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South African Sports Stars Speak Out Against Racism

Amid ongoing conversations around Black Lives Matter, Siya Kolisi, Makhaya Ntini, Lungi Ngidi and more have spoken about their experiences with racism within South African sport.

The South African sports industry has recently been engrossed in controversy as Black athletes have begun speaking about their personal experiences with racism. The likes of Proteas cricketer Lungi Ngidi and veteran cricketer Makhaya Ntini as well as captain of the Springboks, Siya Kolisi, have all added their voices to the ongoing Black Lives Matter conversation.

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South Africa's Siya Kolisi Wins Personality of the Year Award

The Springbok captain beat out several others to be named the Rugby Union Writers' Club's 2019 Personality of the Year.