MLB to investigate ex-Mets GM Jared Porter over inappropriate texts

MLB Jan 20, 2021

MLB to investigate ex-Mets GM Jared Porter over inappropriate texts

Major League Baseball plans to investigate former New York Mets general manager Jared Porter for sending unsolicited, inappropriate text messages to a female reporter, a source with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Tuesday. Mets owner Steven Cohen said earlier in the day that ...

China's #MeToo movement gets its moment in court

Asia Pacific Dec 3, 2020

China's #MeToo movement gets its moment in court

A sexual harassment case against a powerful Chinese media figure opened in Beijing on Wednesday, with his accuser calling it a major moment for the country's still-young #MeToo movement. Zhou Xiaoxuan, now 27, sparked a social media storm in 2018 after accusing prominent television host ...

Olympic speed skating champion guilty of sexual harassment

Winter Sports May 7, 2020

Olympic speed skating champion guilty of sexual harassment

South Korean Olympic short-track speedskating gold medallist Lim Hyo-jun was convicted Thursday of sexually harassing a fellow male athlete by pulling down his trousers, a Seoul court said. Lim, 23, won the 1500m on home ice at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang and also ...