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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.
(Reuters) - Bayern Munich defender Alphonso Davies said he hopes to boost support for refugees around the world after becoming the first footballer to be appointed a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Refugee Agency.
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.
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.
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.
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.