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 Jadon Sancho of Manchester United and Miguel Almiron of Newcastle United  take the knee before a  Premier League  match. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Colin Kaepernick no longer waits for the call to rejoin the NFL. Five years have passed since the then San Francisco 49ers quarterback first sat, then(...)

Carli Lloyd of the United States celebrates after scoring a goal in the bronze-medal  match against Australia at the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

At 39 Carli Lloyd was, by some distance, the oldest player on the United States women’s soccer team in the Tokyo Olympics. She wasn’t the same player (...)

Katie McCabe: “We have come a long way. The relationship between ourselves and the FAI is absolutely fine. We are in a good place now.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Katie McCabe glides around subjects, from Pride Month to life at Arsenal to equal pay, in the same nimble fashion she captains the Republic of Ireland(...)

Christen Press looks dejected following the USA’s defeat to Sweden in Tokyo. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty

Since the media no longer slavishly covers his every utterance, you might have missed ex-President Donald Trump’s rant at the Turning Point Action con(...)

 Christen Press, right,  of Manchester United celebrates with teammates Ella Toone, Jackie Groenen and Lauren James after scoring against West Ham at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Christen Press is one of a kind. A two-time World Cup winner with the United States, an Olympic champion, a globetrotter, an entrepreneur and a leader(...)

German players wear T-shirts that spell out ‘Human Rights’ prior to the World Cup qualifier between Germany and Iceland in Duisburg on Thursday.  Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/ Pool/Getty

Sports authorities have long persisted with the myth that sport and politics don’t mix, using their rule books to sanitise venues against the world ou(...)

It was bad enough for Andy that he had been dropped from the school football team, but that he’d been replaced in the side by, of all things . . . a g(...)

Trump supporter Richard Barnett inside the office of US house speaker Nancy Pelosi after rioters stormed the Capitol in Washington, DC on Wednesday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

From television reports the US president, watching it unfold from the safety of the White House, seemed as self-satisfied as Richard “Bigo” Barnett fr(...)

Karen Carney was working as a pundit for Amazon Prime when she was mocked by Leeds’ Twitter account. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty

Karen Carney has deleted her Twitter account after remarks she made in her role as a TV pundit about Leeds United were mocked by the club’s official a(...)

 Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich, who was voted World Player of the Year, at the Fifa awards ceremony in  Munich, Germany. Photograph: /Marco Donato-FC Bayern/Pool via Getty Images

Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski was named Fifa men’s player of 2020 on Thursday, beating off competition from last year’s winner Lionel Messi(...)

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