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Soaring demand for female genital surgery sparks debate in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - In Brazil, a country famed for its obsession with the body beautiful, women are increasingly opting for surgery aimed at improving the appearance of their genitals, stirring a debate about sexual empowerment and the pressure for ... Reuters, 1 month ago

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The Telegraph UK, 1 month ago

Pele resting at home, not in hospital: Spokesperson

Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian football legend Pele is resting at home according to his spokesperson, who dismissed reports he had been taken to hospital with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner held in his honour by ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago

Former India coach Oltmans takes charge of Pakistan

Oltmans' return to Pakistan as chief coach of the men's team will be his second spell in the country IMAGE: Former India’s chief coach Roelant Oltmans. Photograph: Hockey India Former India hockey coach Roelant Oltmans will take charge of their arch-rivals Pakistan on a two-and-a-half year deal, the 63-year-old Dutchman announced on Wednesday.   Oltmans' return to Pakistan as chief coach of the men's team will be his second spell in the country, having coached them in 2003-04 up to ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signals tourism, plans to issue tourist visas from April 1

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia is planning to issue its first official tourist visas from April 1, according to tour operators. The plan is a bid to allow non-Muslim tourists visit historic sites such as Jeddah, Riyadh and the ancient city of Mada'in Saleh in the ...
 Sify6 days ago

Leave if you don't like it here, IOC tells Pound

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday told its longest-serving member, Dick Pound, he was free to leave the organisation after the Canadian labelled fellow members old farts for not being tougher on Russia over doping. The 75-year-old Pound, a 1960 ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Russia says coach mistreated by Canadian, fears Games prejudice

A team of neutral athletes from Russia has complained of "negative treatment" at the Pyeongchang Olympics by a Canadian team member, eliciting a puzzled Canadian apology on Wednesday and underlining tensions surrounding Russia at these Games. Russia is banned from competing for their country due to an alleged state-backed doping scheme, but the International Olympics Committee (IOC) has allowed it to send so-called neutral athletes who have no history of drugs-cheating.   The chief of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Russia to field 30-35 athletes in Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics  Sify1 month ago

Whistleblowers should not go public, says WADA

Whistleblowers in sport should not go public with their information because they would be compromising their potential protection, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday. WADA is at the heart of the biggest doping scandal in years after three Russian whistleblowers went to the media and exposed a massive systematic doping scheme in the country across many sports and involving more than 1,000 athletes.   "We will protect and defend (all whistleblowers') interests," WADA ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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