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British gymnasts who competed at Olympics and Commonwealth Games in abuse and bullying claims

British gymnasts who competed at Olympics and Commonwealth Games in abuse and bullying claims

8 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Commonwealth gymnastics champion Lisa Mason, who competed for Britain at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, is among those claiming she suffered abused when she was just 10.
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Athlete stopped by Met police says it feels like 'being black is a crime'

12 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Bianca Williams says she feels obliged to speak out, as Keir Starmer questions police actions An athlete who was stopped and handcuffed by police alongside her partner and baby...
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Team GB sprinter says police treated her black partner like ‘scum' during search

Team GB sprinter says police treated her black partner like ‘scum' during search

18 hours ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Bianca Williams and Ricardo dos Santos were handcuffed in front of their baby (Picture: Bianca Williams/ ChristieLinford​) A Team GB sprinter says she is planning legal action...
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Japanese survey shows 77 percent of people do not believe Tokyo Olympics can be held next year

20 hours ago   |   The Independent

Games were postponed from this summer to next due to the coronavirus pandemic
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We compete in the Olympics to win - but we have to consider the human costs

We compete in the Olympics to win - but we have to consider the human costs

1 day ago   |   The Mirror

The recent Netflix documentary 'Athlete A' laid bare the abuse faced by gymnastics raising a question mark about the cost of success
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Team GB Sprinter Accuses Met Police Of 'Racial Profiling' Over Stop And Search

Team GB Sprinter Accuses Met Police Of 'Racial Profiling' Over Stop And Search

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post   |   4 articles

A Black Team GB sprinter has accused the Metropolitan Police of “racial profiling” after she and her partner were stopped and searched by officers in west London. Bianca...
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Met police deny 'misconduct issues' in stop and search of Linford Christie athletes

1 day ago   |   The Independent

'I'm sure it won't be the last but this type of abuse of power and institutionalised racism cannot be justified or normalised any longer,' says former Olympic champion
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Linford Christie accuses Met of racism after athletes pulled over and handcuffed

1 day ago   |   Metro

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Olympic champion Linford Christie has accused the Metropolitan...
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‘No misconduct issues' in stop and search of Christie athletes, say Met Police

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

The Metropolitan Police have said officers did nothing wrong on a stop and search after Olympic champion Linford Christie accused Scotland Yard of racism as two of his athletes...
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Linford Christie accuses police of racism after athletes were stopped

Linford Christie accuses police of racism after athletes were stopped

1 day ago   |   The Mirror   |   2 articles

British Olympic 100m champion demands an explanation on behalf of his clients for what he condemns as an abuse of police powers
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Hugo Lloris explains why he was so ‘annoyed' with Son Heung-min during...

Hugo Lloris explains why he was so ‘annoyed' with Son Heung-min during Tottenham's win over Everton

Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min appeared to make up at full-time after Tottenham's victory Hugo Lloris admits Son Heung-min's lackadaisical defending ‘annoyed' him during... Read more ...

Royal split: William and Harry drift further apart as they split earnings...

Royal split: William and Harry drift further apart as they split earnings from Diana fund

PRINCE William and Harry will half the earnings from their late mother Princess Diana's memorial fund between their respective charities as they continue to head down different... Read more ...

Tottenham's win over Everton overshadowed by bust-up between Lloris and Son

Tottenham's win over Everton overshadowed by bust-up between Lloris and Son

A Michael Keane own goal was enough to settle a drab affair between Tottenham and Everton which was overshadowed by a bust-up between Spurs teammates Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min Read more ...

Halle Berry issues apology after backlash for saying she 'might' play a...

Halle Berry issues apology after backlash for saying she 'might' play a transgender male

Halle Berry was the target of online outrage over the weekend, after revealing on Instagram Live that she 'might' be playing the role of a transgender male in an upcoming film. Read more ...

Air New Zealand puts temporary hold on new international bookings

Air New Zealand puts temporary hold on new international bookings

"The move is to help ensure the country is able to provide quarantine accommodation for inbound passengers for the required 14-day period," said the airline Read more ...

Legendary composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Legendary composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Legendary composer Ennio Morricone has died aged 91 after an incredible career spanning more than 500 films. He broke out for his work on so-called Spaghetti Westerns including... Read more ...

Sunrise host Samantha Armytage lashes out at ABC star Julia Zemiro after she...

Sunrise host Samantha Armytage lashes out at ABC star Julia Zemiro after she boycotted the show

Sunrise co-host Samantha Armytage has lashed out at ABC star Julia Zemiro after she publicly boycotted the breakfast show for having Pauline Hanson as a guest. Read more ...

Remy Ma is pregnant with her second child. as rapper husband Papoose...

Remy Ma is pregnant with her second child. as rapper husband Papoose confirms the news

Rappers Remy Ma and Papoose are expecting their second child together, it was confirmed Monday. Read more ...

Bachelor in Paradise star Keira Maguire kisses new Love Island boyfriend...

Bachelor in Paradise star Keira Maguire kisses new Love Island boyfriend Matthew Zukowski

The secret's out - Bachelor franchise veteran Keira Maguire officially has a new boyfriend. She was spotted kissing Love Island Australia hunk Matthew Zukowski in Melbourne in May. Read more ...

Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms tests positive for COVID-19, says she is...

Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms tests positive for COVID-19, says she is asymptomatic

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday that she has tested positive for the coronavirus. "COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested... Read more ...