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Other Sport 10 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

European Youth Olympics in Sarajevo seen bridging wartime divide

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A co-hosting of the European Youth Olympics by Bosnia's capital Sarajevo and a Serb-run former suburb should foster cooperation across former wartime front lines and help boost a struggling economy, municipal and sports officials said on Monday.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Hijab no hurdle for Muslim sportswomen as bans eased

LONDON (Reuters) - Headscarf-wearing Muslim women are making strides at the Olympic Games, a year after the Iranian women's football team broke down in tears at having to withdraw from a qualifying match because they wore hijabs.

Other Sport 18 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Pakistan tell ICC: No alcohol promo in Super Series

Pakistan cricket authorities have told the International Cricket Council (ICC) their players will not wear or display logos of a whisky brand sponsor in the Super Series matches in October.

Other Sport 15 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Man sues Shoaib for fashion show outing

A court case was filed on Monday against Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar and two top cricketing officials for attending a fashion show on the night of Muslim festival, a court official said.

Other Sport 03 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kok Chi: Halal food will be on the menu

Muslim athletes will not have to fret on lack of 'halal' food at the Vietnam SEA Games in December.

Other Sport 16 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

First batch of SEA Games athletes check in camp for final phase

The final phrase of centralised training for the Vietnam SEA Games began yesterday when 16 sports checked into camp at the National Sports Complex.

Other Sport 11 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Bahrain determined Grand Prix will go on despite turmoil

DUBAI (Reuters) - Organisers of the Bahrain Grand Prix, a glitzy showcase for the Gulf island kingdom, insist it will go ahead this month despite political unrest, bitter sectarian divisions and street violence.

Other Sport 11 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Bahrain determined Grand Prix will go on despite turmoil

DUBAI (Reuters) - Organisers of the Bahrain Grand Prix, a glitzy showcase for the Gulf island kingdom, insist it will go ahead this month despite political unrest, bitter sectarian divisions and street violence.

Boxing 23 Feb 2014 | 10:12 PM

Miami marks 50th anniversary of Ali's boxing match that 'shook the world'

MIAMI BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - Fifty years ago, an upstart American boxer who later became known as Muhammad Ali "shook the world" when he dethroned Sonny Liston to claim the heavyweight championship of the world in Miami Beach.

Basketball 07 Oct 2019 | 12:07 PM

U.S. lawmakers lash 'shameful' NBA response to Hong Kong protests tweet

(Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers joined a chorus of criticism of the National Basketball Association (NBA) after the organisation distanced itself from a tweet by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of the Hong Kong protests for democracy.