Year in Review 2020: NBA stars joining Black Lives Matter protests to Bishan Singh Bedi's righteous call, 20 inspiring sports stories
Year 2020 was a low-key affair in terms of sporting action, but there were enough feel-good, inspirational stories to take heart from. Here, we take a look at some such stories from the field of play and beyond.
US Soccer Federation president Cindy Parlow Cone apologises for lack of leadership in fight against racism
US Soccer President Cindy Parlow Cone apologised for the federation's lack of leadership in the fight against racism as she addressed its decision to repeal a policy that required players to stand during the national anthem.
US football gets first woman president in Cindy Parlow Cone amid fallout over federation's 'sexist' legal stance in gender discrimination lawsuit
Now 41, Parlow Cone scored 75 goals in 158 appearances for the USA from 1995 to 2006, winning the 1999 World Cup and two Olympic gold medals with the team
US Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro resigns amid outcry over offensive comments in gender discrimination lawsuit
The USSF sparked a backlash when its legal papers in a gender discrimination lawsuit claimed the women's national team players had less physical ability and responsibility than their male counterparts