10/08/2018 - 12:31

Syrian refugee girls pursue squash dreams in Hong Kong

As three young Syrian squash players enthusiastically pound the courts in Hong Kong they are clearly enjoying their first ever international tournament. The girls, aged between 11 and 13, are…

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23/07/2018 - 17:29

World Cup fever still raging in Rohingya refugee camps

The World Cup may be over but passion for the game burns bright in the world’s largest refugee camp, where Brazil and Argentina flags still flutter alongside the red and…

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18/07/2018 - 14:37

Gaza amputees tackle new challenge on the football pitch

In fluorescent orange jerseys, footballers manoeuvred across the artificial turf of a pitch in the Gaza Strip — leaning on their metal crutches for support. “Today I can continue to…

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18/07/2018 - 12:13

Ping-pong diplomacy between the two Koreas

Table tennis players from North and South Korea played alongside each other at an international tournament Tuesday, winning their matchups in the latest instalment of Korean sporting diplomacy. The sport…

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18/07/2018 - 12:10

Mandela’s complex legacy cherished by some, challenged by others

A black and white photo of Nelson Mandela in boxing attire greets visitors to the gym where the liberation hero trained in the 1950s before delivering the knock-out blow to…

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09/07/2018 - 14:48

Ping-pong diplomacy: N.Korea table tennis team heads South

North Korea will play in a table tennis competition in South Korea this month, in the latest sign of warming ties between the Cold War rivals whose rapprochement owes much…

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