22/05/2019 - 15:45

World Rugby launches global campaign to boost women’s game

World Rugby launched a global campaign to boost women’s rugby on Tuesday, with chairman Bill Beaumont saying it was the biggest growth area in the game. Participation levels are at…

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17/05/2019 - 14:28

First black African woman makes landmark Everest summit

A South African business executive reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday, the first summit of the world’s highest mountain by a black African woman. Saray Khumalo, 47, reached…

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13/05/2019 - 11:12

Gaza skaters battle blockade and conservatism

by Joe Dyke Gaza City is a noisy place: street vendors holler and drivers blare their horns incessantly, but at the city’s port an unfamiliar sound can be heard —…

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13/05/2019 - 11:08

Frappart ‘proud’ to become first female referee in Ligue 1

Stephanie Frappart said she felt “a lot of pride” after becoming the first female referee to take charge of a Ligue 1 game on Sunday as she oversaw Amiens’ goalless…

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03/05/2019 - 12:43

Women’s football team takes on sexism in Comoros

Sitting beside the football field, Armelle Sylva pulls thick sport socks over her feet and painted toenails before putting on football boots. She then carefully removes the veil that has…

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25/04/2019 - 14:35

Gaza amputees tackle trauma with football

by Adel Zaanoun When 12-year-old Abdel Rahman Nofel was shot in the leg near the Gaza border, he thought he would never play football again. But on an artificial pitch…

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