In Baghdad, Iraq, the body of kidnapped Iraqi karate association chief was found floating in a river southeast of Baghdad, police and sports officials said Sunday.
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Haidar Ali Lazem doesn't fear much on the mat. Iraq's Olympic hopeful in judo has won 13 championships and dreams of winning a medal at the Athens Games.
...But we haven't come this far to let challenges like these stop us now." Also Friday, the IOC reinstated Iraq's Olympic committee, clearing the way for as many as two dozen Iraqi athletes to compete under their national flag in Athens. Rogge's...
In Detroit, a sculpture commemorating boxing great Joe Louis was vandalized with white paint early Monday, and two men were in custody, police said.
Thumbnails of some Iraqis killed during the postwar insurgency
AMMAN, Jordan -- When Ahmed M. Abbas leaves his Baghdad home for soccer practice, he takes escorts for protection.