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Tennis 11 Jan 2016 | 9:13 PM

Andy Murray helps Syrian refugees with every ace scored

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British tennis star Andy Murray has helped raise more than 83,000 pounds for Syrian refugee children by donating money for every ace he scored through his Andy's Aces initiative, the U.N. children's agency (UNICEF) said on Monday.

Athletics 10 Oct 2018 | 7:08 AM

Refugee team to take part at Tokyo 2020 Olympics - IOC

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Refugees will take part in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday said it would form a refugee team for the second consecutive Summer Games.

Athletics 04 Jun 2016 | 1:13 AM

Jubilant refugee athletes pledge to take Rio chance

NGONG, Kenya, June 3 (Reuters) - Five Kenyan-based athletes from South Sudan who were named in the first Olympic refugee team on Friday have pledged to use this year's Rio Games to showcase the talents of refugees.

Other Sport 10 Jul 2017 | 2:08 AM

IOC planning refugee team at 2020 Tokyo Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Refugees are likely to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with the International Olympic Committee planning another refugee team after its first appearance at last year's Rio de Janeiro Games.

Other Sport 03 Jun 2016 | 9:34 PM

Rio Games refugee team will have 10 athletes, 12 officials - IOC

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday unveiled its first ever team of refugees which will have 10 members and 12 officials and will compete at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games under the Olympic flag.

Football 04 Jul 2018 | 12:54 AM

Asian, African migrants living in Russia play soccer on Red Square

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Migrants from Africa and Asia staged their own version of the World Cup in Moscow on Tuesday, playing soccer matches in Red Square in an event held to highlight challenges faced by refugees in Russia.

Community Sports 22 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

Over 30,000 to take part in Refugee Run 2018

MORE than 30,000 people will run for a cause this weekend to raise awareness of the plight of refugees worldwide.

Other Sport 06 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Players need skills and brains to face the media

MARIA Sharapova talked bananas, Anna Kournikova once discussed her bra while Balkan politics, Shakespeare, vegetable shopping and the plight of refugees have all been aired at the French Open.

Other Sport 07 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Gaza marathon off after Hamas ban women runners

GAZA CITY: Gaza’s third international marathon has been cancelled after the ruling Hamas movement refused to allow women to run alongside men, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees said on Tuesday.