Watch Ali Haidar’s Interview on The State of Lebanese Basketball

A couple of weeks ago, Lebanese NT player Ali Haidar shared a video where he stated he will never play in the national team as long as Akram Halabi is president of the Lebanese Basketball Federation, and challenged any journalist to interview him live. LBCI's Gayath Dibra ended up interviewing Haidar for over an hour yesterday and the claims/accusations he made were scandalous to say the least. You can watch the full interview , and…

Lebanon recovers against Iraq after dismal start to qualify for the FIBA Asia Cup 2021

After starting in a very chaotic, selfish way, with a game lacking any strategy whatsoever during almost the first 2 quarters of the match, it was a different Lebanese team that showed up in the second half of the game against Iraq today, to clinch the win that would qualify the team automatically for the FIBA Asia Cup 2021. With a final score of 78-69, Lebanon's streak of 3 wins continued this morning, after demolishing…
Lebanon

Lebanon demolishes India in the second window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifications

3 months ago
After comfortably topping Group D in Window 1 of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifications, with 2 wins over Iraq and Bahrain last February, Lebanon’s national team is back on track for Window 2. In ...
Baladi

Lance Armstrong Leads “Bike for Beirut” To Raise Money For Beirut Explosion Victims

5 months ago
One of the most popular and most controversial sports figures in the biking world Lance Armstrong took part in the “Bike for Beirut” event today along with tens of other cyclists to raise awareness and ...
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Fadi el Khatib Will Play with His Son at Champville This Year

7 months ago
There aren’t that many father and son that were active players at the same time, let alone play for the same team. Fadi el Khatib and his son will be the first to do in ...
Critiques

Lebanese Basketball Federation President Akram Halabi Should Resign Immediately!

9 months ago
Al-Akhbar published an interview today with FLB President Akram Halabi, where he stated and I quote “that all the victories and accomplishments our national team has achieved were thanks to foreign or naturalized players, that ...
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Red Bull Athlete Crosses The Lebanon Mountain Trail on his Bike

10 months ago
Red Bull Athlete Kenny Belaey, one of the biggest names in the bike trials world scene, has just rode the Lebanese Mountain Trail from North to South Lebanon. He completed the 470-KM long journey and ...
Lebanon

Tennis – Lebanon emphatically wins tie against Thailand to remain in Davis Cup Group I

11 months ago
Spanning over 2 days, and withstanding rain, the Coronavirus fears and Eurobonds crisis, it seemed like there was another Lebanon inside the ATCL arena, celebrating today the consolidation of the country’s presence in the Davis ...
Lebanon

Basketball – Lebanon tops group D after easy win against Bahrain

1 year ago
3 days after claiming an unconvincing win against Iraq, Lebanon bounced back in style on Monday night, comfortably beating Bahrain with a final score of 116-73, on a night during which the players didn’t know ...
Lebanon

Basketball – Lebanon’s new national team wins against Iraq, withstanding chaos and a shy crowd

1 year ago
While the country’s focus was shifted towards the coronavirus mess yesterday, a brave team of 12 of the finest basketball players Lebanon is currently counting on fought its way past Iraq, merging experience and inexperience ...
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