Great Diversity Day May 31, 2022 on Sky Sports News

Sky Germany

Unterfoehring (ots)

  • Sky Sports News dedicates the entire day to Diversity Day
  • Studio guests are: Dr. Narku Laing (Managing Director of Variety Projects GmbH), Sebastian Girke (Special Olympics Canoe Athlete), Wojtek Czyz (Winner of the Long Jump and Paralympics), Balian Buschbaum (Spokesperson for Diversity and Change Management)
  • Exclusive, detailed interview with Leon Goretzka on racism and his self-understanding of public office
  • FanQ poll results on homophobia in football from 12 noon
  • Charly Classen, Head of Sports at Sky Germany: “Through our selected themes such as homophobia in football, we want to raise awareness of and publicize diversity at the same time.”
  • Diversity Day also on, in the Sky Sport app and on all Sky social platforms
  • The 24-hour sports news channel is part of the Sky Sport package

Unterföhring, May 30, 2022 – Sky is supporting Diversity Day on May 31 with a special day on Sky Sport News. Together with several guests from the fields of sports and politics, a wide range of topics related to diversity will be examined.

Here structural racism as well as anti-Semitism in sport or the importance of the Special Olympics are dealt with. Homophobia in football is also a strong topic. Survey Institute Van Kew will publish a study on this tomorrow, the results of which will be analyzed and discussed with Katja Krause (Football can do more) and Dina Orschmann (Turbin Potsdam) from 12 noon. It was in this context that the topic “The Excursion in Professional Football” was taken up.

In Sky Sport News Studio, Dr. Narco Laing (Managing Director, Variety Projects GmbH), Sebastian Gerke (Special Olympics Canoe Athlete), Voytek Chase (Long Jump and Paralympic Games Winner) and Balian Buschbaum (Spokesperson for Diversity and Change Management) were guests. In addition, there will be various channels and an exclusive detailed interview with Leon Goretzka about racism and his self-image in public office.

Charlie Claassen, Director of Sports at Sky Germany: “With the selected topic groups on Sky Sport News such as homophobia in football and invited guests, we want to raise awareness and advertise diversity at the same time. Sport is diverse – like our society this diversity makes us what it is that People should not be discriminated against in everyday life or in sports because of their gender, skin colour, sexual orientation, religion or disability.

“More than sports news”: talks, specials and other proprietary formats

Sky Sports News can again be received exclusively by all Sky customers. Germany’s first and last 24-hour sports news channel is part of the Sky Sport package and is included with every Sky ticket ordered. Subscribers to the Bundesliga soccer and sports packages get an extra added value because Sky Sport News acts as a guide through the various Sky Sports programme.

Diversity Day on May 31, 2022 on Sky Sports News

9.00 am: Introduction to Diversity

Ten o’clock: the classic – with sports against elimination

11 a.m.: Structural racism in sports – where are you from?

12:00 pm: Homophobia in football

3pm: Special Olympics – #Unbeatable Together

5 pm: Para Sport – With a passion for the top of the world

6:00 p.m.: Seniors Sports – Forever Fitness? World record at 92

7 p.m.: Trans* and Inter* in SPORT – Where am I?

8.30pm: Anti-Semitism in Sports – Situation View

9pm: Sexism in Sports – Boxing Against Gender Stereotypes

Ten o’clock in the evening: Racism against Muslims – fitness without mental walls

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Original content from: Sky Germany, transmitted by aktuell news

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