World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua described racism as a “pandemic” when he addressed protesters at a Black Lives Matter march. The 30-year-old, wearing a knee brace as a “precautionary measure”, read a poem and spoke in front of hundreds of people in his home town of Watford.
Victor Osimhen is the Mastiff of the season by Boulanger! He won this trophy co-organized with our faithful partner, Boulanger, and rewarding the Lille player of the year, according to the supporters. The Nigerian international striker (21) is ahead of Benjamin André and Renato Sanches, respectively second and third of your votes.
World 400m champion Salwa Eid Naser has been given a provisional suspension for failing to make herself available for anti-doping tests. The Bahraini, 22, ran 48.14 seconds – the third-fastest time in history – to claim the world title in Doha in 2019. She could face a ban of up to two years for the whereabouts violation.
Michael Jordan says he will donate $100m to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice. The NBA legend said in a statement that he and his Jordan Brand would distribute the money over 10 years. The money will go to a number of organisations in a bid to tackle “ingrained racism”.
Bundesliga teams showed their support for the Black Lives Matter movement with a range of protests on Saturday. Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin players took a knee together around the centre circle before their meeting at Signal Iduna Park.