16/06/2017 - 14:17

‘Surf Syria’: a refugee in Lebanon finds a dream at sea

Ali Kassem had never seen the sea before he fled his home in Syria for Lebanon, but now he’s a regular in the waves and dreams of his own surf…

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16/06/2017 - 14:16

Football: France honours terror victims as Macron, May attend England friendly

Thousands of French football fans joined in with the English national anthem as tribute was paid to the victims of recent terror attacks in the United Kingdom prior to a…

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16/06/2017 - 14:14

Football: South Korea urges talks on joint World Cup

South Korea’s football association Tuesday said it wanted talks with China and Japan about a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup along with North Korea, an initiative aimed…

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11/06/2017 - 23:24

Tennis: Bopanna, Qureshi put friendship on hold for cricket

Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi once famously pleaded for peace between India and Pakistan under the banner “Stop war, start tennis”. However, the childhood friends will be rivals for around…

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11/06/2017 - 23:22

Football: Joy for Venezuela in U20 final vs England

They are suffering hunger and violence, but baseball-mad Venezuelans found unexpected solace in football as their under-20 team won through to Sunday’s World Cup final against England. The “claret reds”…

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11/06/2017 - 23:21

Cricket: Aussie women drop ‘Southern Stars’ name in equality push

Australia’s women’s cricket team have dropped the “Southern Stars” as their official name in the pursuit of gender equality. The world’s top-ranked side will now be known simply as the…

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