Dana Hussain competed in the 100m sprint at the 2008 Beijing Olympics for Iraq, the only Iraqi athlete who had actually trained in the war torn country.
On Sunday, Liverpool’s Mo Salah netted an outrageously last minute penalty to secure Egypt a place in the World Cup for the first time in 28 years.
The news is great for the global game. It’s even better for the Leicester Falcons, an all-female, all-Muslim team who formed in response to the rule change.
In Aleppo, 6-year-old Nour is training to become a Karate champ despite her city being reduced to rubble by the conflict in her home country of Syria.
Moeen Ali just became the first player ever to take a match-winning hat-trick at The Oval. So how did a kid from Birmingham become an England cricket star?
According to many tabloids, Lukaku was ruled out of contention for man of the match after a recent preseason game due to his ‘Muslim faith.’ He’s Christian.
Williams recently spoke about observing Ramadan as a pro rugby player, and fasting while playing a sport that requires you to smash into other large men.
Ruqsana Begum is the first Muslim British woman to be crowned Muay Thai Atomweight Kickboxing Champion, and she’s captain of the British Muay Thai team.
Mostafa Salameh is an Edinburgh-based mountaineer who recently became the first Muslim to complete the gruelling 1,600 mile trek across Greenland.
Touré will donate £50,000 to help the victims and their families. His agent, Dimitri Seluk, will donate the same amount, bringing the figure to £100,000.
Jawahir Jewels is a Muslim Somali woman referee, wielding power in a role rarely occupied by Muslim Somali women in Hijabs - let alone women full stop.
Zamzam Farah competed for Somalia at London 2012 but soon had to seek asylum in the UK. On Sunday, she completed her first London marathon. Hear her story.
On Saturday at UFC 209, Khabib Nurmagomedov has a chance to become the first Muslim UFC champion when he takes on Tony Ferguson. We look at his chances.
Meet the WWE wrestler whose winning fights, changing perceptions of Islam, and letting people know there’s ‘a chance for anybody, from any background.’