Saudi Arabia’s first female athlete called a ‘prostitute’ for competing in the Olympics, says the girl’s father.
Ramadan proves challenging for Muslim athletes and weightlifter Khadija Mohammad is torn about fasting during the games. Produced by Jon Jensen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; first aired on CNN International on August 2, 2012.
Meet an all-female basketball team in Saudi Arabia, a country where women are not allowed to play sports in public.
In the tiny state of Qatar, a 19-year-old rifle shooter looks to London to make history as one of her Gulf nation’s first female Olympians.