Sports and Culture

Brunei's anti-gay laws 'deeply concerning' despite stoning backtrack, says UN gender expert

United Nations Independent Expert on Protection against violence and discrimination, Chilean Víctor Madrigal-Borloz, has criticised Brunei's anti-gay laws despite an assurance from Brunei's sultan that a moratorium on capital punishment will also extend to sharia laws that include stoning to death for gay sex and adultery.

US: Chasten Buttigieg has been a homeless community-college student and a Starbucks barista. Now, he could be ‘first gentleman.’

Chasten Buttigieg’s story represents both an American archetype and a modern phenomenon. And now that he knows he’s being watched, what he cares about is being seen.

Update on Caster Semenya’s IAAF court case

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) wishes to express its downright disappointment at the ruling by Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on the Caster Semenya and ASA appeal against IAAF testosterone rules in female athletes.