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  1. Hey FIBA, let Qatar women play

    Johnette Howard

    Muslim women have enough impediments to competing. FIBA needs to stop throwing an unnecessary roadblock, such as banning Muslim headscarves, in their way.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  2. Qatar women's team withdraws from Asian Games over hijabs

    The Qatari women's basketball team withdrew from the Asian Games in a protest against international rules that ban players from wearing Muslim headscarves in competition.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
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  4. World Cup opens with ceremony

    Associated Press

    World Cup news

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  5. Luiz Felipe Scolari says protests could hurt Brazil's chances

    Associated Press

    Brazil news

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  6. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- South Korea protests women's figure skatin...

    The South Korean Olympic Committee has protested the results of the women's figure skating competition, although the sport's international governing body has not yet received the letter.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  7. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- What are the Ukranians fighting for?

    Brett Forrest

    Violence, political unrest in Kiev rattle Ukraine's Olympic contingent in Sochi.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  8. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Ukrainian skier reconsiders, stays in Soch...

    A Ukrainian skier has withdrawn from the Olympics to protest the deaths of anti-government protesters in her country.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  9. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- IOC asks Pussy Riot not to protest Olympic...

    Cossack militia attacked the Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips Wednesday as the group tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  10. Russian hockey fans protest over disallowed goal against United S...

    After a heated U.S.-Russia hockey match at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday, many Russian spectators have decided the cold war is back -- and not just on the ice.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  11. Caitlin Cahow of USA calls Olympic trip humbling

    A member of the U.S. Olympic delegation sent to Sochi by President Barack Obama said Thursday she witnessed no backlash over the inclusion of homosexuals in the group as an apparent protest over anti-gay laws in Russia.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  12. 2014 Winter Olympics -- Austria protests doping test on eve of Ol...

    The Austrian Olympic Committee has filed a complaint with the IOC after Alpine skier Elisabeth Goergl was drug-tested the night before the women's downhill at the Sochi Games.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  13. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Gay ski jumper says protests in Russia not...

    An openly gay women's ski jumper says protests against Russia's law banning homosexual "propaganda" aimed at minors aren't worth it because "no one cares."

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2014
  14. Russian LGBT laws put athletes and advocates who wish to protest ...

    Lester Munson

    Sochi offers anyone planning to protest against Russian suppression of LGBT rights a dramatic and global opportunity, but it also subjects them to the whims of the Russian police, the uncertainty of Russian courts and the possibility of confinement in a Russian jail.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2014
  15. 2014 Winter Olymics -- Dutch brass band mulling 'YMCA' for Sochi

    The Dutch brass band that always performs at Olympic speed skating ovals is considering playing a popular gay song -- "Y.M.C.A." -- at the Sochi Winter Olympics to show its support for gay rights.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  16. Gay protester detained Russia at Sochi Olympics torch relay

    A gay Russian protester was detained on Saturday for unfurling a rainbow flag during the Olympic torch relay as it passed through his hometown of Voronezh, 560 miles (910 kilometers) north of Sochi, where the games will begin Feb. 7.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2014
  17. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Gays must 'leave children in peace,' Vlad...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says gays should feel welcome at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, but they must "leave the children in peace."

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014