Somali Clerics Warn Women against Playing Basketball

By Mohamed Olad Hassan A group of an influential Somali clerics have warned women against playing basketball, describing it as, “unIslamic" and a "threat to...
Abdi Jama

The British Somali Paralympian Going for More than Gold in Rio

By Conor Gaffey Paralympian Abdi Jama has two ambitions at the forefront of his mind. Firstly, the wheelchair basketball player wants to get selected for...

Somaliland-Born Farah Troubled by Trump’s Travel Ban

By The Associated Press LONDON — Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policy "seems to have made me an alien"...
Anwar Hared

Meet the Canadian Star of Somalia’s National Bandy Team

18-year-old Anwar Hared of Newmarket has just returned from Russia after his team was annihilated in the world championships of the hockey-like sport. He...
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Morocco Stripped of Hosting African Cup over Ebola

By Tariq Panja African soccer’s governing body won’t let Morocco host its championship because the country insists on postponing the event because of concerns over...
Mo Farah

Mo Farah to Race in 10,000 at Athletissima Meeting

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Double Olympic champion Mo Farah is to run in the 5,000 meters at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne. Organizers of the...
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Messi Wins Fifth FIFA Ballon d’Or to Cement Place as Greatest Player Ever

By Leander Schaerlaeckens Surely, there's no debate to be had any longer. Yes, comparing athletes from different eras is usually a fool's errand. But an...
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SOMALILAND: Deputy Sports Minister Opens Ramadan Basketball Tournament In Memory of Late Mohamed-Rashid Muhumed...

By Abdirisak Itaqile Hargeisa, (Somaliland Monitor) -The Deputy Minister for Sports and Youth Mr. Yusuf Osman Garas has on Wednesday night officially opened a competitive...