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    The Hijab, the New Olympic Sport !

    Tweet Ahmed Tharwat New Olympic sport: judging athletes in hijabs The Egyptian women’s beach volleyball team changed the conversation about women’s dress and feminism. By AHMED THARWAT   AUGUST 18, 2016 — 6:40PM Since Athens 1896, there have been many changes to the sports on the summer Olympic program. at Rio 2016 golf and rugby-7s join the program to reach 28. Aquatics, canoe/kayak, cycling, gymnastics, equestrian, volleyball and wrestling have multiple disciplines, but the new sport that was recently added and everyone was talking about is judging athletes in hijab. The contrasting images last week of the fully clothed Egyptian women’s beach volleyball team playing the skimpily clad German team…


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