Girls' soccer in the U.S. is widely seen as a white, suburban sport that often requires athletes to join costly clubs to advance their skills. But a nonprofit organization in St. Paul, Minnesota, called Like a Girl, wants to open the doors for more racially diverse girls' soccer by embracing daughters of immigrant, refugee and low-income families. In this report narrated by Carol Pearson, VOA's June Soh introduces us to Like a Girl's founder, Kyle Johnson.
Some fans of the singer say they were forced to leave for dancing or waving gay pride flags.
Zambia coach Sven Vandenbroeck is starting from 'year zero' as he aims to lead the 2012 winners to next year's Africa Cup of Nations.
One girl's refusal to sing the national anthem reignited debate over Australia's indigenous history.
The city has been the site of far-right rallies after the alleged killing of a man by two migrants.
Myanmar's leader says the conviction of the Reuters pair had nothing to do with freedom of expression.
Antonio Saca is the first former president of El Salvador to be sentenced for corruption.
The fall of the Indian currency to record lows and rising global oil prices have raised worries that the world’s fastest growing economy faces headwinds that could hurt the fortunes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party in next year’s general elections. From people filling fuel at gas stations to thousands of students heading out to study overseas, the impact of the slumping rupee is sparking discontent. Having plunged by about 12 percent against the dollar this year, the rupee is one of… Read Full Article