Refugee athlete Abdullah Sediqi makes proud Olympic bow

Abdullah Sediqi Picture by 2021 Getty Images Refugee athlete Abdullah Sediqi makes proud Olympic bow. Abdullah Sediqi has lived his dream of competing in taekwondo at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 as part of the IOC Olympic Refugee team. Sediqi escaped armed gangs in Afghanistan and set out for Europe on foot, enduring endless 12-hour … Read moreRefugee athlete Abdullah Sediqi makes proud Olympic bow

Afghan women taekwondo fighters feel defeated by Taliban

Zarghunna Noori has always been a fighter, but the 22-year-old taekwondo champion — who dreamt of representing Afghanistan at the Olympics — says she has finally met her match. “In sports when we lose we are left feeling terrible,” she told AFP at her home in the western city of Herat. “And now we have … Read moreAfghan women taekwondo fighters feel defeated by Taliban