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Why John Carlos and Tommie Smith still matter
The strong political statement that was made on Mexico's Olympic Games podium is still relevant today.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2011 11:40 GMT
Amir Khan: Britain's Muslim king of the ring
Amir Khan is a boxing superstar, fighting his way to the ultimate crown while combatting child cruelty and Islamophobia.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2011 09:45 GMT
Athletic excellence at the Women's World Cup
Intense public interest proves there is a market for women's sports beyond the sometimes raunchy magazine spreads.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2011 13:41 GMT
John Mackey: The death of a sporting legend
A tribute to American footballer John Mackey, who fought for the rights of players as individuals - not commodities.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2011 10:42 GMT
Dodgers' bankruptcy reveals much about the US
The Dodgers team has a long, iconic history in America - making it hard for fans to accept the fact they are bankrupt.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2011 13:24 GMT
When Muhammad Ali took the real heavy weight
On June 20, 1967, the great Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston for refusing induction in the US armed forces.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2011 13:50 GMT
Brazil's disappearing favelas
Infrastructure demanded by the sporting world's most powerful corporate interests render families homeless in Brazil.
Last updated: 10 May 2011 13:34 GMT
Sports, Osama, and the new normal
After 9/11, American sports have exploited the hunt for Osama bin Laden, promoting a culture of war.
Last updated: 03 May 2011 19:04 GMT
Bahrain cracks down on protesting footballers
Football star among hundreds of athletes suspended from national team for taking part in anti-government protests.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2011 10:36 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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