18/07/2018 - 14:37

Gaza amputees tackle new challenge on the football pitch

In fluorescent orange jerseys, footballers manoeuvred across the artificial turf of a pitch in the Gaza Strip — leaning on their metal crutches for support. “Today I can continue to…

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18/07/2018 - 12:13

Ping-pong diplomacy between the two Koreas

Table tennis players from North and South Korea played alongside each other at an international tournament Tuesday, winning their matchups in the latest instalment of Korean sporting diplomacy. The sport…

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18/07/2018 - 12:10

Mandela’s complex legacy cherished by some, challenged by others

A black and white photo of Nelson Mandela in boxing attire greets visitors to the gym where the liberation hero trained in the 1950s before delivering the knock-out blow to…

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09/07/2018 - 14:48

Ping-pong diplomacy: N.Korea table tennis team heads South

North Korea will play in a table tennis competition in South Korea this month, in the latest sign of warming ties between the Cold War rivals whose rapprochement owes much…

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05/07/2018 - 14:52

Wimbledon snubs Evert push for women’s final to top bill

Wimbledon on Monday slapped down Chris Evert’s suggestion that the women’s final should replace the men’s title match in closing the championships. Evert, 63, who won 18 Grand Slam singles…

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05/07/2018 - 14:50

Female voices from World Cup spark sexist backlash

Female sports journalists have made history with live commentaries on games broadcast from the World Cup — only to be vilified in torrents of sexist insults and ridicule on social…

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