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London 2012
Ramadan and the Olympics
Ramadan coincides with the London Games and Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings looks at how athletes are preparing.
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2012 23:02

It is the ultimate test of sporting ability, but this London Olympics will provide extra difficulty for some Muslim athletes.

For the first time since 1980, the summer Games coincide with the holy month of Ramadan.

Many have reluctantly decided they will not be able to fast and still compete at the highest level.

Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings reports.

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