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PRAGUE (Reuters) - Three Chelsea fans were stopped from entering Slavia Prague's stadium for Thursday's Europa League game after an alleged racist chant about Liverpool's Egypt international Mohamed Salah circulated on social media.
The language of soccer games is ripe with phrases, metaphors and clichés that reflect modern life: a coach who parks the bus, a midfielder who shoots rockets, a striker who scores with a bicycle kick. But at 11,000 feet in the Peruvian Andes, the vocabulary changes. That is where Luis Soto, who hosts a daily sports program on Radio Inti Raymi, is narrating Peru’s first appearance at the World Cup since 1982 in his native language, Quechua.
(Reuters) - The president of a Lithuanian basketball team who made comments last week about having too many black players resigned on Tuesday but could still face punishment from the EuroLeague and the sport's governing body.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations' top human rights official hailed Pescara's Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari as an "inspiration" on Monday for leaving the pitch in protest after the player said he was booked for complaining about racist chanting.
(Reuters) - Recent actions by a billionaire owner of a National Basketball Association team and a supporter of a Spanish football club have offered the sporting world a stark reminder that racism knows no borders.
PARIS, Oct 24, 2013 (AFP) - European football's governing body UEFA on Thursday charged CSKA Moscow after their fans were accused of racially abusing Manchester City's Ivorian captain Yaya Toure.
SOCHI/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has staked his personal and political prestige on February's Winter Olympics in the city of Sochi, yet despite the $50-billion price tag the Games could still be an embarrassing flop.
LOS ANGELES: Jeremy Lin says he felt a sense of bigotry towards him when he wasn’t offered a US college scholarship despite being named one of California’s top players in his final high school year.
LOS ANGELES: Jeremy Lin says he felt a sense of bigotry towards him when he wasn't offered a US college scholarship despite being named one of California's top players in his final high school year.
PALM SPRINGS, California (Reuters) - Forty-four years after American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos electrified the Mexico City Olympics with their heads-bowed, arms-raised civil rights protest, they have no regrets about their controversial gesture.