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  1. Qatar Women’s Basketball Team Forfeits Over Hijabs

    They’re calling foul on the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). The Qatari women knew religious headscarves were against FIBA rules but decided to take a stand. The team forfeited to Mongolia after collectively refusing to remove their hijabs at the opener of yesterday’s Asian Games, which sport the slogan “Diversity Shines Here.” FIBA claims the headscarves are potentially dangerous, but other sports at the games allow them, including soccer and sculling. Baldness-hiding NBA headbands, meanwhile, slip through the net.

    Daily MailSMH

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