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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.

Inspirational
Mo Farah
Olympic Hero and National Treasure Mo Farah Receives Knighthood

The Somali born runner, who has won 10 international titles, including four Olympic Gold medals, was knighted for his services to athletics.

Sport
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.

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
Muslim Women Making Their Mark In These 5 Sports
Muslim Women Making Their Mark In These 5 Sports

Muslim women from around the world are entering the sports arena more than ever before and rising swiftly to the top.

Sport
Future Olympians: Introducing the Young Muslim Athletes Beyond
Future Olympians: Introducing the Young Muslim Athletes Beyond

We’re all fully riled up about the Olympics. Ummahsonic will be taking you a little further, allowing you to dive a little deeper, with Future Olympians, a mini-series exploring …