Neglected Football Stadiums Forced Lebanon National Team To Play 2022 Qualifiers Abroad

The Lebanese National Football Team secured their first win last Tuesday in the final round of the FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers by defeating Syria 3 to 2 in Amman. Lebanon's qualifying chances are very slim still though as they only have five points from four matches. If you're wondering why Lebanon played its home game in Amman, it's because our pitches are in such a deplorable condition that the national team was forced to…

Meet Arz Zahreddine: Lebanon’s Sole Representative at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

Lebanon is making its comeback to the Paralympic Games after missing out on the last games in Rio in 2016. Arz Zahreddine, a 22-year old runner, will be the sole Lebanese at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and will compete in T64 class in Para athletics. The most successful Lebanese Paralympic athlete has been so far Edward Maalouf, who won two bronze meds in cycling events at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. Best of luck…
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A Specially Crafted Kimono for Lebanon at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

2 months ago
In celebration of the Tokyo Olympics, Japan has carefully crafted 213 unique kimonos inspired by each country’s culture, history and scenery. The “KIMONO Project” aims at showing a gesture of friendship and peace towards countries ...
Lebanon

Full Schedule for Lebanese Athletes at the 2020 Olympics

2 months ago
We have 6 Lebanese competing at the Olympics in Tokyo this year in five different sports as shown below: Judo: Nacif Elias [Men’s −81 kg[ Athletics: Noureddine Hadid [Men’s 200 m] Shooting: Ray Bassil [Women’s ...
Lebanon

Brazilian Star Ronaldinho in Beirut

2 months ago
Ronaldinho is starting a tour tomorrow in Beirut as part of the “Solidarity with Lebanon and the Lebanese” initiative. The Brazilian star will start his visit at 3:30PM at the fire brigade in Karantina before ...
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Lebanese Taking Part in The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

3 months ago
The 2020 Summer Olympics are expected to be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo, and there are so far 6 confirmed Lebanese athletes taking part in the the XXXII Olympiad. Here’s ...
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Mahassen Hala: Lebanon’s First Female Olympic Weightlifter

4 months ago
Mahassen Hala will be the first woman to represent Lebanon internationally in Olympic Weightlifting after having earned the first international medal for Lebanon in the Women’s Olympic Weightlifting at the 2018 Mediterranean Games. She was ...
Lebanon

Lebanese-German Amin Younes Receives First Call-Up To German Squad Since 2017

6 months ago
Eintracht Frankfurt’s player Amin Younes has been given his first call-up to Germany’s squad since October 2017 after a great display this season especially during the matchup against German Champions Bayern Munich. Younes last played ...
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Watch Ali Haidar’s Interview on The State of Lebanese Basketball

10 months ago
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 ...
Lebanon

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

10 months ago
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 ...
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