From raised fists at the 1968 Olympics to taking the knee: A history of racial justice protests in sport

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content Athletes have been given more freedom to express themselves at this year’s Tokyo Olympics. Two Black athletes were expelled from the 1968 Games after protesting against racial and social injustice on the […]

High level political talks didn’t break the stalemate in Ukraine

Yesterday Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych held talks with the leaders of the opposition as he promised to EU President Manuel Barroso during their telephone conversation earlier on the day. But this was all Yanukovych did to fulfil his promise to the EU leader. After many hours of talks, the leaders of the Ukrainian opposition coming […]