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Women’s Right To Attend Sports Events At Centre Of Iran’s Culture Wars – Analysis

A British-Iranian woman imprisoned In Tehran for attempting to watch a men’s volleyball match is at the centre of Iran’s cultural wars that constitute the backdrop to efforts to resolve problems with Iran’s nuclear program and a struggle between reformists and conservatives in advance of parliamentary elections 18 months from now. The arrest In June […]

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Palestine - Israel flags


Palestinians Pressure UEFA Not To Award Tournament To Israel – Analysis

Palestinian soccer clubs and non-governmental organizations have called on European soccer governor UEFA to this week shy away from awarding Israel the right to host the 2020 UEFA European Championship. The campaign against Israel, one of 12 hopefuls expecting a decision in a September 19 UEFA meeting, is part of a boycott campaign that was […]

Cricket
Cricket


India’s Cricket Diplomacy In Afghanistan: Sports As Unifier – Analysis

By Rohit Kumar On Aug 19 this year Afghanistan celebrated its 94th Independence Day. A few days prior to this, the Indian government announced an approval of US$ 1 million for constructing a cricket stadium in Afghanistan. The fund granted under the Indian government’s Small Development Project Scheme will help aid the Afghans in setting […]