This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

Fantasy Premier League Competition

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. Respected Mufti. There are a few friends of mine that are interested in a competition. This is how it works: Each person contributes R50 towards a soccer shirt by registering his profile on the Fantasy Premier League website. Then each person chooses a virtual soccer player who holds similitude to actual players who participate… read more »

Entrance Fees for Soccer Tournaments

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. In a soccer tournament, if there is an agreement that each player must pay an entrance fee to enter the soccer tournament and the winning team takes all the entrance fees collected, is that allowed? There are many Muslim youths who play soccer and enter soccer tournaments in this way. Please advise. A. In… read more »

Is ludu halal or haram?

Answered by Darulifta Deoband Waqf

Assalamualaikum, Is ludu halal or haram? Jajakallah Khair. Answer: Ref. No. 963/41-124 In the name of Allah the most Gracious the most Merciful The answer to your question is as follows: The games, which are helpful in physical well being and do not involve something that is Haram, are permissible, such as swimming, shooting, horse-riding…. read more »

Is life insurance allowed in islam?

Answered by Darulifta Deoband Waqf

Is life insurance allow in islam? Answer: Ref. No. 41/950 In the name of Allah the most Gracious the most Merciful The answer to your question is as follows: Interest and all interest based dealings are strongly forbidden in Islam. The Qur’an and Ahadith are very clear on the prohibition of interest. The Holy Quran… read more »

Archery Tournament Entrance Fees

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. Is it permissible to charge an entrance fee for an archery tournament where the entrance fees are used for the cost of the courts, the cost of the referees etc.? The trophies and medals for the tournaments are given by the facilitators of the event. Is this a form of gambling? A. If the… read more »