Judo Champion Nacif Elias Loses to Avoid Confronting Israeli Athlete at #JudoParis2019

Lebanese Judo Champion was on his way to secure a medal for Lebanon at the #JudoParis 2019 tournament but was forced to lose his game to avoid confronting an Israeli athlete in the semis. Since Judo regulations don't allow withdrawing from a game without a valid medical excuse, Elias had to lose his game in a way or another and drop his chances of winning a medal. This is not the first time Lebanese athletes…

Tennis – Lebanon to play Uzbekistan on home soil in Davis Cup tie this September

Lebanon's tennis team will face Uzbekistan in September in Beirut after the Davis Cup draws for Groups I and II in the Asia/Oceania category took place in London on February 6. It is the fourth time that Lebanon has qualified for Group I, after a very good result in late 2018 against Thailand, winning the tie 3-2 last September. This year, Uzbekistan, ranked 25th in the world and seeded 2nd in the group, will be…
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The Lebanese Army is Taking Part in Red Bull X-Alps World Championship

2 weeks ago
Rodolphe Akl is representing our Lebanese Army at the 2019 Red Bull X-Alps World Championship, which is considered one of the world’s toughest adventure race. Traveling by foot and paraglider, over 32 incredible athletes from ...
Lebanon

Basketball – Lebanon Prepares to qualify for the 2019 FIBA WC

2 weeks ago
With 2 matches to go against New Zealand and Korea on Friday, February 22 and Sunday, February 24 respectively, at the Nouhad Nawfal stadium, the Lebanese national basketball team is getting ready to hopefully qualify ...
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#RedBullJumpAndFreeze Taking Place on Feb 23!

1 month ago
Red Bull Jump & Freeze is back this year and will take place on February 23 in Mzaar. Here’s how you can take part in this fun event! – Build a team of 3 – ...
Lebanon

AFC Condemns Pirating of #AsianCup2019 Matches by Tele Liban

1 month ago
This is an official statement from the The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) issued today: Abu Dhabi: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) today condemns the pirating of matches of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 by ...
Lebanon

Lebanon likely out of the AFC Asian Cup after dismal losses against Qatar and Saudi Arabia

1 month ago
Going into the AFC Asian Cup with so much hope and belief after scoring 15 consecutive wins in 4 years with the new Montenegrin coach¬†Miodrag Radulovińá until a defeat against Jordan last September, and 19 ...
Sports

After 19 Years, Lebanon Dreams Again at The AFC Asian Football Cup

1 month ago
For a country that is focused mostly on basketball, we shed the light today on a team of young talents who have been training hard to try hoisting the Lebanese flag high in the sky, ...
Lebanon

And They Wonder why No One watches Lebanese Football

2 months ago
Based on what I read, security forces assaulted a 12 year old supporter so the fans went crazy and decided to destroy the whole stadium! I really don’t get what’s wrong with these fans but ...
Lebanon

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

2 months ago
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 ...
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