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GENEVA (Reuters) - She escaped the bombs of Syria, and almost drowned when her dinghy capsized off Greece, but Yusra Mardini then competed at the Olympics and has now been appointed a U.N. goodwill ambassador to be a voice for people seeking shelter from war.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - It was what Yusra Mardini left unsaid, rather than the conventional words of excitement, that made the bigger impression after the teenager's debut in the Olympic pool on Saturday.
NGONG, Kenya, June 10 (Reuters) - - Angeline Nadai Lohalith's wish is to see peace in South Sudan so that she can represent her war-torn country of birth at the Olympic Games.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Growing up as an orphan in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, Popole Misenga never imagined he would be competing in the Olympic Games in his adopted city of Rio de Janeiro, much less for a new refugee team.
MADRID (Reuters) - Mementos from the football world that brought Syrian refugee Osama Abdul Mohsen to Spain are strewn around the flat he shares with two of his sons, including a ball signed by Real Madrid's star players and a banner for the local team, Getafe.
ATHENS (Reuters) - A Syrian amputee swimmer, granted asylum in Greece, will be a torch-bearer for the 2016 Rio Games and is to run with the Olympic flame through a refugee camp in Athens on Tuesday.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Bayern Munich will donate one million euros (£0.72 million) to help migrants and will set up a training camp for those arriving in Munich, as the number coming to the city rises.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Sonny Bill Williams has fired a broadside at media for reporting that his position in the All Blacks squad is "under pressure" ahead of the World Cup in Japan.
TWO business personalities will be taking their “battles” from the boardroom to the courts, in a charity squash match dubbed the “Battle of The Bulge”.