NBA

Toronto stun Golden State in first NBA Finals

Pascal Siakam's playoff career-high 32 points ensured two-time defending champions were beaten in opening game.

Toronto Raptors stun Golden State Warriors in first NBA Finals

Basketball

Toronto Raptors make history with first NBA final

Canadian team to face Golden State Warriors after defeating Milwaukee Bucks 4-2 in the Eastern Conference final.

Toronto Raptors make history with first NBA final

United States

US women's football team players demand equal pay

Top women’s football players sue the US Soccer Federation, claiming the organisation pays them less than male players.

Racism

NFL reaches deal with players on national anthem protest fallout

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid had accused the NFL of conspiring to blackball them over their anti-racism protests.

US Sports

#ImWithKap: Celebrities, activists boycott Super Bowl

NFL treatment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who protested against racial injustice, condemned on social media.

#ImWithKap: Celebrities and activists boycott Super Bowl

Opinion

Still blackballed: American football's most recognisable exile

With another NFL season set to begin in two weeks, Colin Kaepernick remains an outcast.

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United States

Trump cancels Philadelphia Eagles visit over anthem protest

Philadelphia mayor says Trump isn't a 'true patriot' after Trump cricitises players who refuse to stand during anthem.

Trump cancels Philadelphia Eagles visit over anthem protest

United States

'Un-American': New NFL national anthem rule slammed

National Football League's new policy fining teams if players kneel during national anthem criticised as 'un-American'.

United States

US: NFL to fine teams if players refuse to stand for anthem

Commissioner Roger Goodell says teams will be fined if players kneel during national anthem to protest racism.

Muhammad Ali

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

The best of Muhammad Ali's quotes on boxing, success and civil rights that mesmerised people all over the world.

Racism

NFL row intensifies as players kneel and raise fists

US President Donald Trump accuses players of 'total disrespect' as they continue protest against police brutality.

NFL row intensifies as players kneel and raise fists