The International Swimming Federation (FINA) recently decided to ban “afro” swim caps at the upcoming Olympic Games. This discriminatory measure reminds us that current levels of diversity in sport are far from gold medal-worthy.
I am a disabled student and, like many first years, I found the transition to university difficult. This was exacerbated by the slow and lacking response from the disability support services - and I have not suffered this alone.
During the course of the Tokyo games, third-year student Charlotte Nichols and partner Stuart Bates aim to compete in all 96 Olympic sports in hopes of raising money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.