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Is there a hadith "whoever shoots at a living creature for sport is cursed" and is it authentic?

Yes, there is an authentic hadith to that effect in Sahih Muslim in the book of hunting, slaughter, and what may be eaten: حَدَّثَنِي زُهَيْرُ بْنُ حَرْبٍ، حَدَّثَنَا هُشَيْمٌ، أَخْبَرَنَا أَبُو ...
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Does swimming in pool break the fast?

First what breaks the fast is eating, drinking or swallowing anything that can be considered as food or beverage or having sexual intercourse during the daytime of Ramadan or the day you fast (note ...
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Help me understand the hadith no 1700 of Tirdmidhi and 2574 of Abu Dawood

There are two modes. The first is the prize given to the winner, which is halal. The second mode is the money the audience shares among themselves over the winner. This money is halal only for horse ...
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Help me understand the hadith no 1700 of Tirdmidhi and 2574 of Abu Dawood

Sources and context First of all the hadith is the same -with a difference in order- for all sources however the used translations -at least on sunnah.com- are: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: Wagers are ...
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Is watching match preview where they predict which team will win haram?

Why do you think it would be Haram? In Islam, everything is permitted unless explicitly stated or an ijtehad is reached by the Ulema on subjects that the Quran & Hadith are silent upon. If the ...
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Exception to the ruling of striking the face

Not necessarily a comprehensive list, but some possible exceptions include: In war against disbelievers. This has been claimed as an exception by a faction of the scholars in their commentaries on ...
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Women participation in Sports?

There isn't anything in the Quran or Hadith that prohibits women from participating in sports. Indeed there is a Sahih hadith in which Ayesha narrates that she raced with the Prophet. Narrated ...
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Playing football or swimming wearing shorts?

Yes you can wear shorts as long as it covers your thighs. Most scholars agree that men should cover navel to knee, and this understanding is derived from the following Hadith: Abu Dawood (3140) and ...
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Playing in a soccer club

As long as you don't stray off the path, there should be no problem with it. It's a soccer club, so I doubt that they will force you to go to church on Sundays. If you are worried about it, find ...
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Can women watch the football of men? (Shi'a view)

Can women watch the football of men? (Shi'a view) According to Ayatollah Khamenei as a famous Shia Islam Marja'-al-Taqlid, it is permissible if this is without Reibeh (enjoyment) and vice (sin). ...

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