Daily Archives: September 16, 2016

Russian hackers released a second batch of high profile athletes’ medical records this week in an attempt to show widespread instances of doping around the world. The FT’s John Burn-Murdoch and Murad Ahmed discuss how the international sporting world will deal with doping among Russian athletes now that the Rio Olympics are over.

 

The burkini bans are not the first time the country has been divided over religious dress, says Anne-Sylvaine Chassany. In 1908 the Catholic soutane was at the centre of a clash as the hijab and niqab are today, highlighting the tension between hardline and liberal secularism, dividing Muslims and threatening national unity