Protests or not, politics and the Olympics have always been intertwined.
Colin Kaepernick was scheduled to take part in NFL's planned private workout but switched plans about 30 minutes before the start, saying he had concerns over a liability waiver the league wanted him to sign as well as not having a public workout.
Three years after first taking the knee, Colin Kaepernick to audition for NFL while already commanding bigger stage
In the past three years, Colin Kaepernick has become one of the most prominent, and influential, public figures in American culture, even if he is rarely seen on a TV screen.
NBA: Stephen Curry cautious, Charles Barkley blasts 'idiots, fools' in ongoing row in China amid more protests
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is taking a wait-and-see attitude about the NBA's future with China.
Sportswear giant Nike risks being burned by doping scandal surrounding Alberto Salazar and Oregon Project
With Nike-backed athletics coach Alberto Salazar slapped with a four-year ban for doping, the US sportswear giant risks being caught up in the scandal.
US Open 2019: Naomi Osaka ready to team up with Kei Nishikori for mixed doubles at Tokyo Olympics 2020
Naomi Osaka is ready to join Kei Nishikori for mixed doubles at the Tokyo Olympics, but first she needs to practice doubles for the first time ever.
Two US gold medallists at Pan American Games could face sanctions over anti-Donald Trump podium protests
Two US gold medal winners could face sanctions after staging dramatic podium protests against US President Donald Trump at the Pan American Games in Lima.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: USA's Megan Rapinoe accepts invite to House of Representatives after snubbing Donald Trump
Megan Rapinoe had earlier vowed to stay home if Donald Trump invited the women's team to Washington, and urged her teammates to join her in protesting the president's policies and character.
Ventura review: Anderson .Paak returns to his old, funkier style with this ode to sunny coastal California
Anderson.Paak released his fourth studio album Ventura, just months after Oxnard.
From Sean Paul to Shura and Karen O: A list of new creations that should find a place in your playlist.
Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid reach confidential settlement with NFL over collusion grievance against league
With a public hearing looming and the threat of owners facing depositions, the NFL settled collusion cases brought by Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid.
NBA: Knicks center Enes Kanter slams Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan over safety fears, says he is a target for speaking out
New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, staying home from an NBA game in London over safety fears, ripped Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a Washington Post column on Tuesday.
2018 in the rearview mirror: From Belgium winning Hockey World Cup to ball tampering scandal, the biggest stories
Cricketers weeping, underdogs winning, a Ballon d’Or winner not called Ronaldo or Messi. 2018 was a year rich with sporting headlines. Here are the ones that stood out
LeBron James was chatting with his business partner Maverick Carter, Los Angeles Rams star Todd Gurley and actor/rapper Ice Cube about NFL player protests over social injustice.
Nike's stocks reach all-time high despite controversial ad campaign featuring NFL star Colin Kaepernick
Nike shares reached an all-time high this week as data pointed to an uptick in online sales following the sporting goods giant's envelope-pushing ad campaign featuring athlete Colin Kaepernick.
US President Donald Trump criticises Nike over support of Colin Kaepernick in new advert; says NFL is 'hard to watch'
President Donald Trump attacked Nike over its support of Colin Kaepernick on Wednesday as the first video advert featuring the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was unveiled.
Serena Williams praises Nike for featuring American football player Colin Kaepernick in new ad campaign
Serena Williams reiterated her admiration for American football player turned activist Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday, and praised apparel maker Nike for featuring him in a new ad campaign.
US Open 2018: Serena Williams says 'every athlete, every human' should be grateful towards Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid
Kaepernick and Reid were among the luminaries who turned out for 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena's US Open showdown with elder sister Venus.
Colin Kaepernick's name omitted from soundtrack of Madden NFL 2019, developer Electronic Arts promises fix in update
Colin Kaepernick has become the subject of controversy yet again, after his name was edited out of a Big Sean song featured of the new Madden NFL 19 game due to be released on 10 August 2018
NFL owners approve new policy which will impose fines on players if they kneel during the National Anthem
NFL owners agreed a new policy on Wednesday that players must stand during the National Anthem or incur fines for their clubs, unless they stay in the locker room.