How do you balance Olympic ambitions with the faith that supports you? And what happens when they conflict? The London 2012 Summer Olympics fall during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, observed by abstaining from food and drink from sunup to sundown. And then there are religious dress codes. Dr. Sarah Kureshi, a professor at Georgetown University and an athlete at the 2005 Islamic Women’s Games, joins us this week to provide insight into what happens when Olympic dreams conflict with religious observance.

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