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Football Referee Mark Clattenburg Pauses Match for Call to Prayer

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg stopped a Saudi Arabia cup match between Al Feiha and Al-Fateh out of respect for the call to prayer.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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