Sports

Olympic Committee Clamps Down on Transgender Athletes

Sports4/22/2018 8:37:01 PM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wisc., April 23, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Sunday Times is reporting that the International Olympic Committee is going to lower testosterone levels for women to five nanamoles, down from ten. This will make it tougher for transgenders who are now able to compete with a ten nanamoles limit. Intersex athletes competing in the women's 400 meters through the 800 meters will be tested for testosterone, reversing the current policy of no test Source: 4 WINDS USA

Inspirational Sports Author Richard LoPresto to Donate 500 Books to Central Church

Sports4/19/2018 4:40:00 AM
Contact: Makeda Smith, 323-380-8819 LAS VEGAS, April 19, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Inspirational author and sports enthusiast, Richard LoPresto put readers on notice during the World Series when his Celestial Baseball Association announced plans to make a film based on his baseball book, "Old Timers Day As Told by God to Richard LoPresto." An epic tale about the forces of "Good vs. Evil," the book was inspired by and takes place at Central Church, a beautiful non-denominational megachu Source: Jazzmyne Public Relations

Major Marathons Approve Men Competing as Women

Sports4/10/2018 4:01:00 AM
Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., April 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Boston, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and London marathons will allow transgenders to compete without hormone therapy or re-assignment surgery. The following is a statement from 4 Winds Christian Athletics President Steve McConkey: "The LGBT movement is expanding in sports. In 2003, we were the only ones standing against the Olympic Committee for allowing transgenders in the Olympics. From there, Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Mindfulness Meditation Replaces Prayer on Teams and at Schools as Nike Pushes App

Sports3/22/2018 2:30:00 AM
Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., March 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Freedom From Religion and other atheist groups try to eliminate prayer from all facets of society, including on teams and at schools. At the same time, teams and schools promote mindfulness meditation. On the surface, mindfulness meditation is thought to calm the mind and help a person focus. The roots of mindfulness meditation are in Eastern religions. In reality, Eastern religions are allowed in schools Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Winter Olympics Athletes Took Home Free Bibles Through Distribution Partnership

Sports3/19/2018 10:19:02 AM
Biblica and Athletes in Action teamed up to offer 'lamps' to competitors following the Olympic flame to South Korea   Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 19, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Only a select group of athletes returned from the Winter Olympics with a medal, but many went back with a personal "lamp"--a free, special-edition Bible produced for the event.   Sixteen thousand copies of the Triumph Source: InChrist Communicatinos

Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Weekend Raises More than $2.2 Million for Children Around the World

Sports3/12/2018 5:55:02 AM
Contact: Tim Tebow Foundation, media@timtebowfoundation.org   JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Tim Tebow Foundation hosted its 8th Annual Celebrity Gala & Golf Classic this past weekend, March 2 & 3, 2018, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The events were packed with celebrities that stretched various realms, from sports legends including Adrian Peterson, Bobby Bowden, Urban Meyer, Doug Flutie, Dan Mullen, Marcus Allen, Gary Sheffield and Joh Source: CCN

Wrestling Coach Under Investigation for Identifying Girl as a Girl on Boys' Team

Sports3/12/2018 2:00:00 AM
Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wisc., March 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- High school wrestling coach Kelly Tolliver is under investigation in Ohio after identifying a wrestler as a girl. Also, he required Aubry Pogue-Krabacher to use the girls' locker room. Aubry Pogue-Krabacher's mother complained to the Wilmington School Board. She is upset that the coach announced that her daughter was a girl. Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Winter Olympics Promotes Homosexuality as Principle 6 is Pushed

Sports2/15/2018 1:00:00 AM
Contact: 4 Winds Christian Athletics, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., Feb. 15, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Olympic skater Adam Rippon and skier Gus Kenworthy are promoting homosexuality as normal behavior. They are the first openly gay Winter Olympians from the United States. They have been verbally attacking Vice President Mike Pence. Kenworthy recently appeared on the Ellen Degeneres show criticizing Pence. Hillary Clinton praised the gay athletes and said she will be focusing on them as sh Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Racer's Book Gives 'God & Country' a Gas Pedal, New Non-Profit

Sports1/30/2018 6:32:03 AM
Contact: Robert Bakke, 612-812-6174, robert@robertbakke.com; www.robertbakkeministries.comGOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Jan. 30, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Local NASCAR driver, Robert Bakke, turned miracles at his local racetrack into an Amazon #1 bestseller, a global ministry career, and now a new Non-Profit, Robert Bakke Ministries Inc. (RBM), a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt religious organization. "There's no stopping  someone with a heart for 'God & Country,' particularly at 7,500 rpm Source: Robert Bakke Performance Ministries

Rev. Henry Soles Jr., Longtime Chicago Bulls Chaplain, Dies at 82

Sports1/29/2018 5:01:00 AM
Contact: Dr. Tracy Scott, 630-452-8738 WHEATON, Ill., Jan. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Reverend Henry Soles, Jr. (photo) was born on August 17, 1935 in Anniston, Ala. He grew up in Plainfield, N.J. and attended Plainfield High School, Manhattan Bible Institute, and Rutgers University. A change agent who took ministry beyond the church walls, Rev. Soles served as the senior chaplain for the Chicago Bulls for over 30 years. He got his start in sports ministry with the Chicago Bears in the Source: SoulFeed

Rev. Robert Bakke Says 'Pastors Must Overpower Hollywood'

Sports1/3/2018 6:33:02 AM
Contact: Robert Bakke, 612-812-6174, robert@robertbakke.com; www.robertbakke.comGOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Jan. 3, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Outspoken Amazon #1 author, Rev. Robert Bakke, says Hollywood has replaced the church in America and it's dismantling the country on all fronts. "America's economy, our morality, and even our common sense as a nation has been derailed by a Hollywood culture that is totally self-absorbed and full of hypocrisy," says Bakke, who continues, " Source: Robert Bakke Performance Ministries

Transgender Wins Two Silvers at the World Weightlifting Championships

Sports12/7/2017 2:52:01 AM
Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., Dec. 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- A transgender won two silvers at the women's World Weightlifting Championships that concluded Tuesday evening in Anaheim, California. Laurel Hubbard, 39, from New Zealand won two silvers. Overall, the transgender athlete finished second to Sarah Robles from the United States. Also, Hubbard finished second in the snatch category. Identifying as a female four years ago, Hubbard previously competed as a man. Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Robert Bakke 'Performance Gospel' Spellbinding Audiences

Sports11/29/2017 10:19:03 AM
Contact: Robert Bakke, 612-812-6174, robert@robertbakke.com; www.robertbakke.comGOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Nov. 29, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Jet pilot Robert Bakke is using his "Performance Gospel" to upset the religious apple cart of poverty & weakness, and he's doing it on purpose. "Our God is powerful, wealthy and expects us to win, which is why we're told nothing is impossible with God's help," says Bakke, who points out that many of God's chosen were the weal Source: Robert Bakke Performance Ministries

Top Atheist Organization, Freedom from Religion Responsible for Thousands of Abortions

Sports11/29/2017 1:00:00 AM
Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., Nov. 29, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Madison, Wisconsin's Freedom From Religion is America's top atheist organization. They stop Christian activity by threatening and carrying out lawsuits against Christians. Their staff lawyers work non-stop circumventing Constitutional laws. Freedom From Religion was founded in 1976 alongside their sister organization, the Women's Medical Fund which started in 1972. WMF has funded 20,000 abortions in Wisc Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

New Jersey Delusion: Boys Can Compete as Girls, No Documentation

Sports11/20/2017 7:26:00 AM
Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wisc., Nov. 20, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- New Jersey high school athletes who desire to be transgender do not need gender documentation to compete. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association approved a policy where athletes only need to notify school administrators about the sex they want to be. The transgender community gave guidance to the organization. Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics