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    Fencers Ryan Choi and Albert Chien strike Asian team gold for Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:52pm by Kevin Kung

    ... weapon in both genders. Choi and Chien formed the team "Asia-Oceania 1" with Karin Miyawaki (foil) and Misaki Emura (sabre) from Japan, and Kim Dong-ju (sabre) and Lee Sin-hee (epee) ...

  2. Sport - Soccer

    Top women protest Fifa plan to play World Cup on artificial turf

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:44am by Reuters

    ... to provide grass surfaces, a boycott is not on the table. “Canada has very robust human rights statutes, both the provincial codes and the national charter, that ban discrimination based on gender, and I don’t think there can be any question but that this relegation of women to a second-class surface is based on gender,” Dellinger said. ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Ultimate underdog blazing a trail

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 10:26pm by AP

    ... [picture]." Hammon was also quick to note that she got the job on her basketball ability and not because of her gender. "Obviously, that's great and it's a tremendous honour, ...

  4. Sport - Tennis

    Reluctant star Petra Kvitova back in the limelight

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... player to win the Wimbledon singles title since Navratilova in 1990. She was also the first grand slam event winner of either gender to be born in the 1990s. But that was the moment everything ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    English players’ union backs tougher racism sanctions

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 09:19am by Reuters in London

    ... the proportion of black coaches and managers and any inequality or progress highlighted 5) Racial abuse to be considered gross misconduct in player and coach contracts (and therefore potentially a sackable offence) 6) Keeping abreast of other equality issues such as gender, sexual orientation, disability, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and Asians in football. PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

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

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

    ... orientation or gender identity," Ban said. Protesters in cities around the world targeted major Olympic sponsors on Wednesday, urging them to speak out against the Russian law. The law, signed ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    A silver that offers no solace

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 09:12pm by Tim Noonan

    ... the least. But this is hockey and once you lace up the skates and strap on the equipment, gender is irrelevant. Hockey is by far the highest-profile team sport at the Winter Games, particularly since ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - GENDER EQUALITY

    Men deserve more recognition than women, says Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 09:52am

    ... Reuters in Stockholm Players in the men’s soccer team deserve to get more recognition than their female counterparts in Sweden and people should stop whipping up a gender storm about it, striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said. The Sweden captain spoke out after his country’s FA was slammed for presenting midfielder Anders Svensson with a new Volvo for breaking Thomas Ravelli’s record ...

  9. Sport

    Li Na sails into Australian Open final after demolishing teen Eugenie Bouchard

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 12:26pm by Reuters

    ... gender to make it to a grand slam semi-final in the open era, after Carling Bassett, who was a semi-finalist at the 1984 US Open The 19-year-old, however, had trouble from the onset, letting ...

  10. Comment - Sport - GOLF

    Earl Woods' dynasty includes granddaughter Cheyenne as well as son Tiger

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 12:00am by WASHPOST

    ... victory he manages to scrape up and Cheyenne increasingly accumulates, gives Earl a shot at having two No 1-ranked golfers of different genders, from the same African-American family. ...




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