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Womens Bodies Used As Cultural Battlegrounds

Over thirty years after Canada’s Persons Case, women are still fighting for personal freedom.

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FIFA Makes Contingency Plans for Qatar World Cup 2022

FIFA is unofficially mulling over plans to change the rules of the game to accommodate Qatar’s high summer temperatures.

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Weightlifting Organization Modifies Rules to Allow Islamic Attire

Kulsoom Abdullah will be able to compete in weightlifting after the International Weightlifting Federation (IWT) approved new guidelines that allow more modest attire during competitions.

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My Dad, Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali, my father, has never been afraid of confronting conflicts outside of the ring.

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Designer Headcover for Female Muslim Athletes

Marco Werman talks to Iranian-born designer Elham Seyed about the sports head cover she designed.

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Controversy Surrounds F1 in Bahrain

It seems there won’t be a Formula One Grand Prix in Bahrain this year. The most powerful man in Formula One, Bernie Ecclestone, says there can’t be.

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Afghanistan Girls Take to Skateboarding

For a group of young Afghan skateboarders, moving is all they seem to be doing these days at Afghanistan's first -- and only -- skate park.

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French Football Racial Quota Scandal

The French Football Federation (FFF) and the French Sports Ministry concluded this Tuesday that there is no evidence of plans to impose quotas on players who might opt to play for countries other than France.

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Khan Wins Over McCloskey in Controversial Welterweight Title Fight

Amir Khan has retained the World Boxing Association light-welterweight title.

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Negotiating a Team: Olympic Committee Brings Israeli and Palestinian Officials Together

With the 2012 London Games fast approaching, International Olympic Committee officials met in Switzerland this past week with Israeli and Palestinian Olympic Committee officials to build a partnership to send stronger teams to the games.