05/03/2020 - 12:11

Equal prize money for men and women in England’s Hundred

AFP / Saeed KHAN English cricket’s new Hundred competition will feature equal prize money for the men’s and women’s competitions, tournament organisers announced on Wednesday. The England and Wales Cricket…

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05/03/2020 - 12:09

US Olympic Swim Champion, a rape survivor, fights abuse in sport

AFP Three years after the trauma of being raped by a stranger while jogging outside a university campus, American swimmer Nancy Hogshead-Makar lit up the 1984 Olympic Games in Los…

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19/02/2020 - 12:24

‘United by Emotion’: Tokyo 2020 unveils Games motto

Tokyo 2020 organisers on Monday rolled out the motto for this year’s Olympics, “United by Emotion”, which they said reflected the “universal values” and “unifying power of sport”. “Crowds of…

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19/02/2020 - 12:23

Opinion split in Portugal after Porto’s Marega suffers racist abuse

Portugese football and the country’s politicians were divided on Monday after Porto forward Moussa Marega was targeted with racist chants during his side’s weekend win at Vitoria Guimaraes. Mali international…

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19/02/2020 - 12:21

More than football: Kurdish women win big with Syria title

Samar Sheikh’s neighbours used to tell her football was not for girls but the criticism stopped when her team won the very first women’s championship in Syria. The 20-year-old also…

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06/02/2020 - 14:44

Ticket sales site to donate Lakers next game to Kobe Bryant foundation

The StubHub platform will donate proceeds from the sale of tickets for the Lakers’ next game against Portland Friday at the Staples Center, whose prices have soared since the death…

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