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Libyan footballer El-Munir signs for MLS Orlando City

  • 28 December 2017 - 18:09
Libyan footballer El-Munir signs for MLS Orlando City

Libyan footballer, Mohamed El-Munir, has signed for the Major League Soccer of the USA and will be playing for Orlando City. El-Munir is going to to become the first Libyan to play at the Major League Soccer in the USA. According to the BBC, the 25-year-old left back will join Orlando City...

Venus Williams will face no charges for deadly car crash

  • 21 December 2017 - 12:19
Venus Williams will face no charges for deadly car crash

The American tennis player, Venus Williams is cleared of any charges over a car accident that led to the death of a senior. Jerome Barson, 78-year-old, died during an accident that the American tennis player was involved in. An initial police report found Williams at fault and responsible for...

Libyan international assistant referee to participate in CHAN 2018

  • 16 December 2017 - 15:57
Libyan international assistant referee to participate in CHAN 2018

The African Football Confederation (CAF) referees committee has appointed Libyan international assistant referee, Attia Mohamed to take part in the management of the African Nations Championship (CHAN), in Morocco early next year. Attia was chosen before to participate in the Junior Nations...

UCI: Tour de France champion, Froome failed drugs test

  • 13 December 2017 - 12:57
UCI: Tour de France champion, Froome failed drugs test

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), cycling's governing body, said on Wednesday, that four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome failed a drugs test during the Vuelta race in September. The UCI did not suspend Froome from competing, but asked the British Team Sky driver to provide more...

Libya wins 1-0 over Zanzibar at Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup

  • 12 December 2017 - 10:56
Libya wins 1-0 over Zanzibar at Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup

Libya has won over Zanzibar by a solitary goal in the last Group A match on Monday, leaving Kenya’s chance of progressing to the next phase of Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup hanging in the balance. Libya’s win takes the team to six points and should Kenya draw with Tanzania, they will...

Vasyl Lomachenko defeats Guillermo Rigondeaux for the WBO world super-featherweight title

  • 10 December 2017 - 13:05
Vasyl Lomachenko defeats Guillermo Rigondeaux for the WBO world super-featherweight title

Vasyl Lomachenko held on to his WBO world super-featherweight title Lomachenko, Ukrainian, went against Guillermo Rigondeaux, who retired before round seven with a hand injury. The much anticipated bout at New York's Madison Square Garden was the first time two double Olympic champions have...

Russia barred from the Winter Olympic Games

  • 6 December 2017 - 12:58
Russia barred from the Winter Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has banned Russia from participating at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Russian Olympic Committee was fined with $15m in costs after what the IOC called an “unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and...

Chapecoense through to Copa Libertadores after a vigil for plane crash victims

  • 4 December 2017 - 15:55
Chapecoense through to Copa Libertadores after a vigil for plane crash victims

 In a dramatic game, the Brazilian club Chapecoense claimed victory with a goal in stoppage time against Coritiba clinching a spot in the qualifying rounds of next season's Copa Libertadores. The club continued their extraordinary recovery, a year after the plane crash that killed most of...

Libya plays Tanzania at friendly CECAFA Cup in Kenya

  • 3 December 2017 - 11:37
Libya plays Tanzania at friendly CECAFA Cup in Kenya

The Libyan national football team is going to play Tanzania on Sunday at the friendly CECAFA Cup that will be hosted in Nairobi, Kenya. After the opening match, Libya will play Tuesday against host country Kenya, Rwanda on Thursday and the final match in the first round will be against...

The Highlights from World Cup 2018 groups draw

  • 2 December 2017 - 21:26
The Highlights from World Cup 2018 groups draw

The 2018 world cup draw was held on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia. The star studded affair featured legendary players, Diego Maradona, Pelé, Laurent Blanc among others, in addition to a speech made by the Russian president Vladimir Putin. Host nation Russia will kick...

Wosbak Football Academy introduces an annual prize for best Libyan player

  • 29 November 2017 - 17:15
Wosbak Football Academy introduces an annual prize for best Libyan player

The Wosbak Academy of Football in North Africa has created an annual award for the best player in Libya, in addition to other honors  such as best coach, best football team and best sports journalist. The award, a silver shield designed in Barcelona and a large sum of money , "will be announced...

Sports City Stadium closes its doors to Libya football team

  • 27 November 2017 - 12:52
Sports City Stadium closes its doors to Libya football team

 Libya's football team manager, Adil Al-Khumsi, has revealed that players from the national team were not allowed on the grounds of the Sport City stadium (Alryadia) in Tripoli to train. In televised remarks, Al-Kuhmsi said that players were not permitted to enter the stadium because of...

Al-Tahadi will represent Libya in the African Champions League

  • 26 November 2017 - 12:04
Al-Tahadi will represent Libya in the African Champions League

After an impressive season, Al-Tahadi will officially play in the African Champions League, following a surprising 2-1 win over Al Ittihad in the final of the quarter-finals on Saturday. The match was played to determine which of the continental competitions the two teams will participate in....

Manchester United’s midfielder Pogpa prays for “slaves in Libya”

  • 19 November 2017 - 22:36
Manchester United’s midfielder Pogpa prays for “slaves in Libya”

The midfield star wrote: "While very happy to be back, my prayers go to those suffering slavery in Libya. May Allah be by your side and may this cruelty come to an end!" This comes after the CNN had reported last week that there are slave auctions and markets in Libya's southern region as well...

Libya tops group 3 in CHAN draw, Morocco

  • 18 November 2017 - 14:18
Libya tops group 3 in CHAN draw, Morocco

The Libyan national football team has topped group 3 of the CHAN that will be held in Morocco in January 2018. Nigeria, Rwanda and Guinea were the other three teams in the same group. According to the CHAN organisers, the first group of CHAN will play Marrakesh, the second will play matches...

Buffon says Arrivederci to the Azzurri after failure to qualify to World Cup

  • 14 November 2017 - 22:07
Buffon says Arrivederci to the Azzurri after failure to qualify to World Cup

A tearful Gianluigi Buffon said he was "sorry for all of Italian football" as he led a wave of international retirements after a World Cup play-off defeat by Sweden. Italy were held to a 0-0 draw in Milan and failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958. Buffon, 39, said:...

Tunisia qualifies for Russia 2018 World Cup after draw with Libya

  • 12 November 2017 - 12:18
Tunisia qualifies for Russia 2018 World Cup after draw with Libya

Tunisia booked their place in next year's World Cup finals after securing a point from a goalless draw at home to neighbours Libya on Saturday. Tunisia finished on 14 points in Group A of the African qualifiers, one ahead of the Democratic Republic of Congo, who fell short despite a 3-1 win over...

Roma crushes Chelsea 3-0 at Champions League

  • 1 November 2017 - 17:03
Roma crushes Chelsea 3-0 at Champions League

Chelsea became the first English team to lose a Champions League game this season as they were well beaten by a clinical Roma. The Blues would have progressed with a victory, but trailed within 39 seconds when Edin Dzeko flicked Aleksandar Kolarov's cross down to Stephan El Shaarawy, who...

Juventus beats AC Milan 2-0 as Higuain scores his 100th Serie A goal

  • 29 October 2017 - 10:59
Juventus beats AC Milan 2-0 as Higuain scores his 100th Serie A goal

Gonzalo Higuain scored his 100th Serie A goal as defending champions Juventus beat AC Milan to move level with unbeaten leaders Napoli. The Argentina striker reached the landmark when he drilled in the opener after collecting Paulo Dybala's pass. The pair linked up again after the break for...

Libya qualifies to African Nations Volleyball Championship;s quarterfinals

  • 25 October 2017 - 22:02
Libya qualifies to African Nations Volleyball Championship;s quarterfinals

Libya lost to Kenya in thrilling 3-2 sets victory of their last Pool ‘B’ match on Tuesday, yet reached the quarter-finals of men’s African Nations Championship at the Cairo Stadium Complex in Egypt. The loss of 16-25, 20-25, 25-21, 25-21 and 15-12 brought Kenya’s record to one win...