7 December 2023
A court in Tehran, Iran sentenced a man to 148 lashes and prison for robbing Ali Daei, a famous former Iranian soccer player. Lashes are tantamount to torture yet the government flogs political prisoners, thieves & everyone in between.
1 year ago
Chief of Russian Foreign Intelligence service: we have information about possible U.S. and allies campaign to discredit Olympic games in Beijing
Beijing Olympics will not sell tickets to public
1 year ago
Serbian president accuses Australian PM of 'mistreating' Djokovic
Alex Hawke's statement revoking Djokovic's visa
NATO Secretary General: Military build-up on Ukraine's borders continues
1 year ago
Serbia president accuses Australia of "maltreatment" of Novak Djokovic
A French driver was seriously injured during the Dakar race in Saudi Arabia due to the detonation of an explosive device
1 year ago
Japan says 'no plans' for gov't officials to attend Beijing Olympics, calls on China to respect human rights
The police made several arrests in the run-up to the Classic in Rotterdam on Saturday. Supporters seek confrontation with the ME before the start of the match. Firecrackers and smoke bombs are thrown
Kenyan forces could be deployed to Qatar for World Cup security - Minister
1 year ago
UK's Johnson announces 'diplomatic boycott' of Beijing Olympics
China says 'nobody cares' about Australia Olympics diplomatic boycott
2 year ago
WTA Head: "With the full support of the WTA Board of Directors, I am announcing the immediate suspension of all WTA tournaments in China, including Hong Kong"
UN demands proof of missing Chinese tennis star's whereabouts, well-being
China says 'politicising sports' hurts Olympic spirit as Biden mulls boycott
Biden administration to announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics, according to Washington Post
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced Western Europe's first partial lockdown of the winter, with three weeks of Covid curbs on restaurants, shops and sporting events
US urges China not to limit the freedom of movement and for journalists to have access for coverage of WinterOlympics, says @StateDeptSpox in response to a question on media restrictions from @rongxiang
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accused Ukraine's national anti-doping body of giving athletes advance notice of what were supposed to be random out-of-competition tests in a scheme dating back nearly a decade
2 year ago
Serbia has refused to allow Kosovo's national boxing team to enter the country and take part in the world championship taking place in Belgrade
.@FIFAcom fined the Montenegrin Football Federation 20,000 Swiss franks and two games without an audience, after fans shouted insulting chants about deputy PM Dritan Abazovic during a match between the national team and Latvia on September 7
Three police hurt as smokebombs thrown at Marseille, Galatasary tie
An officer-involved shooting in Huntington Beach, during the U.S. Open of surfing, left a man injured Saturday
2 year ago
The Greek health minister announced that from next month, only people who are vaccinated or have recovered from COVID19 will be able to enter hospitality, entertainment and sports venues
2 year ago
17-year-old Zaki Anwari, a member of Afghanistan's youth soccer team, was among the people who died desperately trying to cling to a U.S. military plane leaving Kabul. "He had no hope and wanted a better life," a sports official said, confirming his death
Belarus Olympic athlete Tsimanouskaya says 'happy to be in safety' in Poland
Poland grants humanitarian visa to Belarusian athlete Tsimanouskaya's husband: official
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland: Kryscina Tsimanouskaya a Belarusian athlet is already in direct contact with Polish diplomats in Tokyo. She has received a humanitarian Visa. Poland will do whatever is necessary to help her to continue her sporting career. Poland always stands for Solidarity
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, a Belarusian Olympic athlete who claimed her team tried to force her to leave Japan, will likely travel to Poland, her husband told AFP on Monday, adding he himself had left Belarus