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Azeem Rafiq: ‘The ECB needs a reset of its morals and values – simple as that’ | Donald McRae
Azeem Rafiq, the man who lifted the lid on racism at Yorkshire, has faced death threats but tells Donald McRae he has no intention of letting up in his quest for equality

Donald McRae

21, Jan, 2022 @9:00 PM

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County cricket structure tweaked for 2022 as ECB accepts change is on way
Seven rounds of County Championship to be held in June and July plus the return of two divisions in aftermath of Ashes thrashing

Tanya Aldred

20, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Yorkshire appoint Ottis Gibson as new head coach on three-year contract
Yorkshire have appointed Ottis Gibson as their new head coach on a three-year deal as part of a widespread management revamp

Guardian sport

19, Jan, 2022 @10:41 AM

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Cut English cricket’s funding over ‘deep-seated racism’, government urged
A parliamentary inquiry into racism in cricket recommends the government should cut the sport’s funding unless the ECB shows it is serious about tackling the matter

Sean Ingle and Simon Burnton

14, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Funding cut threat must sharpen ECB’s thinking with finances already tight | Andy Bull
As English cricket grapples with racism and structural problems, its accounts do not make good reading

Andy Bull

14, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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DCMS report on racism in cricket is welcome but government must take lead | Mark Ramprakash
Attempt to make sport more inclusive must be embraced but it is hard not to question what role divisive politics has played

Mark Ramprakash

14, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Look beyond a boundary to fix English cricket’s ills | Letters
Letters: Cricket clubs are no longer central to their communities, writes John Claughton; Martin Allen points out that in Australia, the game is still at the heart of youth culture; and Mike Stein raises the issue of inequitable funding

Letters

31, Dec, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Raymond Illingworth obituary
Off-spinning all-rounder whose flair for captaincy enabled England to win and retain the Ashes against Australia

Peter Mason

26, Dec, 2021 @4:36 PM

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Alleged racism at Yorkshire CCC probably unlawful, watchdog finds
EHRC says it will closely monitor action plan agreed by club’s new management and England and Wales Cricket Board

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

21, Dec, 2021 @7:42 PM

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Reporting on racism: ‘There are days it feels we are getting somewhere’
Three of the Guardian’s sports writers reflect on the role of journalism in bringing about change, on and off the pitch

Jonathan Liew, Barney Ronay and Jacob Steinberg

13, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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We needed Vaughan to talk about racism years ago, not when he is in the crosshairs | Jonathan Liew
Every day of silence on Azeem Rafiq’s experience was a missed chance to tackle a problem that has blighted English cricket

Jonathan Liew

01, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Joe Root in touch with Azeem Rafiq but reiterates he did not witness racism
Joe Root said he has exchanged messages with Azeem Rafiq but the England captain maintains he never witnessed any racist behaviour at Yorkshire

Chris Stocks

29, Nov, 2021 @12:49 PM

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