John Terry, right, and opponent Anton Ferdinand during the English Premier League on Oct. 23 in which it's alleged that Terry hurled a racial slur at Ferdinand. Terry denies doing that. He's going to face criminal charges.
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One of England's biggest soccer stars is going to face criminal charges for allegedly aiming a racial slur at an opponent.
Members of the Iranian women's football team wear the traditional hijab as part of their uniform in 2007. On Sunday, FIFA disqualified the Iranian team from the Olympic qualifier stating uniform violations.
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Named of UTNE Reader's "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World," Dave Zirin is the sports editor for The Nation magazine.