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Iran allows women to compete internationally

LONDON: Women weightlifters from Iran will be allowed to compete internationally for the first time, the president of the country’s weightlifting federation said on Thursday. In a sign of changing attitudes, Saudi Arabia also confirmed the setting up of a women’s programme, opening the way to the country also fielding a national women’s team six years after the sport’s governing ...

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'You're funding the men, not the women? What?' – meet the Briton who saved her Olympic dream

What would you do if you had your funding cut and your Olympic dream appeared over? BBC Sport meets Mica McNeill, the pilot of Great Britain’s number one bobsleigh team who came up with a way to keep their Pyeongchang 2018 hopes alive. Watch live coverage of the Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup event at Lake Placid on the BBC ...

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Conference of sports for women opens in capital

It learns you to pick up after falling down in front of million, ex-Olympian Kwan says Image Credit: Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News (L-R) Maria Teixidor Jufresa , Vice-president and Secretary to the FC Barcelona Foundation, Moderator Nada Al Shaibani,Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi , UAE Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs and Michelle Kwan’s skating brilliance are seen the ...

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