Video: Olympic Ramadan Fasting
The world’s more than 1.5 billion Muslims have begun observing the holy month of Ramadan, including Olympic competitors. Religion and Ethics Weekly examined this issue in a video.
The world’s more than 1.5 billion Muslims have begun observing the holy month of Ramadan, when they fast every day from dawn to sunset and offer special prayers and gifts to the poor. But what about Muslim athletes at the Olympic Games, which are set to open in London this coming week? Should they participate in the fast? And if they do, will it affect their chances of winning a medal?
Source: Religion and Ethics News Weekly
Photo Credit: London 2012.com
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