Diversity In Sports

Anti-racism group blames local officials for eviction

Jun 16, 2018

A prominent group that campaigns against racism and anti-gay abuse in sports has accused St. Petersburg authorities of having it evicted from its premises in the city

Saudi women in Russia to support team, reinforce new image

Jun 14, 2018

Saudi women in Russia to support their team in the World Cup, but also reinforce image of a new Saudi Arabia

Questions of loyalty cast shadow over German World Cup squad

Jun 12, 2018

The public backlash over players mixing sport and politics ensured the Germany squad left for its World Cup defense under a cloud of its own making

The Latest: Eagles safety says players aren't anti-anthem

Jun 5, 2018

Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins says NFL players who have been speaking out politically are fighting for racial and social equality, not disparaging the national anthem

Racist, anti-gay chants on rise in Russia ahead of World Cup

May 30, 2018

Racist and anti-gay chants have become more common in Russian soccer as the country prepares to host the World Cup, even as overall incidents of discrimination declined

Female footballers hail historic pay deal in New Zealand

May 8, 2018

Female footballers happy as travel benefits added to historic pay deal in New Zealand

Players' union files grievance on behalf of Eric Reid

May 7, 2018

The NFL players' union officially has filed a non-injury grievance on behalf of free agent safety Eric Reid

Robinson's daughter says black MLBers reluctant to speak out

Apr 16, 2018

Jackie Robinson's daughter thinks black baseball players are more reluctant to speak publicly about racial issues than their NFL and NBA colleagues because they constitute a lower percentage of rosters

Study: Major League Baseball improving in minority hiring

Apr 12, 2018

A new diversity report on Major League Baseball finds the sport is showing improvement with its racial and hiring gender practices, particularly at the league's central office

A 50-50 prospect: Commonwealth Games offers medal equality

Apr 2, 2018

Commonwealth Games organizers are presenting a case for all things being equal. Gold Coast 2018 chairman Peter Beattie says the games will be the first to offer a 50-50 gender balance for the medals


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