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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
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.

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.

Sport
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.

Sport
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?

Islamic History
Playing Cards
Play Your Cards Right (A Brief History of Playing Cards)

Every corner of the globe has had an influence on the history of playing cards, from the Far East to Persian empires; from the Moors to French printmakers.

Sport
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.

Sport
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.

Sport
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.