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FIFA delays stand on Israeli settlement football teams

In advance of annual congress, FIFA says it is 'premature' to take any final decision on Israeli clubs in the West Bank.

FIFA delays stand on Israeli settlement football teams


Kipchoge just misses 2 hour barrier in fastest marathon

Kenyan runner smashes marathon record by 2 1/2 minutes, but his time will not count as an official IAFF world record.

Kipchoge misses sub-2 hour marathon by just 26 seconds


Football: Sulley Muntari racism protest ban lifted

Red card is annulled by Italian Football Federation's appeal court following outcry.

Italy: Sulley Muntari racism protest ban lifted


Hijab allowed in professional basketball

Basketball governing body FIBA ratifies proposal overturning ban on head coverings including hijab.

FIBA allows hijab in professional basketball


Tennis: Wimbledon raises prize money after Brexit

Tennis players have been given a 10 percent increase in prize money at Wimbledon this year, with nearly $3m each going to the winners of the men's and ladies' singles events.


Quiz: How much do you know about doping in sport?

Take our quiz and test your knowledge about doping in sport.

Quiz: How much do you know about doping in sport?


Making history in South Africa

Two black riders join elite team working with performance horses connected to tradition dating back to 15th-century Europe.


FIFA suspends audit official in bribery scandal

Guam football chief Richard Lai, who is a US citizen, pleaded guilty to taking close to $1m in bribes.

FIFA suspends audit official Richard Lai over bribery


Romania coach sorry for racism towards Serena Williams

Former tennis great Ilie Nastase was being investigated after racist comments about Serena Williams' unborn child.

Nastase sorry for racist remark about Serena Williams


Nigeriens enjoy an old French ball game

An ancient French ball game is becoming popular in Niger in West Africa. Players say it helps them forget frequent attacks by armed groups such as Boko Haram and al-Qaeda.

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