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The Strength Of This Hijabi Powerlifter Can Be Measured In Both Numerical And Intangible Ways
The Strength Of This Hijabi Powerlifter Can Be Measured In …

Majiziya Bhanu took gold at the 2018 World Powerlifting Association’s World Cup after lifting the highest accumulated total in the squat, bench and deadlift.

Sport
These Muslim Female Boxers Are Packing A Punch
These Muslim Female Boxers Are Packing A Punch

We’re looking at some of our favourite Muslim female pugilists, whose recent efforts in—and out—of the ring have everyone at Ummahsonic shadow boxing in appreciation.

Sport
Muhammad Ali’s Louisville Hometown To Rename Airport In Honour Of Boxing Great
Muhammad Ali’s Louisville Hometown To Rename Airport In Honour …

On 16 January 2016, it was announced that the Louisville International Airport will become the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.

Sport
The Bradford Women Who Found Independence Through Cricket
The Bradford Women Who Found Independence Through Cricket

Bats, Balls and Bradford Girls is a BBC documentary about a team of girls in Bradford, who are finding a sense of independence in playing cricket.

Sport
Revved Up: The Muslim Women Motorcyclist Challenging Perceptions
Revved Up: The Muslim Women Motorcyclist Challenging Perceptions

The Muslim women motorcyclist challenging perceptions. These women want to use their platform to chase their ambitions and pursue their motorcycling passions.

Sport
Muslim Girls Fence: A New Initiative Empowering Young Muslim Women
Muslim Girls Fence: A New Initiative Empowering Young Muslim Women

Muslim Girls Fence is a collaboration between Maslaha, a UK Muslim charity, and British Fencing, that aims to empower young Muslim women through fencing while challenging the misconceptions they face.

Recognising Greatness In Light Of International Day of Disabled Persons
Recognising Greatness In Light Of International Day of Disabled Persons

The theme of this year’s International Day of Disabled Persons spoke of “empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”.

Sport
The Muslim Teenager Who Dreams Of Being A Jockey
The Muslim Teenager Who Dreams Of Being A Jockey

Anas Rhyman, 15, is an aspiring jockey from Gloucester whose love of horse racing is transcending the sport’s negative connotations and restrictive barriers to entry. Despite its prohibitive cost and …

Sport
Asma Elbadawi is More Than Just a Sports Star and a Poet
Asma Elbadawi is More Than Just a Sports Star and …

Asma Elbadawi, celebrated basketball player and coach, isn’t someone who likes to hear the word ‘can’t’. The 27-year-old from a Sudanese background recently generated a lot of attention …

Inspirational
Wedding Photos
Hijabi Shreds in Extreme Skateboarding Wedding Photos

We were recently rampaging through Twitter when we stumbled across a selection of the most epic wedding photos of all time, featuring the raddest couple.

Faith
NYFW2016 and Generation M
Generation M: The Powerful Muslims You Didn’t See Coming

Everyone’s starting to go nuts about Generation M. But who are these mysterious one-initialled creatures?

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 …

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