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England Cricket Racism: ECB CEO Tom Harrison Launches 12-point Anti-racism Plan

Nov 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Former Yorkshire bowler Azeem Rafiq's testimony to UK members of parliament last week about being the victim of 'institutional racism' in the game opened a can of worms.

Alex Hales Apologises For 'Incredibly Disrespectful' Blackface Portraying Tupac Shakur

Nov 20, 2021 Jayanta Oinam

The apology comes amid an ongoing crisis in English cricket sparked by Azeem Rafiq’s revelations about the racism he face while playing at Yorkshire.


England Cricketer Apologises To Cheteshwar Pujara After Azeem Rafiq's Racism Revelations

Azeem Rafiq said that Jack Brooks started the practice of referring to Cheteshwar Pujara as 'Steve'. Watch video.

England Cricket Racism: Yorkshire Chairman Roger Hutton Resigns Over Azeem Rafiq Case

Nov 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A number of Yorkshire's sponsors have deserted the beleaguered club, and the ECB said the case 'is causing serious damage to the reputation of the game.'


England Cricket Racism: ECB Bans Yorkshire From Hosting International Matches

Azeem Rafiq, a former England under-19 captain, said in interviews last year that as a Muslim he was made to feel like an 'outsider' during his time at Yorkshire.

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05 November, 2021

Dark Skinned Latinos Face More Discrimination, Even In Their Own Community, Study Finds

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A study by Pew Research Center recently found that Latinos with relatively darker skin tones face more discrimination, even within their own community.


04 November, 2021

England Cricket Racism: Gary Ballance Admits Using Racial Slur Against Azeem Rafiq; Sponsors Quit Yorkshire

Associated Press (AP)

Yorkshire County Cricket Club recently concluded that no employees would face any action over Rafiq's claims of institutional racism.


05 October, 2021

Park Ji-sung, Former Manchester United Star, Appeals To Fans To Stop Singing Offensive Song

Associated Press (AP)

United fans chanted a song about Park during his time at the club, from 2005-12, which included a disparaging line about Koreans eating dog meat.


30 September, 2021

West Bromwich Albion Supporter Jailed For 8 Weeks For Racist Post On Facebook

Associated Press (AP)

The supporter named Simon Silwood posted a racist message on West Brom footballer Romaine Sawyers during their Premier League match vs Man City on January 26.


22 September, 2021

FIFA Hands Hungary One-Game Fan Ban For Racism; Fines 217,000 Dollars

Associated Press (AP)

England forward Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham were victims of monkey chants during their World Cup qualifying game against Hungary at Puskas Arena on September 2.


22 September, 2021

Racism Continues To Haunt AC Milan Players In Serie A

Associated Press (AP)

Juventus have said that they had launched an investigation into the abuse, caught on a video which spread quickly on social media.


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18 September, 2021

Racism In Serie A: AC Milan File Complaint Over Racist Chants From Lazio Fans

Associated Press (AP)

Tiemoue Bakayoko said he and fellow Milan midfielder Franck Kessie, both of whom are Black, were the targets of derogatory chants from Lazio supporters.


10 September, 2021

Eduardo Camavinga Racism: Spanish TV Apologies To Real Madrid Player

Agencies

During the presentation of Camavinga, analyst Lorena Gonzalez was heard off-camera saying 'this guy is blacker than his suit'


03 September, 2021

FIFA Probes Racist Abuse Of England Players In Hungary

Agencies

The statement from FIFA stopped short of directly condemning Hungary fans for the abuse, which included monkey chanting during World Cup qualifier at Puskas Arena, Budapest


23 August, 2021

Mark Boucher Apologises For Singing Racist Songs Targeting Teammates In South Africa National Cricket Team

PTI

Boucher was accused of racism by some of his teammates, including Paul Adams. Former wicketkeeper submitted a 14-page affidavit to Cricket South Africa's Social Justice and Nation-Building committee


27 July, 2021

Booker Prize: Ishiguro, Powers Among Contenders For Fiction

Associated Press (AP)

Founded in 1969, the Booker Prize has a reputation for transforming writers' careers, and was originally open to British, Irish and Commonwealth writers


21 July, 2021

Tokyo 2020: Football Players Kneel To Start New Era Of Olympic Activism

Agencies

Long restricted by the International Olympic Committee, such protests within limited parameters are now permitted at the Games inside the field of play


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19 July, 2021

British Grand Prix: F1 Condemns Racist Abuse Of Lewis Hamilton Following Max Verstappen Crash

Agencies

Hamilton was handed a 10-second penalty following the crash but the seven-time world champion delivered a superb comeback drive to record his eighth win on home soil


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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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