21/08/2019 - 16:23

‘French Spiderman’ Scales Hong Kong skyscraper with ‘peace banner’

Daredevil Alain Robert — dubbed the ‘French Spiderman‘ — climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper on Friday and unfurled a “peace banner” as the financial hub is rocked by historic political unrest….

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21/08/2019 - 16:15

US women footballers’ equal pay lawsuit to go to trial in 2020

The equal pay lawsuit filed by US women footballers against the US Soccer Federation has been scheduled to go to trial on May 5, 2020, the players’ spokesperson said Monday….

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07/08/2019 - 17:11

Alpine climbing routes crumble as climate change strikes

by Gersende RAMBOURG High up in the natural wonder of the French Alps, the climbers who spend their days among the rockfaces and glaciers have come to a grim conclusion:…

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06/08/2019 - 17:15

Women’s World Cup champs ‘right’ to pursue equal pay

The union representing players on the US men’s football team Tuesday slammed “false accounting” used by US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro in claiming the federation had paid women players more…

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30/07/2019 - 11:53

Sudan footballers hope for revolution boost

by Haitham El-Tabei He has no kit or support system but 17-year-old footballer Emad Salim hopes Sudan’s uprising will bring a boost to his beloved sport and help its players…

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23/07/2019 - 11:10

Refugee swimmer Mardini rising fast after fleeing war

by Alastair HIMMER Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini, who almost drowned at sea fleeing her war-torn country four years ago, heaved a deep sigh after failing to set a personal best…

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