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Indian Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Halt IPL

India’s Supreme Court dismissed a petition on Tuesday seeking to scrap the remaining matches of the country’s lucrative Twenty20 cricket competition amid growing concerns about corruption in the sport.

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May 23, 2013

Liverpool After Ivory Coast Defender

English Premier League football giants Liverpool are planning a summer move for Manchester City defender Kolo Toure on a free transfer once his contract expires in June.

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May 23, 2013

Bahraini to Head Asian Football

Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa was named Asian Football Confederation’s new president, replacing Mohamed Bin Hammam of Qatar.

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May 16, 2013

Rasool Covers Up Liquor Logo

Indian cricketer Parvez Rasool, playing for the Pune Warriors of the Indian Premier League, has covered up the logo on his uniform of a liquor brand that is one of the sponsors of the his team.

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May 16, 2013

Nazr Mohammed Contrite After Ejection

Chicago Bulls veteran center Nazr Mohammed got tangled up and knocked down by superstar Lebron James in Game 2 of Chicago’s second round playoff series with the defending National Basketball Association champions Miami Heat

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May 16, 2013

Khan Issues Mayweather Challenge

Pakistani-British boxer Amir Khan made an appearance in Las Vegas to attend the Floyd Mayweather – Robert Guerrero fight this past Saturday, and he used the occasion to issue a challenge to the victorious Mayweather

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May 9, 2013

The Pakistani Venus And Serena

Alina Aftab, age 13, and Mahin Aftab, age 11, are a sister act of aspiring Pakistani tennis champions.

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May 9, 2013

Zack Chibane Gets His NFL Shot

Syracuse University offensive lineman Zack Chibane watched the entire National Football Draft this past week without hearing his name called. But his shot at the NFL just may happen

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May 2, 2013

Aboushi Drafted by Hometown Jets

Staten Island native Oday Aboushi will be coming home to the Big Apple.

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May 2, 2013

Oday Aboushi Selected by New York Jets

University of Virginia’s Offensive linesman Oday Aboushi has been selected by selected by the New York Jets in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.

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May 2, 2013

Pakistani Cricketers Lose Appeal

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Wayward Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif have lost their appeals at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), thus resulting in their bans from cricket being upheld.  Ex-Pakistan captain Butt, bowler Asif and team-mate Mohammad Amir were found guilty of “spot-fixing” (deliberate bowled no-balls for betting […]

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April 25, 2013

Qureshi Soars Further in Tennis Rankings

Pakistani tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi continues to climb up the Association of Tennis Professions (ATP) world tennis rankings.

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April 25, 2013

Qureshi Accuses Davis Cup Referee Of Bias

Pakistan were disqualified from their zonal Davis Cup tie last weekend because the referee showed bias towards their opponents New Zealand, doubles specialist Aisam Qureshi said on Wednesday.

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April 13, 2013

Qureshi, Rojer Beat Polish Pair to Win Miami Open

Qureshi wins pre-Davis cup doubles tournament

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April 13, 2013

American Football-Indian’s NFL Dream Scripted In Hollywood

American Football in India

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April 4, 2013

Amath M’baye Turns Pro

University of Oklahoma junior Amath M’Baye has announced that he will forgo his senior season men’s basketball and will enter the National Basketball Association Draft. He is graduating early, and he announced plans to hire an agent.

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April 4, 2013

Muslims in NCAA Sweet 16

A quartet of Muslim college basketball players remains as the 2013 NCAA Tournament hits the Sweet 16. And of those four, it has been a big man, and a man who plays big, that have stood out.

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March 28, 2013

Muslim College Stars of Tomorrow

Muslim college basketball players such as Rasheed Sulaimon, Gorgui Dieng, and Arsalan Kazemi are flourishing in this year’s NCAA men’s college basketball tournament…

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March 28, 2013

East Region Loaded with Muslim Talent

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com There are a number of teams in the East Region of this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament that are sporting Muslim basketball players. The only head-to-head matchup of Muslim talent in this region involves Syracuse University and Montana University. Traditional power Syracuse boasts Baye Keita, a 6’10” junior […]

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March 21, 2013

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