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World Players Association unveils the Universal Declaration of Player Rights

World Players Association unveils the Universal Declaration of Player Rights

The World Players Association (WPA), whose member unions include FIFPro, NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB and which represents more than 85,000 athletes from 60 countries, hailed the declaration as the first comprehensive articulation of athletes’ rights.

Dec 15, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
US vice president Mike Pence leaves NFL game after players kneel during anthem

US vice president Mike Pence leaves NFL game after players kneel during anthem

President Donald Trump has criticized players sharply for the protests and pressed the NFL to ban them.

Oct 08, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
NFL legend OJ Simpson freed from jail on parole after nine years

NFL legend OJ Simpson freed from jail on parole after nine years

Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson shot to fame in the 1970s with the NFL`s Buffalo Bills after winning the prestigious Heisman Trophy -- the award for the best player in American collegiate football -- as a running back at the University of Southern California.

Oct 01, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
NFL team owners 'afraid of their players': Donald Trump

NFL team owners 'afraid of their players': Donald Trump

The top Republican in Congress, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, did not address Trump`s latest comment on Thursday but said he believed NFL players` decision to kneel while the national anthem played at games was misguided.

Sep 29, 2017, 00:14 AM IST
Donald Trump ramps up NFL fight, calls for ban on kneeling during anthem

Donald Trump ramps up NFL fight, calls for ban on kneeling during anthem

Several players have made similar gestures in what they said is a call for social justice, not a slight against the country or its flag.

Sep 26, 2017, 23:54 PM IST

Wave of protests grip NFL after Donald Trump urges fan boycott

On Saturday, he had also drawn a furious backlash from NBA stars after stating on Twitter that the champion Golden State Warriors and star Stephen Curry would not be invited to attend a White House reception.

Sep 25, 2017, 05:48 AM IST
US football order players to stand for national anthem during football matches

US football order players to stand for national anthem during football matches

US Soccer president Sunil Gulati declared the measure had been "unanimously approved" and any punishments for a violation of the policy would be made on a case by case basis.

Mar 05, 2017, 10:09 AM IST
Million Dollar Kick: Different kind of 'football' awaits six Indians in US

Million Dollar Kick: Different kind of 'football' awaits six Indians in US

Apart from a trip to US for training and the players have a chance to make it to the NFL

Feb 12, 2017, 20:56 PM IST
Lady Gaga soars over Super Bowl stage with bow to inclusion

Lady Gaga soars over Super Bowl stage with bow to inclusion

This year`s Super Bowl followed a fierce presidential election campaign that Trump won in November but which left the country at least as fractured afterwards as before it began.

Feb 06, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
The Million Dollar Kick: Lucknow boy wins Rs 10 lakh prize money after massive 61 yards kick

The Million Dollar Kick: Lucknow boy wins Rs 10 lakh prize money after massive 61 yards kick

Apart from a place in the Grand Finals of 'The Million Dollar Kick' in India, Arshad also received USD 15,000 as a prize for his outstanding performance.

Jan 12, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

NFL: Chiefs player protests during anthem on 9/11 anniversary

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters raised his right fist during the US national anthem Sunday on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks -- the latest NFL player to join Colin Kaepernick`s protest against racial inequality.

Sep 12, 2016, 01:21 AM IST
Twitter selling its NFL ad spots for over $50 million

Twitter selling its NFL ad spots for over $50 million

Micro-blogging website Twitter is planning to sell the ad packages linked to US National Football League (NFL) games streaming -- which it purchased for $10 million back in April -- for nearly $50 million, a media report said on Thursday.

Jun 23, 2016, 13:23 PM IST
English Premier League unveils its new logo

English Premier League unveils its new logo

EPL ended its 12-year association with Barclays bank and will from now on be known simply as ‘the Premier League’.

Feb 10, 2016, 16:26 PM IST
Denver Broncos win Super Bowl 50, Peyton Manning mum on future plans

Denver Broncos win Super Bowl 50, Peyton Manning mum on future plans

Manning refused to reveal his hand after the game.

Feb 08, 2016, 10:36 AM IST

How Super Bowl celebrations can spread flu

Models show this year's flu season could be a mild one, but the virus will still kill thousands of people and sicken many more.

Feb 02, 2016, 22:30 PM IST
Bernie Ecclestone says F1 to be sold before year's end

Bernie Ecclestone says F1 to be sold before year's end

F1 could be under new ownership by the end of the year, Bernie Ecclestone said.

Oct 07, 2015, 11:57 AM IST
Bruno Mars to headline Super Bowl halftime show for second time: Reports

Bruno Mars to headline Super Bowl halftime show for second time: Reports

Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars has been invited back to headline next year`s Super Bowl halftime show after scoring the second-biggest audience in the show`s history two years ago, U.S. media reported on Wednesday.

Sep 10, 2015, 03:00 AM IST

Cardinals blocker Massie hit with two-game ban

Arizona Cardinals offensive right tackle Bobby Massie was suspended two games by the NFL on Saturday for violating the league`s substance abuse policy.

Sep 06, 2015, 07:19 AM IST
Woman football coach will be Floyd Mayweather`s guest at fight

Woman football coach will be Floyd Mayweather`s guest at fight

Jen Welter, who blazed a trail for women as a coaching intern with the NFL`s Arizona Cardinals, confirmed Friday she`s accepted Floyd Mayweather`s invitation to his fight against Andre Berto.

Sep 05, 2015, 08:36 AM IST
Judge dumps Brady `Deflate-gate` suspension, league to appeal

Judge dumps Brady `Deflate-gate` suspension, league to appeal

A US federal judge on Thursday overturned a four-game suspension imposed on New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady by the National Football League for his alleged role in the "Deflate-gate" controversy.

Sep 03, 2015, 22:59 PM IST