AUSTRALIA’S WOMEN AND MEN FOOTBALLERS TO GET EQUAL PAY

Australia’s women and men footballers to get equal pay Wed 06 November 2019: Women footballers playing for Australia’s national team will earn the same as their male counterparts under a deal unveiled Wednesday in a big boost for gender equality. Under a new centralised contract system announced by Football Federation Australia, Matildas stars such as […]

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Kenyan Brigid Kosgei Smashes Women’s World Record At Chicago Marathon

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei Smashes Women’s World Record At Chicago Marathon Mon 14 October 2019: Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old women’s marathon world record Sunday, winning the Chicago Marathon in two hours, 14 minutes and four seconds. Kosgei broke the mark of 2:15:25 set by Radcliffe in the London Marathon on April 13, 2003 […]

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“Mohamed Salah showed me that you can be normal and a Muslim”

Fri 04 October 2019: In a Guardian piece, Ben Bird recounts how Mohamed Salah inspired him to become a Muslim “I have gone from hating Islam to becoming a Muslim,” a football fan said, according to a story published in the Guardian on Thursday. Ben Bird, a season-ticket holder at Nottingham Forest, said to the Guardian reporter, “Mohamed […]

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Football Fans Donate 1,000 Pairs of Boots to Syrians

Fri 13 September 2019: European fans donated over 1,000 pairs of football boots to Syrian children taking refuge at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. “The footwear was collected during last season’s UEFA Europa League Trophy Tour, which stopped off in eight European cities: Geneva, Seville, Berlin, London, Milan, Moscow, Paris and Baku,” UEFA said […]

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Khabib Nurmagomedov beats Dustin Poirier, cements his legacy

Russian UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, choke holds UFC fighter Dustin Poirier, of Lafayette, La., during Lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 242. (Photo | AP) Sun 08 September 2019: Khabib Nurmagomedov has stopped Dustin Poirier by submission in the third round at UFC 242, retaining his lightweight title and unbeaten record. After dominating Poirier […]

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