Day: July 11, 2012

UK NEWS: ASHLEY COLE DEFENDS JOHN TERRY OVER RACE CHARGE

It was widely reported on Monday that Ashley Cole wouldn’t be called to give evidence. But look what the cat dragged in to Westminster Magistrates’ court earlier today. Cole appeared in court today to defend his team mate John Terry who is charged with allegedly calling QPR player Anton Ferdinand “a f**king black c**t” during a match in October 2011. Upon taking the stand Cole told the court ‘I think we shouldn’t be sitting here.’ The Daily Mail reports that on the day of []

INTERVIEW OF THE DAY: TOMMIE SMITH (1968 OLYMPIC GOLD WINNER / SYMBOLIC SILENT PROTEST)

Former US sprinter and Olympic gold winner Tommie Smith has made it in to the history books but not for once being one of the fastest men on earth. Smith is famous for taking a historic stand for human rights at the 1968 Olympics alongside fellow US sprinter John Carlos. Both men later went on to pay a heavy price for throwing up the ‘Black Power salute’ in silent protest on the podium after accepting their Gold and Bronze medals. Check out excerpts from his interview with []