archive-title Yearly Archives: 2020

Yearly Archives: 2020

Coronavirus Lockdown: Greece Bans Swimming, Fishing, Water Sports

Asteras Beach, in Glyfada, outside Athens, Greece. Photo source: Wikipedia Authorities in Greece have banned swimming, fishing and water sports as the country toughens up its already severe restrictions of movement to combat the spread of coronavirus. According to public broadcaster ERT, the Ministry of Shipping and Islands Policy has sent a circular to all […]

Inspiration from peers led to swim image

Editor’s note: In more than six years, Chris Schanz has taken thousands of photographs during his time as sports editor. In this “Photo Focus” series, he will take a look back at a handful of his favorite pictures and describe the story behind them.” •••••••••• According to the Oxford English Dictionary, “inspire” is defined as […]

Coronavirus created a dictator and emboldens authoritarians worldwide – Business Insider – Business Insider

On Monday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban effectively became the world’s newest dictator when the country’s parliament voted to suspend elections and granted him the power to rule by decree with no time limit. “At this point, Hungary is a full-on dictatorship – no if, ands, or buts. This was simply the last step in […]