Sports Boulevard Launches ‘Walking Track’ Initiative During Ramadan

Riyadh: The Sports Boulevard said in a press release issued today that it has launched the "Walking Track" initiative, in collaboration with Al Nakheel Mall, in Riyadh during the holy month of Ramadan, to encourage residents and visitors to exercise through walking. The walking track in the mall is 506 meters long, equivalent to approximately 750 steps. According to the release, this initiative aims to promote physical activities among the community and increase public awareness about the facilities that the Sports Boulevard project will provide upon completion, as part of the Sports Boulevard's social responsibility toward the community. The initiative has received significant interest from community members, and aims to make walking a healthy habit. The Sports Boulevard also announced that the cycling experience RIYDE is going on; it is designed to promote a culture of cycling and sports using cutting-edge technology, to bring cycling to Riyadh's residents, enabling them to ride virtual routes and compet e against one another in an immersive cycling booth. Sports Boulevard Foundation Chief of Communications Ahmed bin Askar said: "At the Sports Boulevard, we seek to contribute to improving the quality of life by enabling residents and visitors of Riyadh to adopt a lifestyle based on making healthier and more sustainable choices, in addition to promoting sports practice and community participation. The 'walking track' initiative in commercial centers has a tangible impact on community members, and we are keen to activate these initiatives to fulfill our social responsibility towards our community." Source: Saudi Press Agency

AUSTRALIA DEFEATS LEBANON 5-0 IN WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

Australia secured a convincing 5-0 victory over Lebanon (1-0 at halftime) in a match held earlier on Tuesday in the capital, Canberra. The game, which was considered a home match for Lebanon, was part of the fourth round, first leg, of the ninth group of the joint qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup and the 2027 Asian Cup. Last Thursday, Australia defeated Lebanon 2-0 in Sydney, securing qualification for the Asian Cup in Saudi Arabia and advancing to the decisive phase of the World Cup qualifiers. Source: National News Agency - Lebanon

AMERICAN AMBASSADOR ATTENDS EMBASSY TEAM MATCH AT AL-RUSUL STADIUM IN JOUNIEH

United States Ambassador to Lebanon, Lisa Johnson, attended on Sunday the embassy team’s match in the second division volleyball tournament in the hall of the Al-Rusul School in Jounieh, alongside the club president, vice president of the Olympic Committee, Asaad al-Nakhl, and Mr. George al-Hani.

The match ended with the US embassy team defeating Mont La Salle 3-1.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon

LEBANON REAPS VICTORY OVER PALESTINE IN THE BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL CUP TOURNAMENT

The Lebanese basketball national team achieved its second victory over the Palestine national team this afternoon (84-55), in the ‘Beirut Cup’ quadrennial international tournament held in the Ghazir Sports Club hall.

Lebanon began the tournament by defeating Iraq yesterday, and will conclude it on Tuesday by meeting Syria, while Palestine won over Syria, and will meet Iraq on Tuesday.

The tournament serves as preparation for the participating teams for the first window of qualifiers for the continental championship finals in Saudi Arabia next year. Each team plays two matches in this window.

Global Active Sports, the tournament organizer, will host an official dinner banquet for the delegations, at 8:30 pm tomorrow at the Palms Beach House restaurant in Jounieh, under the patronage of the President of the Lebanese Basketball Federation and First Vice President of the AFC, Akram Halabi.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon

AMERICAN AMBASSADOR ATTENDS EMBASSY TEAM MATCH AT AL-RUSUL STADIUM IN JOUNIEH

United States Ambassador to Lebanon, Lisa Johnson, attended on Sunday the embassy team's match in the second division volleyball tournament in the hall of the Al-Rusul School in Jounieh, alongside the club president, vice president of the Olympic Committee, Asaad al-Nakhl, and Mr. George al-Hani. The match ended with the US embassy team defeating Mont La Salle 3-1. Source: National News Agency - Lebanon

LEBANON REAPS VICTORY OVER PALESTINE IN THE BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL CUP TOURNAMENT

The Lebanese basketball national team achieved its second victory over the Palestine national team this afternoon (84-55), in the 'Beirut Cup' quadrennial international tournament held in the Ghazir Sports Club hall. Lebanon began the tournament by defeating Iraq yesterday, and will conclude it on Tuesday by meeting Syria, while Palestine won over Syria, and will meet Iraq on Tuesday. The tournament serves as preparation for the participating teams for the first window of qualifiers for the continental championship finals in Saudi Arabia next year. Each team plays two matches in this window. Global Active Sports, the tournament organizer, will host an official dinner banquet for the delegations, at 8:30 pm tomorrow at the Palms Beach House restaurant in Jounieh, under the patronage of the President of the Lebanese Basketball Federation and First Vice President of the AFC, Akram Halabi. Source: National News Agency - Lebanon