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Category: Joe Biden

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Say it’s so, Joe: we know Biden’s a rugby fan – but who did he play for?

If past statements are anything to go by the president, a proud former full-back, will be watching the MLR playoffsBefore the final round of the regular Major League Rugby season, it was both surprising and superb to see the prime minister of Canada, J…

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Tom Brady ribs Biden at White House over Trump’s false election claims

Bucs become first NFL champion to visit White House since 2017Brady ribs ‘Sleepy Joe’ over Trump’s baseless voter fraud claimsTom Brady, the seven-time Super Bowl champion and longtime friend of Donald Trump, gently ribbed the former president and his …

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Joe Biden’s gender discrimination order offers hope for young trans athletes

Order delivers incremental win for athletes seeking to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sportsJoe Biden’s first day in office delivered an incremental victory for transgender athletes seeking to participate as their ide…

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Trailblazing college football kicker Sarah Fuller invited to Biden inauguration

Athlete was first woman to score at elite level of college football‘The glass ceilings are breaking’, says kicker in social media postSarah Fuller, the first woman to score in the Power Five conferences, the elite level of college football, says she’s …

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Donald Trump wanted a fight with athletes. They may well have doomed him

It’s impossible to know if the athlete activism Trump provoked spelled his electoral defeat. But it’s difficult to ignore the thin margins in states that were central to the movementSports and politics have always existed at a very public intersection …

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Joe Biden to throw out first pitch for Washington Nationals on opening day

Nationals announce Biden will throw out first pitch on 1 AprilPresident-elect will resume tradition interrupted by TrumpAs Joe Biden addressed Americans in a victory speech on Saturday night, the Washington Nationals announced the president-elect will …

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Andrew Yang wants to take the fight to Dana White’s UFC

The former Democratic presidential candidate has been hotly tipped to serve in the cabinet of a Biden administration, where an overhaul of professional MMA could be a top priority“You do karate, chink?” the biggest bully barked at Andrew Yang, as he kn…

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Athletes and the US election: How a generation of stars got in the game

The sense of purpose around the 2020 presidential race was shaped in no small part by the activism throughout US sportsThey put in the long hours, did all the heavy lifting, prepared like never before – and all in anticipation for the biggest contest o…

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Joe Biden wades into equal pay dispute between USWNT and US Soccer

Former vice-president said players should not give up equal pay fight and threatened to withdraw funding should he win electionJoe Biden has waded into the dispute between the US women’s national soccer team (USWNT) and US Soccer, tweeting that the pla…

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World Cup trophy unveiled by Joe Biden and John Kerry during pre-tournament world tour video

The American vice-president and secretary of state present the World Cup trophy as it makes a stop in the United States during its 267-day pre-tournament world tour, which began in Rio de Janeiro on 12 September 2013. By the time it returns to Brazil i…