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Iran's female fans find soccer buzz in cafes and malls
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Iran's female fans find soccer buzz in cafes and malls

admin- September 17, 2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - On match days Iran’s young female soccer fans cram Tehran’s shopping centers and cafes, their faces painted with the Iranian flag and ... Read More

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics
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South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics

admin- September 11, 2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has requested the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the “Rising Sun” flag during next year’s Games, Seoul’s ... Read More

French federation head: Stop games over racist chants – but not homophobic ones
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French federation head: Stop games over racist chants – but not homophobic ones

admin- September 10, 2019

PARIS (Reuters) - French Football Federation President Noel Le Graet told a radio station that he supported referees stopping matches in the event of racist ... Read More

French referee praised for stopping match over homophobic banners
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French referee praised for stopping match over homophobic banners

admin- August 29, 2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The coaches of Nice and Olympique Marseille and France’s equality minister have all praised the referee who interrupted the Ligue 1 match ... Read More

Egyptian security forces kill 11 suspected militants in Sinai
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Egyptian security forces kill 11 suspected militants in Sinai

admin- August 20, 2019

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a gun battle during a raid on their hideout in Al-Arish, the capital ... Read More

Semenya says she never felt supported by other women
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Semenya says she never felt supported by other women

admin- August 14, 2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities, said on Wednesday ... Read More

Fencer faces disciplinary action for political protest: USOPC
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Fencer faces disciplinary action for political protest: USOPC

admin- August 11, 2019

LIMA (Reuters) - United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden will face possible sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the ... Read More