Syrian Babilli wins bronze medal

Budapest - Syrian athlete Mohammad Hasna Babilli won a bronze medal at the World Shotokan Karate Championship which is hosted by Hungary with the participation of 42 states, SANA reported.

Babili, 57 years old, harvested the bronze medal at the open-weight individual fighting competition for the second year in a row.

Syria Ties with Australia 1-1 in the World Cup 2018 Play-off Qualifications

KUALA LUMPUR- Syrian national football team tied with his Australian counterpart 1-1 in a match held in the Malaysian city of Melaka in the first leg of the World Cup 2018 qualifications play-off, SANA reported.

Omar al-Soma scored Syria’s goal in the 85 minute via penalty, while Australian goal was scored at the 40 minute by Robbie Kruse.

Ghazal wins gold medal at 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Ashgabat - Syrian athlete Majd-Eddin Ghazal won a gold medal in the high jump competition at 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games held in Turkmenistan.

Ghazal won the gold medal after jumping (2.66 m), beating 13 of Asia’s top players.

Ghazal has won eleven medals during the current year, including four gold, three silver and four bronze.


Syrian Swimmers win gold and silver medals

Tashkent - Syrian swimmer Bayan Jumma won a gold medal in (100m) freestyle stroke with a time (57.60sec) at the 9th Asian Age Group Championships in Uzbekistan.

Jumma also, won a silver medal in (200m) freestyle stroke swimming race.

Syrian swimmer Ayman Kalziyeh won a silver medal in (400m) Different Swimming Strokes race with (12.34.4min).

Syrian swimmer Azad al-Barazi won the bronze medal of (50m) breaststroke race on Saturday.


Syrian football team qualifies for play-offs of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Tehran – The Syrian football team qualified for the play-offs of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification after tying with Iran 2-2 in the match held in Tehran on Tuesday evening.

The Syrian team gained an early lead at the 13 minutes mark with a goal by Tamer Hajj Mohammad, but the Iranian team scored the equalizer at the last minute of the first half from a corner kick.