Lebanese Goalkeeper Hassan Bittar Suspected Of Match-Fixing by FIFA

The football game between Al-Ahed Beirut and Altyn Astyn from Turkmenistan was flagged as a "suspicious match" in FIFA's anti-corruption system and Al Ahed's goalkeeper is suspected of match-fixing following his horrendous goalkeeping mistake. If you look closely at the video, you will understand why. The goalkeeper seems to be looking away when the ball came to him and even if he didn't do that on purpose, he could have easily reached the ball before…

#Rio2016: Chirine Njeim First Lebanese Olympian Lady to Compete in the Marathon Distance

Chirine Njeim is one of Lebanon's best alpine skiers and has represented Lebanon at the 2002, 2006 and the 2010 Winter Olympics. This year, she is taking part in the Rio 2016 Marathon race and will be the first lady to represent Lebanon in that distance. Chirine was one of the elite athletes at the 2015 Beirut Marathon and will be running at the Youth race on April 10. She's also one of the very…
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Lebanese Basketball: Foreign Players Scoring Almost 70% Of Total Points

11 months ago
Lebanese (bench warming) players via SportsCode Back in October 2015, I criticized the decision to allow three foreigners players to play in Lebanese Basketball teams and said that it would kill local talent and would ...
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40m-long Highline In Tannourine: The First In Lebanon

11 months ago
Check out this short video shot by Yann Traboulsi and Omar Nassar highlining over the village of Tannourine el Tahta. I don’t recall ever seeing a highline in Lebanon so this might just be the ...
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Orphaned 3-Year Old Haidar Visited Real Madrid And Met Cristiano Ronaldo

1 year ago
via DailyStar Here’s a small update on the #CristianoMeetHaidar story. Haidar did end up visiting Real Madrid and meeting Real’s president and his hero Cristiano Ronaldo. I know this visit won’t bring his family back ...
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Watch This Epic Dive From The Top Of Raouche Rock (Pigeon Rock)

1 year ago
This video was shared yesterday on NostalgiaLB (I love this page!) and shows an incredible dive by a war amputee called Oliver Ghorayyeb back in 1994 from the top of Raouche Rock. It’s definitely not ...
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#CristianoMeetHaidar: Orphaned 3-Year Old Will Watch El Classico And Meet Ronaldo

1 year ago
I’m sure you’ve all heard about Haidar, the three-year old boy who survived the recent Beirut bombings but unfortunately lost both his parents. Most of the local TVs rushed to interview the poor kid while ...
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Lebanon Is Officially Going To The 2017 Rugby League World Cup!

1 year ago
The Lebanese Rugby League National Team defeated South Africa for the second time yesterday (50-12) and has officially qualified to the 2017 Rugby League World Cup which will be held in Australia, New Zealand and ...
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Lebanon Is One Game Away From Reaching The 2017 Rugby League World Cup!

1 year ago
We’re almost there! Our Lebanese Rugby Team beat South Africa 40-12 in Game 1 and now needs to secure a second win against South Africa on Saturday October 31st to qualify to the World Cup! ...
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Foreign Players To Replace Lebanese Basketball Players By 2017

1 year ago
Lebanese players next year – via SportsCode (By Mohammad Noureddine) In an attempt to take basketball in Lebanon to the next level, the Lebanese Basketball teams and the Federation have met and agreed on a ...
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