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Lewis Hamilton, Formula One's voice and conscience

July 2, 2020

On a karting track in southeast England, an eight-year-old Lewis Hamilton has the measure of his rivals. He is flying around the course. He is quicker than the other boys and, though these are supposed to be carefree years, is racing with the intensity of someone who is eager to make an impression.

"The Future is Female": Women's flag football is newest college sport

July 1, 2020

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), National Football League (NFL), and Reigning Champs Experiences (RCX) partnered to make women's flag football a collegiate sport last month.

Statue campaign launched for pioneering Black footballer Jack Leslie

July 1, 2020

A campaign has been launched to build a statue for English footballer Jack Leslie who was supposedly denied the chance to play for his country because he was Black.

Carlos Sainz reveals Covid-19 health fears as Formula 1 season gets set to start

June 30, 2020

As the 2020 Formula 1 season finally gets ready to start, McLaren driver Carlos Sainz has revealed his health fears about the sport returning amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

New study reveals 'evident' racial bias in TV football commentary

June 30, 2020

There is "evident" racial bias in the way football commentators refer to players of different skin colors, says a new study published on Tuesday.

Barcelona slaps $448m buyout clause on new star

June 30, 2020

Barcelona has slapped an eye-watering buyout clause of nearly $450 million (400m euros) on new signing Miralem Pjanić.

Mercedes to race in black cars for 2020 in stand against racism

June 29, 2020

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team has announced that their cars will don a black livery for the 2020 season as a statement that the reigning champions "stand against racism and all forms of discrimination."

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp urges fans not to gather in celebration

June 29, 2020

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has urged fans to "celebrate in a safe way" after thousands gathered in the city to mark the club's first league title in 30 years, despite lockdown restrictions.

Barcelona's title hopes dim after a draw at Celta Vigo

June 27, 2020

Real Madrid took a firm grip on the title race in Spain's La Liga without even playing after archrival Barcelona dropped two points at Celta Vigo despite Luis Suarez's double.

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