Beach volleyball story makes New Zealand Herald's Top 10
The August 9 article titled “Volleyball’s cover-ups vs cover-nots” focused on the different outfits worn by men and women, and particularly women and women in beach volleyball.
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“It is a fast and furious sport played under the sun and famed for its revealing attire – with a practical uniform of bikinis for women and board shorts for men,” the article stated.
The report highlighted how some female players wear nothing more than a bikini while others prefer to be more discreet, with Egypt’s Doaa Elghobashy covering her body and wearing a hijab on her head.
The Egyptian is quoted as saying: “I have worn the hijab for 10 years. It doesn't keep me away from the things I love to do, and beach volleyball is one of them.”
The full article can be viewed here.