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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 »

Somali soccer tournament celebrates unity; works to keep boys from extremists

Soccer brings the world together. Saturday March 26, 2016 That’s how Columbus Crew brand ambassador and former player Frankie Hejduk summed it up as he listened to tournament organizers speak… Read more »

Somalia denies inviting al-Shabab to join soccer league

Thursday, January 14, 2016 The Somali Football Federation on Thursday denied reports that it invited the al-Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab to take part in the ongoing football league in the… Read more »

The Cool Runnings of the refugee crisis: Somalia’s bandy ​team at home on ice

Monday, January 4, 2016 Somalis living in Sweden are experiencing increased hostility as the political climate shifts against migrants. Can sport help aid integration? Members of the Somali Bandy team… Read more »