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Colin Kaepernick attacks NFL ‘propaganda’ as teams protest on opening weekend

Teams across the NFL chose to stay in the locker room for both the Star-Spangled Banner and Lift Every Voice and Sing, commonly known...

Kentucky Derby 2020: Empty stands and armed militias at America’s most famous race

The 146th Kentucky Derby was a surreal distillation of the crises facing the United States in 2020. America’s most famous thoroughbred race, usually the...

‘No justice, no derby’: Breonna Taylor demonstrators protest Kentucky race

Protesters in Louisville, Kentucky, demanded justice for Breonna Taylor as Derby day, the most famous day in American horse-racing, takes place in the city...

Taking a knee: athletes protest against racism around the world – in pictures

Players from Orlando Magic and Milwaukee Bucks take a knee during the national anthem before the start of game three of an NBA basketball...

MLS joins wave of protests against racial injustice with five games postponed

Major League Soccer joins NBA and MLB in calling games off Boycotts follow police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin Inter Miami players leave the field...

NBA joined by MLB teams in boycott to protest police shooting of Jacob Blake

On an extraordinary day for the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks boycotted Game 5 of their playoff series against the Orlando Magic in protest of...

Kenny Smith walks off NBA on TNT set in solidarity with Bucks over Blake shooting

Blake was shot in back by police in Wisconsin on Sunday NBA postpones playoff games after player boycotts Kenny Smith walked off the set of the...

Trump announces emergency authorization for coronavirus plasma treatment – as it happened

11.30pm BST23:30 Summary Here’s a rundown of Sunday’s events. We’ll be back tomorrow for all Monday’s news. Coronavirus: Trump authorizes plasma treatment amid attacks on FDA. After...

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The Dam Is Breaking on Vaccine Mandates

It didn’t need to be this way. This spring, as people lined up for newly available, miraculously effective Covid-19...
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Simone Biles and the Unprecedented Olympic Pressure

Olympic athletes are used to pressure. Before every Games, a handful of stars from each country get singled out...

How Gravity Turns Me Upside Down

Gravity’s always been my favorite force. I’ve been cheering from the front lines as it’s consistently exceeded expectations, mapping...

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The Dam Is Breaking on Vaccine Mandates

It didn’t need to be this way. This spring,...

Simone Biles and the Unprecedented Olympic Pressure

Olympic athletes are used to pressure. Before every Games,...