Commonwealth Games, Athletes, allowed, knee, protest

Commonwealth Games: Athletes to be allowed to take a knee in protest

06 June, 2020 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Athletes competing in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England will be allowed to take a knee in support of worldwide anti-racism movements, competition organisers said. Several major sports organisations have moved to allow protests at their events following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died on May 25 … Read More

Women’s T20 cricket added to 2022 Commonwealth Games

08 August, 2019 12:00 pm 12:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Cricket is set to return to the Commonwealth Games after a 24-year absence with organisers confirming on Tuesday that the programme for Birmingham 2022 would include a women’s Twenty20 tournament. The T20 event is one of three new events added to the next edition of the Games, alongside Beach Volleyball and Para … Read More

Peaty and Kolesnikov break world records at Euros

08 August, 2018 9:57 am 9:57 am

GLASGOW (Reuters) – Adam Peaty and Kliment Kolesnikov made it a landmark night at the inaugural multi-sport European Championships when the two swimming prodigies broke world records to strike gold in the space of just over an hour. Briton Peaty added more lustre to his reputation as perhaps the world’s most dominant swimmer when he … Read More