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In Pictures: Soccer Feed 2012

As Maradona comes back to Dubai as the Emirate’s newly appointed Honorary Sports Ambassador after being sacked as a coach by the UAE’s Al Wasl in July, Kipp takes you through this year’s most important football news thus far.

September 4, 2012 4:00
 
Saudi Women Olympics

Judo women back Saudi Hijab decision

Other Saudi Judo women are backing the decision to allow the Saudi Female to participate with a Hijab

August 1, 2012 9:04
 
Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shaherkani

Saudi woman allowed to compete in Hijab

She had said she would only compete if she was allowed to wear the hijab, and judo officials refused, saying it would be dangerous

July 31, 2012 10:03
 
New Egypt Government

Arab Spring states revel in Olympic pride

The Egyptians are keen to show that they too have managed to field a team despite the crises that have convulsed the world's most populous Arab state

July 31, 2012 9:37
 
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
 
London Olympics Sponsors get a raw deal

Consumers oblivious to Olympics sponsors

Survey shows that despite spending millions of dollars in Olympics sponsorships, brands are not being able to get through to consumers and create awareness, which defeats the purpose of the exercise.

July 29, 2012 2:30
 
Olympic Sign

In Pictures: spectacular views of the London Olympics

Twitter has announced that in the first day of the opening ceremony of the London Olympics 2012, there were over 90 million tweets; breaking a world record and making it one of the most talked about events

July 29, 2012 11:38
 
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
 
Saudi Women Olympics

Two Saudi women is a nice gesture but not enough

Saudi Arabia threatened to withdraw from Olympics after the International judo Federation said that Saudi female competitor would have to fight without headscarf

July 29, 2012 9:10
 
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