Syrian karate team wins three medals in the 9th Arab Championship

Beirut – The national team for Kyokushinkai karate on Tuesday won three medals, two silvers and a bronze, within the 9th Arab Championship held in Beirut, Lebanon, with the participation of 159 athletes from Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine, Tunis, Egypt, UAE, Libya, and Syria, SANA reported.

The two silver medals were won by Khuder al-Salem and Mohammed Joumaa in the 55 kg and 65 kg categories respectively, while Lama al-Housami won the bronze for women under 65 kg.

Iraq vs. Syria football match ends in a tie

Our national team played against the Iraqi national team in a friendly match yesterday at the Karbalaa stadium in Iraq.

The match began powerfully as the Syrian team gave a commanding performance in attack. Feras Al Khatib scored the match's first goal through a solid and steady shot, before his team's defense scored an own goal and ended the first half in a draw.

Syrian Babilli wins bronze medal

Budapest - Syrian athlete Mohammad Hasna Babilli won a bronze medal at the World Shotokan Karate Championship which is hosted by Hungary with the participation of 42 states, SANA reported.

Babili, 57 years old, harvested the bronze medal at the open-weight individual fighting competition for the second year in a row.

Syria Ties with Australia 1-1 in the World Cup 2018 Play-off Qualifications

KUALA LUMPUR- Syrian national football team tied with his Australian counterpart 1-1 in a match held in the Malaysian city of Melaka in the first leg of the World Cup 2018 qualifications play-off, SANA reported.

Omar al-Soma scored Syria’s goal in the 85 minute via penalty, while Australian goal was scored at the 40 minute by Robbie Kruse.

Ghazal wins gold medal at 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Ashgabat - Syrian athlete Majd-Eddin Ghazal won a gold medal in the high jump competition at 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games held in Turkmenistan.

Ghazal won the gold medal after jumping (2.66 m), beating 13 of Asia’s top players.

Ghazal has won eleven medals during the current year, including four gold, three silver and four bronze.

SANA