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Meet Diana Awino, the rugby player living in Africa’s largest urban slum

Meet Diana Awino, the rugby player living in Africa’s largest urban slum

The Kibera slum outside Nairobi seems an unlikely place to find an international athlete, but for Kenya rugby sevens star Diana Awino it's the place [...]
Rights group urges Thailand not to return Saudi woman fleeing family

Rights group urges Thailand not to return Saudi woman fleeing family

A human rights group urged Thai authorities on Monday to halt plans to deport an 18-year-old Saudi woman who says she is fleeing abuse from her famil [...]
Oshoala, Kgatlana, Ordega for Women’s Award

Oshoala, Kgatlana, Ordega for Women’s Award

Nigerian duo Asisat Oshoala and Francisca Ordega, and South African Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana have made the final three for the Women’s Player of th [...]
Female muay thai champ found hanged in boarding house

Female muay thai champ found hanged in boarding house

A world muay thai champion was found hanged in her room at a boarding house near her university in Ratchaburi's Mueang district yesterday morning, po [...]
Naomi Osaka donates tennis rackets to quake-hit Hokkaido

Naomi Osaka donates tennis rackets to quake-hit Hokkaido

Naomi Osaka, this year's U.S. Open women's singles champion, on Monday donated 30 tennis rackets to children in Hokkaido, which was hit by a major ea [...]
‘Banyana Banyana losing to Nigeria was a tough pill to swallow but will fuel us going forward’

‘Banyana Banyana losing to Nigeria was a tough pill to swallow but will fuel us going forward’

Banyana Banyana is back home after a stellar performance at the Women's African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The team were the runners-up in the competi [...]
Mexico women’s team makes history advancing to world cup final

Mexico women’s team makes history advancing to world cup final

Mexico’s national U17 women’s soccer team made history today, becoming the first Mexican team at any age level to get to the final of a women’s world [...]
Anna Thornton: 21-year-old Team GB rower ‘in coma’ after accident

Anna Thornton: 21-year-old Team GB rower ‘in coma’ after accident

Anna Thornton is in a coma after falling down some stairs earlier this month, according to reports. A top British rower is reportedly in a coma aft [...]
Racing driver Sophia Floersch flies home after 170mph horror crash

Racing driver Sophia Floersch flies home after 170mph horror crash

Sophia Floersch has flown home to Germany after undergoing surgery on her fractured spine following a serious crash at the Macau Grand Prix. The 17 [...]
Australia sink England to claim women’s World Twenty20 title

Australia sink England to claim women’s World Twenty20 title

Two years ago, in the World Twenty20 semi-final in Delhi, England suffered a humiliation at the hands of Australia: a 6-run loss, courtesy of a collap [...]
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