Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Olympic Ramadan Fasting
Should Muslim athletes competing in the Olympics observe the Ramadan fast? Details
Program: Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Episode: Olympic Ramadan Fasting
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?
Premiere Date: 07/20/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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