Racism

Netizens slam new Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal over old tweet on racism

Parag Agarwal, the new Indian-origin CEO of Twitter replacing Jack Dorsey, was trolled on Tuesday on his own platform for an 11-year-old tweet.

published on : 30th November 2021

Azeem Rafiq apologises for his anti-Semitic messages in 2011

The 30-year-old Rafiq, who has described in graphic detail his experiences of racist abuse when he played for Yorkshire, on Thursday admitted he had sent anti-Semitic messages as a 19-year-old.

published on : 19th November 2021

Alex Hales denies "racial connotation" in the naming of his dog

Former Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq alleged that Alex Hales named his dog 'Kevin' just because it was black as 'Kevin' was the "derogatory" term Gary Ballance used to refer to any player of colour.

published on : 19th November 2021

Jack Brooks apologises to Cheteshwar Pujara for 'Steve' nickname during Yorkshire stint

Earlier in the week, Brooks' name featured in Azeem Rafiq's testimony in front of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee.

published on : 19th November 2021

Assam CM Himanta calls out dance reality show for racism, host issues clarification

According to Juyal, in the final episodes, he introduced Gunjan in the same gibberish Chinese ahead of her acts on the show.

published on : 16th November 2021

Essex cricket chairman quits after racism allegation

John Faragher’s resignation comes amid a racism scandal at another county club, Yorkshire, that has led to a number of executives resigning and England Cricket Board starting an investigation.

published on : 12th November 2021

These events have fractured our game: England Test skipper Joe Root on Yorkshire racism issue

The cricket club recently concluded that no employees would face any action over former player Azeem Rafiq's claims of institutional racism and bullying.

published on : 11th November 2021

Vaughan dropped from BBC show after allegations of racism by former Yorkshire team mates

Rana confirmed to ESPNcricinfo that he heard Vaughan make the comments and has reiterated his preparedness to provide evidence to any inquiry as required.

published on : 6th November 2021

England skipper Eoin Morgan backs ECB action on Yorkshire, says issues like racism should be met 'head on'

England captain Eoin Morgan said ECB's actions to Yorkshire indicated how serious the Board is about dealing with issues like racism.

published on : 5th November 2021

Yorkshire CCC chairman Roger Hutton resigns amid racism row

ECB found Yorkshire County's report wholly unacceptable and the board said the matter is against the spirit of cricket and its values.

published on : 5th November 2021

Ex-England captain Michael Vaughan denies racism claims against him made by Azeem Rafiq

The 47-year-old also revealed that how in December 2020 he was approached to talk to the independent panel investigating Rafiq's allegations of racism at Yorkshire.

published on : 5th November 2021

ECB bans Yorkshire from hosting international matches for 'abhorrent' handling of racism in club

England and Wales Cricket Board took the decision a day after Yorkshire player Gary Ballance admitted using a racial slur against his ex-teammate Rafiq.

published on : 5th November 2021

Yorkshire suspended from staging England cricket matches after racism row

Yorkshire offered the Pakistan-born off-spinner "profound and unreserved apologies" in a report into his allegations of racial abuse in September.

published on : 5th November 2021

Cricketer in Yorkshire race row urges 'cultural change'

The county offered the Pakistan-born off-spinner "profound and unreserved apologies" in a report into his allegations of racial abuse but Rafiq said the row was about institutional racism.

published on : 4th November 2021

Cricket racism: Sponsors quit English club over claims

Emerald Group Publishing, which held naming rights to Headingley Stadium, and Yorkshire Tea have followed shirt sponsors Anchor Butter in ending their association with Yorkshire County Cricket Club.

published on : 4th November 2021
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