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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...