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Candace Owens calls Megan Rapinoe 'Anti-American' after USWNT loss in Tokyo 2020 semi-final

The U.S. Women's National Team star is among several soccer players who have kneeled before kickoff at Tokyo 2020 matches in a protest against racism and inequality.

8/3/2021 12:28:00 PM

The U.S. Women's National Team star is among several soccer players who have kneeled before kickoff at Tokyo 2020 matches in a protest against racism and inequality.

The U.S. Women's National Team star is among several soccer players who have kneeled before kickoff at Tokyo 2020 matches in a protest against racism and inequality.

Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty ImagesRapinoe is among several soccer players from different countries who have kneeled before kickoff at Tokyo 2020 matches as a gesture of solidarity against racism and inequality.Following USWNT's loss in their match against Sweden in late July, Rapinoe spoke about using the

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Olympicsas a platform to raise awareness on social issues."It's an opportunity for us to continue to use our voices and use our platforms to talk about the things that affect all of us intimately in different ways," the three-time Olympian said, the Associated Press reported at the time.

"We have people from Team USA, from all over the country, from all backgrounds, and people literally from all over the world for every other team so I obviously encourage everyone to use that platform to the best of their ability to do the most good that they possibly can in the world, especially as all eyes are on Tokyo these next couple weeks," Rapinoe stated at the time. headtopics.com

Newsweekhas contacted Owens, Rapinoe and the USWNT for comment.Candace Owens (left) on the set of the"Candace" talk show; Megan Rapinoe (right) seen during a warm-up at the Tokyo 2020 USWNT semi-final match.Jason Davis/Naomi Baker via Getty Images

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RealCandaceO is just a tool of the right. 😂😂😂😂 Now we can bloviate for forty years of 'the miracle on the field' Because individuals acting free and not assimilating is anti American! Who cares? Please show me in the constitution where it says I'm not allowed to kneel? Please show me where the troops demanded we stand. They didn't. The GOP loves freedom so much, yet they hate when others express their freedoms

Openly trans athlete Quinn guaranteed a medal at Tokyo 2020Canada's semifinal win over the US in the women's soccer competition at Tokyo2020 means midfielder Quinn has become the first openly trans and non-binary athlete guaranteed to win a medal at an Olympic Games Who cares. He gave out autographed fruitcakes after the game. Hahaha good!

US gymnast Simone Biles to take part in Tuesday's balance beam final at Tokyo 2020Team USA gymnast Simone Biles will take part in Tuesday's balance beam final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics , USA Gymnastics has confirmed. Bet $ she doesn't. The Twisties don't just go away on a 4 in beam, 4 ft off the ground.

Why Puerto Rico has an Olympic team, U.S. territory wins first Tokyo 2020 medalPuerto Rico's Olympic team made its debut at the 1948 Olympic Games in London, with an all-male team competing in just three sports.

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Team USA closes out Tokyo Games swimming with gold haulTeam USA closes out the swimming portion of the Tokyo Olympics with a gold-medal finish in the men’s 4x100 medley relay, which it has never lost at the Summer Games. Great job swim team! wait til the AfricanAmerican gets around to swimming ;) Congrats