Muslim Nations ‘Should Host Olympic Games’

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Never before has an Olympics been held in a majority Muslim nation. An Oxford University academic has identified 10 Muslim-majority cities that he says could realistically pitch for a summer Games from 2020 and beyond, despite cultural, political and climatic hurdles.

Period12 Aug 2012

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  • TitleMuslim nations 'should host Games'
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Age
    Media typePrint
    CountryAustralia
    Date12/08/12
    DescriptionWith the sun setting on London, Olympic officials are readying to pass the baton to Rio de Janeiro, which will host South America's first ever Games in 2016.

    But what of the Islamic world? Never before has an Olympics been held in a majority Muslim nation.
    Producer/AuthorSimon Mann
    URLhttps://www.theage.com.au/sport/muslim-nations-should-host-games-20120811-241kw.html
    PersonsKasim Randeree