Articles about Derek Chauvin

Derek Chauvin gets 22.5 years in prison for Floyd's death

26 Jun 2021

World
Derek Chauvin gets 22.5 years in prison for Floyd's death

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose dying gasps under Chauvin's knee led to the biggest outcry against racial injustice in the US in generations.

Derek Chauvin, former US cop, convicted of George Floyd's murder

21 Apr 2021

World
Derek Chauvin, former US cop, convicted of George Floyd's murder

Derek Chauvin, a former white Minneapolis police officer, was on Tuesday held guilty of murdering George Floyd, an African-American whose death had sparked widespread protests in the United States last year.

George Floyd's girlfriend breaks down while testifying in Chauvin trial

02 Apr 2021

World
George Floyd's girlfriend breaks down while testifying in Chauvin trial

George Floyd's girlfriend broke down in tears as she took the witness stand on Thursday at the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former cop accused of murdering Floyd.

IPL: Hardik Pandya takes a knee for 'Black Lives Matter'

26 Oct 2020

Sports
IPL: Hardik Pandya takes a knee for 'Black Lives Matter'

Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya took a knee in the Sunday night fixture against Rajasthan Royals, becoming a part of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Premier League: 'Black Lives Matter' to replace names on shirts

13 Jun 2020

Sports
Premier League: 'Black Lives Matter' to replace names on shirts

Premier League will see players' names be replaced on the back of their shirts with 'Black Lives Matter' for the first 12 matches of the resumed 2019-20 season.

Ishant Sharma's old post sparks fresh debate on racism row

09 Jun 2020

Sports
Ishant Sharma's old post sparks fresh debate on racism row

Former West Indian captain Darren Sammy has been vocal about racism of late.

George Floyd death: Bail raised to $1.25m for accused ex-cop

09 Jun 2020

World
George Floyd death: Bail raised to $1.25m for accused ex-cop

A former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd has had his bail at up to $1.25 million.

Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse in IPL

07 Jun 2020

Sports
Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse in IPL

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy alleged that he has been a victim of racial abuse in the Indian Premier League.

Michael Jordan pledges $100 million towards racial equality

06 Jun 2020

Sports
Michael Jordan pledges $100 million towards racial equality

NBA legend Michael Jordan announced a donation of $100 million towards groups who have been fighting for racial equality and social justice.

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian quits board, wants a black replacement

06 Jun 2020

Business
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian quits board, wants a black replacement

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has quit from the board of the company he started 15 years ago and wants his position to be filled by a black candidate. Making the major announcement on Friday, he said the decision was long overdue.

Sara Khan slammed for 'All Lives Matter' post, removes it

05 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Sara Khan slammed for 'All Lives Matter' post, removes it

Bollywood actor Sara Ali Khan was trolled brutally, after she put out a seemingly innocuous post with the slogan 'All Lives Matter'.

All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

04 Jun 2020

World
All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

After over a week of intense protests in the United States against the death of a Black man in police custody, new charges have been introduced against all four sacked police officers involved.

Racism exists in cricket as well: Chris Gayle

02 Jun 2020

Sports
Racism exists in cricket as well: Chris Gayle

West Indian opener Chris Gayle voiced his opinion on the 'racism' row as protests continue to escalate in United States, following George Floyd's death.

US: Teargas fired at peaceful protest for Trump's photo-op

02 Jun 2020

World
US: Teargas fired at peaceful protest for Trump's photo-op

United States President Donald Trump on Monday said that he would deploy the military if local police cannot stop the violence at protests against the death of George Floyd.

Sancho joins 'Justice for George Floyd' protest after netting hat-trick

01 Jun 2020

Sports
Sancho joins 'Justice for George Floyd' protest after netting hat-trick

Jadon Sancho scored a hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund trounced Paderborn 6-1 in Bundesliga.

As protests continued, Trump was briefly taken to underground bunker

01 Jun 2020

World
As protests continued, Trump was briefly taken to underground bunker

As hundreds of people gathered outside White House on Friday night, to raise their voice against the brutal killing of a black man by a police officer in broad daylight, United States President Donald Trump was briefly taken to an underground bunker, reports said on Monday.

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

31 May 2020

World
US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.

How the George Floyd case sparked violent protests across US

30 May 2020

World
How the George Floyd case sparked violent protests across US

The death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, has sparked protests across the United States. Floyd died after a white cop knelt on his neck for several minutes during an arrest in Minneapolis.