Iranian chess referee Shohreh Bayat fears brutality over his activism as he challenges the Russian head of the game’s governing body. CNN

CNN – Three years after fleeing Iran, chess referee Shohreh Bayat fears further ostracism after challenging the game’s governing body and its president, Russia’s former deputy prime minister, over his clothing choices at a tournament in October. In 2020, Bayat was criticized in Iran for not wearing the appropriate headscarf at the Women’s World Chess … Read more

Lovie Smith said the NFL had ‘a problem’ with black coaches. He was fired after a year, and the league’s lack of diversity is again being criticized CNN

CNN – When Lovie Smith was hired by the Houston Texans as the team’s new head coach in February 2022, he said the NFL had “a problem” with hiring black coaches and diversity. “I understand the amount of black head coaches in the National Football League,” Smith told reporters just over a year ago. “There’s … Read more