Melvyn Jaminet: France suspend full-back for racist comment made on social media | Rugby Union News

France have suspended full-back Melvyn Jaminet after a video surfaced online of the Toulon player making a racist remark. Jaminet, who came off the bench and kicked a penalty during France’s 28-13 win over Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday, put the clip up on his Instagram account. It was subsequently deleted but has been shared…

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‘Rent free!’ – Ben Stokes responds to Aussie Ashes jibe on social media | Cricket News

Ben Stokes has hit back at recent Australian coverage of remarks he made during the Ashes, claiming he lives “rent free” in their minds. The quote from Stokes that fuelled Australian media came after rain took away England’s chances of winning the fourth Test in Manchester last summer. With two days left to play, Australia…

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Fighting for a Cause: Boxers Using Their Platform for Social Change

Boxing has long been considered a sport of great physical prowess and skill, but for many of its practitioners, it is also a platform for social change. Throughout history, boxers have used their platform and influence to bring attention to important social issues, advocate for change, and support causes close to their hearts. One of…

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Owen Farrell: Former England captain admits social media abuse ‘hard to get away from’ | Rugby Union News

Owen Farrell said he still felt the sting of social media abuse during the Rugby World Cup, even though he deleted his accounts during the tournament. Former England captain Farrell was the target of critics during the World Cup and announced at the end of November he would step back from international rugby to protect…

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Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag defends Bruno Fernandes and brands social media criticism ‘pathetic’ | Football News

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag accused Nottingham Forest of targeting Bruno Fernandes in his side’s FA Cup win at the City Ground and branded criticism of his captain as “pathetic”. The Portugal midfielder overcame a “serious injury” to play his part in United’s 1-0 victory at Forest, setting up Casemiro’s 89th-minute winner from a…

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Striver: How Gilberto Silva and Roberto Carlos are plotting to disrupt social media with world’s first abuse-free app | Football News

Tim Chase’s excitement is hard to conceal as he sits down with Sky Sports’ Dan Long. The former tech headhunter is here to talk about his brainchild, an app called Striver – the self-proclaimed world’s first abuse-free social media platform, which was publicly launched at Web Summit 2023 in Lisbon back in November. That in…

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David Warner: Australia batter ‘relieved’ to be reunited with baggy green after social media plea | Cricket News

Australia’s opener David Warner said he was “pleased and relieved” to be reunited with his missing baggy green after he issued a social media plea on Tuesday. Warner’s baggy green went missing from his bag on the eve of his final Test match between Australia and Pakistan at his home Sydney Cricket Ground. In a…

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Women’s World Cup: FIFA finds one in five players sent homophobic, sexist or sexual social media abuse during tournament | Football News

One in five players at this year’s Women’s World Cup were the targets of online abuse, FIFA has found – with more than half of comments sexual, homophobic or sexist. New data published by FIFA, identified by its Social Media Protection Service (SMPS), found 152 players out of 697 whose social media accounts were actively…

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Harry Brook blocks himself from ‘negativity’ by withdrawing from social media | Cricket News

Harry Brook has shielded himself from the recent negativity around England from outside the camp by withdrawing from social media, believing his mental health has been boosted as a result. Up until the last couple of months, Brook’s international career had been an unqualified success, with starring roles in the ‘Bazball’ revolution after gatecrashing the…

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Erling Haaland criticizes ref on social media after Man City draw

Manchester City’s Croatian midfielder #08 Mateo Kovacic (L), Manchester City’s Norwegian striker #09 Erling Haaland (2L) appeal to English referee Simon Hooper during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on December 3, 2023. (Photo by Darren Staples / AFP) Erling Haaland…

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