The German women’s gymnastics team took the floor for their first competition at the Tokyo Olympics wearing unitards with leggings that stretched down to the ankle. That defied the custom of high-cut bikini bottoms in the sport.
“They can make a minimum of a 9% improvement as an average,” Silver medal-winning British Olympic swimmer @sharrond62 tells @tcross81 about the performance enhancing effects that doping had on her East German competitors at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow
"I really am sorry, from the bottom of my heart. But if the price we pay is 590 deaths a day then this in unacceptable." German Chancellor Angela Merkel begs Germans to follow coronavirus restrictions in an unusually emotional appeal ahead of Christmas.
"I don't know if we have ever experienced this kind of global challenge to racism and to the consequences of slavery." Angela Davis says anti-racism protests around the world are "a very exciting moment".
Trump tried to poach German scientists working on a cure for coronavirus and offered cash so the vaccine would be exclusive to the USA
China Asked The WHO To Help Cover Up Coronavirus, German Intelligence Concludes
German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "Nobody likes to hear this but it is the truth. We are not living through the final phase of this crisis, we are still at its beginning. We will still have to live with this virus for a long time.”
German president Steinmeier in TV address to the nation: "No, this pandemic is not a war. Nations do not stand against nations, nor soldiers against soldiers. Rather it is a test of our humanity. It brings out the best and worst in people. Let's show each other the best in us."
Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar: I would like to ask all those great personalities coming to support agitators, what about thousands of students&teachers who are deprived of their rights of doing research and teaching? Why can't you stand with them?