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On Ramadan Fasting at the Olympic Games

Muslim scholars suggest that athletes at the Olympic Games fall under prescribed exceptions to the near-universal expectation of fasting from sunup to sundown during Ramadan. In a two-minute news video prepared for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, a source for cutting-edge reporting and analysis of events in the religious world, correspondent Kim Lawton introduces the topic and the ways many Olympian Muslims have found to affirm their faith while sustaining their ability to compete. Watch "Muslim Olympic Athletes and Ramadan Fasting".

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