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Cycling: Lance Armstrong Stripped of Seven Tour de France Titles
CYCLING legend Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from cycling for life after saying he would no longer fight doping charges by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, USADA. However, he remained defiant as supporters rallied around the American cyclist.
Two Athletes to Represent Libya in 2012 London Summer Paralympic Games
LIBYA is to be represented by two athletes, Hamza Al Hamali, and Abdulrazag Al Babaa at the London 2012 Summer Paralympic Games that start this coming Wednesday, August 29, with what is once again expected to be a spectacular opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in the Olympic Park that a few weeks ago hosted the London 2012 Olympic Games. This latest event will last until September 9.
Ahli Tripoli Win UAE Tournament
IN view of the commencement in a few week's time of the 2012/13 Football League Championship, Libyan clubs have been testing their strength mostly in warm-up games against foreign opposition, mostly outside of Libya. One of these clubs, Ahli Tripoli, who with Al Ittihad had dominated the previous domestic competitions, took part in, and won an international Tournament in the United Arab Emirates.
Libyan Football League Kicks Off October 20
The Libyan General Football Federation has set the date of October 20 for the commencement of the Libyan football league (2012-2013) that was suspended 20 months ago, in February 2011 with the launching of the February 17 Revolution. The championship has been given the name of Liberation League.
Spectacular Show Brings Curtain Down On London 2012
The curtain came down on the London 2012 Olympics Sunday night at the end of two weeks of intensive, sometimes emotional competition with a spectacular three-hour closing ceremony that featured some of the biggest names of British pop music from decades past, and the official handover of the Olympics flag to the next host city in 2016, Rio de Janeiro of Brazil.
London 2012: Libya's El Zaidi Fails to Finish Marathon Won by Uganda's Kiprotich
In his fourth and most probably his final appearance after four participations in an Olympic Games, Libya's marathon runner Ali Mabrouk El Zaidi Sunday failed to last the pace and was among the 20 athletes who failed to finish the 42.915km long-distance running event, the Marathon held in the streets of London and won by Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich, who therefore claimed the gold medal, after finishing in 2:08:01.
London 2012: Usain Bolt Wins Third Gold as Jamaica Set New Record for 4x100m Relay
Jamaican Usain Bolt continued to steal the show close to the end of the London 2012 Olympic Games by claiming his third gold medal as he anchored his country's sprint relay team to a sensational world record of 36.84 seconds.
London 2012: Mo Farah Makes it Double Gold with Victory in 5,000m
The 29-year-old British athlete Mo Farah joined the sporting greats and produced an unforgettable crescendo to London's Olympics as he added 5,000m gold to his 10,000m title on Day 15 of the event at the Olympic Stadium.
London 2012: Mexico Shock Brazil to Win Football's Gold
Mexico won their first ever Olympic Games gold medal in football Saturday when they stunned favourites and beat hotly favoured Brazil 2-1 thanks to two goals by Oribe Peralta.
London 2012: Zaidi Wraps Up Libya’s Participation on Final Day Sunday
On the same day, Sunday, that the London 2012 Olympic Games will be rounded up with what promises to be another spectacular closing ceremony, at the Olympic Stadium, Libya wraps up its participation in the Games when Ali Mabrouk El Zaidi will run in the last competitive event, the traditional Marathon.
London 2012: US Girls Smash World 4x100m Relay Record to Win Gold
The United States added a gold medal in athletics Friday night at the London 2012 Games when they managed to shatter a 27-year world record to win the women's 4x100m relay adding the Olympic crown to the world title they won last year.
Renaud Lavillenie of France Gets Gold in Pole Vault
French pole vaulter, 25-year-old Renaud Lavillenie broke the men's Olympic record to take gold after a keen competition. an enthralling competition. He was the only athlete to clear 5.97m at the Olympic Stadium. Silver went to Germany's Bjorn Otto, compatriot Raphael Holzdeppe claiming bronze.
London 2012: Tunisian Mellouli Takes Gold in Open Water 10k Marathon
Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli became the first swimmer to win pool and open water medals at a single Olympics as he surged to the 10km title in Hyde Park on the 14th day of the London 2012 Games.
London 2012: Double Gold Winner Usain Bolt Says He is Now a Legend
Jamaican super star Usain Bolt declared himself "the greatest athlete" to have lived after sealing an Olympic sprint double....and rightly so, after becoming the first man to successfully defend both 100m and 200m titles. He repeated the 2008 feat as he won from fellow Jamaicans Yohan Blake and Warren Weir who got silver and bronze in a clean sweep for the country.
London 2012: David Rudisha Breaks Only World Record on Track in 800m
The feat of Kenyan runner David Rudisha as he became the first athlete to set a new world record on the track at the London 2012 in the 800m might have been overshadowed on the night by Usain Bolt's 200m achievements, but it goes down in the annals of history as another great performance.
 
 
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Cycling: Lance Armstrong Stripped of Seven Tour de France Titles
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Two Athletes to Represent Libya in 2012 London Summer Paralympic Games
LIBYA is to be represented by two athletes, Hamza Al Hamali, and Abdulrazag Al Babaa at the London 2012 Summer Paralympic Games that start this coming Wednesday, August 29, with what is once again expected to be a spectacular opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in the Olympic Park that a few weeks ago hosted the London 2012 Olympic Games. This latest event will last until September 9.
 
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