Esports ‘too violent’ to be in Olympics

Esports ‘too violent’ to be in Olympics

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A gamer plays ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ while competing at an esports tournament The President of the International Olympic Committee says esports are too violent to be part of the Olympics. Thomas Bach said the “so-called killer games” which promote violence or discrimination cannot be accepted into the Games. “If you…

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Colin Kaepernick: Nike suffer #justburnit backlash over advertising campaign

Colin Kaepernick: Nike suffer #justburnit backlash over advertising campaign

Nike’s new advertising campaign, which features Colin Kaepernick, celebrates the 30th anniversary of its ‘Just Do It’ sloganCritics have burned Nike trainers and clothing in protest at Colin Kaepernick’s appointment as the face of the brand’s new advertising campaign. The American football quarterback, 30, protested against racial injustice and police brutality by kneeling during the…

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US Open 2018: Roger Federer says he ‘couldn’t get air’ during fourth round defeat

US Open 2018: Roger Federer says he ‘couldn’t get air’ during fourth round defeat

Temperatures topped 30C at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday 2018 US Open Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 27 August-9 September Coverage: Live radio coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website Roger Federer said he was “happy the match was over” after playing in “uncomfortable”…

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