Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was among those who congratulated Osaka after her victory over Victoria Azarenka in the US Open 2020 women singles final.
The arrests came this week during clashes with specially equipped federal police agents sent to Portland, where 56 straight days of anti-racism demonstrations have captured national attention
Ex-South Africa batsman Hashim Amla says imagined superiority of one race over another 'simply delusional'
Amla came in defence of South Africa speedster Lungi Ngidi, whose support for the Black Lives Matter movement was met with criticism from former Proteas such as Pat Symcox and Boeta Dipenaar.
Darren Sammy backs Lungi Ngidi's 'Black Lives Matter' stand after pacer faces backlash from ex-Proteas
Darren Sammy was among the first cricketers to speak out on racism in the sport, and earlier this week, Proteas pacer Lungi Ngidi too joined the chorus — which attracted the ire of former South African cricketers.
Authors, intellectuals sign a letter backing worldwide anti-racism protests, lament rising intolerance
American linguist and activist Noam Chomsky, veteran women’s rights campaigner Gloria Steinem, authors JK Rowling and Salman Rushdie, and journalist Fareed Zakaria were among the signatories.
Formula 1 2020: F1 drivers wear black t-shirts with 'End Racism' on it; six of 20 refuse to take the knee
The 20 participating drivers sported black t-shirts with most of them knelt in solidarity with the anti-racism protests taking place in the US and various other parts of the world.
Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says educating cricketers on racism as important as doping, corruption
Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy on Sunday said just like awareness around anti-doping or anti-corruption it is important to educate young cricketers on anti-racism at a systematic level to reduce discrimination and promote the value of diversity.
‘He is going to change the world’: Over 500 mourners remember George Floyd at Houston funeral; some states mull policies on use of police force
George Floyd was fondly remembered Tuesday as “Big Floyd” — a father and brother, athlete and neighborhood mentor, and now a catalyst for change — at a funeral for the black man whose death has sparked a global reckoning over police brutality and racial prejudice
Union Berlin’s Anthony Ujah praises Thomas Muller for anti-racism post, urges more footballers to take a stand
Union Berlin striker Anthony Ujah has encouraged his fellow football players to be more proactive in the fight against racism.