GINEBRA coach Tim Cone has blamed the United States "leadership" for their actions that have sparked protests in the country in the wake of the racially triggered death of African-American George Floyd.The American PBA coach couldn't help but finally ...
Jun 2, 2020
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has joined a growing group of prominent sports stars condemning the killing of George Floyd in the United States last week.The 30-year-old Nigeria-born Adesanya, who has lived in New Zealand ...
Jun 2, 2020
FIFA urged football competition organizers on Monday to apply "common sense" and consider not sanctioning players demanding justice for George Floyd during matches.The recognition by Fifa of the "depth of sentiment" over Floyd's death came in a rare statement ...
Jun 2, 2020
PlayStation was all set to unveil a first look at games for their widely anticipated new PlayStation 5 console on Thursday, June 4. However, in a tweet, the company decided to delay the showcase."While we understand gamers worldwide are excited to ...
Jun 2, 2020
NBA
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league's staffers Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) to address the latest racial tensions in the country, sparked most recently by the death last week of a black man who was in ...
Jun 1, 2020
THE man who famously said, "Republicans buy sneakers, too" has broken his silence in the wake of massive protests calling for justice for George Floyd's death.Michael Jordan, who has mostly shied away from political commentary throughout his career, released a ...
Jun 1, 2020
REMEMBER the stark, simple anti-racism ad Nike produced in the wake of the death of George Floyd? Fellow shoe brands adidas and Converse just retweeted it.The Germany-based shoe brand captioned their retweet: "Together is how we move forward. Together ...
May 31, 2020
NBA players past and present aren't going to sit idly while anger raged over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people.Count Jordan Clarskon among them.The Fil-American guard of the Utah Jazz took ...
May 31, 2020
NBA
LEBRON James had time, and plenty of it, to figure out how best to answer the questions he knew were coming. Long days in hotel rooms in China and a long flight home gave him every chance to carefully craft a response ...
Oct 17, 2019
NBA
BEIJING - China's basketball association said it will suspend cooperation with the Houston Rockets following a tweet by the team's general manager in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.The Chinese Basketball Association said on Sunday on ...
Oct 6, 2019
PHILADELPHIA - As Colin Kaepernick watched from the apparel giant's headquarters in Oregon, Nike aired its highly anticipated ad featuring the quarterback known for his social protests during the NFL season opener Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).The spot highlighting the ...
Sep 7, 2018
NBA
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Harrison Barnes had 20 points, six assists and five rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings, 103-97, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) while protesters forced a lockdown of Golden1 Center for the second time in six ...
Mar 28, 2018
MADRID - In a day marked by demonstrations over Catalonia's disputed independence vote, Barcelona won its seventh game in a row and Real Madrid earned its first victory at home in the Spanish league on Sunday.Barcelona defeated Las Palmas, 3- ...
Oct 2, 2017
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Demanding better public services and angered by World Cup costs, about 100,000 people are expected at a protest Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) before Brazil plays Uruguay in the Confederations Cup semifinals.Local officials have declared a holiday in ...
Jun 26, 2013
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