American fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad has criticised attitudes in France towards the hijab, a debate becoming increasingly bitter in the build-up to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris.
There are growing signs of opposition among French groups in the build-up to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris to the hijab and other items of Islamic clothing
Swedish Swimming Federation (SSF) chair Ulla Gustavsson has resigned following a backlash to her comments that a veil was a “symbol of repression”.
A new ruling by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on headgear comes into effect today, that will enable female Muslim players to wear the hijab in international competition.
The Under-16 Women's Asia Championship 2017, a basketball competition taking place in Bangalore, India, from October 22 to 28, has been invested with historic meaning.
A new rule permitting players to wear headgear has finally been approved by the International Basketball Federation's (FIBA) Mid-Term Congress today in Hong Kong.
International Basketball Federation (FIBA) secretary general Patrick Baumann has hailed a "historical moment for women's sport in Iran" after men were granted permission to attend a female game in Tehran.
India's Heena Sidhu has withdrawn from the Asian Airgun Championship in Tehran in protest at organisers making it compulsory for all female competitors to have to wear a hijab.
Basketball player Ezdihar Abdulmula has launched a campaign to try and change the rules regarding the wearing of female religious clothing in the sport.
Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad will make history at the Rio 2016 Olympics by becoming the first American athlete to compete at the Games wearing a hijab, the headscarf worn by muslim women.