Women in sports

‘Sports is an amazing way to bring people together, whether you’re playing or supporting’

Just 19 years old and incredibly quick off the mark, Adeyemi Talabi has spent the last year beating her own personal bests at the University of Texas at Arlington where she competes in the 100m, 200m and long jump. Since moving to Texas from Longford, Yemi has made her senior debut at the World Athletics …

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Disqualified for working in a hijab, Noor Alexandria Abukaram turned ache into motion

Noor Alexandria Abukaram was disqualified for carrying her hijab at a observe meet in 2019. The Ohio Excessive Faculty Athletic Affiliation required a waiver to put on clothes for spiritual practices forward of the race. Sadly, her former cross-country coach hadn’t obtained a waiver. Initially, the incident left the then 16-year-old Abukaram feeling humiliated till …

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