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Yorkshire County Cricket Club


Yorkshire hires Gibson amid rebuild after racism scandal

January 19, 2022 8:25 pm

Yorkshire's entire coaching staff left the club last month after a report found that former player Azeem Rafiq was a victim of "racial harassment and bullying."

Yorkshire turns to Gough amid rebuild after racism scandal

December 06, 2021 4:53 pm

Gough spent 15 years at Yorkshire across two spells and has become a leading figure in broadcasting since retiring in 2008.

Ashley Giles bats for Michael Vaughan to get second chance amid racism allegations

November 28, 2021 8:14 pm

Rafiq alleged that Vaughan told him and two other players of Asian origin that there were "too many of you lot, we need to do something about it" before a match in 2009.

Cheteshwar Pujara receives apology from Yorkshire teammate for 'Steve' nickname

November 18, 2021 10:03 pm

Cheteshwar Pujara had county cricket stints at Yorkshire in 2015 and 2018.

Rafiq racism case: Alex Hales denies racist connotation in naming dog 'Kevin'

November 18, 2021 12:12 am

‘Kevin was something Gary (Ballance) used for people of colour in a derogatory manner. All the time,’ Rafiq said.

ECB, Yorkshire sat on reports they commissioned to look into racism in English cricket

November 18, 2021 1:58 pm

They now talk about rooting out discrimination, but have ignored suggestions made to deal with the problem.

David Lloyd, Tim Bresnan apologise for comments on Asian players after Rafiq testimony

November 17, 2021 12:05 pm

In Tuesday's distressing testimony, Rafiq, 30, catalogued a culture of widespread racism at his county club Yorkshire, describing the "inhuman" treatment he had received. He also said the sport in England was riddled with racism.

Azeem to Tribunal: Hoggard called us Raffa the Kaffir, Elephant washer, P***

November 17, 2021 8:16 am

Former Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq, at the centre of English cricket's racism scandal, gave disturbing details from his playing days to the Leeds Employment Tribunal.

These events have fractured our game and torn lives apart: Joe Root on Yorkshire racism episode

November 11, 2021 7:10 pm

Root, who is currently in Australia for the Ashes series, called for "change and actions" from Yorkshire.

Cricketer Rafiq gets apology from English county over racism

November 09, 2021 7:35 am

The county has been widely criticized for its handling of the scandal and has already lost sponsors, and the right to host England international matches at its Headingley home.