Tag: history

Mocking Haley, Trump Adds to His Long History of Racist Attacks

Donald J. Trump first established his connection with the largely white Republican base more than a decade ago by stoking discomfort with the election of Barack Obama, the nation’s first Black president — the beginning of the so-called birther movement. In the years since, he has continued to pile up accusations of racism on the […]

A rivalry heated by history – the significance of Morocco’s World Cup win over Spain

Achraf Hakimi’s match-winning penalty in Morocco’s last-16 victory over Spain on 6 December triggered celebrations in cities around Europe Sign up for notifications to the latest Insight features via the BBC Sport app and find the most recent in the series. A Panenka penalty straight down the middle of the goal. Spain goalkeeper Unai Simon […]

Cricket World Cup 2023: India meet New Zealand with weight of history on their shoulders

India captain Rohit Sharma grew up in Mumbai and plays his home games in the Indian Premier League at the Wankhede Stadium Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Date: Wednesday, 15 November Time: 08:30 GMT Coverage: Live Test Match Special radio and text commentary on every match on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra & BBC Sport website, […]

Manchester City 3-0 Young Boys: Erling Haaland scores double as Pep Guardiola’s side take another step towards history

Erling Haaland celebrates his second goal for Manchester City against Young Boys Erling Haaland is so good, he now has players asking for his shirt at half-time. The Norwegian scored twice as Man City beat Young Boys 3-0 to become the first side to qualify for the Champions League knockout stages – along with RB […]

Angelo Mathews timed out: How Sri Lanka batter made international history at Cricket World Cup

Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews became the first batter to be timed out in international cricket during Monday’s World Cup group-stage match against Bangladesh in Delhi. There have only been six other instances of a batter being timed out in top-level cricket since the law was introduced. So what happened, what do the Laws say and […]

Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand & South Africa’s rivalry and history

New Zealand and South Africa’s most recent meeting was in August at Twickenham, with the Springboks winning 35-7 Venue: Stade de France, Paris Dates: Saturday, 28 October Kick-off: 20:00 BST Coverage: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, plus text updates on the BBC Sport website and app. Both New Zealand and South Africa are bidding […]

Natasha Jonas creates history as she secures boxing manager’s licence

Natasha Jonas has won 14 of her professional fights, with two losses and a draw Two-weight world champion Natasha Jonas has become the first black woman to obtain a British Boxing Board of Control manager’s licence. The 39-year-old Liverpudlian became Britain’s first female Olympic boxer when she competed at London 2012. She will begin working […]

Black History Month: Trainer Javeno Mclean empowering disabled clients with free gym

As part of Black History Month 2023, BBC 1Xtra’s Future Figures salutes black Britons who are “making black history now” in their communities and across the nation. Personal trainer Javeno Mclean lets BBC Sport into his Manchester gym where he helps people with disabilities to build their strength, fitness and mental wellbeing, with his videos […]

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