Michael B. Jordan and Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx tackle the subjects of wrongful convictions and racism in ‘Just Mercy,’ which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday.

Sports for better society

April 13, 2019 00:05 am

International Day of Sports for Development and Peace which was celebrated on April 6 this year offers an opportunity to reflect and introspect on the potentials of leveraging sports for the good of the society. The other day I was reading news about recent cases of racism across European football fields with more instances of verbal abuses against players just because of the colors of their skin. Sadly and unsurprisingly the targets were not only foreign players but also native players of diverse background, whose parents or grandparents had settled in Europe.

Won’t watch my words

March 15, 2019 08:52 am

The internet is a scary place, addictive yes, but scary nonetheless. And much is talked about ‘political correctness’ but at the same time issues such as homophobia, bullying, revenge porn, racism are just as widespread. Now, I, by no means, would consider myself an expert on sociology, psychology or politics but I do have in myself a reasoning capability granted by biology and so I have my doubts when it comes to being politically correct.

JAN 27: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

January 27, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KARACHI, Jan 27: The International Cricket Council handed Sarfraz Ahmed a four-match suspension on Sunday after a racist remark made by the Pakistan captain was picked up by a stump microphone in South Africa last week.

TORONTO, Jan 10: China’s ambassador to Canada accused the country Wednesday of “white supremacy” in calling for the release of two Canadians detained in China last month, while describing the detentions as an “act of self-defense.”

LONDON, Dec 10: Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling believes newspapers are helping “fuel racism” and “aggressive behaviour” with their portrayal of young black players.

BELGIUM, Sept 7: A black woman who presents the weather forecast on a Belgium public broadcaster posted an emotional video Thursday which quickly went viral calling out the torrent of racist abuse she has received since appearing on television.

Football star felt he was singled out as scapegoat for World Cup exit due to Turkish heritage and Erdogan meeting.

MOSCOW, April 17: FIFA has charged World Cup host Russia with fan racism less than two months before the tournament begins.

MELBOURNE, Oct 9: Test batsman Usman Khawaja has said being racially vilified when he was growing up in Sydney led him to support other countries rather than back Australian sports teams.

When will racism end?

June 30, 2017 17:10 pm

It hasn’t been long that I started my new journey as a businessman. We’ve our ancestral business of glass beads (Potay products) located at Indra Chowk.

MOSCOW, June 15:  Russia has made progress fighting soccer racism ahead of next year’s World Cup, but players, coaches and fans still risk abuse, a new report says.

Priyanka Chopra, who has ruled and slayed 2016, opened up about a terrible experience in the West during her Koffee With Karan appearance.

PARIS, June 18: UEFA formally opened a disciplinary case against the Croatian soccer federation on Saturday for racism and fan disorder at a European Championship match.