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Other Sport 24 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM

Barca, UN team up to help kids through sport

Barcelona on Tuesday signed an agreement with the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) to help refugee children in Ecuador, Nepal and Rwanda develop important life skills through sport.

Other Sport 22 Apr 2016 | 9:53 PM

Refugee amputee swimmer a torch-bearer for Rio Games

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.

Football 16 Dec 2017 | 4:07 AM

Syrian refugee's dream comes true with Messi meeting

(Reuters) - A young Syrian refugee's dreams came true when she met Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team mates after the club invited her to attend a La Liga match earlier this month.