New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold medallist shooter Manu Baker has applied to the Delhi University for admission to undergraduate publications beneath the sports activities quota, an official stated.
The 17-year-vintage, who is a multiple ISSF World Cup gold medal winner and has won Commonwealth and Youth Olympic gold medals, may be eligible for direct admission and may select the college and course of her choice he brought. Baker won the gold medal at the 2018 CWG, Goldcoast, in 10-m air pistol. She has uploaded her Commonwealth Games certificates for admission to the college, he said. Baker couldn’t be contacted for a comment. According to university guidelines, sportspersons who have represented India in competitions acknowledged and funded using the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports may be given direct admission without sports activities trial. These competitions are Olympic Games, World Championship/World Cup using worldwide sports federations, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Asian Championships through global sports activities federations, South Asian Games, and Paralympic Games with the aid of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Washington: Nike withdrew a shoe displaying an early model of the American flag after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick warned the design was related to slavery, US media said on Monday. Nike had unveiled the Air Max 1 USA offering an American Revolution-generation design known as the Betsy Ross flag imprinted on its heel to coincide with the USA’s July 4 independence day. The Wall Street Journal pronounced the US sportswear large pulled the shoe following objections from Kaepernick, a Nike endorser who led kneeling protests at some point in the countrywide anthems of NFL games in 2016 to protest racial inequality social injustice. Kaepernick said the layout proposing 13 white stars in a circle turned into offensive as it became related to a period of slavery, which became legal in the US after independence from Britain. White supremacist companies antagonistic to variety have also lately appropriated the layout, the newspaper stated.
“Nike has chosen not to launch the Air Max 1 Quick Strike Fourth of July because it featured the antique version of the American flag,” a Nike spokesman informed the Journal. However, Nike shipped the footwear to outlets, then requested their lower back and took the layout off its website, the Journal stated. The price of a few pairs to be had on a web shoe reseller rose to as an awful lot as $2,000 following the book of the Journal’s article, the newspaper said. Kaepernick and previous San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid settled collusion proceedings against the NFL in advance this year for less than $10 million over claims group proprietors had plotted to hold them from gambling.