Donald Trump defied at Wembley as Jaguars and Ravens kneel for anthem

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• US president suggested players should be fired for disrespecting anthem
• Up to 25 players in NFL game at Wembley take knee as others support move

Twenty-seven players from the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens took a knee during the singing of the US national anthem at Wembley Stadium on Sunday as the protest against the US president,

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Colin Kaepernick has won: he wanted a conversation and Trump started it

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The quarterback wanted kneeling in protest for the anthem to start a national talk about race and justice. Thanks to the president’s blast of rage, we have one

All Colin Kaepernick ever asked was for his country to have a conversation about race.

This, he warned, would not be easy. Such talks are awkward and often end in a flurry of spittle, pointed

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The Week in Quotes

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The Week in Quotes

This week another one of Lionel Messi's team-mate is in disbelief of his abilities, Joe Hart gives his perspective on Pablo Zabaleta's shooting skills and Dries Mertens distances himself from any comparisons with El Pibe de Oro.

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Trump in angry row with sports stars after withdrawing Warriors invitation

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  • President tweets: ‘Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!’
  • Warriors: ‘We’ll use our trip to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion’
  • Stephen Curry said Friday he’d vote no when team met to decide on trip

Donald Trump was the subject of startlingly strong abuse from major sports stars on Saturday, after he criticised NFL players

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Marcus Smith the flower in Eddie Jones’ blossoming England vision

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Marcus Smith the flower in Eddie Jones’ blossoming England vision

Head coach wants more attacking ingenuity in his team to close the gap on the All Blacks and he will cast his net wide to find exceptional talents

Eddie Jones has given himself a licence to skill. The coach who plucked Matt Giteau from the obscurity of club rugby in Canberra at the start of the decade to make him a Wallaby sees the same potential

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Two white players join Cleveland Browns in NFL's largest anthem protest

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  • More than a dozen Browns kneel ahead of team’s Monday night game
  • Seth DeValve becomes first white player to join national anthem protest
  • Cleveland players who protested released joint statement at half-time

More than a dozen Cleveland Browns players staged the largest national anthem protest yet, and were joined by white players for what’s believed t

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