Racism In-sports

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Moeen Ali says he has 'never experienced' any racism in English cricket
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Moeen Ali says he has 'never experienced' any racism in English cricket

Tuesday saw the England and Wales Cricket Board accused of "institutional racism" by former international umpire John Holder and aspiring official Ismail Dawood, who both feel non-white candidates have been unfairly prevented from becoming match officials.

Former England cricketer Monte Lynch reveals facing racial abuse from players, spectators during county career
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Former England cricketer Monte Lynch reveals facing racial abuse from players, spectators during county career

Lynch thus becomes the latest player to talk about racial abuse in the game, weeks after Azeem Rafiq suggested Yorkshire, as a cricket club, was "institutionally racist".

'Harsh for him to say that': Jofra Archer responds to Michael Holding over latter's remark on players 'not taking a knee'
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'Harsh for him to say that': Jofra Archer responds to Michael Holding over latter's remark on players 'not taking a knee'

Barbados-born quick Archer told a conference call on Monday that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) was taking the issue seriously.

England vs Australia: West Indies great Michael Holding criticises players for not 'taking a knee'
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England vs Australia: West Indies great Michael Holding criticises players for not 'taking a knee'

Holding accused the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Australia captain Aaron Finch of making "lame" statements over ending the practice at a time when many other sports teams remain committed to it.

Ex-England U-19 captain Azeem Rafiq says he considered suicide during Yorkshire stint due to racism
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Ex-England U-19 captain Azeem Rafiq says he considered suicide during Yorkshire stint due to racism

Rafiq who was born in Karachi and also captained the club, said he felt like an outsider and lost "faith in humanity" after the club turned a blind eye to his complaints of racist behaviour during his stint from 2016 to 2018.

Formula 1: Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc says criticism unfair after social media charges of racism
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Formula 1: Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc says criticism unfair after social media charges of racism

Leclerc is one of six drivers who chose to stand and not take a knee during all four pre-race anti-racism demonstrations this season.

'I was forever lonely': Makhaya Ntini recalls being isolated from South Africa teammates
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'I was forever lonely': Makhaya Ntini recalls being isolated from South Africa teammates

Ntini spoke about his experience in the wake of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement which gathered momentum following the death of African-American George Floyd.

Black community endures more racism in United Kingdom than South Asian diaspora, says Monty Panesar
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Black community endures more racism in United Kingdom than South Asian diaspora, says Monty Panesar

Panesar said the racial profiling of the Black community has to end in his country and the authorities should prepare a five-year plan to eradicate the menace.

Ashwell Prince says South Africa's system broken, claims players faced racial abuse during 2005 Australia tour
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Ashwell Prince says South Africa's system broken, claims players faced racial abuse during 2005 Australia tour

The incident Prince referred to occurred during the first Test of the 2005-06 tour in Perth. Prince, former pacer Makhaya Ntini and Garnett Kruger were among the players of colour in that South African team.

WNBA players to spotlight Breonna Taylor on jerseys, don 'Black Lives Matter' warmup shirts throughout the season
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WNBA players to spotlight Breonna Taylor on jerseys, don 'Black Lives Matter' warmup shirts throughout the season

WNBA is considering ways to recognise other women who have died because of alleged police brutality or racial violence — including Vanessa Guillen and Sandra Bland.

England vs West Indies: Hosts to don 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys to fight against racism
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England vs West Indies: Hosts to don 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys to fight against racism

England announced their decision on Thursday, three days after the West Indies made its call to support racial equality and justice.

Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton says subtle criticism on racism not aimed at rivals, insists he was addressing motorsport industry
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Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton says subtle criticism on racism not aimed at rivals, insists he was addressing motorsport industry

Hamilton, who starts his bid for a record equalling seventh title in the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday, has been vocal in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and racial equality.

'What is implied often cuts deepest': Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell recalls his brush with racism
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'What is implied often cuts deepest': Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell recalls his brush with racism

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell has recalled his brush with racism as he offered his views on the raging issue, talking about a time when he saw fellow players being abused and discriminated against but not without a note of protest from him.

'We know cricket is not immune from it': ECB says systematic racism still exists, committed to bring long-term changes
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'We know cricket is not immune from it': ECB says systematic racism still exists, committed to bring long-term changes

The England and Wales Cricket Board has admitted that systemic racism exists across the country and cricket is not immune to the scourge as it commits itself to bring changes amid the worldwide campaign against discrimination on the basis of skin colour.

Premier League: 'Racism has won,' says 'scapegoat' Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger
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Premier League: 'Racism has won,' says 'scapegoat' Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger says “racism has won” and that he had been made a “scapegoat” after Tottenham Hotspur and London police said they found no evidence to back his allegation he was racially abused

Portugal leaders rally around racially abused FC Porto player Moussa Marega
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Portugal leaders rally around racially abused FC Porto player Moussa Marega

President, Prime Minister of Portugal added their voices to a national outcry over racist abuse aimed at FC Porto's black striker Moussa Marega

Serie A: Lazio fined $22,000 for racist chants aimed at Brescia striker Mario Balotelli during game
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Serie A: Lazio fined $22,000 for racist chants aimed at Brescia striker Mario Balotelli during game

Lazio were fined 20,000 euros and at least temporarily avoided a stadium closure on Wednesday after their fans targeted Brescia striker Mario Balotelli with racist chants.

Rayo Vallecano vs Albacete in Spanish second division abandoned after Roman Zozulya subjected to 'Nazi' taunts
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Rayo Vallecano vs Albacete in Spanish second division abandoned after Roman Zozulya subjected to 'Nazi' taunts

Match between Rayo Vallecano and Albacete was abandoned at halftime after Albacete forward Roman Zozulya was subjected to offensive chanting from the home supporters, who accused him of being a Nazi.

Premier League: Two supporters arrested for homophobic abuse in Brighton vs Wolves draw
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Premier League: Two supporters arrested for homophobic abuse in Brighton vs Wolves draw

Two supporters from the away end at Brighton were ejected and later arrested by the Sussex Police for homophobic abuse during 2-2 draw against Wolves

Premier League: 41-year-old man arrested on suspicion of racist chants during Manchester derby
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Premier League: 41-year-old man arrested on suspicion of racist chants during Manchester derby

Greater Manchester Police said a 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offense and he remains in custody for questioning