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Bundesliga takes no action against players supporting Floyd protests

(Reuters) - Bundesliga players are free to show their support for protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in police custody in the United States, the German Football Association (DFB) said on Wednesday.

Gymnastics

On this day: Born May 3, 1942: Vera Caslavska, Czech gymnast

(Reuters) - When Vera Caslavska bowed her head and turned away in protest at the Soviet anthem during the 1968 Olympics, the Czech gymnast cemented her place as not only one of the country's greatest athletes but also as a powerful voice against Communist rule.

Podium no place for protests, says U.S. gold medallist

LIMA (Reuters) - The Pan Am Games medal podium is no place for politics, United States softball gold medallist Monica Abbott said on Sunday after two of her team mates used award ceremonies to stage protests.