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Sport
Meet Zahra Lari, the First Professional Hijabi Figure Skater
Meet Zahra Lari, the First Professional Hijabi Figure Skater

As a teen, Lari would skate before and after school at the only rink in Abu Dhabi, located within Zayed Sports City.

Sport
Bianca Elmir
Bianca Elmir: The Australian Boxer Fighting Misconceptions About Islam

The 35-year-old has firmly established herself in the sport in her country, and she now wants to use her position to inspire other women.

Sport
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.

Sport
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.