by Our Sports Desk
Manny Pacquiao said yesterday that he respects Nike’s decision to sever ties with him over his derogatory comments about gay relationships yet stated that he was happy that “a lot of people were alarmed by the truth.”
Friday 19th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Sport
by our Sports Desk
CHAMPION boxer Manny Pacquiao was forced into a limp apology yesterday after levelling a disgusting slur against gay people.
Filipino gay rights groups condemned the aspiring politician for his astonishing comments.
In a television interview,...
Wednesday 17th Feb 2016
TYSON FURY escaped punishment yesterday for sexist and homophobic comments he made last year, with the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC) saying he is entitled to free speech.
In the build up to his shock victory over Wladimir Klitschko, Fury said that in order for the world to...
Thursday 28th Jan 2016
Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri was only banned for two Coppa Italia matches yesterday and fined €20,000 (£15,000) for homophobic remarks.
Sarri yelled out: "Faggot" at the end of a cup match on...
Friday 22nd Jan 2016
Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri was facing a four-month ban from football yesterday for a homophobic comments made during a match, two years after saying football “had become a sport for queers.”
The 57-year-old coach was accused by Inter...
Thursday 21st Jan 2016
TYSON FURY is set to be dragged before the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) in the New Year, following his comments on homosexuality, women and paedophilia.
Fury has remained defiant throughout the ensuing public backlash, including...
Saturday 12th Dec 2015
The new heavyweight champion may see himself as a ‘good talker,’ but his views may tarnish his legacy and the sport, writes JOHN WIGHT
Boxer is banned from journalism awards and stripped of title
Thursday 10th Dec 2015
KADEEM SIMMONDS examines why a ‘racist’ footballer is being hailed as a success story while a ‘homophobic’ boxer has been cast as a disgrace to society
Wednesday 9th Dec 2015
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
‘Homophobic’ heavyweight champion makes derogatory comments about women
Saturday 5th Dec 2015