Posts Tagged South Korea

Qatar forfeits game in protest over hijab ruling

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The Qatari women’s basketball team withdrew from the Asian Games in protest against international rules that ban players from wearing Muslim headscarves in competition.

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India players break with tradition for basketball

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Before all the attention generated by the Qatari women’s team withdrawing from the Asian Games basketball competition due to a ban on head coverings in competition, the Indian men’s team faced a similar predicament.

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