Iran beats Lebanon to reach 2017 FIBA Asia Cup Semi Finals

Lebanon is officially out of the 2017 FIBA Championship after losing to Iran 70-80. The Iranian team is one of the tournament's favorites and played a great defensive game with the help of their 2,18m giant Hamed Hadadi. Fadi el Khatib & Wael Arakji were the best among Lebanese players while Norvel PELLE failed to deliver once again. To be honest, I wasn't very optimistic about this game because our foreign player sucks and we…

Lebanon Plays Korea in 2017 FIBA Asian Cup Debut

The FIBA Asian Cup kicks off today with a game opposing the host country Lebanon and Korea. The game will start at 9PM and will be broadcasted live by LBC from the Nouhad Nawfal Sports Complex in Zouk Mikhael. Lebanon's starting lineup, as taken from the FIBA website, is as follows: #1 Nadim SOUAID SG 189 / 6'2" #4 Jean ABD EL NOUR SG 198 / 6'6" #5 Amir SAOUD SG 187 / 6'2" #7…
Automotive

Lebanese Alex Dermirdjian Clinches Third Spot in Belgium’s 24-hour race

2 months ago
After scoring a well deserved victory at Monza back in April, Alex Dermirdjian achieved a major milestone by clinching a third place in one of the world’s toughest races, Belgium’s 24-hour race on the Spa-Francorchamps ...
Fun

Alex Riachy Pulling 12-Ton Trucks with his Hair

2 months ago
I’m sure most of you have heard about Chamchoum. Well Alex Riachy is Chamcoum’s son, he’s well known for his superhuman stunts which include dragging trucks with his ponytail and breaking large rocks with his ...
Fun

Lebanese Joe Zgheib Unlucky Run at Ninja Warrior

3 months ago
I stumbled upon this video of a Lebanese Parkour athlete called Joe Zgheib who was taking part presumably in Ninja Warrior Arabia. Joe crossed all the obstacles quite easily and slipped just as he was ...
Events

Kickass Lebanese Wrestling Championship on Sunday 16th of July 2017

3 months ago
If you love wrestling, we have some pretty cool competitions that take place every summer in Lebanon. The ones I’ve heard of in the past years took place in Mayrouba, Saida, Jourit el Termoss and ...
Baladi

Michael Haddad Wants to Conquer the North Pole!

3 months ago
Michael Haddad is a paralyzed professional athlete who is breaking all barriers and accomplishing the unthinkable for a person who has lost control of 75% of his body. Michael is always off to a new ...
Critiques

Lebanon is Hosting The 2017 FIBA Asian Cup But No One’s Funding it?

3 months ago
Lebanon is supposedly hosting the 2017 FIBA Asian Cup from August 8 till August 20, which is less than a month away but the organizers are still struggling to acquire the necessary funds needed to ...
Baladi

Trail-runner Patrick Vaughan Sets new Record for the Lebanon Mountain Trail

3 months ago
The Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT) is the longest hiking trail in Lebanon as it pretty much covers the whole country. It extends from Kobayat in the north of Lebanon to Marjaayoun in the south, a ...
Baladi

Two Lebanese MMA Fighters Made it To The 2017 MMA Asian Championships Finals!

4 months ago
Update [16/06/2017]: We won a gold! [Source] http://www.mmamena.net/Newsdet.aspx?id=189 Imad Howayek and Alexander Chaddad have secured medals for Lebanon at The 2017 MMA Asian Championships by qualifying to the finals. Howayek defeated a fighter from Kazakhstan ...
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