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Sprinter involved in Black Power salute given posthumous award

Media playback is not supported on this device Peter Norman, the Australian sprinter involved in the Black Power salute at the 1968 Mexico Olympics, will be awarded an “overdue” posthumous Order of Merit. He stood alongside Americans Tommie Smith and ...

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Liang makes 147 – then misses easy final black on 140

China’s Liang Wenbo missed the final black for an unprecedented second 147 break in his first-round match in World Championship qualifying. The 31-year-old world number 19 made a maximum in the 10th frame against Rod Lawler before missing a straightforward ...

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New Zealand v England: England beaten by Black Caps

Twenty20 tri-series, Wellington: New Zealand 196-5 (20 overs): Guptill 65, Williamson 72 England 184-9 (20 overs): Hales 47, Malan 59, Santner 2-29 New Zealand won by 12 runs Scorecard England suffered a third Twenty20 defeat in a row as they ...

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New Zealand v England: England beaten by Black Caps

Twenty20 tri-series, Wellington: New Zealand 196-5 (20 overs): Guptill 65, Williamson 72 England 184-9 (20 overs): Hales 47, Malan 59, Santner 2-29 New Zealand won by 12 runs Scorecard England suffered a third Twenty20 defeat in a row as they ...

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Griezmann apologises after painting himself black for fancy-dress party

Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann has apologised after initially telling his social media followers to “calm down” in response to outrage he sparked by painting himself black as part of a fancy-dress outfit. Griezmann tweeted a photo of ...

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England and Germany to wear black armbands bearing poppies at Wembley

England and Germany players will wear black armbands bearing poppies for Friday’s friendly at Wembley. The tribute is in remembrance of members of the armed forces, said the Football Association (FA) and German Football Association (DFB). FA chief executive Martin ...

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Williams calls for equal pay for black women

Serena Williams has written a powerful essay calling for equal pay for black women. To mark Black Women’s Equal Pay Day in the US, the tennis star posted an article titled How Black Women Can Close the Pay Gap. “The ...

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Black players in Italy 'should strike' over Muntari ban

Ex-Tottenham striker Garth Crooks says “every self-respecting black player” in the Italian league should strike this weekend unless Sulley Muntari’s one-match suspension is withdrawn. Pescara midfielder Muntari, 32, was banned after he protested against racist abuse he received from the ...

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World Championship: Black ball mystery costs Mark Selby frame v John Higgins

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Did Mark Selby hit the black ball? Watch the controversial moment from the World Championship final and judge for yourself. BBC Sport – Snooker

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Ebdon sinks final black to qualify for Crucible

Former champion Peter Ebdon beat Michael Holt on the final black to qualify for his 24th World Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield. Ebdon, the 2002 champion, came through a dramatic last frame to beat fellow Englishman Holt 10-9 in ...

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