Sports

Hopkins to Defend Title this Summer

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com 48-year-old light heavyweight boxing champion Bernard Hopkins will face mandatory challenger Karo Murat (25-1-1, 15 KOs)  of Germany this summer, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Wednesday. “History is marching on,” Schaefer said. “Bernard is up for the challenge. Karo Murat is 29, young […]

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April 25, 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

The Bionic Rower

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com In August of 2011, Mohamed Al-Rabti, a member of the Libyan national rowing team, was seriously injured when his anti-government military unit was attacked by forces backing former Libyan president Moammar Ghadafi. The attack resulted in injuries that forced an above elbow amputation of Al-Rabti’s left arm. And […]

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March 14, 2013

Hopkins: Champ Again At 48

48-year-old Muslim boxer Bernard Hopkins won a unanimous decision over Tavoris Cloud this past weekend

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March 14, 2013

Hopkins Head in the Clouds this Weekend

48-year-old boxing legend Bernard Hopkins moves on in his illustrious career to take on International Boxing Federation light heavyweight world champion Tavoris Cloud this weekend.

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March 7, 2013

Pakistan Consider Changes After Test Shutout

Pakistan suffered a 3-0 shutout at the hands of the South African cricket team last month, and the Pakistan Cricket Board doesn’t appear ready to take the news lying down.

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March 7, 2013

Next Khan Opponent and Date Set

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Pakistani-British boxer Amir Khan will be returning to England for his next fight. It was announced that his next fight will be against former International Boxing Federation lightweight division world champion Julio Diaz at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena on April 27th. Khan’s US promoters are using the show to […]

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March 7, 2013

Aboushi Awaiting NFL Draft

University of Virginia left tackle Oday Aboushi looks to be the highest-rated Muslim football player available in this April’s NFL Draft.

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February 28, 2013

Jaziri Gives Roger Federer A Scare

The toast of Tunisian tennis, Malek Jafrizi, got a rise out of tennis legend Roger Federer by taking the first set in their first round match this week at the Dubai Championships.

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February 28, 2013

Shareef Becoming Agent to The Stars

Shareef and Dimension made a splash in 2010 by signing Joe Haden, the number 1 cornerback in the draft out of the University of Florida, as their very first client.

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February 21, 2013

Jaiteh Jetting Forward

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com French Under-18 center Mouhammadou “Mam” Jaiteh is catching the attention of American basketball scouts. The French-born big man was born to a father from Senegal and a mother from Gambia. Despite picking up the game relatively late a the age of 13, his outstanding physical profile made him […]

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February 21, 2013

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