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  1. Bulgarian coach starts hunger strike in protest over wrestling's ...

    Bulgaria's national wrestling team coach Armen Nazaryan has started a hunger strike to protest the IOC decision to drop wrestling from the Olympic program from 2020.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  2. Emanuele Pesoli ends hunger strike against Italian FA

    Press Association

    Former Siena defender Emanuele Pesoli has ended his four-day hunger strike against the Italian Football Association.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  3. Italian defender Emanuele Pesoli ends hunger strike

    ESPN staff

    Italian defender Emanuele Pesoli has brought an end to his hunger strike after four days.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  4. Emanuele Pesoli chains himself to FIGC headquarters

    ESPN staff

    Ex-Siena defender Emanuele Pesoli has gone on hunger strike while chaining himself to the gates outside the Italian Football Federation headquarters in Rome.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  5. Israel frees hunger-striking Palestinian player Mahmoud Sarsak

    Dozens of Islamic militants fired rifles in the air Tuesday in a rousing homecoming for a member of the Palestinian national soccer team who was released by Israel after being held for three years without formal charges.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  6. Palestinian Mahmoud Sarsak agrees to end hunger strike, go free

    A member of the Palestinian national soccer team, imprisoned by Israel for nearly three years, agreed Monday to end a hunger strike of more than three months in exchange for his release July 10, his lawyer said.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  7. UEFA urged to remove Israel as under-21 Euro host

    Palestine soccer officials want UEFA to remove Israel as the 2013 European Under-21 Championship host nation for jailing Palestine national team players without trial.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  8. FIFA urges Israel association to help jailed Palestine player Mah...

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter has called on Israel soccer leaders to "urgently" help a Palestine player on hunger strike in Israeli custody.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  9. UVa featured on 'Outside the Lines'

    Heather Dinich's Mark Schlabach wrote a great piece on Virginia safety Joseph Williams, whose decision to join some of his classmates on a hunger strike has garnered national media attention. Williams' story will be featured at 3 p.m. ET (ESPN) Tuesday ...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  10. Virginia Cavaliers walk-on Joseph Williams' hunger strike

    Mark Schlabach

    Joseph Williams has made national headlines for his decision to participate in a hunger strike to protest the treatment of Virginia employees. It's a cause that's deeply personal.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  11. At long last, another mock from Mel

    Paul Kuharsky

    Mel Kiper's newest mock draft is out, so those of you on hunger strike awaiting it now have something to read while you pig out. Here's a look thorough our AFC South lens: No. 8 -- Tennessee Titans Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson Kiper: "A tr...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  12. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are going on a hunger strike until the Padres win or Aroldis Chapman throws a fastball that doesn't hit triple digits on the speed gun ... Here's my must-click link today ... The Platoon Advantage argues that the "inverted W" isn't ...

    Blog | September 01, 2010
  13. Jelena Dokic's father Damir Dokic on hunger strike in prison to p...

    The lawyer for tennis player Jelena Dokic's jailed father says he has launched a hunger strike to protest his 15-month prison sentence.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2009
  14. Let's get this thing started

    Mechelle Voepel

    The columnist gets you primed with the all the need-to-know storylines heading into 2004.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2004
  15. Honduran players call off hunger strike

    Players at Honduran first division club Real Patepluma have ended an eight-day hunger strike which they had called in a dispute over unpaid wages.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2003
  16. Players: No back pay, no food

    The players at a Honduran first division soccer club have gone on a hunger strike, saying they are owed four months' wages.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2003