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Mahama Cho
How Taekwondo Saved Team GB Star Mahama Cho

The 28-year-old Muslim, who competes for Team GB in taekwondo, was born in Ivory Coast, but moved to London at age eight after a difficult early childhood.

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Dana Hussain
Dana Hussain: The Iraqi Sprinter Who Defines the Olympic Spirit

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.

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Egypt
Egypt Qualifies for World Cup for First Time Since 1990, Twitter …

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.

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Basketball
All-Muslim Women’s Team in Leicester Welcomes Lift on Hijab …

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.

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Rugby
A Muslim Fan of the New Zealand Rugby Team Made …

Rehana Ali explained how it was important for Muslims to be visible in a multicultural country like New Zealand, whether they’re fans of rugby or not.

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Karate
This Syrian Girl is Karate Training in the Middle of …

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.

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Moeen Ali
Moeen Ali: The Muslim Hat-Trick Hero of English Cricket

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?

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Non-Muslim Romelu Lukaku Ruled out of Man of the Match Award due to ‘Muslim Faith’
Non-Muslim Romelu Lukaku Ruled out of Man of the Match …

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.

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Halima Aden - From Refugee Camp to Cover Star
Halima Aden - From Refugee Camp to Cover Star

Halima Aden is a Somali-American model who's becoming a big name in fashion. She’s modeled for Yeezy and recently appeared on the cover of Allure magazine.

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Williams
Sonny Bill Williams: Fasting for Ramadan, Still Scoring Tries

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.

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Ruqsana
Ruqsana Begum: The Champion Kickboxer With Movie Stardom in Her Sights

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.

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Salameh
Mostafa Salameh: The Muslim Mountaineer Making History

Mostafa Salameh is an Edinburgh-based mountaineer who recently became the first Muslim to complete the gruelling 1,600 mile trek across Greenland.

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Pogba
Paul Pogba is Documenting His Umrah on Instagram

This past weekend, Pogba marked the start of Ramadan by travelling to Saudi Arabia to visit Mecca. He was performing Umrah, the non-mandatory pilgrimage.

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Touré
City Legend Yaya Touré Pledges to Donate £50,000 to Victims of …

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.

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Referee
Jawahir Jewels: The Hijabi Referee Breaking Boundaries by Enforcing the Rules

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.

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zamzam
Zamzam Farah: Olympian, Asylum Seeker and London Marathon Runner

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.

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Meet Khabib Nurmagomedov, The Muslim Mixed Martial Artist Fighting for …

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.

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Muslim Wrestler Sami Zayn Is Our New Favourite WWE Star

Meet the WWE wrestler whose winning fights, changing perceptions of Islam, and letting people know there’s ‘a chance for anybody, from any background.’