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Young Afghans Look to Mountain Biking as a Means to Transcend Conflict
November 05, 2019

Young Afghans Look to Mountain Biking as a Means to Transcend Conflict

By Ian J. Lynch
A broad collection of initiatives in Bamiyan and across the country aim to harness the potential of sports to develop community and resilience.

Kyrgyz Weightlifter First to Lose Rio Olympic Medal for Doping
August 19, 2016

Kyrgyz Weightlifter First to Lose Rio Olympic Medal for Doping

By Catherine Putz
Izzat Artykov tested positive for strychnine, the first athlete caught doping in the 2016 Games.
India at the 2016 Summer Olympics: What to Watch For
August 01, 2016

India at the 2016 Summer Olympics: What to Watch For

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Here are the Indian athletes to watch for at this year's Olympic games.

Sim Bhullar Becomes the NBA’s First Indian Player
April 10, 2015

Sim Bhullar Becomes the NBA’s First Indian Player

By Jack Detsch
The NBA welcomed its first Indian player this week. But can he help the league attract an audience in the subcontinent?

Li Na: Breathing Life Into Tennis and China's Image
March 21, 2014

Li Na: Breathing Life Into Tennis and China's Image

By Justin McDonnell
The tennis world's number two Li Na represents the best of the game and of China abroad.

'Skateistan' Comes to Afghanistan
September 10, 2012

'Skateistan' Comes to Afghanistan

“The whole idea was that we’re building something for the kids, in Afghanistan…”

"I have never sold a match.."
September 07, 2012

"I have never sold a match.."

Coach accuses his goalkeeper of intentionally throwing the game in Malaysian Football.

Is Father Time Catching up to Sachin Tendulkar?
September 05, 2012

Is Father Time Catching up to Sachin Tendulkar?

With calls for his retirement mounting, Sachin Tendulkar may soon have a difficult decision to make.

Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka Heading Home?
August 31, 2012

Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka Heading Home?

How events off the field could lead to some big changes for Chinese football.

Hijab Allowed Back on the Football Field
July 06, 2012

Hijab Allowed Back on the Football Field

John Duerden dissects the IFAB’s decision to lift a ban on women wearing headscarves while playing football.

An India Beyond Cricket?
April 10, 2011

An India Beyond Cricket?

India’s obsession with cricket may be preventing it from excelling internationally in other sports. What’s the alternative?

August 31, 2010

iPad for Better Sumo?

Japan’s sumo association unofficially endorses Apple’s device. Is it a smart PR move?

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