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Gymnasts express dismay with Sport Canada’s response to calls for third-party investigation

A group of more than 400 Canadian gymnasts are angry over Sport Canada’s response to calls for a third-party investigation into their sport, saying it “deflects and defers any meaningful action.”

Gymnasts for Change Canada — a group that has grown from an original 70 to close to 450 current and retired athletes — wrote to Sport Canada late last month pleading for an investigation into the sport’s toxic culture and maltreatment of athletes, many of them minors.

In a letter sent Wednesday to Sport Canada’s director general Vicki Walker, they said her response “closely resembles how Gymnastics Canada has responded to athletes for decades. As the leading sport authority in Canada, we expect stronger leadership. Instead, we are left with yet another Canadian organization enabling systemic child abuse and failing to step into their obligatory duty of care.

“Every day sport fails to act is another day athletes remain

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The masterminds at Mercedes’s AMG tuning arm have been set loose on the next-generation C-class and the all-new 2023 C43 sports sedan is officially on its way. This time around, the C43 will make due with two fewer cylinders and one less liter of engine displacement—but not less power—as AMG is swapping the old model’s 385-hp, 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6 for a new turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine pumping out 402 horses. All manner of performance enhancing tech is available on the C43, including rear-wheel steering and adaptive dampers for the aggressively tuned suspension. The C43’s interior is similar to the new Benz-branded C300’s except, instead of looking like it attended finishing school, it appears to have graduated from a racing academy. Carbon-fiber trim covers most of the dashboard and the rest is faux-leather with contrasting stitching. A large, portrait-oriented infotainment tablet is angled toward the driver and runs the latest

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A Hybrid Corvette Arrives in 2023 — Auto Trends Magazine






The Chevrolet Corvette is America’s sports car and our love affair with this machine remains strong after nearly seven decades. Come 2023, an electrified version of the famed two-seater arrives, launching a sea change for this iconic model. Gas models will continue, but a hybrid will precede an all-electric version expected in 2025.

CNBC reported this morning that it had spoken with GM President Mark Reuss about the Corvette. Reuss confirmed what had been expected for some time: that electrification would come to the Corvette.


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What type of hybrid?

Despite the statement, Reuss did not share any other details. We do not know if the electrified model will be a standard hybrid of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

Regardless, a hybrid of any type would easily give that Corvette the best fuel economy this model has ever seen. Moreover, if it is a PHEV,

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FUSION SPORT WELCOMES LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND UNIVERSITY OF IOWA TO ITS ROSTER | News

Fusion Sport is a global leader in human performance optimization software for elite sports and military organizations

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Fusion Sport, an established global leader in tracking, analyzing and optimizing elite human performance, today announced it has teamed up with Louisiana State University and the University of Iowa.

Both the University of Iowa and Louisiana State University will use Fusion’s landmark Smartabase software to optimize the human performance across their full athletic departments, though like all Fusion clients, each institution will configure its Smartabase instance to fit the specific needs of their collegiate sports programs and athletes.

“We are excited to partner with these prestigious athletic programs,” said Dr. Markus Deutsch, Fusion Sport’s CEO and co-founder. “Helping schools like these achieve their human performance goals is a core part of Fusion Sport’s mission. College sports programs like these, that invest in

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