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5 February 2016
20 January 2016
"The global condemnation of Chris Gayle’s flirting seems over the top [but] the controversy is a welcome reminder that there are lines of propriety that should not be crossed."
15 January 2016
"Sexism is part of how our society was structured [but] culture and language systems evolve and change. There is no reason we cannot."
12 January 2016
"The problem for us in the Caribbean is not Chris Gayle and his outlook per se. It’s the casual sexism of Caribbean masculinity in general that needs taking in hand."
5 January 2016
West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle has landed himself in a firestorm of criticism after he hit on Australian sports reporter Melanie McLaughlin during a live television interview.
17 December 2015
Mexican authorities say Adam Coleman and Dean Lucas were killed in a robbery gone wrong. Their bodies were discovered in their burnt-out van.
21 November 2015
The International Olympic Committee recognized public figures and organizations that have promoted the participation of women in all areas of sports.
19 November 2015
Some Hong Kongers silently booed during the Chinese national anthem. Others saw a parallel between their football team's performance against China and efforts to combat Beijing's increasing intervention.
3 November 2015
"But I gave it everything I got. I want to say to everyone else get stuffed, they think women aren't strong enough but we just beat the world."
29 October 2015
"If we will die, we will die like a man, we will not live like a woman. Nobody has the power to make us live like a woman."
16 October 2015
Is it true that the Brazilian king of soccer ushered in a 48-hour ceasefire in Nigeria's bloody civil war? One writer did the research and has reason to doubt.
28 September 2015
Once a year, long-distance athletes from all over the world run 246 kilometers from Athens to Sparta, participating in what is considered the world's "most grueling race"—the Spartathlon.
4 September 2015
"It’s a matter of some irony that despite this history of inhumane servitude...Jamaica would develop in the 21st century into a country that fetishizes brands and branding."
26 August 2015
A dispute between a Mexican football coach and a sports reporter who criticized him has resulted in physical assault and sparked a debate about the freedom of speech.
7 August 2015
The 2015 Indian Ocean Island Games in Réunion have been plagued by incidents which escalated into a diplomatic row between Madagascar and France.
22 July 2015
16 July 2015
Trinidad and Tobago's national football squad secured a place in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals, but the country's politicians seem determined to spoil the celebration with politicking.
15 July 2015
"As a young girl I...used to carry a bag of rice to the market to sell and bring money home. I grew up running."
11 July 2015
"If the government wants Indonesian football teams to win more international games, then it should follow what other countries are doing."
3 July 2015
Every summer, Ethiopia’s diaspora community in the US and Canada meet for the largest Ethiopian sports and cultural festival hosted outside of Ethiopia.