Laurel Hubbard becomes first transgender weightlifter to compete at Olympics after overcoming career-threatening injury

THE DECISION to allow transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to compete at the Olympics has sparked controversy ahead of the Tokoyo Games. Kiwi officials selected the New Zealander for the women's weightlifting team after recent modifications to qualifying requirements. The 43-year-old, who many thought her career was over in 2018 after she sustained a horrific injury to her elbow, previously competed

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Married At First Sight adds a sex therapist to panel of experts for raunchy Australian-style new series

MARRIED At First Sight has now added a sex therapist to the panel of experts as filming for the raunchy Australian-style new series continues. Following the success of the Aussie version of the show, UK bosses decided to revamp the British series. One of those changes to MAFS UK includes the introduction of Charlotte Douglas, who joins fellow relationship experts

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First woman completes Navys special warfare training to support Seals

More On: navy seals Ex-Navy SEAL claims entire platoon intended to kill ISIS teen Navy SEALs to shift from counterterrorism to global threats Rep. Dan Crenshaw ‘confident’ of recovery after eye surgery Tiger Woods considered leaving golf to join Navy SEALs The first woman has completed the Naval Special Warfare training course for a special-ops group that supports the famous

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Zion Williamson Reveals First Signature Jordan Sneaker, Zion 1!

It’s the moment all sneakerheads have been waiting for — NBA superstar Zion Williamson‘s first-ever Jordan Brand signature shoe … and it’s a beaut!!! The New Orleans Pelicans forward officially revealed the “Zion 1” sneaker on Tuesday … showing off the sleek, letter Z design. The original “Gen Zion” colorway is in black and white, which symbolizes Zion’s upbringing and

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Israel-Gaza violence: First flare-up since ceasefire is a reminder of its fragility

After twelve days of conflict and almost four weeks of ceasefire, the tit-for-tat exchanges in Gaza and Israel last night would appear worrying on the face of it. However, this is almost certainly more to do with recent political events than a return to sustained violence. On Sunday, Israel‘s parliament approved, by one vote, the formation of a new coalition

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Wales's first woman bishop, 61, posts 'Never trust a Tory'

Wales’s first woman bishop, 61, posts ‘Never trust a Tory’ over claims Conservatives wanted to abolish the Welsh Parliament Dr Joanna Penberthy, 61, was made Church in Wales’ first woman bishop in 2017 But she sparked controversy after posting a message saying ‘never trust a Tory’ It has taken ten weeks to apologise ‘after senior Conservatives complained’ A leading female

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Fears as first cases of deadly black fungus from Indian variant seen OUTSIDE of India

FEARS have been sparked after cases of deadly black fungus from the Indian Covid variant have been found outside India. Medics in Chile reported a case of virus-related fungus, with scientists in Uruguay logging a patient there suffering with the condition. 🔵 Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest updates The Chilean Society of Infectology said: "Cases of fungal infections

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First Dates star Laura Tott reveals she's engaged to her secret long-term boyfriend

FIRST Dates star Laura Tott has revealed she's engaged to her secret long-term boyfriend. The waitress – who has kept her other half's identity private – shared her happy news on Instagram. Posting a snap of her flashing her diamond ring from the swimming pool, Laura said: "Well I better get planning that hen do. "Always keep my relationship off

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