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For me racism is like terrorism – Salomon Kalou

Ivorian international Salomon Kalou has revealed why Hertha Berlin players knelt before a German Bundesliga game in protest against racism nearly two weeks ago, which he compared to terrorism.

Donald Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for US anthem

US President Donald Trump slammed the National Football League again on Wednesday for not forcing players to stand for the national anthem.

Ivorian Kalou buoyed by Hertha’s anti-racism protest

Hertha Berlin's Ivorian forward Salomon Kalou compared racism to terrorism as he explained why his Bundesliga side "took the knee" on Saturday.

Mike Pence walks out of NFL game as players kneel during national anthem

US Vice President Mike Pence has walked out of an American football game after some players knelt during the national anthem.

NFL players kneel after fresh Donald Trump call

NFL players protested during the US national anthem for a second straight week on Sunday, ignoring a fresh demand from President Donald Trump to stand for the playing of The Star-Spangled Banner.

Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump urges fan boycott

A wave of protests swept across the National Football League on Sunday as President Donald Trump escalated his feud with players who kneel during the US national anthem to draw attention to racial injustice.

Trump urges fans to boycott NFL over anthem protests

US President Donald Trump on Sunday urged fans to boycott National Football League games to pressure the league to fire or suspend players who show disrespect for "Flag and Country."

Stevie Wonder kneels as he leads anti-poverty concert

Stevie Wonder knelt before a packed New York festival Saturday in a protest for peace as he led stars and politicians in pressing for sustained aid to eliminate the world's worst poverty.

Jay-Z salutes football rebel in New York return

Back on stage in his native New York after a stint as a full-time businessman, Jay-Z was in the mood for his classics. And for a bit of politics.

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World leaders discuss climate financing at Paris summit

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Rooney Rule could change face of English football – Liverpool’s Peter Moore

Liverpool CEO Peter Moore believes a fully-fledged Rooney Rule in English football would have a game-changing impact for BAME coaches.

Manchester City eye record against Swansea

Manchester City look unstoppable in their relentless surge towards the Premier League title, and only have lowly Swansea standing in the way of Pep Guardiola's men setting a new record of consecutive wins on Wednesday.

Senate will not reverse privatisation – Senator Murray-Bruce

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US, South Korea, Japan begin missile tracking drill

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Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho is a winner like me – Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury tells Sky Sports that Jose Mourinho is a "winner like me" who needs no extra inspiration to beat Manchester City at Old Trafford.

West Ham boss David Moyes lauds ‘fantastic’ Chelsea

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