[HOT] : Death of an 18-year-old boxer: could this incident have been avoided? Boxing speakers speak out
The death of the 18-year-old Mexican boxer following a fight is a huge reaction. Jeanette Zacarias Zapata was knocked out by Marie-Pier Houle during a fight last Saturday. Since that time, she had been placed in a coma before succumbing to her injuries. The boxing world is shaken by this news.
Could this incident have been avoided? Boxer Sébastien Bouchard and trainer Mathieu Lavoie-Dion speak out.
“This is an isolated case, it is extremely regrettable, the question is: could it have been avoided? I don’t think so. We always run risks when we get into a ring, ”noted professional boxer Sébastien Bouchard.
“The goal of pro boxing is really money, there is a financial aspect. Amateur boxing, that aspect, is not there. Boxers are there for passion. The regulations revolve around the athlete, while in pro boxing, it revolves around marketing, ”said Mathieu Lavoie-Dion, coach at the Olympic boxing school in Rivière-du-Loup, thoughtfully.
People involved in the sport agree that there is too much of a difference between amateur boxing and professional boxing.
“In amateur boxing, in Olympic boxing, I’m not saying that it never happens, or that we have regulations that revolve around the safety of the athlete. Should pro boxing shift towards this? I think so. We should really better observe the fight history of the boxer before jumping into a ring. ”, Underlined the ex-trainer of Leïla Beaudoin.
A boxer never enters the ring with the intention of seriously injuring his opponent.
“For sure, I will be very upset, if that happens to me. Until that happens to me, I can’t know. Will I feel guilty? I do not think so, because I am aware of the risks, I do not play the ostrich, I know that it can happen. ”, mentioned in a close way, the boxer Bouchard.
“The dangers associated with this sport, that’s what makes it so beautiful, it’s one of the few sports that remains a little brutal and violent,” said Lavoie-Dion.
According to them, this situation will make a necessary questioning for professional boxing.
“Can we improve something? can we change something? Yes, by taking a little less risk, ”retorted Bouchard. “Yes, there is a questioning that is necessary,” said the coach.
Unfortunately, this event leaves a black eye in boxing.
Turkey: WhatsApp fined for not protecting personal data
Turkey fined WhatsApp on Friday for violating personal data protection regulations, the day after a record-breaking penalty imposed on the messaging app for a similar reason by the Irish digital authority.
The Turkish authority for the protection of personal data (KVKK), announced in a statement, to have fined WhatsApp 1,950,000 Turkish lira (197,3664 euros) for not having taken “the necessary measures to avoid treatment. personal data contrary to the law ”.
The KVKK said it sanctioned WhatsApp because the app no longer offered users “free will”.
“Users are obliged to give their consent to the contract as a whole,” the institution said.
In January, Turkish authorities urged citizens to prioritize, instead of WhatsApp, the use of a local messaging application, BiP, developed by mobile operator Turkcell.
BEI investigates fatal ATV collision during police chase
A 14-year-old girl died after an ATV collision on Friday during a police chase, in Aupaluk, in the Nord-du-Québec region.
Lhe Independent Investigations Office (BEI) has launched an investigation to shed light on the circumstances of the intervention, which involves the Kativik Regional Police Force (CPRK).
According to information obtained by the BEI, the CPRK received around 11 p.m. a complaint denouncing the noise caused by several mountain bikes.
On arrival at the scene, a police officer reportedly spotted four or five ATVs, which allegedly fled when they saw the CPRK vehicle.
The policeman would have activated his beacons, but decided to follow the vehicles from a distance. When he joined them, he reportedly noticed that two of them had collided.
One of the occupants, a 14-year-old girl, was reportedly seriously injured in the collision and succumbed to her injuries.
Five BEI investigators will visit the scene of the accident. The parallel investigation was entrusted to the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal
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NBA – Drunk and in the company of a huge superstar, LeBron lets go and raps!
LeBron James is letting go like rarely! After With the elimination of the Lakers, the King has entered a very important summer of relaxation on the eve of his 19th season in the league. For example, he organized a small meal with a huge superstar, and after a few drinks, he totally let it go!
LeBron James could have been incredibly frustrated after the elimination of the Lakers in the first round of the last playoffs against the Suns, which had never happened to him in his career … But obviously, he is living one of the best offseason of his career ! Since the beginning of June and this rather logical defeat against Phoenix, the King has been carrying on exciting activities.
It all started with a tour of the United States with his sons Bronny and Bryce, since he has accompanied them to a large majority of their games this season! Then LeBron’s crazy summer continued with the promotion for the film Space Jam: A New Legacy, which is relatively successful given the global health situation. And after this media euphoria, he decided to recharge his batteries with his relatives.
The proof, the video of a dinner of LeBron has just been released on social networks, and the buzz was instantaneous. Accompanied by legend P Diddy, the King was filmed glass in hand singing a Drake and Migos track verbatim! It’s a safe bet that it was not his first drink at the time of this little improvised concert!