For many Americans, sports is a religion. Will the coronavirus change that?
LONDON (RNS) — Two years ago, Muslim students founded a netball club for women in their university’s Islamic society. Since then, the team has grown to an interuniversity club, with Muslims at over a dozen U.K. institutions involved.
(RNS) — A new effort by Noor Alexandria Abukaram, the high school junior who was disqualified from a cross-country meet because she ran a 5K while wearing her hijab, reminds the world that her case was no anomaly.
(RNS) — Detroit Tigers ace Michael Fulmer works as a plumber in the offseason and serves as a mentor to adults with developmental disabilities, keeping in touch with his faith and keeping himself focused.
(REUTERS) The new rule overturns a 20-year prohibition.
(RNS) The verse is popular among football players. Before his conviction for murder, Hernandez had several other Christian symbols tattooed on his body.
(RNS) Athletes and officials have lied, scalped, and disgraced themselves. But amid the mendacity there have been fine displays of the 'Olympic spirit.'
(RNS) The former NFL quarterback is his daughter's coach, pastor and chief cheerleader as she makes her Olympic debut.
(RNS) Both men are Christians who have previously been banned for doping. Do the Rio Olympics offer redemption?
(RNS) The heavy lifter from Shreveport, La., lists three names for God as the most influential people in his life.
(RNS) The diving partners use their Olympic platform to "give the glory to God."
Soccer success has the Nordic underdogs singing their national hymn.
Yeah, so this post has nothing to do with religion. But it's the Olympics, people! As someone who has spent way too many hours watching gymnastics, I'm gearing up for the Olympics like it's a part-time job. Here's a viewer's guide to the U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team.
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