Chris Gayle gives a TV interview to Mel Mclaughlin during the Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Melbourne Renegades at Blundstone Arena on 4 January 2016 in Hobart, Australia
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Cricketer Gayle not alone in sport's sexist hall of shame

Chris Gayle has incurred widespread wrath for asking a reporter out during a live television interview.

The West Indian batsman has apologised and been fined $10,000 by his Big Bash League side Melbourne Renegades.

But such inappropriate comments are not uncommon in the world of professional sport, as the BBC explains.

Video produced by Marcus Thompson

  • 05 Jan 2016
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