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Pakistani Social Media Star Allegedly Strangled By Brother In 'Honor Killing'

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 07.16.2016 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan, July 16 (Reuters) - Qandeel Baloch, a social media star whose exploits divided opinion in conservative Pakistan, was allegedly stran...

Religious Conservatism Redefines Symbolism Of National Sports Teams

James Dorsey | Posted 06.30.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

Over the past decade, religiosity and religious intolerance have seeped into national sports teams in Pakistan and Egypt, societies that have been wracked by faith-based narrow-mindedness and political fanaticism.

What Makes Cricket Commentator Harsha Bhogle Tick?

Quora | Posted 05.24.2016 | Sports
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

This Is The Greatest Team Celebration You'll See All Year

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 04.01.2016 | Sports

Now THIS is how you celebrate a semi-final win!Imagine if @darrensammy88, @DJBravo47 and @westindies win it all!https://t.co/OT1qV65hnn— cricket.com...

Cricket Team Of Maasai Warriors Goes To Bat For Women's Rights

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 02.02.2016 | Impact

A group of young Maasai warriors in Kenya grew up hunting, but traded in their spears for something unexpected: cricket bats. Since they first learne...

Colombo: When South Asians transcended all borders and stereotypes

Hassan Raza | Posted 01.06.2016 | Travel
Hassan Raza

The first thing that comes in our mind when we hear the word "SAARC" must be "conflict." Unlike the European Union, that has abolished all barriers th...

Australian Journalist Mel McLaughlin Deserves An Apology from Cricket Star Chris Gayle

Vanessa de Largie | Posted 01.05.2016 | Sports
Vanessa de Largie

This article was originally published on The Australia Times and The Victress. Renegades batsman, Chris Gayle owes Australian journalist Mel McLaughl...

Athlete Tells Reporter 'Don't Blush, Baby' After Asking Her Out On Air

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.04.2016 | Women

This cricket player used an interview as an opportunity to hit on a television reporter, and now he may face possible sanctions. Chris Gayle of the M...

City by the Sea -- A Runway for these Souls

Mariam Khan | Posted 11.20.2015 | World
Mariam Khan

Without fearing the unknown, kids from around the seafaring metropolis have learnt to celebrate the essence of life.

End of an Era

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 10.22.2015 | Sports
Mudit Kakkar

Sachin, Ganguly, Dravid and Laxman. Each of these legends inspire fierce devotion and nostalgia among Indian cricket fans. "End of an era" is a platitude used and abused in high praise of any outgoing eminent personality. But in this case, it really encapsulates so much more.

Inspired by Our Future Women Cricketers

Nadia T. Gruny | Posted 09.22.2015 | Sports
Nadia T. Gruny

Because of these intelligent, talented, and inspiring girls, I believe that change will come. In fact, these girls represent the beginning of that change and eventually, they will be ready to pass on the baton and inspire others to keep working for a better cricket future.

Richie Benaud: Marvelous Life, That

The Good Men Project | Posted 06.27.2015 | Sports
The Good Men Project

Throughout his 50 years on television, following an impressive career as a player, Benaud's urbane and measured delivery, along with his perfectly coiffed silver hair and tan that contrasted perfectly with a signature off-white blazer, inspired much mirth and impersonation.

This Is Not Cricket but Migration Is a Part of Our Future

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

In a documentary titled This Is Not Cricket, currently crowdfunding on Aflamnah, Italian director Jacopo de Bertoldi and British producer Suzy Gillett have paired up to tell the story of two boys -- one Italian, one Indian -- who form an unlikely friendship through an unusual sport.

Powerful Sports Scoreboards Tally War 'Death Count' To Reduce Violence In India, Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.28.2015 | Impact

The score ticked up to India: 547,290, Pakistan: 546,228. But that tally -- displayed on scoreboards in New Delhi, India, and Karachi, Pakistan --...

Why Sport Matters

Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr. | Posted 04.26.2015 | Sports
Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr.

There is far more to Dean Smith's legacy than 879 basketball victories, an Olympic gold medal victory in 1976, two Division I National Championships and an astonishing 11 Final Four appearances. There is the far-from-simple virtue of a life well lived.

A Captain's Departure: Cricket, Lovely Cricket, Timeless Cricket

Pranay Gupte | Posted 03.01.2015 | World
Pranay Gupte

It had been rumored for some time now, of course, it had been anticipated and it had been demanded in certain circles. Still, the retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni not only as India's captain in Test cricket but from Test cricket altogether -- now that was a surprise.

Remember to Be Grateful

Jo Tinyow | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Jo Tinyow

As many people are frantically shopping for Christmas presents and awaiting the launch of new stores to open, I request that you take a moment out of your lives to just be grateful for what you already have in your life and give a moment to those that don't.

The World Cup and Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.15.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

This is, of course, a false contrast as baseball is popular in much East Asia, the Caribbean and increasingly in a few other countries besides the US. Soccer, while the world's most popular sport has failed to catch on in many parts of South Asia and is one of several popular sports in Australia, parts of East Asia and North America.

International Cricket Council Axes Americas Women's Cricket

Nadia T. Gruny | Posted 08.13.2014 | Sports
Nadia T. Gruny

In the 21st century, an international sports governing body is demonstrating that women sports are still subjected to male hegemony.

'Million Dollar Arm' - a Game Changer in More Ways Than One

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 07.14.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Based on a true story, Million Dollar Arm follows JB Bernstein, a once-successful sports agent who finds his career teetering on the edge. Sports film...

WATCH: This Cricket Catch Will Make You Want To Watch More Cricket

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.20.2014 | Sports

This highlight might make some want to watch more cricket. Kieron Pollard of the Mumbai Indians made an incredible leaping catch against the Rajasthan...

Sports: A Way to Promote Peace in Pakistan?

Mariam Khan | Posted 06.03.2014 | World
Mariam Khan

No one could have imagined that cricket, an Englishman's game would rule over the hearts and minds of those residing in the sub-continent. Eleven men...

A New Kind of Magazine Journalist

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 05.14.2014 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

You can teach anyone to make a pretty good video in a few days. What you can't teach them is a lifetime of journalistic experience. That's what makes the notion of empowering print reporters with the tools to make video (like iPhones) so interesting and so filled with potential.

Mumbai's Work Ethic: Sachin of Shivaji Park

Pranay Gupte | Posted 04.30.2014 | Sports
Pranay Gupte

If you're good, you just show it, you don't talk about it. And if you're not good, then you won't last long in Shivaji Park.

WATCH: You've Never Seen Soccer Like This Before

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Instead of shinguards, the Hampshire Cricket team decided to don giant bubble suits when they played soccer together this week. The cricketeers str...