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In women’s basketball, Woodbury coach sees hope for Somalia

Fartun Osman, center, coaches basketball teams at West Minnehaha Recreation Center in St. Paul on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Fartun, a physical education teacher at Higher Ground Academy charter school… Read more »

Immigration Minister Meets with Youth Group, Plays Soccer

Minister Ahmed Hussen kicked the ball around, after hearing about immigrant and refugee youth issues Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen (second from left) played soccer with a group of immigrant and… Read more »

Ali Qualifies for World Championships

February 04, 2017 BEND, Ore. (GopherSports.com) – Gophers freshman Hamza Ali placed third in the men’s junior eight-kilometer race at the USATF Cross Country Championships on Saturday, securing a bid… Read more »

NBA star Dirk Nowitzki opens up about marriage to a Kenyan woman and paying dowry (ruracio)

   January 9, 2017 What is it like to be in a biracial marriage? And what if the marriage pits an NBA All Star basketball player from Germany-a future Hall… Read more »

Putting Faith and Sports on the Same Team

Nabhaii Farah, 12, wearing an Asiya sport hijab at the Brian Coyle community center in Minneapolis. Asiya’s founder, Fatimah Hussein, said that as a child she was preoccupied with thoughts… Read more »

Olympic legend Mo Farah’s brother faces being DEPORTED to Somalia where he fears he will be killed

Ahmed was just two when he was brought to Britain with big brother Mo but now he faces being deported back to the war-torn country BY ALAN SELBY 23:00, 27… Read more »

Rio Olympics 2016: Mo Farah recovers from fall to defend 10,000m title

Britain’s Mo Farah celebrates after winning the gold medal during the men’s 10,000-metre final at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Photo / AP Sunday Aug 14, 2016 Tripped or not, it… Read more »

Kenyan Born Athlete to Represent Somalia at Rio Olympics

Somalia’s athlete Mohamed Daud Mohamed (C) trains in Mogadishu… Monday, August 08, 2016 – A Kenyan-born athlete will represent Somalia in 5000 metres at Rio Olympics in Brazil – Mohamed… Read more »

Olympics 2016: Somali Athletes’ Hard Road to Rio

Maryan Nuh Muse (L) and Mohamed Daud Mohamed are the only athletes representing Somalia in Rio | GETTY IMAGES By Abdullahi Yusuf Osman | BBC Monitoring 3 August 2016 Somalia – the… Read more »

Somali American and 8-Time All-American runner, Hassan Mead, is Going to RIO 2016 Olympics

Somali American and 8-Time All-American runner, Hassan Mead, is Going to RIO 2016 Olympics University of Minnesota track & field and cross country alum Hassan Mead punched his ticket to… Read more »