Paul Waldie
LONDON — The Globe and Mail
Published Sunday, Jul. 29 2012, 9:10 PM EDT
Last updated Monday, Jul. 30 2012, 7:46 AM EDT
In London, international judo officials spent the weekend negotiating with the delegation from Saudi Arabia, which demands that Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shaherkani be allowed to wear a hijab or a head scarf during competitions. Her father told a British newspaper that his daughter, one of only two female Saudi athletes, will pull out of the competition if she can’t wear the hijab.
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