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

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 the only woman to compete in the Marathon distance for Lebanon and more importantly the 28th woman to ever represent her country in the Summer and Winter Olympics. Only 132 athletes have participated in both the Winter and Summer Games…
Baladi

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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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?

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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, ...
Events

Ray Bassil, The World’s No1 Female Trap Shooter, is Targeting Lebanon’s First Olympic Gold

1 year ago
Photo Credits: CNN Update: Ray didn’t qualify to the semi-finals but improved on her previous performance. She’ll get that medal in 2020. Third time’s the charm 🙂 Ray Bassil had a rather disappointing Olympic debut ...
Humor

#Rio2016: Lebanon’s Population is 6.2 Million According to NBC

1 year ago
The 2016 Olympic Games were formally opened in a beautiful ceremony earlier today and were broadcasted to an estimated audience of three billion. These are the first ever Olympics to be held in South America ...
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