Paddle-boarders from the Surf Dubai club take to the water off Umm Suqeim beach in Jumeirah yesterday wearing abayas and kanduras, as part of an effort to persuade more Emiratis to take up the activity, and enjoy watersports in general.
"Your beliefs shouldn't prevent you from playing sports." Elham Seyed Javad University of Montreal graduate designed a sleek sports hijab, which fits tightly around the head and is part of a sports shirt underneath.
Sara Mohamed Baraka and Fatma Rashed after the women's rowing lightweight double sculls repechages event in the 2012 Olympics. The hijab sparks a lot of debate about whether or not it's degrading to women. I think these women look pretty in charge to me.
Zahra Lari, not only became the first figure skater from the Gulf to compete in an international competition but the first to do so wearing the hijab, an Islamic headscarf. Named as ‘Ice Princess in the Hijab’ by the media, Zahra aims to make