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With just over seven weeks to go before the US presidential election, polls show that Joe Biden is ahead, both nationally, and in swing states that typically determine the outcome of the election. Photograph: Getty Images

With just over seven weeks to go before the US presidential election, all eyes are turning stateside as Donald Trump seeks a second term in the White (...)

Naomi Osaka wears a mask bearing the name of Philando Castile ahead of her US Open semi-final. Castile, a 32-year-old black man, was shot dead after being stopped for a defective brake light in Minnesota four years ago. Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA

It is six authored face masks and nearly a fortnight since Naomi Osaka, the reluctant conscience of Planet Tennis, uttered this truth at the outset of(...)

 Bohemian FC’s 2020 away jersey contains the slogan ‘Refugees Welcome’

Bohemian FC has raised €10,000 from sales of its second strip this season, which carries the message “Refugees Welcome”. The money will be spent on (...)

Alex Okafor of the Kansas City Chiefs takes a knee during the national anthem at Arrowhead Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

After an offseason of social and political turmoil, NFL players made it clear on the night of the season opener that they would continue to shine a li(...)

Japan’s  Naomi Osaka  wearing a mask with the name of George Floyd on it during an interview following her  quarter-final  win against Shelby Rogers of the United States at the US Open. Photograph:   Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has always sold itself as a state-of-the-art organisation, woke to the modern world. Carefully cultivated, i(...)

 Enes Kanter:  “Once I’m done with my career I want to be known as a human rights activist before being known as a basketball player.”  Photograph:  Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Enes Kanter has lost his Turkish citizenship, all contact with his family and receives weekly death threats – all because of a tweet. When the Boston(...)

The Trump administration spent much of Friday disputing an article in the Atlantic magazine which claimed that the president did not want to visit a war cemetery in Paris in 2018. Photograph: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

US president Donald Trump hailed better than expected economic figures on Friday as the economy showed tentative signs of recovery. Figures showed th(...)

The scene in Lacey where a man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland last week was killed as investigators moved in to arrest him. Photograph: Ted Warren/AP.

A man being investigated for the fatal shooting of a right-wing activist who was part of a pro-Trump caravan in Portland, Oregon, was shot dead by pol(...)

Jac Shreeves-Lee: “in Broadwater, I take readers to the top of tower blocks so they might feel the pulse and rhythm of a real and living London and breathe London in a different way.”

Very early on I learned that the world is made up of stories; most nights my mum brought a clutch of them home from the glue factory in Tottenham Hale(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to the press  in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Wednesday. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

When Donald Trump met local leaders in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, he barely mentioned Jacob Blake, the black man shot seven times in the back by (...)

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