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Cedars looking to build 'chemistry' at Jones Cup: assistant coach

With less than a month left before the FIBA Asia Championship in Manila, the Philippines, the national team is stepping up its preparations for the biennial meet. The Cedars will stop over for the prestigious Jones Cup whe...

Uzbekistan match: Cedars' chance at redemption

It may seem an obvious thing to say, yet it’s worth stating clearly all the same: Lebanon didn’t travel this far along the road to Brazil 2014 just to play Qatar.At times over the past few weeks, it has felt li...

National team faces turmoil

The wealth of competitiveness and talent showcased in this year’s Lebanese basketball league should signify great times ahead for the country’s national team.Enormous potential lies in the combined skills of ve...

Qatar edges past Lebanon in World Cup qualifier

Qatar has edged past Lebanon in the Asian qualifying round for the 2014 World Cup, thanks to a solo goal by striker Sebastian Soria.The two sides played the opening Group A World Cup qualifier match in Beirut on Sunday.&nb...

Bucker puts final touches on team for qualifying

Lebanon coach Theo Bucker put his players through their paces Wednesday, putting the final touches on his side that will take to the field Sunday in the country’s first ever game in the fourth round of Asian World Cu...

Lebanon secure confidence-building draw ahead of World Cup qualifier

Lebanon picked up a respectable 1-1 draw away to Oman Sunday in the national team’s final preparation game before the Cedars start the fourth round of World Cup qualifying next Sunday. Mohammad Ghaddar scored in the ...

Champville beat Anibal to the title

Champville defeated Anibal Zahle 63-59 Sunday to collect the Lebanese Basketball League title for the first time in their brief history. Anibal’s first trip to the finals ended in despair, as they lost 3-1 for the se...

PAN ARAB GAMES 1997

Though a minor tournament with Kuwait sending a reserve squad and the U.A.E. sending an U-21 squad, the 8th Arab Games was a footballing success for the Lebanese national team. Held in 1997, 8 teams took part: Jordan, Oman...

A Victory without the King

In the last game in the Final 6 for Riyadi, they played against Blue Stars in Manara and won by 16 points. The absence of Tony Madison, did not affect the team; however, the Lebanese Rosters accompanied with Calvin Warner,...

Final 6 (Sagesse - Champville)

On same day, another big game was taking place at Michael Murr stadium, where Sagesse won over Champville [87-77]. The four quarters scoring came like this: 27-17, 21-25, 16-14, and 23-20. Dragan Raca started the first qua...

Final 6 (Riyadi - United Tripoli)

First time in the first division and first time in final six, united are proving how unified they are in basketball. With high spirit and no pressure and with the absence of their foreigner Wayne Bass they gave Riyadi, har...

Riyadi withdraws from WASL tournament!!!

Riyadi’s administration has decided to withdraw from the West Asian qualification tournament. The reason behind this decision was due to the fact that the organizing committee decided that American-Lebanese player Joseph...

End of round eleven and Ansar still at the top!

Yesterday was the end of round eleven in the Lebanese soccer league. At the end of the game, the Ansar team is still in the first place, while the Nejme team occupied second place, with a one point difference. Third place ...

Dr. Fatfat insures his support to the Lebanese Soccer Federation

The minister of Sports And Youth, Dr. Ahmad Fatfat, met with a group of members from the Lebanese Soccer Federation. The federation gave him a full report of the national team's preparation for participating in the Western...

United Tripoli to the final six

Despite the fact that Anibal beat Muttahed (82-78) in the last game of the second leg (which was played in Zahle), Muttahed was the one to get the last spot in the "Final Six" round, while Anibal has to play a match agains...

Riyadi wins against "mighty" Sagesse

For the second time this season, the toughest rivals met again in a crucial game, where the greens wanted revenge of their first loss, facing Riyadi’s giants who aimed at remaining unbeatable for the season. As a matter ...

Lebanon vs. Iraq game cancelled

The Lebanese soccer federation decided to cancel the game between Lebanon and Iraq that was supposed to be held on last Wednesday because of the bad weather. Also, the grass was not in a good shape to be played on. The fed...

Lebanon Will Face Iraq on Wednesday

The Lebanese national soccer team on Wednesday will face the Iraqi national team, who has arrived on Sunday. The match will be a preparation for the Lebanese before their first test against Kuwait in the Asia cup 2007 qual...

Sagesse leads D2 first leg

At the end of the first leg of the second division of the Lebanese Football league, Sagesse managed to top the table after crushing their guests, Tadamon of Nabatiyeh, 3-0 (3-0) in a match that took place at President Foua...