23/10/2019 - 15:38

Saudi football delegation visits Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa

Jerusalem, Oct 14, 2019 (AFP) – A Saudi football delegation visited east Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Monday as part of a groundbreaking trip to play a match in the…

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09/10/2019 - 11:26

Iran women to attend football match freely for first time in decades

Tehran (AFP) – Thousands of Iranian women fans are to attend a football match freely Thursday for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over…

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09/10/2019 - 11:15

NBA backs free speech after Hong Kong tweet furore

Tokyo (AFP) – The NBA has insisted it backs free speech, after US politicians accused it of caving to China in a row over a pro-democracy tweet that has cost…

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09/10/2019 - 11:11

Divers fight Senegal’s plastic tide

Dakar (AFP) When the sight of plastic bags, bottles and other debris littering the seabed becomes too much, there’s just one thing to do: don your diving suit, strap on…

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23/09/2019 - 14:07

FIFA orders Iran to allow women free access to football stadiums

In the wake of the ‘Blue girl’ incident where a woman killed herself after being arrested trying to access a football stadium a FIFA delegation has demanded Iran allow women…

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19/09/2019 - 17:08

NBA champion Raptors launch branded sports hijab

The NBA champion Toronto Raptors have released a sports hijab featuring the team’s logo, inspired by a group of Muslim women athletes in the Canadian city. Members of the Hijabi Ballers were featured in the video announcing the…

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