Birmingham 2022 chief executive Ian Reid insists he is "comfortable" providing athletes with a platform to express themselves after the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said it would be open to anti-racism protests.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has warned the Olympics should not be "a marketplace of demonstrations".
Cycling team Trek-Segafredo has suspended rider Quinn Simmons for a "divisive" and "incendiary" online post.
It’s the end of my first year at UK Sport and what a year it’s been! At this point I expected that we would be celebrating the successes of our athletes at the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. I certainly didn’t plan for, or predict, the year that we’ve had.
The jersey worn by Colin Kaepernick, the man who was the catalyst for the Black Lives Matter movement, on his National Football League (NFL) debut for San Francisco 49ers nine-years-ago is being put up for auction.
Top seed Novak Djokovic breezed past Damir Džumhur to reach the second round of the US Open, while former women's champion Naomi Osaka is also into round two.
The Los Angeles Chargers cancelled their first practice at SoFi Stadium - their new home stadium and a key Los Angeles 2028 venue - to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Play has been suspended for a day at the Cincinnati Masters to take "a stance against racial inequality and social injustice" following Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from the event.
Players have boycotted games in major American sports leagues including the National Basketball Association (NBA) to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
The impact of the Black Lives Matter movement continues to rumble through sport.
Student-athletes and collegiate coaches have been credited with influencing the Mississippi legislature's decision to change the state's controversial flag.
In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the globe, column inches have been dedicated to the athlete’s right to protest at the Olympic Games and to racism experienced by athletes and participants.
Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has put the boots he wore in Sunday’s Premier League match against Everton up for auction, with proceeds going to the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco has removed a bust of former International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Avery Brundage from its foyer because of concerns over his "racist legacy".
USA Weightlifting is set to expand access to coaching education courses for the black community through 10 full scholarships.