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Libyan kickboxing team wins four medals at Eighth Arab Championship

  • 20 May 2017 - 15:44
Libyan kickboxing team wins four medals at Eighth Arab Championship

Zanata team from Libya won four medals at the Eighth Arab Kickboxing Championship that is held in Jordan. Moamar Felfel won two medals for Libya - a gold one in 63.5 kg full contact competitions and a silver one in low kick competitions. Mohamed Fouad Garew won for Libya a gold medal in...

Sharapova denied French Open wildcard, reports said

  • 16 May 2017 - 21:22
Sharapova denied French Open wildcard, reports said

Maria Sharapova was surprisingly denied a wildcard into the French Open on Tuesday -- ending intense speculation about her place in the claycourt slam since she returned from a 15-month doping ban, Reuters wrote Tuesday. According to Reuters, the 30-year-old Russian, who made her comeback last...

Real Madrid to play Juventus at Champions League final

  • 11 May 2017 - 10:52
Real Madrid to play Juventus at Champions League final

The brilliance of Karim Benzema and Isco booked Real Madrid a place back in the UEFA Champions League final after the holders survived an early scare in a 2-1 second-leg loss to city rivals Atletico at the Vicente Calderon. Early goals from Saul and Antoine Griezmann gave Diego Simeone's men...

Juventus to Champions League final match after beating Monaco 2-1

  • 10 May 2017 - 12:06
Juventus to Champions League final match after beating Monaco 2-1

Dani Alves proved his critics wrong as he inspired Juventus to a 2-1 win over Monaco on Tuesday to send the Italian club to its second Champions League final in three years, Associated Press reported. Often described as being past his best when he joined Juventus from Barcelona on a free...

LFF cancels this season’s National Football League over financial shortage

  • 8 May 2017 - 13:37
LFF cancels this season’s National Football League over financial shortage

The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) has cancelled the National Football League for this season (2016-2017) citing acute shortages of financial support for the sports club, which will play in the league. According to the LFF official website, this season will be cancelled and on next August...

Juventus wins 2-0 against Monaco in Champions League semifinals

  • 4 May 2017 - 15:07
Juventus wins 2-0 against Monaco in Champions League semifinals

Striker Gonzalo Higuain displayed some worth for his huge transfer fee and Gianluigi Buffon showed he is still priceless in goal, each starring as Juventus won 2-0 at Monaco in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal, Associated Press reported. Higuain scored a goal in each half on...

Libya’s only female body-builder to represent country in Belarus competition

  • 26 April 2017 - 11:56
Libya’s only female body-builder to represent country in Belarus competition

A Libyan 48-year-old female body-builder, Fathiya Al-Amamy, is the only female in a man-predominated sport in the country.Al-Amamy is training nowadays in eastern Libya to be prepared to take part in the next international body-building competition in Belarus. “I’m the first champion...

Juventus qualifies to Champions League semifinals after drawing with Barcelona in Camp Nou

  • 19 April 2017 - 22:45
Juventus qualifies to Champions League semifinals after drawing with Barcelona in Camp Nou

Italy's Juventus has drawn with Spain's Barcelona 0-0 in the second leg match of the quarterfinals of Champions League at the Camp Nou. After a very defensive performance by the Italian team, Barcelona found its way out of the Champions League after it had lost its first leg match in Italy...

Real Madrid beats Bayern Munich 2-1 at Champions League quarterfinals

  • 13 April 2017 - 00:18
Real Madrid beats Bayern Munich 2-1 at Champions League quarterfinals

Real Madrid has crushed Bayern Munich 2-1 at home in a very heated match of the Champions League quarterfinals. Bayern Munich scored first in the first half and then missed a penalty in the same half. Real Madrid entered the second half with new motivation, which was translated by...

Juventus crushes Barcelona 3-0 at Champions League quarterfinals

  • 12 April 2017 - 12:46
Juventus crushes Barcelona 3-0 at Champions League quarterfinals

Italian team, Juventus has put forth an amazing performance since the first minute of the first leg match of Champions League quarterfinals against Spanish giant, Barcelona, at Juventus Stadium in Italy. The first goal came at the minute 7 of the first half by Argentinian Paulo Dybala, who...

Manchester United saved by Ibrahimovic’s late goal to draw with Everton 1-1

  • 5 April 2017 - 11:21
Manchester United saved by Ibrahimovic’s late goal to draw with Everton 1-1

Zlatan Ibrahimovic rescued an injury-time draw for Manchester United against Everton as Jose Mourinho's side once again failed to win in the league at Old Trafford, BBC reported. BBC added that the Swede's 94th-minute penalty was awarded after Luke Shaw's goal-bound shot was handled on the line...

Federer beats Nadal to win Miami Open for third time

  • 3 April 2017 - 22:24
Federer beats Nadal to win Miami Open for third time

Roger Federer overcame long-term rival Rafael Nadal to win the Miami Open for the third time and continue his remarkable start to the season, the BBC wrote. The 35-year-old built on January's Australian Open win and his March Indian Wells success with a convincing 6-3 6-4 win over the...

Real Madrid beats Alaves 3-0 at La Liga

  • 2 April 2017 - 23:14
Real Madrid beats Alaves 3-0 at La Liga

Real Madrid moved five points clear at the top of La Liga with 10 games remaining after overcoming Alaves to record a fourth straight league win, the BBC reported. Karim Benzema put Zinedine Zidane's side on course for victory after meeting Dani Carvajal's fine cut-back, the BBC added. BBC...

Liverpool beats Everton 3-1 at the Merseyside derby

  • 1 April 2017 - 18:34
Liverpool beats Everton 3-1 at the Merseyside derby

A Philippe Coutinho-inspired Liverpool took the Merseyside derby honours, emerging comfortable 3-1 winners against Everton at Anfield to continue their push for a top four spot. Liverpool struck first, just eight minutes into proceedings, as Senegalese star Mane was allowed to drive at the...

Al-Ahli Tripoli beats Dernas at friendly Salam Tournament

  • 25 March 2017 - 21:56
Al-Ahli Tripoli beats Dernas at friendly Salam Tournament

Al-Ahli Tripoli won 4-1 over Dernas at the Salam Friendly Tournament that was held in Abu Salim, Tripoli. The first two goals for Al-Ahli Tripoli were scored in the first half and the second two goals were scored in the second half, while Dernas scored its only goal by a...

Syria makes it to World Cup in Russia 2018 for first time in history after beating Uzbekistan

  • 23 March 2017 - 22:52
Syria makes it to World Cup in Russia 2018 for first time in history after beating Uzbekistan

BBC - It was goalless after 90 minutes and Syria's dreams of qualifying for their first World Cup were fading fast. Then Omar Kharbin converted a bold, Panenka-style stoppage-time penalty to earn victory over Uzbekistan and make an appearance at Russia 2018 a realistic goal. Syria, in...

Tripoli’s Al-Ahli goes to CAF Champions League’s 16-team round

  • 19 March 2017 - 15:38
Tripoli’s Al-Ahli goes to CAF Champions League’s 16-team round

Libya's Al-Ahli Tripoli sports club qualified for the next round, which the round of 16, at the CAF Champions League after it drew with Morocco's Fath Union Sport (FUS) on both matches' score though it lost Saturday second leg match 3-1. Al-Ahli won the first leg match 2-0 in Tunisia and...

Real Madrid extends its lead in La Liga by 2-1 win over A.Bilbao

  • 19 March 2017 - 14:18
Real Madrid extends its lead in La Liga by 2-1 win over A.Bilbao

ESPN - Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga to five points, as they won 2-1 against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. Karim Benzema scored the first goal of the game as Cristiano Ronaldo found space down the left and he crossed for the France striker to put it past goalkeeper Kepa...

Zidane eager to face Ancelotti in Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Champions League quarter finals

  • 18 March 2017 - 17:49
Zidane eager to face Ancelotti in Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Champions League quarter finals

ESPN - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says he is looking forward to facing his former mentor in the looming Champions League quarterfinal against Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich, admitting that there will be a "master versus pupil" feel to the occasion. Friday's draw set up a round-of-eight...

Indian Wells: Federer beats Nadal for third time in a row

  • 16 March 2017 - 13:54
Indian Wells: Federer beats Nadal for third time in a row

BBC - Roger Federer played superbly to claim a third straight win over Rafael Nadal for the first time in his career and reach the last eight in Indian Wells. The Swiss, 35, won 6-2 6-3 to follow up his Australian Open final victory over the Spaniard two months ago, when Federer won his 18th...