Naomi Osaka, who will represent Japan in tennis in the Tokyo Olympics, lit the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremony. The honor, which has previously been held by sports legends like Muhammad Ali and hockey great Wayne Gretzky, signals the official start of the Games.
Dalilah Muhammad, 31, held the world record in the 400-meter hurdles. But she lost it to Sydney McLaughlin at the Olympic trials. The Tokyo Games will be Muhammad’s chance to defend her 2016 gold medal in an event packed with talent.
Nobel laureate professor Muhammad Yunus has called for ensuring vaccine equality around the world noting that all people need to be safe breaking the wall of profit.
"I support civil protests, if it is done not for political reasons but for human reasons." Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari, a committee member for the 2012 Games, says he supports athletes taking the knee as it is an "expression of their feelings". #Tokyo2020 :
Today the Government proposed a bill to protect the emotional harm connected with the damaging of statues. If people can understand the emotional connections to statues, then they can understand the connection Muslims have with the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ #NotJustACartoon .
Turkish social media was heartbroken over the viral photo of a Syrian refugee shoeshine boy staring in from the outside of a southeast Turkey gym (left). So the gym gave the 12-year-old Muhammad Hussein a free lifetime membership. (right, DHA photo)
Dancing is never canceled 🌟 Little Muhammad in Pakistan reminds us to keep moving on #InternationalDanceDay .
Hit the shimmy after the dodging 21 punches. Iconic. Happy Birthday Muhammad Ali ?