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Olympic protest against Adidas exploitation

Adidas exploitation shamed: ‘Not OK anywhere’

Murray Worthy, sweatshops campaigner at War on Want said “Hainer should be ashamed of his flippant comments about the way Adidas is profiting from the exploitation of workers around the world"

August 8, 2012 10:10
 
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
 
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
 
Syrian Olympic Chief

Britain refuses visa for Syria Olympic chief

Britain has refused to issue a visa for the head of Syria's National Olympic Committee, General Mowaffak Joumaa, to travel to London for next month's Olympic Games, the BBC said on Friday.

June 24, 2012 10:25
 
Saudi Arabia

UK envoy hopes Saudi woman will compete at Olympics

In April the head of the kingdom's sporting body said no female athletes would be part of Saudi Arabia's official Olympic team, but he left the door open to Saudi women participating in London independently

May 20, 2012 9:23
 
Firms vie for Qatar’s $8.2B World Cup construction contract

Firms vie for Qatar’s $8.2B World Cup construction contract

Everyone wants a piece of the World Cup pie in Qatar. The country’s bullish growth is estimated to result in 5,000 employees by 2017 from the current 3,500.

October 18, 2011 2:18