London 2012 Olympics: female beach volleyball players permitted to wear less revealing uniforms

London 2012 Olympics: female beach volleyball players permitted to wear less revealing uniforms

London 2012 Olympics: female beach volleyball players permitted to wear less revealing uniforms Female beach volleyball players will have the choice to wear less revealing uniforms at the London Olympics as the sport’s governing body seeks to respect countries’ cultural beliefs. The International Volleyball Federation says it will allow shorts and sleeved tops at the Olympics, in addition to bikinis and body suits. The rule already applied to Continental Cup qualifiers for the Olympics involving 142 nations. Federation spokesman Richard Baker said that “many of these countries have religious and…

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Iranian duo make history in women’s volleyball by moving to Bulgaria

Iranian duo make history in women’s volleyball by moving to Bulgaria

Iranian duo make history in women’s volleyball by moving to Bulgaria Borhani and Giveh will be the first in the Bulgarian league wearing hijabs but Borhani said what players wear should not be what matters. Maedeh Borhani and Zeinab Giveh to compete outside the Islamic Republic joined Bulgarian club Shumen Iran’s first two women volleyball players to compete outside the Islamic Republic joined Bulgarian club Shumen this month, a move which has taken years of negotiation with Iranian authorities and which could help break down some gender barriers at home. Women…

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