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May 2, 2021 - Sports

In photos: Protests in stadium delay Manchester United game

Fans holds up banners in protest of the Glazer family on May 2. Photo: Barrington Coombs/PA Images via Getty Images

Manchester United and Liverpool's Premier League clash was reportedly delayed Sunday after crowds of protestors broke into the stadium in opposition to the Glazer family's ownership of the Manchester-based team.

Why it matters: The protests are part of the ongoing fallout from the failed European Super League, a breakaway coalition of 12 of world soccer's biggest and richest clubs that would have upended soccer's structures and economics. The relationship between United fans and its American owners had already soured before the debacle.

Updated May 1, 2021 - Sports

In photos: Medina Spirit wins Kentucky Derby amid pandemic restrictions

Medina Spirit #8, ridden by jockey John Velazquez crosses the finish line to win the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 1, in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images

Medina Spirit won the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby Saturday, after the COVID-19 pandemic bucked the Triple Crown's schedule last year.

The state of play: 2021's race-day took place with health and safety guidelines in place because of the coronavirus, including temperature checks, required masks and reduced capacity.