Bishop Charles E. Ellis III remembers Aretha Franklin well, he said. He grew up a few blocks away from her home on the Outer Drive and played little league baseball her sons Edward and Clarence.
Brodie, a Cedar Hill middle school student who trains out of Varsity Performance Karate in Saanich , earned bronze in the U14 kata division with four wins in five matches. At opening ceremonies Brodie was bestowed the honor of co-carrying the Canadian flag with fellow teammate Oonah Gamboa from Vancouver.
“I Came Out of the Womb a Fighter” – A karate sensei, a pro parkour athlete, an obscure sports champion, a pro streetballer and a Muay Thai boxer take on the obstacle course, on TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT, at a special time on Friday, Sept. 7 on the CBS Television Network.
On August 27th, 2017, the world was one day removed from Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor actually fighting each other in a Nevada-sanctioned 12-round boxing match. Many thought it wouldn't happen – I was stubbornly certain it'd never materialize – but it did, and Mayweather and McGregor made oodles of cash.
Japan's Hiroto Inoue, left, crosses the finish line ahead of Bahrain's Elhassan Elabbassi to win the men's marathon at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. The combined Koreas march into Gelora Bung Karno Stadium under the “unification” flag during the opening ceremony for the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.