Basketball – Lebanon delays World Cup qualification to home soil after couple of losses

When we won against China on September 14 on home soil, we were comfortably poised to qualify for the FIBA 2019 World Cup in the Asian section. 3 months later, and after a painful nailbiting loss against New Zealand , we find ourselves counting on Jordan to continue failing miserably in the group E to snatch the final qualification spot, after dismal losses against Korea and China these past few days. Somehow, we felt it…
Baladi

Tennis Legend Rafael Nadal endorses 11-year-old Lebanese Marc Krajekian in Fight for Cancer

2 weeks ago
Rafael Nadal has accepted, via Twitter, a challenge proposed by an 11-year-old Lebanese by the name of Marc Krajekian, similar to the trendy 2014 “Ice bucket challenge”, dubbed the “Volleying challenge”. He was nominated alongside ...
Automotive

FIA President Jean Todt in #Beirut

2 weeks ago
FIA President Todt was visiting Beirut for the second time in two years. He met with President Aoun and Prime Minister Hariri and they discussed on ways to advance road safety, sustainable mobility and motorsport ...
Lebanon

It’s Time for Round 3 of The #FitB4Christmas Challenge

1 month ago
We’re almost 50 days away from Christmas and it’s time for my yearly #FitB4Christmas with TechieDad! What started off as a fun challenge is actually paying off because I’ve almost managed to maintain my weight ...
Fun

Open Water Swimming in #Lebanon

1 month ago
I know we are all used to reading reports about water pollution and waste being dropped in our waters but I have made it my Saturday habit to swim in group from ATCL towards Casino ...
Baladi

Lebanese Judo Champion Nacif Elias Defeats World Number One

2 months ago
Lebanese-Brazilian Judo Champion Nacif Elias was taking part in the 2018 World Judo Championships and made headlines when he knocked out the world number one Aleksandar KUKOLJ in his first fight. Unfortunately, he lost in ...
Sports

Basketball – Lebanon fades in the dying minutes against New Zealand

2 months ago
A perfect first quarter seemed to put us on track for an excellent win against the Tall Blacks, but the Lebanese players melted in the heat down under and succumbed to 25 offensive rebounds by ...
Sports

Tennis – Lebanon rewrites history in Davis Cup with Thailand win

3 months ago
While the country’s eyes are on New Zealand for tomorrow morning’s basketball match between Lebanon and the Tall Blacks, a 20-year-old Hady Habib, ranked #643 in the ATP, claimed the final point in the tie ...
Lebanon

Basketball – Limping #Lebanon edges past China in unnecessary extra time

3 months ago
It was messy, it was stressful, it was exhausting.  But it was a win, regardless. Our team might be lacking key players including Jean Abdel Nour, Wael Arakji, Nadim Souaid and Bassel Bawji to name a ...
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