Racism

Sports, politics and the ugly by-product 

Ideally, sports and politics should never mix, but inevitably, sports and politics always mix.

La Liga make new complaint after Vinicius racially abused

La Liga reported racist insults aimed at Vinicius Junior ahead of a league match last week at Getafe's stadium to Spanish prosecutors on Tuesday.

'Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that'

The fixture was stopped in the 16th minute in honour of Maignan's shirt number while a famous King quote was displayed on the San Siro's big screens.

Milan keeper Maignan calls for sanctions to combat racism

"I said we cannot play football like this," Maignan said

Czech coach Silhavy quits due to barrage of criticism

Jaroslav Silhavy has stepped down as coach of the Czech Republic after guiding the team to the Euro 2024 finals, saying he decided to quit due to the "anger and aggression" shown towards him by critics and fans.

A brutal colonial legacy that fuels the fires sweeping across France

Racism against people of Arab and African descent in France has become almost banal – something that takes place and no longer raises an eyebrow.

ECB recommends £500,000 fine for Yorkshire after racism scandal

Pakistan-born bowler Rafiq, 32, went public with allegations of racism and bullying in September 2020, related to his two spells at the English county.

Racism 'entrenched' in English cricket, report finds

England cricket chiefs have promised to "reset" the game after an independent report on Tuesday said not enough had been done to tackle institutional racism and sexism in the game.

New Zealand-Qatar friendly abandoned after racism claim

New Zealand did not return for the second half of the match after an incident that occurred shortly before the break with them leading 1-0.

February 10, 2024
February 10, 2024

Sports, politics and the ugly by-product 

Ideally, sports and politics should never mix, but inevitably, sports and politics always mix.

February 7, 2024
February 7, 2024

La Liga make new complaint after Vinicius racially abused

La Liga reported racist insults aimed at Vinicius Junior ahead of a league match last week at Getafe's stadium to Spanish prosecutors on Tuesday.

January 28, 2024
January 28, 2024

'Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that'

The fixture was stopped in the 16th minute in honour of Maignan's shirt number while a famous King quote was displayed on the San Siro's big screens.

January 22, 2024
January 22, 2024

Milan keeper Maignan calls for sanctions to combat racism

"I said we cannot play football like this," Maignan said

November 21, 2023
November 21, 2023

Czech coach Silhavy quits due to barrage of criticism

Jaroslav Silhavy has stepped down as coach of the Czech Republic after guiding the team to the Euro 2024 finals, saying he decided to quit due to the "anger and aggression" shown towards him by critics and fans.

July 13, 2023
July 13, 2023

A brutal colonial legacy that fuels the fires sweeping across France

Racism against people of Arab and African descent in France has become almost banal – something that takes place and no longer raises an eyebrow.

June 28, 2023
June 28, 2023

ECB recommends £500,000 fine for Yorkshire after racism scandal

Pakistan-born bowler Rafiq, 32, went public with allegations of racism and bullying in September 2020, related to his two spells at the English county.

June 27, 2023
June 27, 2023

Racism 'entrenched' in English cricket, report finds

England cricket chiefs have promised to "reset" the game after an independent report on Tuesday said not enough had been done to tackle institutional racism and sexism in the game.

June 20, 2023
June 20, 2023

New Zealand-Qatar friendly abandoned after racism claim

New Zealand did not return for the second half of the match after an incident that occurred shortly before the break with them leading 1-0.

June 6, 2023
June 6, 2023

Brazil and Spain to play friendly in anti-racism campaign

Brazil will play a friendly against Spain next March as part of an anti-racism campaign under the slogan 'One skin', both countries' football federations announced on Monday.

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