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Gareth Southgate confirms Harry Kane fitness boost as Tottenham vs West Ham looms: ‘He’s not injured’



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Tottenham fans were left breathing a sigh of relief ahead of the upcoming London derby against West Ham after England boss Gareth Southgate allayed injury concerns regarding Harry Kane.

Kane was expected to return to lead the Three Lions in Sunday’s high-profile Uefa Nations League fixture against Belgium, having been rested for Thursday’s 3-0 friendly victory over Wales at Wembley.

However, reports on Sunday morning suggested that the Spurs talisman was a major doubt for the match having picked up a muscle injury in training.

That inevitably provoked fears that Kane could miss Tottenham’s home Premier League clash against rivals West Ham on Sunday (October 18).

However, Kane was subsequently named on the bench for England against Belgium, with Southgate downplaying his issue as muscle fatigue and suggesting that he could play some part in the fixture if required.

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Members of Catch-22 dragon boat team build fitness, community after breast cancer diagnosis

“You should try dragon boating.” That’s what Britten Witherspoon, 43, kept hearing from other members of her support group for young breast cancer survivors.

Witherspoon wanted to be active again, but even after months of physical therapy, she couldn’t do the pushups and other exercises she used to.

“Chemo was hard on my heart and lungs,” Witherspoon said. Surgeries to remove and reconstruct her breasts limited her range of motion.

With two kids, Witherspoon couldn’t see herself making the commute from her Camas home to Portland for practices with the dragon boat team there.

Then the Pink Lemonade Project, a Vancouver-based nonprofit supporting those affected by breast cancer, put her in touch with Catch-22, a Clark County dragon boat team. She joined right away — even though the coronavirus pandemic kept the team from climbing into a boat together to practice on Vancouver Lake this summer.

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Jose Mourinho fears for Harry Kane’s fitness amid thigh injury



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Tottenham fear Harry Kane will aggravate his thigh injury if England manager Gareth Southgate sticks with a plan to start his captain against Denmark.

Southgate will put himself on a collision course with Spurs boss Jose Mourinho if Kane suffers any ill-effects on Wednesday night. The England boss has already risked angering the Portuguese boss by introducing Kane for the final 25 minutes of the 2-1 win over Belgium on Sunday. 

Speaking after the match, Southgate tried to head off any controversy by insisting Kane was only suffering from muscle fatigue.



Harry Kane holding a football ball: Tottenham fear Harry Kane will aggravate his thigh injury if he starts against Denmark


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Tottenham fear Harry Kane will aggravate his thigh injury if he starts against Denmark



a man wearing a suit and tie: England boss Gareth Southgate plans to start Kane after risking him for 25 minutes vs Belgium


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England boss Gareth Southgate plans to start Kane after risking him for 25 minutes vs Belgium

However, Sportsmail understands Kane carried a thigh problem into the current set

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Pelosi unveils 25th Amendment bid, questions Trump’s fitness to serve after COVID diagnosis

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation Friday that would allow Congress to intervene under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution to remove the president, insisting it’s not about President Donald Trump but inspired by the need for greater congressional oversight of his White House.

Pelosi has been raising questions about Trump’s mental fitness since his COVID-19 diagnosis and demanding more transparency about his health. The bill would set up a commission to assess the president’s ability to lead the country and ensure a continuity of government. It comes one year after Pelosi’s House launched impeachment proceedings against Trump.

“This is not about President Donald Trump — he will face the judgment of the voters,” Pelosi said at a press conference at the Capitol.

Just weeks before the Nov. 3 election, with no hopes of the bill becoming law, the rollout was quickly dismissed as a stunt by Trump’s

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Virtual nat’l athletic fitness championship gives athletes a chance to flex muscles during the lockdown



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Among girls, national level gymnast Shraddha Talekar from Raigad clinched the top position. (HT PHOTO)

The lockdown necessitated due to the Covid-19 pandemic, social distancing norms and other restrictions have forced athletes to stay away from sports facilities. In order to infuse energy into the dull routine of players, the directorate of sports and youth services of Maharashtra organised a virtual national level athletics fitness championship.

It turned out to be a very good initiative as 2,500 persons from across the country participated in the championship. Since it was an open championship along with athletes, schoolchildren, and people from other professions also participated in it.

“Government of India has started the Fit India Movement after which between August 15 and October 2, the Fit India Freedom run was launched. Both of these activities were based on the willingness of the people. On the same lines,

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Special needs sports program brings fun and fitness back to community

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. (WPVI) — “I think, sometimes, they don’t get as much credit as they deserve,” said Daniel Minko, surrounded by his personal favorite athletes.

They’re not the typical stars you may see on the big screen. Instead, they are a group of teens with special needs.

“Even before COVID, you know, there’s not a whole lot of fitness and sports that are out there for people with special needs,” Minko said.

That’s why he created Spectrum Sports alongside James Paoletti. Both are special needs teachers in South Jersey.

“This population really needs it. After school, we found out that they really didn’t have anything like this,” Paoletti said. “Dan and I wanted to fill that need.”

The program started four years ago, but was reimagined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Minko and Paoletti now hold classes three days per week in public spaces such as Knight Park in Collingswood.

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Garmin introduces pocket-friendly fitness watch



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Actor Alif Satar as Garmin Venu sq ambassador.

GARMIN has introduced the Venu Sq, its latest health monitoring smartwatch, featuring over 20 built-in sports apps and GPS.

The watch, which comes in two version in non-music and music editions.

The Venu Sq combines Garmin’s health monitoring and fitness features with daily style and music. The Music edition offers music playback features such as on-device music storage and Spotify compatibility.

According to Garmin, the watch’s battery can last up to 6 days in smartwatch mode, and up to 14 hours in GPS mode.

It features a 1.3-inch rectangular Corning Gorilla Glass touchscreen display with a lightweight aluminum bezel and a comfortable silicone band.

Among its many fitness functions include pilates, yoga, strength training, running, pool swimming, cycling and golf.

Besides that, the watch also offers heart rate monitoring, sleep with Pulse Ox2, respiration tracking, abnormal

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We must not use fitness and injury concerns as an excuse



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Manchester City cannot use injuries and fitness problems as an excuse at a relentless Leeds United on Saturday, according to Pep Guardiola.

Guardiola is still smarting at the manner of last weekend’s galling 5-2 home defeat by Leicester City and can ill-afford another slip up at Elland Road.

The start of their season has been hampered by muscle fatigue leading to injuries and players in the ‘red zone’ deemed not fit enough to take part in matches.



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Pep Guardiola will be desperate to bounce back after their 5-2 humiliation against Leicester



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Jamie Vardy bagged a hat-trick at the Etihad last weekend in the rout of Manchester City

‘I know we are still a little bit away from our best, for many reasons,’ Guardiola said. ‘We lost against Leicester not because of the lack

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Gym members demand refunds after Fitness World rebrands, reopens some Steve Nash clubs



a couple of people posing for the camera: Charlotte D'Alessandro and her son Cortez D'Alessandro are among several Fitness World members demanding refunds after their contracts changed.


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Charlotte D’Alessandro and her son Cortez D’Alessandro are among several Fitness World members demanding refunds after their contracts changed.

Frustrated fitness buffs are taking their gym to the mat, arguing B.C.-based Fitness World owes them a refund after their contracts were reassigned to new locations.

“They didn’t let us choose to stay with them,” said Fitness World member Cortez D’Alessandro, 20. “They just told us what’s happening.”

In March, the company — formerly known as Steve Nash Fitness World — shuttered all 24 of its locations, and terminated its staff, citing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Insolvency proceedings followed until June when Chris Smith, the CEO of both the new and old companies, worked with a group of investors to purchase the hard-hit fitness brand. Its new name is a throwback to the Fitness World chain of gyms that the Steve Nash organization purchased

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Why Apple Focuses On Health And Fitness

In 2009, I discussed with an Apple exec who shared with me the impact Steve Jobs’ health crisis had on the Apple execs and many of its employees. 

As we now know, in 2003, Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, a disease that eventually claimed his life in 2011. Apple’s execs and other employees close to Jobs watched in dismay as they saw their beloved leader suffering through this medical crisis. Those who knew him well were deeply moved by what they saw as they sat by helplessly as his health declined.

In early 2010, Apple’s top execs made an important decision about Apple’s future. Although they were working feverishly to get the iPad to market by Q4 of that year, they started looking hard at ways that Apple could use their

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