A Specially Crafted Kimono for Lebanon at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

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 and refugee athletes attending the Olympics. This is Lebanon's Kimono on which you can see churches and mosques lined up with each other, the Baalbek temple, Raouche , the Phoenician boat & Alphabet, the Phenix and grapes in reference to…

Full Schedule for Lebanese Athletes at the 2020 Olympics

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 Shooting: Ray Bassil Swimming: Munzer Kabbara Gabriella Doueihy Weightlifting: Mahassen Fattouh The first one to compete was Gabriella Doueihy who finished last in her heat and did not qualify to the finals. As for the remaining events, they are as follows: Nippon Budokan Judo Match 1 Men…

Brazilian Star Ronaldinho in Beirut

6 days 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 ...

Lebanese Taking Part in The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

1 month 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 ...

Mahassen Hala: Lebanon’s First Female Olympic Weightlifter

1 month 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 ...

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

4 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 ...

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

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

8 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 ...

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

8 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 ...

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

9 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 ...