Football in #Lebanon is Doomed

Every now and then, we are reminded why there's no hope for football in this country. Fans shouting "Shi3a Shi3a Shi3a" while others raise an Islamic flag. Next thing you know, crusaders invade the pitch on their horses. Sectarian so-called football fans, corrupt players and referees, violent unsportsmanlike incidents, match-fixing and a useless federation. That's the sad truth of Lebanese football.

Two Lebanese Athletes Competing at The 2016 WKU World Championship Kickboxing

Maroun Abboud & Jennifer Nehmeh are representing Lebanon this year at the WKU World Championship Kickboxing. Maroun is 24 years old and will compete in two categories: Light contact on September 26th and semi-contact on September 27th. Maroun has already won gold at the Lebanese and Asian Championships. Jennifer, who's a basketball player as well, will be competing in the semi-contact category on September 27th. I tried looking for their names and the exact schedule…
Humor

Rally Du Liban: Picture of The Day

3 months ago
I even got the video. It’s not photoshopped LOL! Thanks Akl! ...
Baladi

Lebanese Chirine Njeim: First Ever Olympian To Compete in Alpine Skiing & Marathon Events

3 months ago
Lebanese Olympian Chirine Njeim completed yesterday the Women’s Marathon race with a time of 2h 51m 8s and ranked 109th out of 157 candidates. By doing so, Chirine joins a very exclusive club and becomes ...
Baladi

Meet Tarek Abou Al Dahab: Former Lebanese Cyclist Champion & Olympic Athlete in 1968 and 1972

3 months ago
A Facebook post caught my attention last week about a former racing cyclist in Beirut called Abou el Dahab who runs his own bicycle shop with his son Osama in Zarif in Beirut. Abou el ...
Lebanon

15 Stunning Hiking & Biking Views from Akkar & Kobayat

3 months ago
If you are planning a hiking trip anytime soon, North Lebanon and more specifically Akkar has some of the most beautiful hiking trails. As part of the Kobayat festivals, hiking and biking trips are organized ...
Lebanon

Lebanese Judo Champion Nacif Elias Calls Disqualification Unfair

4 months ago
Photo Credits: Judoinside Lebanese Nacif Elias was unfortunately disqualified from his opening game against Argentina’s Emmanuel Lucenti. Elias was furious following the decision which he called unfair and protested the decision and refused to shake ...
Critiques

Did the IOC Reprimand Lebanon For Barring Israeli Athletes From Bus?

4 months ago
Few days after the Lebanese Olympic team refused to ride on a bus with Israeli athletes travelling to the Games’ opening ceremony in Rio, the International Olympic Committee reprimanded the head of the Lebanese delegation ...
Lebanon

Updates On The Lebanese Athletes Competing At The Rio 2016 Olympics

4 months ago
Update (13/08/2016): – Elias Nacif was disqualified on his opening game. – Anthony Barbar ranked 50th in the heats and didn’t qualify. – Mona Shaito lost on her opening game. – Chirine Njeim runs tomorrow ...
Lebanon

Lebanon’s Best Team Sport is Surprisingly Rugby League

4 months ago
The Independent surveyed the world rankings of the most popular team sports and came up with a map that shows which sport each country is best at. The team sports featured were football, rugby Union, ...
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