this year up to June 19 will be selected.Athletics PNG President Tony Green said it will be very competitive.He said both Nelson and Mowen are determined to make it to Rio and with Theo improving it could be an one of these three.last_img read more

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Jussie Smolletts Empire Character May Not Return

first_img Meghan McCain Whines That She Can’t Attack llhan Omar Because Trump Is Too Racist A$AP Rocky Being In A Swedish Prison Will Not Stop Her From Going To The Country That Showed Her ‘So Much Love’ More By NewsOne Staff The city of Chicago is now suing Smollett for a half a million dollars. Kim Foxx, the Cook County State Attorney, has been attacked by the Chicago Police and is calling for a probe into the 16 felony counts being dropped. She has also said she is receiving death threats.Smollett has maintained his innocence.SEE ALSO:Kamala Harris Leads Senate To Finally Passing Anti-Lynching BillWTH? ‘Black Panther’ Writer Roxane Gay Was Not Invited To The Movie PremiereCan Racial Profiling Be Stopped? A Federal Jury Sides With The Louisiana State Police Gov. Cuomo Slams Mayor Bill De Blasio For The Eric Garner Case But He Also Failed The Family Chicago Police Department , Hate Crime , Homophobic , Jussie Smollett , MAGA , racist attack center_img Jussie Smollett is still experiencing fallout after being accused of staging a hate crime, even though all charges have been dropped. Now it is being reported that has character on “Empire,” Jamal Lyon, will not return for next season. Nonetheless, Smollett’s contract has been extended.See Also: Complete Timeline Of Jussie Smollett InvestigationFox said in a statement to Entertainment Tonight, “By mutual agreement, the studio has negotiated an extension to Jussie Smollett’s option for season six, but at this time there are no plans for the character of Jamal to return to ‘Empire.’” Twitter Reacts To Sen. Kamala Harris Announcing Her Run For President Smollett’s personal rep told ET, “We’ve been told that Jussie will not be on Empire in the beginning of the season but he appreciates they have extended his contract to keep Jamal’s future open. Most importantly he is grateful to Fox and ‘Empire’ leadership, cast, crew and fans for their unwavering support!”The battle is not over for Smollett. Th Osundairo brothers have filed a lawsuit and complained that Smollett’s Los Angeles-based celebrity attorney Mark Geragos made them “feel unsafe and alienated in their local Chicago community.”Reportedly, sources close to the brothers who go by Abel and Ola claimed they have not been able to land an agent since the Smollett case went public.In addition, their fitness training business was skyrocketing but the lawsuit said “many of their potential clients turned out to be feigning interest in getting in shape and were really looking to get details on Jussie’s case.”Geragos and his co-counsel downplayed the lawsuit.“This so-called lawsuit by the brothers is more of their lawyer driven nonsense, and a desperate attempt for them to stay relevant and further profit from an attack they admit they perpetrated,” they said in a statement released Tuesday.On Jan. 29, while walking to a subway, Smollett claimed two men yelled racial and homophobic slurs at him, investigators told The Hollywood Reporter. They allegedly punched and poured bleach on him while one of the suspects put a rope around his neck. As they fled the scene, Smollett told police they said, “This is MAGA country.” Senate Policy Luncheons last_img read more

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