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BREAKING: Statue of slave trader pulled down amid nationwide Black Lives Matter protests
Robert Forbes, who was in his mid-50s, died as a result of his injuries, according to a statement from his family.
Forbes was struck by a car while attending a protest in Bakersfield, California, Footage on social media appears to show him bleeding in the road afterwards.
The Chicago Bulls superstar said he was ‘deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry’ by events in the United States
Basketball superstar Michael Jordan and his Nike-backed Jordan Brand are pledging to donate $100 million (Dh367m) over the next 10 years to support racial equality and social justice.
The promise comes five days after Jordan said “we have had enough” when it comes to racism in the United States.
A bus carrying the Benfica team was stoned on Thursday, breaking the glass and injuring two players, after they had played their first game since the coronavirus halted the season, the Portuguese football club said in a statement.
German midfielder Julian Weigl, 24, and Serbian winger Andrija Zivkovic, 23, were hit with shrapnel and taken to the Hospital da Luz in Lisbon to be treated as a precaution, Benfica said.
Portuguese champions Benfica missed the chance to move clear of title rivals Porto at the top of the table after being held to a 0-0 draw by lowly Tondela. The top two are now level on 60 points with nine rounds of matches remaining.
Fans had gathered outside the gates of Benfica’s stadium in Lisbon to support the team because restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak prevented them entering the ground.
Two Buffalo, New York, police officers were suspended without pay on after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old man to the ground, as protests continued into their tenth night.
For the umpteenth time, the Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has said it would require between N5billion to N10 billion to renovate and upgrade sporting facilities located across the country.
The Minister of Sports Mr. Sunday Dare in a statement issued yesterday by his Senior Special Media Adviser, Mr. Joshua Akaniji said his ministry is looking for special intervention funds from the federal government to carry out the renovations
The Minister also revealed that approval has been given for the concession of the National stadium Surulere in Lagos State.
He said “Now we have concessions approval to concession the national stadium, Surulere and the process has been ongoing but it was delayed due to lack of concession advisers. We have been able to overcome that.
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Snap Inc said it would no longer promote U.S. President Donald Trump’s account in Snapchat’s Discover section, saying his incendiary comments last week made the account ineligible for the curated section where users explore new content.
“We will not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice by giving them free promotion on Discover,” the company said in a statement.
“Racial violence and injustice have no place in our society and we stand together with all who seek peace, love, equality, and justice in America.”
Trump’s Snapchat account, which consists mostly of campaign content and does not contain the informal rhetoric he regularly uses on his favored platform Twitter, will remain public and accessible to people who follow it or search for it, Snap said.