Sohail Malik

Sohail Malik

Malaysia

'I want people to see me as a wrestler, not just some hijab girl'

Wrestling community and fans celebrate Malaysian 19-year-old, who hopes to inspire more women to participate in sports.

'I want people to see me as a wrestler, not just some hijab girl'

Middle East

Criticism of Saudi Arabia as fight venue for Joshua vs Ruiz Jr

Amnesty International has urged Joshua to find out more about Saudi Arabia's human rights record.

Criticism of Saudi Arabia as fight venue for Joshua vs Ruiz Jr

United States

Kofi Kingston: WWE's first Africa-born world champion

Kingston's 11-year-long career at pro wrestling's biggest promotion has been filled with setbacks and near misses.

Kofi Kingston: WWE's first Africa-born world champion

US & Canada

WWE heads to New York: Fans flock to WrestleMania 35

Pro wrestling is staged entertainment, yet many followers take it as seriously as mainstream sports.

WWE heads to New York: Fans flock to WrestleMania 35

Sport

WWE's Rey Mysterio: 'I'm representing my people'

In the age of Donald Trump, a prominent Mexican-American wrestler hopes to promote Latino pride.

WWE's Rey Mysterio: 'I'm representing my people'

Qatar

Biles wins four golds at the gymnastics championship in Qatar

Victories in the individual all-around, vault and floor, in addition to the women's team win, brought Biles four gold medals, although she failed to win the hoped-for fifth on the balance beam.

Biles wins four golds at the gymnastics championship in Qatar

Middle East

Simone Biles leads US gymnastics team to team gold in Qatar

She won the first of what could be many gold medals at the ongoing Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha.

Simone Biles leads US gymnastics team to team gold in Qatar

Sport

Unwell Simone Biles dominates gymnastics worlds in Doha

The US gymnast's hospital trip could not stop her from leading her team to top spot in the world gymnastics contest.

Unwell Simone Biles dominates gymnastics worlds in Doha

Sport

Meet Nia Jax, the WWE star looking to smash barriers for women

Nia Jax tells Al Jazeera she was bullied for her size growing up but had found a home in professional wrestling.

Meet Nia Jax, the WWE star looking to smash barriers for women

Middle East

US gymnastics team in Qatar after sex abuse scandal

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles is leading the US women team in the world championship in Qatar.

US gymnastics team in Qatar after sex abuse scandal

Sport

WWE superstar Mustafa Ali: I've completely shattered the barrier

Mustafa Ali, a Muslim wrestler of Pakistani descent, says his religion and culture are incidental to his success.

WWE superstar Mustafa Ali: I've completely shattered the barrier

Football

How Arsene Wenger established African players in English football

A look into the French manager's African football legacy following his departure from Arsenal after 22 years.

How Arsene Wenger established African players in English football