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LA Times, Charlotte Observer quote Kane on Muslim Olympian sportswomen

KaneMJ-2005.jpg Dr. Mary Jo Kane, professor in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Tucker Center, is quoted on the female Muslim athletes competing in the Summer Olympics in London in a piece in the Charlotte Observer titled, "Female Muslim athletes are pioneers for progress" and in the Los Angeles Times in an article titled, "London Olympics: Women from three Muslim countries are pioneers."

"Female Muslim athletes are pioneers for progress." Kane said. "It [progress] is a very slow process, but one of the things sport teaches us as human beings is perseverance."

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