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Does swimming in pool break the fast?

I have heard that, when you are swimming in the pool and some water enters into your body through your nose and you can feel that in your mouth. actually i felt it while swimming. So, the question ...
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Can male Muslim athletes wear gold medals? [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaikum, How can Muslim men compete in Olympic games (and other athletic competitions) if wearing gold is haram for men? In the Olympics, do they simply accept the gold medal but refuse to ...
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Boxing/ Muay Thai, is it Haram

A quick google search tells me that Boxing/Muay Thai are indeed Haram. I'm having trouble understanding this fatwa on islamqa. You can scroll to the middle of the page where they list numbers and ...
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Is there a hadith “whoever shoots at a living creature for sport is cursed” and is it authentic?

Wikipedia references a hadith from page 874 of Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature by Bron Taylor (Google Books) which writes: He opposed recreational hunting, saying that "whoever shoots at a ...
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Women participation in Sports?

This matters mummers around quite usually around muslim Women. Does Islam allows women to participate in Sports, like Olympic or Fifa games, given that the dress code is followed properly? This ...
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What are the regulations for sports hunting (Trophies and Big Game) [duplicate]

Is hunting permitted in Islam as a sport? If so What is the rules for hunting in Islam (Sport and Business)? PS: I am a professional hunter. I hear that according to Quran whatever you spot in the ...
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Playing football or swimming wearing shorts?

Well, as far as I am concerned wearing shorts are not allowed as they reveal ones thighs. But during swimming many do wear shorts and also incase of playing football. So, is it allowed to wear shorts ...
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Playing in a soccer club

Can I play for a soccer club that is very near my home, as I can't go any further? But this club is called Saint Paul, and the soccer club is kind of religious to Christianity?
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Can women watch the football of men? (Shi'a view)

According to the 30th verse of Surah Al-Nur: قُل لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ يَغُضُّوا مِنْ أَبْصَارِهِمْ وَيَحْفَظُوا فُرُوجَهُمْ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ أَزْكَىٰ لَهُمْ ۗ إِنَّ اللَّـهَ خَبِيرٌ بِمَا يَصْنَعُونَ ٣٠ ...
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Is boxing haram?

The other day, I had a discussion with a guy who seems to know a little about Islam and its related laws. I recommended that he box three days a week. He said that boxing was not allowed in Islam ...
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Is any reference in the Quran about recreational hunting?

There are two types of hunting, first is for food, second is recreational. Nowadays mostly hunting is recreational (unless you live in a very remote area). I want to know if there is any reference ...
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Are sports like boxing and martial arts permissible in Islam?

In martial arts you often have to have sparring sessions or even inter-club championships where you have to hurt the opponent to win the fight. Similarly, in boxing you're hitting the opponent to gain ...
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Do I have to fast in Ramadan when playing soccer?

I run cross-country and play soccer, unfortunately our training and ramadan coincide heavily this year. Should I fast? or should I not fast on the days I have practice/meets/games? And what are the ...
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What does Islam say about adventure sports?

Adventure sports like trekking, bungee jumping, surfing, skydiving, etc. are practiced by people just for the sake of enjoyment and passtime. People take this inspite of the risk of life. What does ...