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  • Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shaherkani

    Saudi Judo athlete to withdraw if Hijab is banned

    Female participation in sports has long been a controversial issue in Saudi Arabia, where conservative Muslim clerics have said it is immodest and goes against women's nature

    July 29, 2012 7:54
  • Empty seats London Olympics 2012

    London Olympics with many no-shows

    Organisers said they were in touch with the International Olympic Committee to discover who failed to show up and why...

    July 29, 2012 3:19
  • Asia wins Gold Olympics

    Asia takes first Gold and headlines

    The event was graced by International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge who watched the 40 minute final and then presented the first medal at his last Games before he steps down from the role next year

    July 29, 2012 9:41
  • Queen Elizabeth

    Queen Elizabeth and James Bond steal the show

    Over the following 17 days, the drama of sporting contest takes hold the length and breadth of Britain as more than 16,000 athletes from 204 countries will strive to achieve their ultimate dream - Olympic gold

    July 28, 2012 8:57
  • Abu Dhabi

    Euro Zone woes deepen; Abu Dhabi banks in focus

    Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank reported a second-quarter profit of 733 million dirhams, topping forecasts after the lender took lower provisions

    July 25, 2012 1:16
  • River-Thames-Olympics

    Man dives off bridge in Olympic protest

    The Port of London Authority suspects that it was a taxi driver, who dove into the river Thames in protest fashion for being excluded from Olympic networks

    July 24, 2012 9:14