One year after Muhammad Ali’s death, the fact that the boxing legend, Olympian, civil rights warrior, humanitarian, and trailblazer for Parkinson’s disease awareness was a practicing Muslim is being removed from his legacy.
An American Muslim teenager from Oakdale, Minnesota, will be the first athlete to fight while wearing a hijab in a sanctioned American boxing event after USA Boxing, the sport’s national governing body, decided to lift its ban on the outfit.
Barred from fighting circles over hijab, a young Muslim boxer is working to inspire youth boxers and Muslim women athletes, while seeking a rule change to allow her outfit.
Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua was seen praying at a mosque in Dubai in a photo on Instagram on Wednesday, January 11.
A young Muslim boxer was denied her right to participate in a tournament last Friday after officials allegedly told her she could not compete because of her hijab.
Tyson Fury, a British boxing heavyweight champion raised many questions on whether he has reverted to Islam or not, after changing his name to Riaz Tyson Muhammad on Twitter and updating new profile picture that shows him wearing traditional Muslim dress.
I’d like to know the Islamic ruling concerning boxing as a form of sport that involves great harm to those practicing it.
A touching video by Quartz during the funeral of the late boxing champ and Muslim figure Muhammad Ali has revealed the special position Ali holds in the hearts of American Muslims, being their ultimate ambassador of the faith.
Fulfilling the champ’s old dream to become an ambassador for Islam in America, the Islamic funeral of Muhammad Ali will be aired worldwide on Thursday, offering a window into the faith.
Muhammad Ali answers what he will do after retiring from boxing. Inspiring!