12/12/2017 - 11:35

Squash a perfect match for Syria girl refugees in Jordan

  Eleven-year-old Syrian refugee Raghda Hasriyeh whacks a ball against the wall of a squash court as she practices in front of her parents in the Jordanian capital of Amman. Along with…

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17/11/2017 - 09:16

One-legged football ‘king’ melts Chinese hearts

A one-legged footballer has captured the hearts of millions of Chinese fans after a widely circulated video showed him holding his own against able-bodied opponents and scoring a rasping right-footed…

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06/11/2017 - 09:37

Olympics: Afghan skiers to make history at 2018 Games

Two Afghan skiers have been selected for the 2018 Games marking the first time the war-torn country will raise its flag at a Winter olympics. Sayed Alishah Farhang and Sajjad…

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27/10/2017 - 14:57

N. Korea slams sanctions for blocking sports activities

North Korea protested Thursday that its sports activities were being blocked as a result of US-led sanctions, just days after Australia denied visas to North Korean football players. The nuclear-armed North is…

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26/10/2017 - 09:52

Football: Premier League players join Mata in charity pledge

Bournemouth’s Charlie Daniels and Swansea’s Alfie Mawson have become the first English players to pledge at least one percent of their wages to Juan Mata’s Common Goal project. The Manchester…

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18/10/2017 - 12:21

NFL: League, players vow to work together over social issues

A meeting between NFL team owners and players representatives ended Tuesday with no agreement on the thorny issue of protests during the national anthem, which has bitterly divided the sport. A…

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