Sabbath teachings - God's day of prayer
Devout Rugby player Euan Murray questions Sunday matches at Rugby World Cup 2011. \n\nMurray is not the first sportsman to be pull out of events because of his faith, one of the best-known being Eric Liddell who felt compelled to pull out of the heats for the 100m at the 1924 Olympics. After finding out the schedule well in advance he decided to practise doing the 400m and subsequently won the gold medal, breaking both the Olympic and World records. More recently, triple jumper Jonathan Edwards missed the 1991 World Championships

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