Jacob Blake

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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(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks after a virtual meeting on safe school reopening, in Wilmington, Delaware, on September 2nd. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty

Former vice president Joe Biden met family members of Jacob Blake, the African-American man who was shot and seriously wounded by a white police offic(...)

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 (...)

  Washington Mystics players  each wear white T-shirts with seven bullets on the back protesting the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Photograph: Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

We’ve said it before, and we’ll repeat it – sports and politics mix. The problem is that sport and whatever politics you’re opposed to does not mix. T(...)

US president Donald Trump talks to supporters upon arrival at Wilmington International Airport in Wilmington, North Carolina. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday to meet members of the community impacted by the recent unr(...)

US president Donald Trump  in Kenosha, Wisconsin. ‘I really came today to thank law enforcement. What you’ve done has been incredible.’ Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump delivered a full-throated defence of America’s police forces, as he declined to condemn the shooting of African-American Jac(...)

Protesters for and against Donald Trump in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, as the president visited. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

US president Donald Trump urged the mayor of Portland, Oregon, to request support from the federal government, as he denounced the violence that has t(...)

A protester holds a Black Lives Matter sign during a demonstration against the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wisconsint. Photograph: Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump will on Tuesday travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, a site of unrest and violence since an African-American man was shot in the ba(...)

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