02/07/2019 - 13:02

FIFA pushes Iran to allow female football fans back into stadiums

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has put pressure on Iran in an attempt to ensure that the country will allow female football fans to attend matches in the qualifiers for the…

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28/06/2019 - 11:41

Sudanese wrestlers embrace afresh after protest crackdown

Dramatic cheers and boos echoed through a spartan arena in Sudan’s capital where hulking wrestlers went head-to-head once more, after a brief hiatus. Captivating a sea of spectators, two of…

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26/06/2019 - 11:50

Australia seeks to bring more transgender people to sports

Australia set out guidelines Thursday to make sport more inclusive for transgender and gender-diverse people as it works to change attitudes and limit discrimination. The move, which follows widespread consultations,…

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25/06/2019 - 10:36

Renard moves from the foot of the hills to football’s peak

by Fanny Marsot Wendie Renard is on top of the world after heading France to an opening win at this year’s Women’s World Cup, but her story begins with her…

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24/06/2019 - 12:43

NBA, Canada Basketball unite to boost youth outreach

The NBA and Canada Basketball are joining forces to expand the nation’s youth development programs, with Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam among those on a new leadership council. The league…

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21/06/2019 - 10:03

Women boxers striking a blow for equality in Cuba

by Rigoberto DIAZ In the musty funk of a Havana boxing gym, Idamelys Moreno smacks a series of whomping right hooks into a heavy punching bag. For the past four…

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