Lack of Sponsors & Funds Threatening The Lebanese Basketball League

The President of the Lebanese Basketball association warned yesterday that the league may be under threat and that they cannot keep going without sponsors or financial support. The truth is the teams, the players, the sports ministry and the federation saw that day coming years ago but didn't or couldn't do anything to stop it. We have a competitive league, great players and local talent but it's a dysfunctional non-sustainable system. Indebted teams, overpaid foreign…

Tennis – Brave Lebanon falls to Uzbekistan in final rubber of Davis Cup tie

They almost created the unthinkable. They almost qualified for the World Group stage. But the fairytale sadly ended at the final breath, with Hadi Habib failing to score the vital point that would see Lebanon through against Uzbekistan. Having made it to the Davis Cup - Group I for the first time since 2002, the tie was lost 3-2 after a valiant effort from Benjamin Hassan, Lebanon's #1 player ranked 303 in the world, winning…
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Lebanon Wins 5 Medals at 2019 World Masters Weightlifting Championship

1 month ago
The 2019 World Masters Weightlifting Championship was taking place in Montreal from the 16th till the 24th of August and Lebanon, which was represented by seven athletes, impressed by clinching five medals, including 3 Gold ...
Lebanon

Lebanon’s Women Junior Handball Team Qualifies For 2020 World Championship

2 months ago
Despite losing against Japan 23-31 in Group B yesterday, Lebanon’s women junior handball team has qualified for the 2020 world championship to be held next July in Romania, based on goal differences with Uzbekistan. This ...
Lebanon

Lebanon’s Group D matches in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualification unveiled

2 months ago
After drawing Bahrain (#112), India (#67) and Iraq (#80) in Group D on June 8, 2019, Lebanon, ranked 53, will start its quest to qualify for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup on February 21, 2020. ...
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Early-bird tickets available for the 2019 Beirut Marathon until August 1

2 months ago
You can now register [link] for this year’s Beirut Marathon’s races at special prices. The list of races and the different amounts to be paid have been generated by the organization on July 22, and ...
Lebanon

Lebanon Starts Long Qualifying Journey for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the AFC Asian Cup 2023

2 months ago
Just like in Basketball, Lebanon’s FIFA team has a mountain to climb if they are to reach the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.But first, they have to go through the 2022 World Cup qualification second round, ...
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Robert Farah of Lebanese descent ranks #1 in tennis men’s doubles

2 months ago
Following his victory in an epic 5-hour Wimbledon final last Saturday alongside his compatriot and countryman Juan Sebastian Cabal over the French pair Nicolas Mahut and Édouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7, 7-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, Robert Farah ...
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Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Praising Wael Arakji’s Play

3 months ago
Wael Arakji has delivered another strong performance with the Dallas Mavericks against Croatia as part of the NBA Summer League games. Wael played for a total of 13 minutes and 47 seconds, scoring 4 points ...
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Wael Arakji impresses in first participation with Dallas Mavericks at the NBA Summer League

3 months ago
After not entering the basketball court against Brooklyn Nets on Friday, Wael Arakji made his debut with Dallas Mavericks at the NBA Summer League, during yesterday’s match against the Houston Rockets. Arakji played for a ...
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