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    Inside Incheon: Basketball hijab row could have been resolved through common sense

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 10:13pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... The result was a walkout by Qatar. Everyone knew Fiba had declared players could not wear headgear, hair accessories and jewellery. Where does religion come into this, as some people imply? The hijab ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - SPORT AND POLITICS

    Scottish referendum cuts across the social divide

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 08:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Glasgow Vote for independence is affecting everybody- even the loyalties of diehard football fans Scottish referendum cuts across the social divide Patrons of Glasgow's Brazen Head Irish pub, united in support of the city's Celtic football club, are split over an independence referendum that has cut across class, religion and even football loyalties. ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - PIT STOP RICHARD DREW

    Lewis Hamilton looking for momentum

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 08:40pm by Richard Drew

    ... the Buddha's belly or whatever it is. Try all the different religions to change my luck." Perhaps instead of rubbing the Buddha's belly he should look at the stats for Hungary. He's won ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Japan, needing a miracle, get a visit from bonkers anti-China cult

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 01:34am by James Porteous

    ... This is how their website explains it: His Truth, as taught in Happy Science, transcends the barriers of race, nations, cultures and religions, and is a major force in uniting a world that is becoming increasingly fragmented, isolated and chaotic. The teachings also hold the key to resolving the escalating conflicts between major religions around the world. The organisation supports Japanese ...

  5. News - World

    Soccer fever in the eyes of Brazil's slum children

    Posted May 12th 2014, 11:52am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse What happens when a photojournalist asks children to illustrate their passion for the sport? Soccer is more than just a sport in Brazil; it's almost a religion. Ahead of this year's World Cup, photojournalist Christophe Simon prowled the streets of Rio and explored every corner of its famed  favelas (slums) to see just how deep love runs ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Hong Kong's World Cup fans up all night to get lucky

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 07:18am by DANNY LEE

    ... Croatia warn of World Cup 'circus' after losing opener to Brazil Banker Marcos Fonseca, 49, said: “Football is a religion in Brazil. For us, it’s exciting and the national team ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Five-game ban for Nicolas Anelka over 'quenelle' gesture

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:26am by Reuters

    ... “The misconduct was an ‘aggravated breach’... in that it included a reference to ethnic origin and/or race and/or religion or belief,” the FA verdict said. Anelka’s legal team said he ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    ‘Offside test’ no longer a reliable instrument of rugby knowledge

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 12:35am by Kenny Hodgart

    ... of politics or religion in company. What has happened to them? They cannot be accused of drinking any less, certainly. From Russia with love and a score to settle I had hoped to report tales ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    On eve of Sochi Games, UN chief denounces attacks on gays

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 12:16am by AP

    ... enshrines the IOC's opposition to any discrimination. "The Olympics show the power of sport to bring together individuals regardless of age, race, class, religion, ability, sex, sexual ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    World T20 is a true passion play

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 10:15pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... as if I have stepped through the looking glass into an alternative world where cricket is a religion, a far cry from Hong Kong where the people who matter, the government, look down upon not just ...




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