12/11/2018 - 17:57

Kurdish women pedal, dunk, spike as Iraq’s top athletes

When Iraq’s female cycling team snatched bronze and silver medals at a landmark pan-Arab race, it was thanks to athletes from the autonomous Kurdish region. The country’s toughest female competitors,…

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02/11/2018 - 09:57

FIFA announce increased prize money for women’s World Cup

FIFA are to double the prize money on offer at the women’s World Cup in time for next year’s tournament in France, president Gianni Infantino confirmed on Friday. Speaking at…

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02/11/2018 - 09:37

Koreas to seek talks with IOC on joint 2032 Olympics bid

The two Koreas on Friday agreed to seek talks with the International Olympics Committee to discuss a joint bid for the 2032 Summer Games, Seoul said, as cross-border reconciliation gathered…

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24/10/2018 - 17:23

‘Heavy price’ – how ‘Black Power’ solidarity changed Aussie sprinter’s life

When a principled Peter Norman stood on the podium alongside two Americans in their famous Black Power salute at the 1968 Mexico Olympics, his place in the history books was…

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23/10/2018 - 17:28

Koreas to hold talks this month on joint Olympic bid

North and South Korea will discuss the details for their planned joint bid for the 2032 Olympics later this month to follow up on an ambitious agreement reached between their…

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08/10/2018 - 10:38

In Jerusalem, Palestinian families play political football

The Abu Sneihehs — reigning champions and possibly the largest of Jerusalem clans, with thousands bearing the surname -– were knocked out in the first round, raising hopes for less…

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