• Taking a knee: Why are NFL players protesting and when did they start kneeling?
    The Independent1 hour ago

    Taking a knee: Why are NFL players protesting and when did they start kneeling?

    More and more have joined American football player Colin Kaepernick’s protest movement against police brutality, a move that has come to be something of direct resistance to Donald Trump after the President weighed in on the issue. The contentious move to take a knee during the national anthem before

  • Business as usual as USOC prepares for Winter Games
    Reuters3 hours ago

    Business as usual as USOC prepares for Winter Games

    By Steve Keating PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Not a single American athlete has expressed security concerns about next year's Winter Games in South Korea and it is business as usual for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as it pushes ahead with preparations, officials said on Monday. The

  • Reuters3 hours ago

    Olympics-Business as usual as USOC prepares for Winter Games

    * No American competitor has expressed fears about Games, CEO says * Team officials are liaising with State Department * Only 30 percent of tickets sold, say South Korean organisers (Adds slow ticket sales) PARK CITY, Utah, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Not a single American athlete has expressed security concerns

  • Theresa May backs Ireland for 2023 World Cup as French bid hits problems
    The Guardian4 hours ago

    Theresa May backs Ireland for 2023 World Cup as French bid hits problems

    Brian O’Driscoll, centre, promised ‘100,000 welcomes’ during Ireland’s presentation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Theresa May has given her official backing to Ireland’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup in what can be considered a boost to its chances given how the France president, Emmanuel Macron

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