Botaoshi — the extreme Japanese sport you’ve probably never heard of

, ,

(CNN)Hundreds of bodies slam violently against each other, hands pull at limbs, feet kick at heads. It’s a chaotic, violent assault — and it’s taking place at a school sports day. “It’s rugby, it’s NFL, it’s wrestling, it’s sumo, it’s crazy it’s what it is. I’ve never seen anything like this,” says CNN’s Coy Wire […]

Read More...

Roger Federer hands Nick Kyrgios a lesson and makes US Open fourth round

, , , , , , ,

The Swiss No 2 seed Roger Federer beat No 30 seed Nick Kyrgios 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 to set up a clash with another Australian, John Millman Roger Federer did to Nick Kyrgios here on Saturday what his friends should have done a while ago: reminded the untamed prodigy he will never be as great as […]

Read More...

Southern Phantom: The white-faced horse who’s the talk of the racecourse

, ,

(CNN)His career as a racehorse has barely begun, yet according to his trainer people are already lining up for a chance to use Southern Phantom as a stud. The social media star boasts a unique coat — a bay-colored body with a face that looks like it’s been dipped in a bucket of white paint. […]

Read More...

Nike just thrust Kaepernick back in the spotlight where he belongs | Khaled A Beydoun

, , , , ,

No matter how hard the league tries, Colin Kaepernick is still the most important NFL player not in the NFL The 2018 National Football League regular season kicks off this week. And the most discussed player in the world of football, and beyond, is one that has been ousted from the NFL for over a […]

Read More...

What the ban on Serena Williams catsuit says about the sexualising of black womens bodies

, , , ,

When the tournament banned the tennis stars bodysuit, it was disrespecting one of the greatest athletes of all time. Heres why If Wide Awoke were invited to come up with alist of feminist moments of 2018, Serena Williams in ablack catsuit fellow players stuffing towels down their shirts and shorts in amockery of her physique […]

Read More...

Manchester United veto Jos Mourinhos transfer wishlist

, , , , , ,

Jos Mourinhos short-term fixes have been rejected by Ed Woodward, who viewed some transfer targets as no better than those already at Old Trafford Manchester United did not follow through with some of Jos Mourinhos transfer targets because of misgivings about the players he had identified and a decision, from the top of the club, […]

Read More...

New Zealand female and male soccer players will be paid equally

, , , , , ,

Ali Riley of New Zealand's Football Ferns.Image: Andy Lyons/Getty Images New Zealand has taken a huge step when it comes to equality in sport. The country’s chief footballing organisation, New Zealand Football, and the New Zealand Professional Footballers’ Association (NZPFA) have come to an agreement which will see international players representing the country paid equally. […]

Read More...