Sporty hijabs encourage Muslim girls to hit field of play

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Sporty hijabs encourage Muslim girls athletes at one US high school no longer have to be slowed down by worries that their headscarves might fall off.

Deering High School in Portland, is providing sport hijabs to make Muslim girls comfortable — and boosting their participation in sports.

The lightweight scarves stay put and are less bulky than other hijabs, garments that cover the hair

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