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  1. Sport - Other Sport

    Vettel and Franklin winners at emotional Laureus awards

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:36am by AFP

    ... back,” said Nadal, who picked up the third Laureus award of his career. Afghanistan’s cricket team were honoured with a spirit of sport award for their feat in rising from refugee camps ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    Why Hong Kong's racing fans are onto a winner

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... reconstruction and provided care for a massive influx of refugees. From then on, its surplus cash was channelled into the community. An initial task was to stamp out disease at a time when tuberculosis ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Afghanistan seek World Cup boost from India, Pakistan

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    ... Ireland who have also qualified for the World Cup. Like many of his teammates, the 28-year-old Nabi was born in a refugee camp and learned the sport in a camp in the Pakistan city of Peshawar ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Syria conflict cost Istanbul Olympic votes, say IOC members

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, AP

    ... received by Tokyo. There had been concerns that Istanbul could suffer from the fallout over the Syrian conflict, which has seen over 500,000 refugees cross over into Turkish territory, although ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD

    Bigots forced to eat humble pie

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... African refugees as well, not to mention the legions of Asians from virtually every part of the continent. There's the good and there's the bad, the genuinely pious and the radical ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Warne backs 'heroic' Ahmed for Ashes call-up

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Warne backs 'courageous' Ahmed for Ashes role Shane Warne believes "heroic and courageous" Pakistan-born leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed can become an unlikely Ashes hero for Australia in England this year. Former refugee Ahmed, 31, will be eligible if minor changes to Australia's citizenship legislation pass through parliament ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Pakistanis back Fawad Ahmed to play Ashes role

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... dreamt of a few years ago." The former refugee played for Australia A last month in England and selector John Inverarity has indicated he will be considered for the Ashes squad. ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport

    A world of make believe

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... wallowing in mediocrity. Just wait until we find out Puig is not a Cuban refugee but a 45-year-old who is actually the secret product of a Florida anti-ageing clinic.   ANY JUICER: For months, Ryan ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Afghans begin new era against Aussies

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the right to play the same event in Sri Lanka next month. Afghanistan are regarded as a success story in international cricket with most of their players learning the game while living in refugee ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SPORTS DIGEST

    Sports Digest, March 6, 2013

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... from participating in the annual sporting event. The UNWRA- which assists Palestinian refugees, and also sponsors and organises the marathon- announced that plans for the race next month had ...




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