UK after trafficking revelation: "No Action Against Sir Mo (Farah)"
Another was Ian Roberts coming out as the first active rugby league player in the globe.
Even more illustrative of the first argument was the Wallabies' decades-long refusal to play South Africa.
Such stories have consequences and appeal that go well beyond the individuals involved, allowing society as a whole to view problems in a way that is much more understandable through the lens of sport and bringing much more into focus than just the sport itself.
Funny you should ask, there is a contemporary example that is popular both in England and around the world.
As it turns out, much of what we believed to be true about Mo Farah is untrue. There is no question that he was a fantastic runner. But according to popular belief, he did not officially immigrate to the United Kingdom as a young man from a war-torn Somalia. Instead, the truth is far more complicated—and fascinating. The information that Mo Farah is not his real name but rather the name of another person and that he was illegally trafficked to Britain at the age of nine and spent his first years in the country performing what amounted to unpaid child labor first came to light on Tuesday as part of some pre-publicity for a documentary that will bereleased on Wednesday.
Farah speaks into the camera, "Most people know me as Mo Farah, but that's not my name, or that's not the reality. The truth is that I was born Hussein Abdi Kahin. My parents never resided in the UK, despite what I've previously claimed.
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