22/04/2017 - 16:49

American football: Teen is first woman to earn gridiron scholarship

A teenage high school student is believed to have made US sporting history by becoming the first woman to win a college scholarship to play American football. Becca Longo, an…

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22/04/2017 - 16:49

IS ouster clears way for football comeback in Iraq’s Mosul

It was a grim time for football: jihadists observed matches, jerseys from foreign teams were banned and even whistling was prohibited when the Islamic State group held Iraq’s Mosul. Play…

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22/04/2017 - 16:42

Adidas sparks furor with Boston Marathon ‘survivor’ email

German sportswear giant Adidas sparked a social media outcry Tuesday after sending an email congratulating runners in the Boston Marathon for having “survived” the race. The choice of words jarred…

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18/04/2017 - 04:51

Football: Dortmund fans take in stranded Monaco supporters

Dortmund fans opened their doors to stranded Monaco rivals in a heartwarming show of solidarity after the Borussia Dortmund team bus attack. But many Monaco supporters still ended up sleeping…

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18/04/2017 - 04:46

With art and sport, young refugees build new lives in Greece

Jawad Ahmadi, an 18-year-old Afghan, reached the island of Lesbos a year ago with his older brother and cousin, believing Greece would be just a temporary stop on his way…

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18/04/2017 - 04:44

Olympics: Activist demands Iran ban over ‘sexual apartheid’

Iranian human rights activist Darya Safai on Friday demanded sports sanctions against her country as punishment for banning women from stadiums, a policy she described as “intolerable sexual apartheid”. Speaking…

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