Activities

The rare site of rivals sitting side-by-side at the El Clasico of Legends football match Friday night was appeasing to Lebanon at a time when its politicians struggle to do the same.  Former stars of Barcelona and Real Madrid donned the colors of their former clubs in front of a crowd which saw some fans make the trip to Beirut from across the Arab world. Just over 20,000 fans packed into Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium, which witnessed a game under its bright lights with heightened security, where they enjoyed a pregame show with English and traditional folk music and

There was an unforgettable Clásico on Sunday but there’s another to come on Friday at 8.00pm CET, thus time in Beirut, Lebanon, at the Camille Chamoun Sports City between the FC Barcelona and Real Madrid Legends. The game will be screened live on fcbarcelona.com (Barça Video) and on our Facebook channel (commentary in English). It’s quite a collection of former stars that will be on show: Jesus Angoy, Francisco Guzmán, Gianluca Zambrotta, Juan Carlos, Gica Popescu, Francesco Coco, Eric Abidal, Miguel Angel Nadal, José Edmílson, Andoni Goikoetxea, Gaizka Mendieta, Edgar Davids, Ludovic Giuly, Julio Salinas, Luis García, Simao Sabrosaand Ronaldinho. Real Madrid, meanwhile, will be fielding the likes of Roberto Carlos, Morientes, Karembeu, Savio, Fernando Sanz, Pavón and Amavisca.

The sixth edition of the Francophone Games opened yesterday at the Camille Chamoun Stadium in Beirut, in a magical show combining dance, music and song, celebrating the history of Lebanon and the values held by the Francophonie.

The sixth edition of the Francophone Games opened yesterday at the Camille Chamoun Stadium in Beirut, in a magical show combining dance, music and song, celebrating the history of Lebanon and the values held by the Francophonie. The Games of La Francophonie have started last night at Camille Chamoun Stadium, but two days ago already, with the first qualifying event in football. The teams from Rwanda, Morocco and Senegal still have clashed in a friendly atmosphere, with fair play, like the values that the Games want to promote. And after this first step last night in the biggest stadium Lebanese

Qualifications for FIFA World Cup 2010: Lebanon finishes with one more defeat BEIRUT – The Lebanese national football team ended the games leading to the playoffs of the World Cup 2010 (South Africa) just as they began it: with a defeat. Yesterday, Lebanon lost at Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium in Beirut in front of Singapore with a score of 2 to 1, during a game with no issue. The two teams were not qualified for the next round. Lebanon should quickly turn the page and prepare for the qualifications of the Asian Cup 2011 that will take place in

Group Stages 2007–05-22 Al-Nejmeh 2 – 1 Al-Saqr Sports City, Beirut, Lebanon Referee: Kadyrbek Chynybekov Abbas Atwi  13′ Mohammed Ghaddar  76′ (Report) Fathel Alorome  87′ Quarter Finals Second Leg 2007–09-25 Al-Nejmeh 3 – 3 Mahindra United Sports City, Beirut, Lebanon Attendance: 2,000 Referee: Mohamed Omar Al Saeedi M. Ghaddar  12′ Ante Milas 24′ Milan Bogunovic  90+4′ (pen.) (Report) Minga 33′ Harpreet 64′ Pomeyie  78′ Honours:

The 2000 AFC Asian Cup was the 12th edition of the men’s AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The finals were held in Lebanon between 12 and 29 October 2000. Indeed Lebanon hosted the tournament for the first time in the country’s history, so the Lebanese team was automatically qualified to this tournament as host. The first stage of the tournament was a group stage, where teams were divided to 3 groups of 4. Lebanon fell in a group with Thailand, Iraq and Iran and ended up last, with 2 points from 2 draws and 1 loss, and therefore, was

The Eighth Pan Arab Games, An Outlook -The Eighth Pan Arab Games were inaugurated Saturday by president Elias Hrawi, who said “From the Camille Chamoun Sports City, I declare the Pan Arab Games open”. -Spectators who were barred from entering the stadium because of over-capacity were pushed back by security provoking scuffles. At 6.30 p.m, the stadium was already packed. Its seating capacity is 50,000 and tickets distributed exceeded 150,000. -Crowds lucky to have seats inside the stadium cheered warmly the Arab teams, as they filed one after another past the VIP section. Only 19 Arab member attended with Iraq,