The Politics of Sport – Small Steps Are Not Enough

It was long overdue, but basketball’s governing body, FIBA recently decreed that players will be permitted to wear religious head coverings during play. Further good news in the sporting world came as the R&A members announced that after 260 years, women now have the opportunity to be members of the club at St Andrews.

While these are stories to be celebrated, the question has to be asked why these decisions ever had to be made?

http://sportshistoryshow.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/the-politics-of-sport-small-steps-are.html

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