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United States president Donald Trump has criticised Megan Rapinoe for protesting during the national anthem at the Women's World Cup.

US female footballer accepts Congress invitation after snubbing Donald Trump

The captain of the US women’s football squad, Megan Rapinoe, has accepted an invitation from a high-profile Democrat to visit the House of Representatives, just days after bluntly saying she would refuse a similar offer from President Donald Trump.
United States president Donald Trump has criticised Megan Rapinoe for protesting during the national anthem at the Women's World Cup.

WWC: US star Megan Rapinoe remains defiant on national anthem stance

Megan Rapinoe has claimed she is “not going to the f*cking White House" if the United States win the Women's World Cup.
United States president Donald Trump has criticised Megan Rapinoe for protesting during the national anthem at the Women's World Cup.

WWC: Donald Trump hits out at US star Megan Rapinoe’s national anthem protest

United States president Donald Trump has criticised Megan Rapinoe for protesting during the national anthem at the Women's World Cup.
PORTLAND, OR - OCTOBER 18- LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on before the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on October 18, 2018 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. NBAE Sam Forencich-NBAE via Getty Images-AFP

NBA star LeBron James slams NFL owners’ ‘slave mentality’

NBA superstar LeBron James offered a scathing take on NFL team owners on the latest episode of his HBO show “The Shop” on Friday, saying the gridiron league is run by “old white men” with a “slave mentality”.
US Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their Women's Singles Quarter-Finals match at the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 4, 2018.Six-time champion Serena Williams overpowered Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the US Open. / AFP PHOTO / Don EMMERT

Serena Williams debuts in Forbes’ Most Powerful Women list

The 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams has made it to Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful women for the first time as the magazine shared the list on Tuesday.
Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad

Donald Trump: Nike sending ‘terrible message’ with Colin Kaepernick ads

“I think as far as sending a message, I think it’s a terrible message and a message that shouldn’t be sent,” Trump said in an interview with the Daily Caller.
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Serena Williams hails Nike for Kaepernick campaign

Serena Williams reiterated her admiration for American football player turned activist Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday, and praised apparel maker Nike for featuring him in a new ad campaign.
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Donald Trump draws battle line with ESPN over national anthem

U.S. President Donald Trump has urged his supporters to sign a petition to pressure ESPN to show the national anthem during “Monday Night Football” broadcasts.

NFL players resume protests during US anthem

Philadelphia Eagles players Malcolm Jenkins and De’Vante Bausby raised their fists in protest during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner prior to Thursday’s exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Donald Trump: ‘Angry’ NFL players could recommend pardon cases

US President Donald Trump on Friday invited National Football League players who protest social injustice by kneeling during the national anthem — a gesture he has criticised — to suggest prisoners for potential pardons.

Donald Trump plans own party after NFL champs withdraw

US President Donald Trump prepared to throw his own flag-waving, tub-thumping “celebration of America” Tuesday after cancelling a reception for the NFL champion Philadelphia Eagles because only “a tiny handful” of players planned to attend.

NFL bans players from kneeling during national anthem

American footballers competing in the league will have to stand on the pitch during The Star Spangled Banner or remain in the locker room.

Rapper Diddy wants to buy football team

With racial tensions casting a pall over American football, rap mogul Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers and become the first African American owner of an NFL team.

With new album, Eminem finds political voice

Just how much has America changed since Donald Trump's election? Eminem, knee-deep in controversy a generation ago for misogyny and homophobia, is back as a self-styled moral conscience.

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.

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