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Lewis Hamilton wants F1 to match unified gestures adopted by other sports

Seven drivers chose not to take a knee before British Grand PrixJean Todt says it would be ‘inappropriate’ to make drivers kneelLewis Hamilton believes Formula One drivers should take their cue from other sports in uniting to take a knee before races. …

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Harry Kane, Tyrone Mings and Nikita Parris to help raise diversity in football

Eight players to form panel to draw up plansMorgan, Henderson and Bronze also on panelA group of leading footballers, including Harry Kane, Tyrone Mings and Nikita Parris, are to help draw up plans to increase the number of black, Asian and minority et…

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Hamilton hopes F1 is united in protest as Pérez tests positive for Covid-19

Ceremony against racism to be held at Silverstone Racing Point driver Pérez enters quarantine and will be replacedLewis Hamilton is optimistic Formula One will present a united front against racism, although there remains disagreement behind the scenes…

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No one should have to tolerate the racism Jofra Archer has endured | Moeen Ali

I have seen some of the messages my good friend has received and they are absolutely horrendous – people need calling outEoin Morgan took me aside at a training session before the England ODI team’s first practice match a fortnight ago and asked me to …

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McLaren’s Lando Norris pledges to ‘do everything I can’ in tackling racism

F1 driver hopes for coherent gesture at British Grand PrixNorris says pre-race show of support in Hungary ‘was a mess’Lando Norris has reasserted his commitment to fighting racism. In the runup to the British Grand Prix this weekend, the McLaren driver…

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Lonsdale Skinner: ‘Most of the racism came from the committee room’

A county pro for Surrey in the 1970s, Skinner is now chairman of the African Caribbean Cricket Association and is still trying to address exclusion from the structures of powerGuildford cricket club, July 1977, a second XI game between Surrey and Hamps…

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The time has come to give black footballers mentors they can believe in | Moses Swaibu

I lost my career when I went to prison but now work with young players. They listen to me because they can relate to meClose your eyes and picture growing up in poverty with a lack of opportunities. Even with your eyes open, it’s difficult to understan…

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Leicester’s Nemani Nadolo accuses fan of ‘casual racism’ over post

Supporter requested signings ‘with names we can pronounce’Kini Murumurivalu among new players revealed on MondayThe Leicester wing Nemani Nadolo has accused a supporter of casual racism following a comment on social media in which the fan suggested the…

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Lewis Hamilton says Formula One is not taking racism seriously

Drivers fail to give strong anti-racism message at Hungarian GP ‘I will get in touch with F1 because no one else is going to do itLewis Hamilton issued a stinging rebuke to the leaders of Formula One and some of his fellow drivers after the sport’s fai…

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Michael Emenalo: ‘The narrative that white is good has to change’

The former Nigeria international helped steer Chelsea to great success but despite his pioneering efforts there remains a glaring absence of black directors of football in the Premier League“One of the reasons I stayed discreet during my time at Chelse…

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Bristol City’s Famara Diedhiou racially abused online after penalty miss

Striker was sent message containing three banana emojisCity issue statement condemning ‘this disgusting behaviour’The Bristol City striker Famara Diedhiou has been subjected to racial abuse online after missing a penalty in his side’s loss at Swansea o…

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Bristol City’s Famara Diedhiou racially abused online after penalty miss

Striker was sent message containing three banana emojisCity issue statement condemning ‘this disgusting behaviour’The Bristol City striker Famara Diedhiou has been subjected to racial abuse online after missing a penalty in his side’s loss at Swansea o…

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Black power salute was ‘pivotal moment’ for me, says Lewis Hamilton

World champion made gesture after winning Styrian Grand PrixHamilton eager to emulate Tommie Smith and John CarlosLewis Hamilton has said that making the black power salute at last week’s Styrian Grand Prix felt as if it was a pivotal moment for him an…

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Jermaine Coleman calls on rugby league to do more to support BAME players

RFL did not reprimand those who made social media comments‘This is the time for change,’ says London Skolars head coachThe only black head coach in British rugby league has called on the Rugby Football League to do more to support black, Asian and mino…

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Premier League clubs move to boycott advertising with firms that ‘fuel hatred’

EFL clubs also talking to Conscious Advertising NetworkZaha, McGoldrick and Kabasele have received online abusePremier League clubs are in discussions over joining an advertising boycott of companies that fail to promote inclusion and diversity, part o…

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Premier League clubs move to boycott advertising with firms that ‘fuel hatred’

EFL clubs also talking to Conscious Advertising NetworkZaha, McGoldrick and Kabasele have received online abusePremier League clubs are in discussions over joining an advertising boycott of companies that fail to promote inclusion and diversity, part o…

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Tiger Woods hails ‘fantastic’ Black Lives Matter movement before golfing return

‘Change is fantastic. That’s how society develops’First tournament in five months for 15-time major winnerTiger Woods believes the development of the Black Lives Matter movement has been “fantastic” as he reiterated his call for the innocent to be unha…

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Ebony Rainford-Brent says cricket is ‘switched on to racism message’

Reaction to emotional TV broadcast has been ‘powerful’Rainford-Brent to meet ECB chief to put words into actionEbony Rainford-Brent took Twitter off her phone in the lead-up to the Sky Sports feature about Black Lives Matter on Wednesday, in which she …

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Ebony Rainford-Brent says cricket is ‘switched on to racism message’

Reaction to emotional TV broadcast has been ‘powerful’Rainford-Brent to meet ECB chief to put words into actionEbony Rainford-Brent took Twitter off her phone in the lead-up to the Sky Sports feature about Black Lives Matter on Wednesday, in which she …

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‘A great moment’: West Indies and England condemn racism together

Test adversaries take the knee to support Black Lives Matter“If it has brought awareness, we are happy,” says coach EstwickWest Indies and England delivered a statement to the world about equality and the Black Lives Matter movement by taking a knee be…