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Slurs and stereotypes: why US pro sports leagues lack Asian American stars

November 6, 2018

Jeremy Lins dominance of the NBA turned out to be brief. But athletes dont need to play for huge teams to prove their worth Ill always remember 14 February 2012, partly because it was my birthday but also because Yes, that game. The shot went in and, as Lin celebrated wildly with his teammates, I […]

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Roger Federer calls on tennis players to respect ballboys and ballgirls

November 6, 2018

Swiss legend Roger Federer has stressed how vital it is that ball kids enjoy a good experience at tournaments Tennis players need to respect ball boys and ball girls, Roger Federer said in the wake of a row following Fernando Verdascos rant over a sweaty towel. Verdasco was cast as a villain on social media […]

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The Celtic diehards helping football tackle the taboo around periods

October 6, 2018

Few would expect football clubs to be at the forefront of an effort to break the taboo around periods. Yet here we are Sorry to spoil your breakfasts with talk of periods, tweeted one supporter of the stock free sanitary products. Weve seen quite a lot of change in Celtics ethos, as a club open […]

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Southern Phantom: The white-faced horse who’s the talk of the racecourse

October 5, 2018

(CNN)His career as a racehorse has barely begun, yet according to his trainer people are already lining up for a chance to use Southern Phantom as a stud. The social media star boasts a unique coat — a bay-colored body with a face that looks like it’s been dipped in a bucket of white paint. […]

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Naomi Osaka upsets Serena Williams in controversial US Open final

September 24, 2018

New York (CNN)Naomi Osaka won her first Grand Slam title Saturday, beating Serena Williams in a controversial US Open final that saw the American docked a game after calling the umpire a “thief.” Osaka prevailed against her idol 6-2, 6-4 in New York to deny Williams a record 24th major — and first as a […]

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MSU cleared in Nassar scandal but abuse allegations grow at Ohio State

September 14, 2018

Michigan State says an investigation has cleared it of violations in the Nassar scandal but a similar case is emerging at Ohio State University Michigan State University says the NCAA, the body that oversees college sports in the US, has cleared it of any rules violations in Nassar pleaded guilty to assaulting girls and women […]

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The Way This Female Journalist Bends The Rules After Getting Banned From Stadium Is Genius

August 30, 2018

The first game of the Iran Pro League football season kicked off recently, with two middle-ranking teams playing out a seemingly unremarkable match at the Vatani Stadium in Qaem Shahr, a small provincial city in Northern Iran. Who cares right? Well, it turns out that something remarkable did happen at this match. It was reportedly […]

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From Vogue cover model to jockey at Goodwood Festival’s Magnolia Cup

August 13, 2018

(CNN)Against the backdrop of Sussex’s rolling green countryside in south east England, 11 women prepare to take on the challenge of becoming jockeys for a day at a quintessentially English race meeting. A post shared by Rosie Tapner (@rosietapner) on Jul 5, 2018 at 6:05am PDT “I don’t think I had any idea just how […]

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Is Nascar’s next Danica Patrick coming down the track? | Andrew Lawrence

August 11, 2018

When Patrick embarked on her career, she was the only woman at the track more often than not. But things have changed Its been a few months shell host ESPNs ESPYs awards show and join Lance Armstrong, LeBron James, John Cena and Peyton Manning as the only athletes to do so in the programs 26-year […]

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How England’s Kelly Smith became one of the faces of the World Cup in the US

August 11, 2018

The former England and Arsenal striker had a brilliant playing career. And now she is forging a reputation as an insightful analyst in America Two decades before Kelly Smith became a studio analyst on Foxs World Cup coverage, she was a star on the pitch at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. But as fearless […]

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