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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 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
Donald Trump blasts NFL for anthem protests, says not about race

Donald Trump blasts NFL for anthem protests, says not about race

U.S. President Donald Trump kept up his verbal battle with the National Football League over players who drop to one knee during the national anthem, saying on Monday their acts of protest had nothing to do with racism.

Sep 26, 2017, 06:58 AM 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

UK PM Theresa May welcomes Donald Trump's pick for US ambassador: Spokeswoman

The planned appointment of National Football League team owner Woody Johnson as US ambassador to London shows President Donald Trump`s commitment to close ties with Britain.

Jun 23, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

Donald Trump nominates NFL team owner as envoy to Britain

The pick had been expected since January, when the then president-elect announced his intention to tap Johnson as envoy to Washington's closest European ally during a leadership lunch with congressional Republicans and incoming cabinet members.

Jun 23, 2017, 11:40 AM IST