Former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka. Photo: AP Former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka. Photo: AP
Former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka. Photo: AP

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka doubles down on support for Black Lives Matter after being told to ‘stay in her lane’

  • Former world No. 1 describes George Floyd’s death as ‘a torturous murder on camera’ after her support for protests exposed her to criticism
  • Japanese broadcaster NHK this week apologised for an animation that sought to explain the US protests but did not mention Floyd or police brutality

Topic |   Naomi Osaka
Former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka. Photo: AP Former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka. Photo: AP
Former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka. Photo: AP
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