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Iran or Australia - who will win battle of the undefeated and lift the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 title?

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It is only fitting that the FIBA Asia Cup Final will feature the last two undefeated teams, but will it be three-time champions Iran prevailing or newcomers Australia?... Read full article

Tearful Federer Wins Australian Open for 20th Slam Title

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A tearful Roger Federer surged home to beat Marin Cilic in five riveting sets and win his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title in Melbourne on Sunday.... Read full article

Sporting Kansas City Signs Lebanese Forward Soony Saad to 2-Year Deal

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Sporting Kansas City has signed forward Soony Saad to a two-year contract, reuniting the Lebanese forward with the Major League Soccer club.... Read full article

Local players set to join Lebanon World Cup squad after narrow win over Italy

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Lebanon officials have vowed to include five domestic players from last weekend’s Mediterranean Cup winning team in their 24-man squad for the Rugby League World Cup.... Read full article

The Catholic visionary who founded the World Cup

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Inspired by Pope Leo XIII, Jules Rimet created a tournament that brought warring nations together. Three lions on a shirt Jules Rimet still gleaming Thirty years of hurt Never stopped me dreaming... Read full article

FIFA Recommends November-December for World Cup in Qatar

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A FIFA task force has recommended playing the 2022 World Cup in November-December to avoid the summer heat in Qatar. FIFA says the task force chose the option over other proposals to play in January or May. ... Read full article

LRLF Interview with HE Mr. Glenn Miles the Australian Ambassador to Lebanon

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His Excellency Mr. Glenn Miles, Australian Ambassador to Lebanon has honored the Lebanese Rugby League Federation with both his support for our National Team and the time he has taken to support our local teams and program.... Read full article

Beirut is home to the world’s No. 8 best restaurant

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Monocle magazine’s annual Restaurant Awards are out and the only restaurant in the Middle East to be selected among the world’s top 50 is Lebanon’s acclaimed lunchtime eatery Tawlet, which got an impressive ranking as No. 8 in the world.... Read full article

Lopez wows World Cup crowd in Lebanese design

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Young Lebanese designer Charbel Zoe got the career boost of a lifetime Thursday when Jennifer Lopez performed at the World Cup wearing one of his sparkly playsuits during what was likely the world’s most-watched live TV performance of the year.... Read full article

Josh Mansour targeting place in world cup after comeback from knee injury

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Mansour has set his sights on playing in the Rugby League World Cup after a making a successful return from knee surgery in Penrith’s 38-0 defeat of Canterbury.... Read full article

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