Posts Tagged Social affairs

IOC, UNESCO push for better phys ed in schools

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and other international organizations are urging governments to improve physical education in schools.

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Tim Pernetti out at NYCFC; Tom Glick hired as team president

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City FC is replacing its leader before playing its first game in Major League Soccer.

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Nebraska college hires organization to probe gymnast’s fall

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Union College in Lincoln has hired an outside organization to investigate the Jan. 14 accident that seriously injured a 23-year-old gymnast from Southern California.

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East St. Louis boys basketball coach on paid leave

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — East St. Louis High School’s basketball coach has been placed on paid administrative leave while the district undertakes an unspecified investigation of him.

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Penn State president: Freeh acted like prosecutor in review

In this Feb. 17, 2014 file photo, Eric Barron answers questions after a news conference on the announcement of his approval as the new president of Penn State University, in University Park, Pa. Barron on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, criticized former FBI director Louis Freeh for acting “as if he were a prosecutor” during his university-commissioned review of how top administrators handled complaints about Jerry Sandusky in 1998 and 2001.(AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark, FILE) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s president on Wednesday dismissed the university-commissioned review of how top administrators handled child molestation complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky as “not useful to make decisions.”

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