"Lewis Hamilton says society is 'in stone age' on equal pay and racial equality" BBC, 07.06.2018

Updated: Sep 25, 2018

Lewis Hamilton says society is 'in stone age' on equal pay and racial equality

BBC Sport

Andrew Benson

7 June 2018

"Lewis Hamilton says society is "still in the stone age" when it comes to issues such as women's pay rights and racial equality in sport.

Hamilton was responding to the Forbes list of best-paid sportspeople, which had no women in the top 100.

The Mercedes driver said: "It shows you how behind we are in the world. There is no reason why a woman should not be able to earn what men earn.""

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