Why can’t we be friends? (Part 2)

An extraordinary sporting tale of redemption

Part 2: The Zambian miracle

When we left off last week, football was still in a dark, gloomy, desolate place. But then came the 12th of February, the glorious Sunday, when just before midnight it suddenly felt right to be a sports fan again.
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Why can’t we be friends? (Part 1)

An extraordinary sporting tale of redemption

Part 1: The darkness gathers

Seemingly, sports is going through some are tough times for the more conscientious among athletes and fans alike. Recently, too many incidents have been detracting from the sporting side of it, and have tainted the name of football with all the wrong connotations and cast an ominous shadow upon many other sports as well. Needless to say, similar occurrences are absolutely nothing new to sports, but lately it seems to have really kicked up a gear.
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Let’s kick racism out of sport … forever!

Despite high-profile anti-racism campaigns and widely multicultural workplace, seems that racism and discrimination still takes part in the world of sport and football in particularly. The roots of racism in sport are almost ancient and so is the problem. Unfortunately, at all levels of the game, from amateur to international, there are still incidents of racism and discrimination.
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