Sports

Fighting Broken Windows with Mock Tickets

Fighting Broken Windows with Mock Tickets

New York, Police, Sports, Video December 3, 2015 at 3:27 pm

This episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” features the head of a police reform group that gave out mock tickets to white residents to bring awareness to discriminatory police practices; and the director of “9 Man,” a documentary on a sport played by Chinese men in Chinatown.

Sachin Tendulkar (left) and Shane Warne at a press conference in NYC about the All-Stars cricket match to be held Nov. 7 at Citi Field. (Photo via News India Times)

All-Star Cricket Teams to Square Off at Citi Field

New York, Queens, South Asian, Sports November 6, 2015 at 2:02 pm

All-star cricket teams with leading cricket players from around the world kick off a three-match tour of the U.S. at Citi Field on Nov. 7, reports News India Times.

A 'Win' for the Ayotzinapa 43 at the NYC Marathon

The disappeared Aytozinapa 43 were remembered by Mexican runners, including the father of one, in the NYC Marathon.

A ‘Win’ for the Ayotzinapa 43 at the NYC Marathon

Best of 2015, Mexican, New York, Sports November 2, 2015 at 5:56 pm

The disappeared Aytozinapa 43 were remembered by Mexican runners, including the father of one, in the NYC Marathon.

Pakistan's national baseball team (Photo from Pakistan Federation Baseball website)

Pakistan’s Baseball Team – Coming Soon to Brooklyn

Featured Posts, Immigration, South Asian, Sports, Voices' Picks August 17, 2016 at 11:37 am

Pakistan may be known for fielding great cricket players, but next month its national baseball team comes to New York for a qualifying round in the World Baseball Classic.

Mets fans are thrilled to see their team make it to their first World Series in 15 years. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Latinos Cheer Mets, and Latino Roster  

Dominican, Latino, New York, Queens, Sports October 23, 2015 at 5:02 pm

As Mets fans are ecstatic about their return to the World Series, Latinos are especially proud of Latino players on the team, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Taekwondo and More in Times Square

Taekwondo and More in Times Square

The 8th annual New York Times Square Taekwondo Festival also included Korean dance and drumming performances.

(Photo via Everest Times)

Climbing Competition in Queens on Everest Day

Queens, South Asian, Sports June 10, 2016 at 12:47 pm

This year, to celebrate Mount Everest Day, the US Nepal Climbers Association held the Everest Day Open Top Rope Climbing Competition in Long Island City, reports Everest Times.

View of the area around Coney Island where the proposed stadium would be built. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Uphill Battle for Soccer Stadium Plans in NYC

New York, Sports July 31, 2015 at 2:12 pm

As fútbol is becoming more popular, and with three professional clubs in the city, plans to build a soccer stadium still seem far away, El Diario reports.

(Photo via News India Times)

Honoring the Best High School Cricket Players

Bronx, Brooklyn, Caribbean, Manhattan, Queens, South Asian, Sports June 30, 2015 at 3:15 pm

News India Times reports on the June 20 competition between high school cricket players from around the city.

The East River is a gathering place for many local fishermen. (Photo via World Journal)

East River Fishing Faces Uncertain Regulations

East Asian, Manhattan, Sports May 26, 2015 at 7:38 pm

Chinese fishermen who have spent years fishing in the East River tell World Journal they want clarification of the rules after city officials started patrolling the area recently and issuing tickets and summonses.

Student activists from NYC Let Them Play at the City Council hearing. (Photo by Gustavo Martínez Contreras via El Diario)

Students of Color Demand Access to Sports in Schools

Education, New York, Sports May 4, 2015 at 2:25 pm

For the past few weeks El Diario has been publishing several reports on the NYC Let ‘Em Play group’s fight to give minority students access to sports at school.

Aureliano Sosa and his students (Photo courtesy of Aureliano Sosa via Home Reporter)

Boxing Lessons for Sunset Park Youth?

Brooklyn, Sports, Youth April 14, 2015 at 2:23 pm

Former professional boxer Aureliano Sosa, who teaches youth in Flatbush, wants to revive free boxing lessons on his home turf of Sunset Park, says the Home Reporter.

Myongku Gang (Photo via The Korea Times)

Running for Korean Reunification

East Asian, New York, Sports February 11, 2015 at 2:22 pm

A 57-year-old Korean, Myongku Kang, is running from Los Angeles to New York to promote the cause of peaceful reunification of Korea, The Korea Times reports.

At the Louis Armstrong Middle School in Queens, old-school footballers meet to dream. (Photo by Jairo Giraldo via El Diario/La Prensa)

Local ‘Fútbol’: The Joy of Playing and Running at 60

Queens, Sports January 6, 2015 at 11:59 am

A parade of aging soccer players meet at a Queens middle school to relish in the joy of playing, El Diario reports.

Nooria Nodrat's medals adorn her wall, 10 of them from the NYC Marathon. (Photo by Jack D’Isidoro via Queens Courier)

Blind Marathoner Runs for Afghanis

Asian, Health, Sports November 6, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Queens resident Nooria Nodrat, herself blind and asthmatic, ran her 10th NYC marathon to raise money to help the visually impaired in her native country, reports Queens Courier.