Syria ties with Iran


Kuala Lumpur – Syria’s national football team tied with Iran 0-0 in their match on Tuesday in the city of Seremban in Malaysia, SANA reported.

With this result, Syria’s total points amount to 5, remaining in 4th place in Group A of the qualification behind Iran in first place with 11 points, South Korea in second with 10 points, and Uzbekistan in third with 9 points, while Qatar is fifth with 4 points and China in sixth with 2 points.

Syrian Equestrian al-Jabiri wins the Grand Prix in Egypt

Cairo - Syrian Equestrian Manaf al-Jabiri won the Grand Prix (155 cm-height) at Sahl Hasheesh International Equestrian Championship, after three days of competitions with the participation of 19 countries.

The Championship is one of the rounds of the Arab league which qualifies for the World Cup to be held in the US next year.


Syrian Nao ranked second at Thailand Junior Tennis Championships

Bangkok – Syrian Hazem Nao of the Syrian national U-18 tennis team ranked second in the singles competitions at Thailand Junior Tennis Championships.

Nao lost 2-6, 3-6 and 6-7 to the Indian player Siddhant Banthia in the final game.

Syrian karate team wins three medals


Beirut – The national team for Kyokushinkai karate has won three medals, within the 8th Arab Kyokushinkai Championship taken place in Lebanese capital of Beirut.

Khuder al-Salem (Junior under 50kg) won the gold medal, Motasem Bellah Shaaban (Junior under 60kg) won the silver medal, while the bronze medal was gained by Lama Hussami (women under 65kg).



Syrian Dina Sheikh Ali wins five medals at Arab Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship

Kiev – The Syrian expatriate and athlete Dina Sheikh Ali ranked second at the Arab Rhythmic Gymnastics championship held in Tunisia, SANA reported.

The athlete Sheikh Ali won five medals- a gold, three silvers and a bronze.