RACISM and politics overshadowed results in European Championship qualifying on Monday as England's players were subjected to a barrage of racist abuse in Bulgaria and Turkey celebrated an equalizer against France by lining up to give a military salute.The ...
Oct 15, 2019
LONDON - Soccer players in England are asking social media companies to permanently delete accounts after a single racist post and commit greater resources to identifying abuse.The Professional Footballers' Association met with Twitter, Facebook and Instagram after many of its members ...
Sep 5, 2019
LONDON - Manchester United defender Harry Maguire called on social media companies to require users to verify their identities after teammate Paul Pogba was targeted on Twitter with racial abuse.Racially offensive tweets about Pogba were posted after his penalty kick was saved ...
Aug 21, 2019
INDIAN WELLS, California - It was a tough day for seeded players at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, with Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka, the world's top-ranked players, ushered out in the desert.Djokovic and Philipp Kohlschreiber resumed their ...
Mar 13, 2019
NBA
NBA star Russell Westbrook will play in Utah again one day. When he does, a fan who allegedly made racial taunts against him will not be there to watch.A day after the Oklahoma City Thunder standout directed vulgar comments - which were ...
Mar 13, 2019
GENEVA - Five weeks before the World Cup kicks off, FIFA fined the Russian soccer federation 30,000 Swiss francs (US$29,900) on Tuesday because fans racially abused France players during a game in St. Petersburg.Monkey chants were aimed at black ...
May 9, 2018
THE Philippine Football Federation welcomed the decision of football's world governing body Fifa to take action against the Hong Kong Football Association over the racist abuse the Azkals and their fans experienced during a friendly at Mong Kok stadium last year. ...
Jan 20, 2014
LONDON-From the heights of captaining England and Chelsea, John Terry's football career faces being forever marred by being banned on Thursday for racially abusing an opponent.Almost a year after hurling a slur at Queens Park Rangers defender Anton ...
Sep 28, 2012
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