Riot police pepper-spray protesters to disperse crowds in the heart of the city's financial district as a largely peaceful rally in support of China's ethnic Muslim Uighurs turns chaotic.
NetEase, the publisher of the PES franchise in China, says it will remove Ozil after the star's social media post about the treatment Uighur Muslims in China.
'Truth will prevail' after China does not air Arsenal game over footballer's criticism, says US top diplomat.
Football star Mesut Ozil on Friday accused Muslims of staying silent over what he called China’s persecution of Uighurs in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, prompting anger from China.
The footballer wrote "East Turkistan: bleeding wound of Islamic Ummah”, calling Uighurs “warriors who resist persecution ... glorious believers who put up a fight alone against these who forcefully move people away from Islam”.
Attackers had tried to carjack fellow Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s vehicle in London when the defender stepped in fighting away the men.
Arsenal footballers fought off car-jackers in a terrifying ordeal in north London which was captured on video and circulated on social media.
Racist chants against black players at a recent match in Montenegro show the problem is deeply rooted in European football.
The UEFA Euro Commission picked Germany to host the 2024 UEFA Euro Cup with 12 to 4 votes against Turkey. The choice has raised questions, given Germany's 2006 World Cup scandal and allegations of racism in its national football team.
The UEFA will choose a country to host the Euro 2024, deciding between bids from Turkey and Germany on Thursday.
Finance Minister Albayrak says Turkey is ready on all counts as a UEFA report flags issues about Turkey's 2024 European Championship bid over infrastructure and human rights. The report raises few issues with the German proposal.
The foundations are being laid for one of the English Premier League's most exhilarating and competitive title races. For the first time since the league's inception, Chelsea and Liverpool have a 100 percent winning record in their first five games.
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