RiO: Olympians in Hijab and Bikini

Olympians in Hijab and Bikini Roger Cohen AUG. 11, 2016 739 Photo Doaa Elghobashy, left, of Egypt and Kira Walkenhorst of Germany compete in the women’s preliminary beach volleyball during the Olympics in Rio. CreditLucy Nicholson/Reuters Since I saw a photograph of an Egyptian and a German beach volleyball player confronting each […]

Ibtihaj Muhammad Makes History in Rio

Source: Time By Sean Gregory / Rio de Janeiro Were you hoping Donald Trump was watching? “Who?” Ibtihaj Muhammad, the American fencer who had just lost to Cecilia Berder, of France, in the round of 16 at the women’s individual saber event in Rio, coyly replied with a smile. Her dream […]

This penguin swims 8,000km every year to visit man who saved his life

Brazil By News Desk Published: March 10, 2016 A penguin has struck an unlikely friendship with a Brazilian pensioner and swims 8,000 kilometres every year to visit him since he saved his life four years ago. The South American Magellanic penguin named Dindim was found covered in oil and close […]