08/02/2019 - 17:31

Two Koreas and IOC to discuss Tokyo 2020 joint teams

ADDS background The sports ministers of North and South Korea will meet with Olympics chief Thomas Bach with a view to fielding unified teams at the Tokyo 2020 Games, the…

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31/01/2019 - 10:07

Malaysia stripped of world para swim event over Israel stance

Malaysia has been stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships for threatening to refuse to allow Israeli athletes to take part, the International Paralympic Committee…

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29/01/2019 - 15:26

Joint South, North Korean hockey team mulled for Tokyo 2020

After a joint women’s ice hockey team at the 2018 Winter Games and a men’s handball team at the world championships, South and North Korea may now form a united…

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17/01/2019 - 15:39

Not your average footballer: ex-refugee with mental health message

An ex-refugee who campaigns for mental health issues is firing Australia’s campaign at the Asian Cup — and may yet lead his adopted nation to their greatest football triumph. Far…

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14/01/2019 - 11:13

IPC upset with Malaysia’s ban on Israeli swimmers

The International Paralympic Committee expressed disappointment Saturday after Malaysia said it would not allow Israeli swimmers to attend a competition in the country that will serve as a qualifying event…

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11/01/2019 - 11:27

Kuwaiti girls use martial arts to counter bullies and violence

Asma Hasnawi and her daughter Riham spend more than 12 hours a week learning kajukenbo, a mixed martial art the mother says boosts her child’s confidence and thwarts bullying. In…

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