Sports

  • Adidas global HR head resigns as company tackles diversity issues
    NEW YORK—The head of global human resources at sports apparel and shoe company Adidas resigned Tuesday following criticism from employees of what they see as the company’s failure to diversify its work force. Karen Parkin’s resignation comes after a group of Black employees called on Adidas’s supervisory board to investigate her and her strategy for […]
  • Boxers need to reboot
    FILIPINO boxers are hoping for a much-needed recalibration to keep them back on track toward their and the country’s Olympic dream. “We lost steam,” Ricky Vargas, president of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines, told Tuesday morning’s Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum webcast “Our boxers were ready [for Tokyo 2020 Olympics], until the virus,” […]
  • Froome’s not going anywhere
    CHRIS FROOME’S chances of a mid-season transfer are over after a source close to his contract situation told Cyclingnews that the four-time Tour de France winner would remain at Team Ineos until his contract expires at the end of the season. The news comes after weeks of speculation linking Froome to a mid-season move to […]
  • ‘We can’t outrun the coronavirus’
    IN a running contest, you race to win. Because losers, like loonies, are left mostly unremembered.  To hardcore sports buffs, only winners make memories matter. I guess that’s the frame of mind of Adam Silver when he decided to set the NBA (National Basketball Association) restart on July 30. Silver, largely frowned upon as a […]
  • All’s silent at All England Club on Wimbledon’s supposed Day 1
    WIMBLEDON, England—When the clock struck 11 a.m. at the All England Club, there was silence. Not because a player dressed all in white was about to whack a serve on one of Wimbledon’s many perfectly kept grass courts, but because there is no tennis this year at the oldest Grand Slam event in the world. […]

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