13/03/2019 - 17:32

US stars rule out World Cup boycott over equality suit

United States women’s soccer stars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe on Monday ruled out boycotting this year’s World Cup as part of their fight for equal pay and conditions. Morgan…

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13/03/2019 - 17:30

‘Our inspiration is Afghanistan’ – East Timorese hope to copy cricket rise

Navigating pigs and goats as they practise on a dusty paddock, a group of young East Timorese are hoping to copy the fairy-tale rise of Afghanistan by making it as…

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06/03/2019 - 14:32

El Moutawakel, torch bearer for Muslim sportswomen

Nawal El Moutawakel took just 54 seconds to go from the “dark to the light” when she became the first Muslim woman from Africa to win Olympic gold in the…

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06/03/2019 - 14:30

US women footballers pay jersey tributes to iconic women

From Mother Teresa and Malala Yousafzai to Serena Williams and J.K. Rowling, iconic women worldwide were honored on US women’s football jerseys in the Americans’ Saturday match against England. The…

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06/03/2019 - 10:58

Moroccan climber inspires girls to conquer fears

The first Moroccan to scale the seven summits of the world’s continents, Bouchra Baibanou wants to inspire a new generation of women who “dare to believe in themselves”. “With will…

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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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