Mike O’Farrell sparked fury yesterday when he told MPs the Afro-Caribbean community was more attracted to football and rugby, while Asians prioritised education and viewed sport as “secondary”.
Azeem Rafiq, 30, the former Yorkshire cricketer who blew the whistle on racism in the sport, called the Middlesex club chairman’s comments “painful”.
He tweeted: “This has just confirmed what an endemic problem the game has. I actually can’t believe what I am listening to.”
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Let's leave this party right now
"IS IT just me or are we looking at a steaming damp squib from Sue Gray? A statement of the bleeding obvious?"
Reunited, boy and father in heartbreak farewell
THE brave dad and son whose emotional goodbye became one of the great images of the Ukraine war have been reunited.
Send long-range rockets, PM tells US
BORIS Johnson is urging the West to supply Ukraine with more military support, including a long-range rocket system, as he branded Vladimir Putin a "crocodile" who "cannot be trusted".
...as Nato chases off Kremlin jetfighters
The Royal Norwegian Airforce confirmed in a tweet that Nato F-35s, on permanent standby, were in action.
TORY MP'S SON 'HELPS DESTROY RUSSIAN TANK'
FOOTAGE widely circulated on social media claims to show volunteers in Ukraine - including the son of a Conservative MP destroying a Russian tank with rocket launchers.
Top stars 'put out feelers' to join exodus from BBC
It follows funding cuts, reduced pay and rows over impartiality at the under-fire corporation.
Liverpool fans out to paint Paris red
A RED army of Liverpool fans flooded into Paris yesterday as 6,000 police prepared to welcome them for the Champions League Final.
United we stand...heirs join Queen on balcony
Camilla and Kate are also set to join Her Majesty alongside Princes Charles, William and George to close the People's Pageant next Sunday.
RISHI: I'LL GIVE MY REBATE TO CHARITY
RISHI Sunak has pledged to donate his energy bill rebate to charity and urged wealthy people to do the same.
WISDOM FROM MY FATHER
The tempo 1 was ready to depart. It was a short 30-minute journey from Bhatkal to Uppunda, a sleepy village in coastal Karnataka, India. My father, sister, and I were traveling together.
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6 Indian Players Who Shouldn't Participate In IPL
Rohit's role as Mumbai Indians captain and regular opener of India's limited overs squad has taken a toll...
Meet The New Pakistan, A Lot Like The Old Pakistan
Imran Khan brings a charismatic visage to the troubled country. But does he have a fresh vision?
Dhoni sir's WC winning hit inspired me: Kiran Navgire
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's World Cup winning six resides in India's collective consciousness and it was a shot that changed a lot of lives, including that of little-known Solapur athlete Kiran Navgire.
ஐ.பி.எல்: இறுதிப் போட்டியில் குஜராத் டைட்டான்ஸ்
இந்தியன் பிறீமியர் லீக்கின் (ஐ.பி.எல்) இறுதிப் போட்டிக்கு குஜராத் டைட்டான்ஸ் தகுதி பெற்றுள்ளது.
IS BRENDON MCCULLUM THE RIGHT CHOICE AS ENGLAND'S NEW TEST COACH?
Before being expected to deliver results, McCullum and new England captain Ben Stokes will have to sit down and put together a 15-20 member squad on paper who can represent them in Test cricket over the next couple of years. This will be an extremely arduous task...