The New Lebanese Basketball League Trophy was Designed by Rudy Rahme

We have a new trophy for the Lebanese basketball league and it's gigantic to say the least! The trophy was beautifully sculpted by Rudy Rahme, is meant to symbolize unity and weighs a whopping 22 kilos. In comparison, the NBA Cup weighs 16 kilos while the FIFA World Cup Trophy weighs approximately 7 kilos. I can't argue much with the design as every Rudy Rahme work is a masterpiece but I wonder if it's not…

Ray Bassil Wins Gold Medal at 2024 ISSF World Cup Championship

Lebanese Champion Ray Bassil has won gold at the 2024 ISSF World Cup Championship, her first gold in 8 years, after a flawless last round against Penny Smith from Australia and Erica Tessa from Italy. The last time Bassil clinched a gold medal was at the 2016 ISSF World Cup in Nicosia. Bassil was ranked 20th at the time and won against all odds after battling with Germany‚Äôs Sonja Scheibl. At 35 years of age,…
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Lebanese Ramy Naouss is Running 110km Barefoot in Dubai

3 months ago
Ramy Naouss is a cancer survivor and an influencer who has accomplished amazing feats of physical strength and endurance in the past few years. Last year, he broke a Guinness World Record for the longest ...
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Al Riyadi Wins Dubai Championship With Ismail Ahmad’s Buzzer-beater Shot

4 months ago
Al Riyadi Beirut caused a major upset today by defeating Strong Group Athletics from the Philippines at the 33rd Dubai International Basketball Championship final game. The score was tied at 74-74 when Ismail Ahmad scored ...
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Meet Nabil Salameh: The Lebanese Ski Champion & Designer of Mzaar Ski Slopes

4 months ago
I had shared a post earlier last week about “Piste Nabil” at Mzaar and the reason behind its naming, and one of the blog’s readers (Thank you Lesly!) was kind enough to send me the ...
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Does Anyone Know The Story Behind Mzaar’s “Nabil” Slope?

4 months ago
Update: Following this post, I received a clarification concerning the true story behind this slope that you can find [here]. As Mzaar is getting ready to open its slopes to skiers, a friend randomly asked ...
Lebanon

Sprinter Aziza Sbaity Was Once Questioned Over Her Lebanese Passport at The Airport

9 months ago
Imagine being the country’s fastest female sprinter and one of its most celebrated athletes, and being interrogated at the airport by a security officer and questioned over the validity of your Lebanese passport. That’s what ...
Lebanon

US Basketball Team Coach Steve Kerr Meets Lebanon Team

9 months ago
International Basketball Week is taking place from August 17 till August 20th in Abu Dhabi and Lebanon is one of six teams taking part in this week, in addition to the US team, Greece, Germany, ...
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Arz Zahreddine Wins Gold at 2023 Kinshasa Francophonie Games

10 months ago
Lebanese Paralympian Arz Zahreddine scored an incredible result by clinching the Gold Medal for the 200m at the 2023 Kinshasa “Jeux de la Francophonie”. Lebanon is taking part in the 2023 Francophonie Games with over ...
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Civil Defense Volunteer Wants To Break The Longest Scuba Dive World Record

10 months ago
Mohammad Zein is a diving instructor and a civil defense volunteer who wants to break the longest scuba dive world record. The Lebanese record was 12 hours but Zein managed to break it last month ...
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