Qatar forfeits women's basketball game in protest over hijab ruling

...national level and the Asian Games is an international event."To get an exemption for domestic tournaments, national federations must petition FIBA to allow players to play with their heads covered, plus submit follow-up reports twice a...

National Federation of Independent Businesses endorses Nathan Deal for Georgia governor

The National Federation of Independent Businesses announced its endorsement of Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal during a news conference at Smith Tire Co. in Augusta on Friday.

Small business filled with gloomy glums

...engine of the American economy, small business, is a little more optimistic, but it's still pretty glum. The National Federation of Independent Businesses released its latest owner survey, and it scored a 96.1. So business owners went from...

Parents uncomfortable with their child playing football

...also show only a slight decline in the overall number of high school students playing football.According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, nearly 1.1 million students played 11-man football during the 2012-13...

Sheheen, Haley campaign spar over small business

...in a family that ran a small business.The Haley campaign also noted that last week, the state chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business endorsed the governor, citing her record on economic development."We know that the...

Augusta startups forge ahead despite U.S. entrepreneurial decline

...Entrepreneurs play a crucial part in the process, they added.Holly Wade, the senior policy analyst for the National Federation of Independent Business, notes that the recent recession has accelerated the descending trend in startups. She...

The case for Kingston

...a lifetime voting record of 100 percent in line with the National Conservative Union, and 96 percent with the National Federation of Independent Business. The National Rifle Association endorses him. So does the National Right to Life.It's...

Kingston continues political climb

...a lifetime voting record of 100 percent in accord with the National Conservative Union and 96 percent with the National Federation of Independent Business."When he goes around saying that Jack Kingston is a liberal, it just doesn't have...

American Jozy Altidore unlikely to start vs. Belgium

...defense that he lost balance and fell on his opponent will now be presented to FIFA's appeal panel, after his national federation notified FIFA late Friday it would challenge the nine-match, four-month ban."In no way it happened how...

Heads Up Football program helps moms feel secure about sons playing football

...Association, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the National PTA, Pop Warner Little Scholars, the National Federation of State High School Associations, several college conferences, and the NFL.Last month, the Wake County...