Asian Games: Qatar Women Withdraw From Basketball After Hijab Row

Updated: 25 September 2014 12:56 IST

The dispute over the Qatari players' refusal to remove their hijabs - regarded by some as a rule that discriminates against Muslim women - has created a major stir at the games.

Asian Games: Qatar Women Withdraw From Basketball After Hijab Row
Members of the Qatar women's basketball team walk off the court after withdrawing ahead of their women's preliminary round match against Mongolia. © AFP

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Topics : Asian Games 2014 Basketball
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