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  1. The year in racism and sport

    Richard Lapchick

    While racist incidents continue to occur in the world of sports across the globe, the fact that more prominent athletes are taking a stand against them is a sign of hope, Richard Lapchick writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2014
  2. City's deserved success, Rodgers' achievements, more

    Gabriele Marcotti

    Manchester City's final day was about not screwing things up, which, inevitably, might have made it anticlimactic to some. But that's not what matters. Nor do the statistical nuggets -- they were top for only 15 days! -- mean anything. What counts...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  3. Alves incident must generate anti-racism momentum

    Graham Hunter

    I would never go so far as to say that the racist cretin who tried to humiliate Dani Alves on Sunday night has ended up doing something positive. However, there is the tantalizing thought that part of the punishment may be realizing that it was the o...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  4. Spanish football still has its head in sand on racism

    Dermot Corrigan

    The reaction to a banana being thrown at Dani Alves during Barcelona's 3-2 La Liga win at Villarreal on Sunday shows that Spanish football is still no closer to accepting that racist abuse is a serious issue that needs to be dealt with through seriou...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  5. Brazil international racially abused by fans

    Associated Press

    Global news

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  6. Time for Spanish football to take a stand against racism

    Graham Hunter

    It's not a simple job to try to explain the part horror story, part dark comedy at Racing Santander football club over the past three years, but suffice to say, it is the living nightmare of every single supporter across the planet. In 2011 the cl...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  7. Hazard's star turn at Sunderland is just the beginning

    Phil Lythell

    No season for Chelsea is ever free from heated debate or controversy and the 2013-14 campaign is proving to be no different. In recent history, the club have been plagued by such contentious issues as allegations of racism or the appointment of a ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  8. CSKA Moscow partial stadium ban is a joke

    Susie Schaaf

    To watch the YouTube video is horrifying: Yaya Toure captained Manchester City in CSKA Moscow's Arena Khimki for their Champions League group stage match on Oct. 23. Cameras cut to the CSKA ultras, shirtless, making monkey noises and making monkey-...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  9. CSKA racism row: The Russian reaction

    Eliot Rothwell

    For a fleeting instance on Wednesday night, the media -- both English and Russian -- looked set to file copy on an impressive and resilient win for Manchester City in Moscow, and yet another majestic display by Sergio Aguero. Then, sweeping away both...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  10. espnW -- LeBron James, Metta World Peace, Raptors mascot, Hayden ...

    D'Arcy Maine

    The Wambach-Huffman wedding, the Panettiere-Klitschko engagement, a Metta World Peace show! Only LeBron working out in a giant gold chain while fire rages behind him could cap this zany week.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  11. Italy's recent racism judgment could be a game-changer

    Gabriele Marcotti

    History was made on Monday. Or at least, a legal precedent of the kind that could in time have massive ramifications around Europe. And perhaps, eventually, change our match-going experience forever. Sound excessive? Bear with me. The Italian ...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  12. San Francisco Giants fan apologizes for throwing banana at Adam J...

    A San Francisco Giants fan has apologized for throwing a banana during Sunday's game against Baltimore, claiming that it was not a racially motivated insult to Orioles star Adam Jones.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  13. Adam Jones of Baltimore Orioles claims fan at AT&T park threw ban...

    Baltimore Orioles centerfielder Adam Jones takes to Twitter saying San Francisco Giants fan threw a banana at him Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2013
  14. Midfielder Gaetano Iannini handed ten-match ban for racial abuse

    Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent

    Europe news

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2013
  15. Milan Kevin Constant defender walks off pitch after crowd racism

    Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent

    Italy news

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2013
  16. Nelson Mandela dies at 95; anti-apartheid icon brokered 2010 Worl...

    Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who helped seal his country's bid to become the first in Africa to host a World Cup, has died at the age of 95.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013