God bless bikinis…”The cheerleaders at the beach volleyball might have proved a welcome distraction to spectators at the Asian Games – but not all the competitors are so thrilled. The Yemen [read Islamic] team’s Adeeb Mahfoudh has blamed the girls’ skimpy outfits for putting off her team during a defeat by a more focused Indonesia at the event in China. She said: ‘They had an effect on how we played. I think they had something to do with our losing the match.’ ” Here (Daily Mail)
Related: Another blast at religion (and another thank God): Will the Afghan Elvis Presley defeat the stone-faced Islamic Taliban? Errrrr, could be, doc. Here.