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Toronto Muslim Women Play Softball, Break Barriers

“One, two three, Bismillah (In the name of God)!” Kicking off the league in 2016, a growing number of Muslim women from Greater Toronto Area have been joining softball competitions annually, playing ball and breaking barriers, CBC reported. The Sisterhood Softball League is made up of Muslim women from the GTA who gather every Sunday …

Young British Muslim Opens Gym for Hijabi Women

A young British Muslim woman has opened a gym where women can take off their hijab safely while exercising. “I think it is just more comfortable for me, I don’t need to worry about the placing of my headscarf or my clothing,” Hafsah, 19, told BBC. Hafsah started a women-only gym class in Southampton, so she …

Ronaldo Donates $1.5 Million to Palestinian Children

The Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly donated US$1.5 million to the people of Palestine during the backdrop of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, teleSUR.net reported. The donation by the Juventus star striker is intended as a gesture of solidarity with the Palestinian people, especially those tormented by the Israeli blockade and siege of …

How Muslim Athletes Compete in Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan began in May this year with several sports events occurring all over the globe; something which is challenging for religiously devoted athletes some of whom find blending exercise and fasting tough, while others say it helps them focus, The Guardian reported on May 15. One of these Muslim athletes is …

How to Develop an Exercise Habit in 30 Days?

We all know exercise is great for us. It improves both physical and mental health as well as giving us higher levels of energy throughout the day. If, like many people, you struggle to exercise on a consistent basis, then most likely exercise is not a ‘habit’ for you. Habits are behaviors that are largely …

Why Should You Entertain a Hobby?

Hobbies – if you don’t have one yet, you are either wondering why people would spend so much time and efforts on them or you’re currently searching for one. After reading this article you’ll be eager to get one or at least won’t see it as a waste of time anymore! What do you need …

With Black Belt in Kickboxing, This Hijabi Teaches Muslim Women Self-Defense

Khadijah Safari converted to Islam at 27 and quit her job to get a black belt in Muay Thai She and her husband teach segregated classes LONDON – A Hijabi Muslim mother-of-four who has a black belt in kickboxing has been teaching Muslim women how to defend themselves amid rising hate crimes and Islamophobia. “When …

Paris Mosque Congratulates World Champions

‘Bravo les Bleus’, Paris Mosque Congratulates World Champions

PARIS – “Congratulations to the Blues”! This is the message which the Grand Mosque of Paris, France, has sent to the French national football team on Monday, July 16, to celebrate their achievement of winning the FIFA World Cup 2018, Saphir News reported. France beat Croatia 4-2 in the  on Sunday to win the tournament …

Exercising During Pregnancy

Exercising During Pregnancy

Most pregnant women concern about their body changes during pregnancy. Returning to normal body shape after giving birth is a constant worrying thought. Many studies recommend exercise during pregnancy because of its good physical and psychological effects for on the pregnant women. The main benefits of exercising during pregnancy are having good posture and strong …

Xherdan Shaqiri

World Cup 2018: Goal Celebrations Spread Joy and Controversy

KALININGRAD – Cross your palms to represent the feathers of the Albanian eagle. That’s how the Swiss duo, Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri, celebrated after scoring 2-1 winning goals against Serbia on June 22, symbolising the Albanian flag. This loss has put Serbia at the risk of an early exit from the tournament, given its …



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