It is no surprise that alongside his food campaign Rashford has launched an initiative with the publisher Macmillan to provide books for kids who have none. He is writing his own book for children who are facing similar adversities to those he faced.
But it’s also his actions off the circuit that make him our Game Changer Of The Year, as he takes a knee and raises a fist for the global Black Lives Matter movement.
“I would say that if Serena wasn’t there, then I wouldn’t be here,” she offers, “and I think that a lot of players would say the same thing.”
PSG then follow Istanbul Basaksehir into the tunnel in a show of unprecedented and welcome solidarity and the game is abandoned.
The match took place on Saturday 5 December 2020, between Millwall and Derby.
Lewis Hamilton has been named as the most influential Black person in Britain after a year in which he combined record-breaking achievements on the track with raising awareness of racial injustice.
The language used by Greg Clarke in our meeting this morning was absolutely abhorrent.
We had a candid, impassioned and productive conversation yesterday between NBA players, coaches and team governors regarding next steps to further our collective efforts and actions in support of social justice and racial equality.
“Before I am an athlete, I am a black woman. And as a black woman I feel as though there are much more important matters at hand that need immediate attention, rather than watching me play tennis,”
Bolt follows several high-profile sports stars in having tested positive for coronavirus this year.