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Ibn Sina and Sports

by The Editorial Team Published on: 19th February 2020

Ibn Sina advices people to partake in diets, bathing and intensive sports...

Inter-cultural Respect through Cultural Roots of Science

by Salim Al-Hassani Published on: 20th June 2012

The important lecture presented by Professor Salim Al-Hassani at the 15th Euro-Asian Economic Forum held in Istanbul and Izmir, Turkey in April 2012 addressed an assembly of eminent political representatives of fifty countries. His focus…


A 1000 Years Amnesia: Sports in Muslim Heritage

by Salim Al-Hassani Published on: 20th June 2012

Professor Salim Al-Hassani published in the issue 369 (Spring 2012, p. 10) of Runnymede Bulletin (Spring 2012 Runnymede Bulletin - Sport) a short article on “Sports in Muslim Heritage”. He argues, notably, that while Europe…


Who Wrote the First “Useful” Archery Manual?

by Malcolm Wright Published on: 2nd February 2010

In this article we will be looking at several handbooks on archery written in both the Islamic world and in the West with the aim of determining which is the oldest useful manual on archery.…

1001 Inventions Book Continues its Way in the Media: Two Recent Reviews

by The Editorial Team Published on: 23rd August 2009

In the following, we republish two recent and very elogious reviews of 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World published by FSTC in 2006 (Editor-in-Chief Salim al-Hassani). These reviews were published by Carl Kessler in…


The Legacy of Muslim Kung Fu Masters

by Mohammed Khamouch Published on: 9th April 2007

An important legacy of Islam in China is represented by Muslim Kung Fu, developed throughout history by Muslim Masters, who merged in their endeavour and training between physical and spiritual perfection. The following short survey…

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Earlier mention of 1001 Sports

by The Editorial Team Published on: 19th February 1700

Professor Salim Al-Hassani published short articles and gave presentations on “Sports in Muslim Heritage” over the years. He argues, notably, that while Europe was in the “Dark Ages”, the Islamic world enjoyed a period of…