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Video: Libya's 17-yr-old Olympic Swimming Hopeful

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. She grew up in Malta, and now trains in a rural England -- but 17-year-old Daniah Hagul will be the only woman swimmer representing Libya and the Olympics in Rio:

Video: Libya Stages Volleyball Competition

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan volleyball players, joined by a team of amateur Spanish players, took part on Sunday in Zouwara, about 160 kilometres west of the Libyan capital Tripoli:

Libya Signs Sports MOU with Spain

Libya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Spanish authorities on developing sports skills and facilities in Libya, in particular ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Tripoli, Benghazi and Tajoura, reports Libya Herald. New Minister-Designate of Sports and Youth, Ibrahim Shakas, arrived in Spain last week at the […]

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Video: Olympics Usher in New Era for Libyan Sport

Libya have sent just five athletes to the Olympics, but having a team in London at all is an achievement in itself. Under the rule of Muammar Gaddafi little was done to back sport and the country has never won an olympic medal. Just weeks before these games, the head of the Libyan Olympic Committee […]

Golf is Returning to Libya

Golf is returning to Libya, as a sport and as a business, according to a report from KAJ18. The sport was reportedly phased out during Muammar Gaddafi's regime, but courses are re-opening now that the dictator is gone. The playing conditions are not what Americans are used to as the greens are described as "nothing […]

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