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After three years of calls for change, the International Basketball Federation ratified rules on Thursday to allow athletes to wear traditional religious headwear during games. FIBA, basketball's inte...
"I am surprised at the Minister of Sports' reaction and the media attention which was given to this ceremonial recognition for my humble contribution to sports."
The most recent incident took place in the 2016 Rio Olympics during the men's heavyweight judo bout between Or Sasson of Israel and Egyptian judoka El Shehaby. After the match, which Sasson won, Shehaby spurned a handshake extended by Sasson. Another similar incident occurred in Rio when a Saudi judoka quit because there was a chance that she could have faced Gili Cohen, an Israeli. The opening day ceremony sparked controversy when the Lebanese delegation refused to travel in the same bus as Israeli athletes.
The sport of flying disc, popularly known as 'frisbee', has been officially recognised as an Olympic sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) was gra...
NEW DELHI — IOC President Thomas Bach says India is not ready to bid for the 2024 Olympics but could be a candidate to host the games in the future. Bach says he was "a little bit surprised" about spe...