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Olly Hogben


Olly Hogben is a freelance sports commentator, presenter, writer and voice-over artist. You can follow him on Twitter @bennettcomms

The player who led Brazil to a World Cup victory, and managed a host of clubs and nations including the Oman national side, suffered a heart attack on Tuesday.

26 October, 2016

Society: The beautiful game has come to the Middle East, with Jordan hosting the world's biggest football tournament for women aged under 17.

01 October, 2016

IOC creates Games history by bringing athletes together to build the first-ever Team of Refugee Olympic Athletes, who will compete at Rio 2016.

06 June, 2016

Two years after crossing the Indian Ocean, quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister talks to Olly Hogben about the project's legacy, her experiences of Oman, and sharing the voyage with Nashwa al-Kindi.

12 May, 2016

The Egyptian side defeats Tunisian opposition to win the title for the first time and secure their place at the 2016 Club World Championships of volleyball.

02 April, 2016

In-depth: A look back at Saudi Arabia’s 1994 World Cup campaign and the goal that defined the legacy of 'the golden generation'.

19 March, 2016