13/08/2018 - 14:39

Young S. Korean footballers head to Pyongyang

As the South Korean delegation travelled north, 64 North Korean workers arrived in Seoul for a football match slated for Saturday. Waving mini white and blue “unification” flags — a…

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12/08/2018 - 12:34

Iraq football team plays first match in Palestinian territories

Iraq’s national team played its first-ever football match in the Palestinian territories on Saturday and beat the home side 3-0 in a friendly. Some 2,000 people attended the match in…

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11/08/2018 - 12:34

Gay Games in Paris for a week of sport, culture and equality

The Gay Games will kick off in Paris on Saturday, bringing together participants from around the world for a week of sport and culture in a carnival atmosphere. “We want…

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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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