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Egyptian judoka sent home for refusing to shake Israeli’s hand

Egyptian judoka Islam El-Shahabi, who refused to shake the hand of Israeli Or Sasson following the end of their bout last week, was sent...

Rio 2016: Shakur Stevenson wins his first Olympic fight

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Shakur Stevenson opened his Olympic career as the enemy in Brazil. Imagine a boxing venue like Cameron Indoor Stadium, only...

Ex-players, colleagues and officials pay rich tributes as Hanif is laid...

Pakistan cricket legend Hanif Mohammad who passed away on Thursday after protracted illness was laid to rest here on Friday afternoon at the PECHS...

Rio 2016: Egyptian Judoka Refuses Israeli Handshake

An Egyptian judo competitor refused to shake the hand of an Israeli rival after losing a 100 kilogram contest at the Rio Olympics Friday....

Rio 2016: Three N.J. fencers win team sabre bronze

RIO DE JANEIRO a Ibtihaj Muhammad came to the Olympics determined to show that Muslim women can compete at a high level in American...

Hello and welcome to the hijabi Olympics

You know what makes the Olympics historic this year? It isn't that the Rio Olympics are the first to be held in a South...

Muhammad first US athlete to wear hijab at an Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO The third day of Olympic competition featured a couple of notable firsts: Rafaela Silva captured host Brazil's initial gold medal of...

Rio 2016: Ibtihaj Muhammad’s Olympic story was a universal one after...

RIO DE JANEIRO -- To Eugene Muhammad, the fencer who stepped on the piste at 11 a.m. on Monday morning was not a trailblazer....

Olympics: Hijab-wearing US fencer exits with head held high

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad said she was proud to represent the United States and hailed a beautiful experience" despite being knocked out of the Rio...

Will basketball’s ruling body allow women to play with a hijab?

Can you play baseketball wearing a hijab? Is it safe to you and others? Will there come a day when some Muslim women players...

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