THE WORLDPOST
01/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Saudi Mufti Bans Female University Marathon

When King Saud University in Riyadh announced holding a marathon for female students, the mufti of the kingdom put his foot down and talked the university president into canceling the entire event.

The marathon, scheduled for Sunday morning, was officially postponed for unknown reasons.

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