Keeping the faith is no obstacle for Muslim Rangers player

Asian Image: Keeping the faith is no obstacle for Muslim Rangers player

3:01pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

He has been a mainstay in a title-winning Rangers side this year. But now French-born central defender Bilel Mohsni has spoken of another side to his game - his faith.

How Burnley FC is aiming to be at heart of the community

11:49am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Players from Burnley Football Club visited a mosque earlier this season. But little was made of this fascinating trip.

Juniors from Abu Hanifah Foundation raise money for Sport Relief

Asian Image: Juniors from Abu Hanifah Foundation raise money for Sport Relief

6:28pm Saturday 12th April 2014

The deal was simple - every goal raises £1 for Sport Relief. And teams from the Abu Hanifah Foundation hit 180 altogether at their tournament. The event was held at Powerleague Soccerdome  where sponsor Star Tissue UK offered to donate £1 for every goal scored during the tournament. 

Cricket authorities 'Colonial-style divide and rule'

9:58am Thursday 10th April 2014

The 2014 Wisden has some decidedly meaty topics to digest, and it duly devours them.

Draw for North West Football Championships held at Ewood Park

Asian Image: Asjad Hussain of AMT Lawyers with team representatives at Ewood Park, Blackburn

3:54pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Twelve teams will contest the annual AMT Lawyers North West Football championships this year.

Sangakkara overjoyed to be signing off with World Cup

Asian Image: Sangakkara overjoyed to be signing off with World Cup

9:20am Monday 7th April 2014

Kumar Sangakkara admitted winning the World Twenty20 meant "everything" to him after he signed off his Sri Lanka career in the shortest format with a man-of-the-match performance.

Anelka: 'I'm no racist'

Asian Image: CARRY ON REGARDLESS: West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka played in last night’s 1-1 draw with Everton despite the ongoing controversy over his ‘quenelle’ goal celebration.

11:16am Saturday 5th April 2014

Nicolas Anelka has launched a determined defence of his character and denied he has anti-Semitic leanings following his sacking by West Brom.

West Indies join India in semi's

9:17am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

West Indies took the defence of their World Twenty20 title into the semi-final stage after a cut-throat 84-run win against Pakistan in Dhaka.

'Liverpool fans most likely to swear about their team'

Asian Image: Twitter

10:37am Saturday 29th March 2014

Some might say it is research about sweet FA. Experts from Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University (RGU) have taken to Twitter to find out more about how football fans express themselves.

Atletico Madrid fined after racist abuse of City youth players

2:29pm Friday 28th March 2014

UEFA has fined Atletico Madrid 10,000 euros (£8,270) and ordered a partial stadium closure after fans racially abused Manchester City youth players in a match played last month.

Fun runners raise £12,000 for cancer charity

Asian Image: Fun runners raise £12,000 for cancer charity

4:13pm Thursday 27th March 2014

A group of friends ran the Coventry Half Marathon and raised over £12,000 to support young people with cancer.

Deepdale La Coruna honoured at PNE

Asian Image: Deepdale La Coruna honoured at PNE

2:18pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A Preston five-a-side football team who won a national competition last year were rewarded with a VIP trip to see Preston North End play this week.

Indian cricket supremo faces calls to step down

9:07am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Indian cricket supremo N Srinivasan faced calls to stand down on Tuesday, with the country's Supreme Court reportedly leading the way.

Clubs set to do battle in Asian Image Cup

Asian Image: Bolton lift the cup in 2013

2:21pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Clubs are gearing up for this year’s North West Football championships.

Amir Khan to fight Luis Collazo on Mayweather bill in Las Vegas

Asian Image: Amir Khan could still get a shot at Floyd Mayweather

4:21pm Monday 24th March 2014

Amir Khan will make his welterweight debut against former Ricky Hatton foe Luis Collazo on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather’s fight with Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas on May 3.

Sharma and Kohli inspire Indian win

9:22am Monday 24th March 2014

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli both struck half centuries as India claimed a seven-wicket win over West Indies in the World Twenty20 with two balls remaining.

Umar Akmal blasts 94 off 54 to steer Pakistan to victory

3:28pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

Pakistan kick-started their World Twenty20 campaign with an impressive 16-run victory over Australia in Dhaka.

Bangladesh through despite scare

Asian Image: Bangladesh through despite scare

9:17am Friday 21st March 2014

Bangladesh secured their place in the main draw of the World Twenty20 despite suffering a shock two-wicket defeat to tournament rookies Hong Kong in Chittagong.

Pictures: Spring Hall Celtic beat Coppice in play-off to reach UK finals

Asian Image: Pictures: Spring Hall Celtic beat Coppice in play-off to reach UK finals

4:28pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Spring Hall Celtic overcame Coppice United to win the North West Asian qualifiers.

Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho: 'Education best way to tackle racism'

9:48am Wednesday 19th March 2014

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho believes education is the best way to tackle racism and all other forms of discrimination.

Spurs star Younes Kaboul helps kick out racism

Asian Image: Tottenham Hotspur star Younes Kaboul and Troy Townsend hosted an anti-racism workshop at a school in Tottenham

5:44pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Tottenham Hotspur star Younes Kaboul teamed up with an anti-discrimination charity to educate children about racism.

Afghanistan claim first ever win at World Twenty20

3:39pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Afghanistan claimed their first ever win at the World Twenty20 by seven wickets against Hong Kong in Chittagong.

Shakib Al Hasan hits top form as Bangladesh begin with win

12:41pm Sunday 16th March 2014

Shakib Al Hasan hit top form as Bangladesh began their ICC World Twenty20 campaign on home soil with a nine-wicket thumping of Afghanistan in Mirpur.

Kick It Out calls for longer bans for racist offences

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9:40am Friday 14th March 2014

Anti-racism group Kick It Out has called on the Football Association to double its minimum ban for racist offences from five matches to 10 following the Nicolas Anelka ruling.

Plight of Asian workers in Qatar needs to be raised

Asian Image: Sepp Blatter will preside over this afternoon's World Cup draw.

2:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Ministers need to "get their fingers out" and pressurise Qatar over the deaths and injuries to migrant workers building infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup, an MP has said.

Defender Kashif Siddiqi backs Chelsea's Asian star initiative

Asian Image: Defender Kashif Siddiqi backs Chelsea's Asian star initiative

10:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

London-born Pakistan international Kashif Siddiqi has backed Chelsea’s Asian Star initiative.

Top ten amazing ICC World Cup Twenty20 moments

Asian Image: Top ten amazing ICC World Cup Twenty20 moments

12:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

As the ICC World Twenty20 is set to begins in Bangladesh. We take a look at some of the moments that have defined this tournament in recent years.

Government urged to investigate racism claims made by Sol Campbell

Asian Image: Sol Campbell

2:17pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

The Government has been urged to "eradicate any racism in the FA" by investigating Sol Campbell's claims that he would have captained England for longer had he been white.

Sri Lanka are Asia champions

6:57pm Saturday 8th March 2014

Sri Lanka were crowned Asia Cup champions after defeating Pakistan by five wickets in Saturday's final at Mirpur.

The ten most bitter football rivalries in the UK

Asian Image: The ten most bitter football rivalries in the UK

1:20pm Saturday 8th March 2014

Here's my list of the most fierced rivalries in football.

Afridi doubt for final

Asian Image: Shahid Afridi, above, takes his second wicket in his first over

12:10pm Saturday 8th March 2014

Unbeaten Sri Lanka and inconsistent champions Pakistan will face one another in Saturday's Asia Cup final in Mirpur.

Pictures: Glasgow Commonwealth Games uniforms

Asian Image: Glasgow 2014 members of staff Arjan Singh, Taylor Sexton and Chief Executive David Grevemberg showing off the new uniform for the Games.

4:00pm Friday 7th March 2014

The new uniforms for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games have been revealed.

India looks to charge cricket traitors

Asian Image: SHAHID AFRIDI

9:23am Friday 7th March 2014

Indian police say they may consider sedition charges against dozens of Kashmiri students who cheered for the Pakistan cricket team during a match against India.

Australia overtakes India in test rankings

Asian Image: Australia celebrate winning the Fifth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday January 5, 2014. See PA story CRICKET England. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use

5:26pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

Australia’s victory in the final Test against South Africa has allowed it to finish in second position on the Reliance ICC Test Team Rankings table.

Afridi hits two sixes to seal famous win

7:11pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

Shahid Afridi smashed back-to-back sixes in the final over to clinch a dramatic one-wicket win over India in their Asian Cup clash in Mirpur.

Racist abuse at football grounds revealed in documentary

Asian Image: FOOTBALL: Taunton Town record impressive away win

1:41pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

An investigation of behaviour at English football grounds found racist, homophobic, Islamophobic and anti-Semitic abuse, according to a TV documentary.

Football fan fined for ripping Quran pages

Asian Image: Football fan fined for ripping Quran pages

2:34pm Friday 28th February 2014

A football fan from Shrewsbury who ripped up pages torn from a copy of the Quran by another supporter has admitted a charge of threatening behaviour.

Malinga helps Sri Lanka to thrilling win

9:34am Wednesday 26th February 2014

Lahiru Thirimanne and Lasith Malinga were the stars of the show as Sri Lanka claimed an exciting 12-run victory over Pakistan in the opening match of the Asia Cup in Fatullah, Bangladesh, on Tuesday.

Virat Kohli keen to grab opportunity

Asian Image: Virat Kohli ready to take centre stage

9:19am Tuesday 25th February 2014

India captain Virat Kohli believes his side can cope without Mahendra Singh Dhoni at the Asia Cup.

Dhoni out of Asia cup

Asian Image: OVER AND OUT: India captain and wicketkeeper M S Dhoni is too quick for England’s Jonathan Trott who was given out stumped in yesterday’s rain-hit ICC Champions Trophy final

10:12am Friday 21st February 2014

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been ruled out of the Asia Cup with a side strain.

World Twenty20 Bangladesh official song

Asian Image: World Twenty20 Bangladesh official song

5:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the official event song for the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 (ICC WT20).

Liverpool fans first game at Anfield was Arsenal match

Asian Image: Liverpool fans fiirst game at Anfield was Arsenal match

10:00am Thursday 20th February 2014

Two friends picked a great day to watch their favourite team play.

Springhall Celtic take on Asia on final day decider

Asian Image: Springhall Celtic of Halifax take-on Asia on the final day.

5:31pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

Three different teams can still win the North West Asian football Qualifiers.

Shehneela Ahmed on breaking down the barriers to football

Asian Image: Shehneela Ahmed on breaking down the barriers to football

1:03pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

The UK’s first female Asian football agent says she is hoping to inspire a new generation of young footballers.

Fernandinho may face Barcelona

Asian Image: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini and Yaya Toure (left) during the press conference at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

2:10pm Monday 17th February 2014

Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho could be fit to face Barcelona in the Champions League this week.

Dhoni: 'We want to win back-to-back World Cups'

Asian Image: Dhoni relishes Sri Lanka challenge

9:09am Friday 14th February 2014

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said his side is shaping up nicely and is on course to become the third country after Australia and the West Indies to win back-to-back ICC Cricket World Cups.

VIDEO: Astley Bridge youngster overcomes hearing problems to become black belt kickboxer

Asian Image: Black belt kickboxing star Aamir Mitha

9:42am Thursday 13th February 2014

PARTIALLY deaf Aamir Mitha has been hailed as an inspiration — after achieving a black belt in kickboxing.

Bolton cricket clubs to host tournament

Asian Image: cricket generic

7:00am Thursday 13th February 2014

Three Bolton cricket clubs have founded a new limited-over cricket competition for the 2014 season.

Burnley's Azam signs with Platinum FA Sports Management

Asian Image: Burnley's Waqas Azam signs with Platinum FA Sports Management

3:46pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Burnley starlet Waqas Azam has signed with the UK’s first Asian female football agent.

IPL: Who went where?

Asian Image: Jacques Kallis

3:28pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Deal or no deal - a selection of transactions, or otherwise, on day one of the Indian Premier League auction.





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