Tag Archives: Sports

30Oct/17

Most of NFL’s Houston Texans kneel during anthem to protest owner Bob McNair

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 29, 2017) (NBC) – Most of the National Football League’s Houston Texans team knelt in protest as the national anthem was played for Sunday’s game in Seattle, an apparent rebuke of team owner Bob McNair for his remark about “inmates running the prison.” Continue reading

23Oct/17

Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world’s best player

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 23, 2017) (FIFA) – Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday (October 23). Continue reading

22Oct/17

Mercedes clinch fourth successive F1 constructors’ title

SILVERSTONE, ENGLAND, UK (FEBRUARY 23, 2017) (REUTERS) – Mercedes won the Formula One constructors’ title for the fourth year in a row on Sunday (October 22) but Lewis Hamilton must wait another week at least to become Britain’s first four times world champion. Continue reading

19Oct/17

FA under fire from MPs after apologies to women players

FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn apologises to Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence after a report concluded the players were subject to discriminatory remarks by their former manager.
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10Oct/17

White House supports NFL moves on anthem

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says the administration would support the NFL asking players to stand and defended Vice President Mike Pence’s tax-payer funded visit to a Sunday game that he left after the anthem was played in what critics say was a publicity stunt. Continue reading

08Oct/17

Hamilton on verge of fourth Formula One title

SUZUKA, JAPAN (OCTOBER 8, 2017) (FOM) – Lewis Hamilton was within reach of his fourth Formula One title on Sunday (October 8) after winning the Japanese Grand Prix for Mercedes while Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel suffered engine problems and failed to finish. Continue reading

30Sep/17

Russell Westbrook signs richest contract in NBA history with Thunder, according to team

Russell Westbrook signs richest contract in NBA history to stay with Oklahoma City Thunder, the team announced. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Trump “forced black athletes to take action’ – Brees

U.S. President Donald Trump “forced black athletes to take action” with kneeling protest, says New Orleans saints quarterback Drew Brees.
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26Sep/17

Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan at the Invictus games

TORONTO, CANADA (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (CBC) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle made their first formal public appearance together on Monday (September 25), with the couple holding hands while watching a wheelchair tennis match at the Invictus Games in Toronto.
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26Sep/17

NBA star Lebron James says Trump trying to “divide us”

CLEVELAND, OHIO, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (NBC) – Basketball player Lebron James lashed out on Monday (September 25) against U.S. President Donald Trump over his verbal battle with the National Football League (NFL) over players who drop to one knee during the national anthem. Continue reading