Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Dugan Arnett Globe Staff February 28, 2019 Their possessions were limited to whatever could be stuffed into the suitcases they arrived with. They almost never ventured outside the small storefront where they worked and lived. They slept in tight spaces, often on dirty sheets, and bathed in a storage space fitted with a hose and nozzle.A Florida police detective who was part of a statewide sex trafficking investigation offered new details of what women allegedly endured at a Vero Beach massage parlor, calling the living conditions there “deplorable.”“I wouldn’t wish this on anybody,” said Detective Sergeant Phil Huddy of the Vero Beach Police Department, whose investigators say they observed nine women at the East Spa being paid to have sex with 140 clients over 41 days. Advertisement Law enforcement surveillance teams throughout … [Read more...] about ‘It will be horrific’: How will women caught up in spa scheme move on?
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Nike’s new “Dream Crazier” ad for the “Just Do It” campaign features women throughout history breaking down barriers in sports.The commercial, narrated by Serena Williams and featuring an all-female cast, shows women in sports ranging from running to tennis to boxing being celebrated for their passion.While it hasn’t been a great week for Nike, the brand’s latest commercial is generating some more positive buzz: Nike’s new “Dream Crazier” ad, which aired last night during the Oscars, celebrates women in sports breaking down many of the barriers that have existed over the years—and, in some cases, still continue.Narrated by tennis star Serena Williams, the commercial features female athletes of a whole host of sports, including Sarah Reinertsen, an Ironman triathlete and Paralympian; Caster Semenya, a South African 800-meter runner often called out because her naturally high levels of testosterone; and Paralympian … [Read more...] about New Nike Commercial Celebrates Women in Sports Breaking Down Barriers
Take out the running, and West Point Class of 2020 cadet Kate Sanborn, 21, still has plenty on her plate. On a typical weekday, she wakes up at 6:25 a.m. to prepare for breakfast formation at 6:55, during which she and her classmates assemble in the courtyard before dining together at 7. Then it’s off to classes from 7:30 until 11:45, then back for the day’s second formation at 11:55. She eats lunch around noon, then returns to classes until 4 p.m. In the evening, she is booked with meetings, homework, dinner, and other duties before the end-of-day canon is fired around midnight. But let’s not forget about the running. Because that might be where she excels the most. Sanborn started running in elementary school in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where she spent the bulk of her childhood. Growing up in a military family—both of her parents graduated from West Point and joined the Army—Sanborn and her little brother, who’s now studying at West Point as … [Read more...] about Meet the West Point Cadet Who Qualified for the Olympic Marathon Trials
PUBLISHED: 08:00 12 January 2019 Judy Rimmer Ipswich JAFFA ladies' group at the Sunday Times Fun Run in Hyde Park, London, in 1982/83 Picture: DAVID SMITH Archant Taking up running is a rare New Year’s resolution that many people manage to keep. But why is running so popular, and how has it changed over the decades? Crowds of runners turned out for the 2018 Christmas Day Norwich parkrun Picture: NORWICH PARKRUNNationally, Sport England says that more than two million people run every week. Here in East Anglia, running clubs’ efforts to make the sport more welcoming have paid off, with more people of all ages and from all backgrounds pulling on a pair of running shoes and joining in. Parkruns taking offParkruns, in particular, have proved to be far more than a short-lived trend, and have taken off massively over recent years. An amazing 1004 people took part in the Norwich parkrun on Christmas Day, while many others joined in runs across the … [Read more...] about Keep on running! How have jogging and fitness changed over the decades?
Meb Keflezighi—arguably the greatest American male marathoner of this century—is remaining very active in the running community during retirement: He has just joined the new ownership team of the Carlsbad 5000.The road race—known as the “World’s Fastest 5K”—was sold last week by Ironman to a San-Diego-Based group called Groundwork Endurance LLC., according to The Coast News Group. Keflezighi, whose accolades include winning Boston Marathon, NYC Marathon, and an Olympic medal, will join as a part owner. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Watch: Meb talks about his desire to give back to the running community in his retirement: “I am delighted to join the local ownership team in building upon the legacy of the Carlsbad 5000,” Keflezighi said in a press release. “There is no better place than the San Diego coast to celebrate the sport that has meant so much to me. I raced the Carlsbad 5000 twice during my professional … [Read more...] about Meb Keflezighi Joins New Ownership Team for Carlsbad 5000