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Donald Trump says he won’t watch NFL, U.S. soccer if players kneel during anthem

The U.S. Soccer Federation last week said it had dropped its requirement that players stand during the anthem, saying the policy was wrong and detracted from the Black Lives Matter movement.
File image of U.S. President Donald Trump.(REUTERS)
File image of U.S. President Donald Trump.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 14, 2020 07:27 PM IST
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Palace’s van Aanholt prepared to take a knee when Premier League resumes

Premier League clubs have posed taking a knee akin to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who popularised the gesture as a way to protest racial issues, and Aanholt, 29, says he is ready to follow suit.
File image of van Aanholt.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of van Aanholt.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 11, 2020 10:35 AM IST
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Outrageous advertising: Brilliant or a boomerang by Gillette?

The latest Gillette advert has sparked an online debate, with many slamming it for what they felt was tarring all men with one colour. Others say the ad only targets bullies and sexual predators.
The Gillette ad asks whether ‘boys will be boys’ or they will look in the mirror and rediscover themselves.
The Gillette ad asks whether ‘boys will be boys’ or they will look in the mirror and rediscover themselves.
Updated on Jan 22, 2019 04:02 PM IST
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Solving Facebook’s fake news problem

Chanakya believes that a good starting point to address the fake news issue would be to take away the immunity that platforms such as Facebook enjoy
Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, said in a July interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher, “... we feel like our responsibility is to prevent hoaxes from going viral and being widely distributed”.(NYT)
Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, said in a July interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher, “... we feel like our responsibility is to prevent hoaxes from going viral and being widely distributed”.(NYT)
Updated on Sep 15, 2018 05:07 PM IST
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Just do it: Nike unveils Kaepernick ad to air during NFL season opener

Nike has unveiled its first “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot scheduled to air during the NFL season opener
Former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick appears as a face of Nike Inc advertisement marking the 30th anniversary of its
Former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick appears as a face of Nike Inc advertisement marking the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It" slogan in this image released by Nike in Beaverton, Oregon, U.S., September 4, 2018.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 06, 2018 11:30 AM IST
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Outrage over Nike ad that features footballer Colin Kaepernick who protested ‘brutality against African Americans’

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has not played in the National Football League since 2016 when he generated controversy for kneeling during the national anthem to ‘protest racial injustice and police brutality against African Americans’.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (centre) kneels during the American national anthem.(Reuters File Photo)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (centre) kneels during the American national anthem.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 02:49 PM IST
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NFL teams will be fined for players’ anthem kneeling

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that owners voted to fine teams if their players are on the field or sidelines but do not stand during the national anthem, though players will be allowed to stay in the locker room if they choose. Players had previously been required to be on the field for the anthem.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (centre) began kneeling for the anthem in the 2016 season to protest racism and police brutality(AP)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (centre) began kneeling for the anthem in the 2016 season to protest racism and police brutality(AP)
Updated on May 23, 2018 11:39 PM IST
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