Another Sporting Event That Is Only for Women Just Took Place in Saudi Arabia

Another Sporting Event That Is Only for Women Just Took Place in Saudi Arabia

By Reem Tolba

  After having the country’s first basketball tournament for women, the same thing just happened in Saudi Arabia — only this time, it was a football tournament.   The tournament was held on the 15th of November in a private school in Jeddah. Six teams took the field, on the condition of having an all-female […]

Saudi Arabia to Host Its First Ever Basketball Tournament for Women

Saudi Arabia to Host Its First Ever Basketball Tournament for Women

  History will be made in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this weekend when the first official basketball tournament for women takes place.   King Abdullah’s Sports City in Jeddah — Al-Jowharah Stadium, to be specific — will host the all-women basketball matches on Saturday in support of breast cancer awareness. “We are grateful for […]

Egyptian-American NBA Star Abdel Nader Just Signed a 6 Million Dollar Contract

Egyptian-American NBA Star Abdel Nader Just Signed a 6 Million Dollar Contract

The rumors are true; Egyptian-American NBA star Abdel Nader just signed a four years contract to switch from Cyclones to Boston Celtics, and it’s worth six-million dollars! Yup, you just read that.     Nader, 23, was the NBA D-League’s Rookie of the Year in 2016-17 where he scored at least 30 points in five […]

Q&A: Sani Sakakini, Palestine’s First Pro-Basketball Player

Q&A: Sani Sakakini, Palestine’s First Pro-Basketball Player

With good news coming out Palestine becoming unfortunately rare, one Palestinian’s story offers a glimmer of hope for anyone with a dream. Despite coming from a country constantly being pulled apart, Sani Sakakini has not only made a name for himself on the court, he’s managed to put Palestinian sports on the radar. The 6’9” […]

Egyptian Basketball Player Stands Out at Minnesota State

Egyptian Basketball Player Stands Out at Minnesota State

Egypt is not known for basketball and so when an Egyptian stands out and shows tremendous talent, he deserves to be recognized. Assem Marie comes from a family where basketball is in their genes. Marei’s father, Ahmed Marei, averaged 2.3 points for the Egyptian Olympic team at the Los Angeles Games in 1984 before going […]

Kobe Bryant In Dubai This Weekend For A Good Cause

Kobe Bryant In Dubai This Weekend For A Good Cause

Ever wondered what it would be like to see Kobe Bryant coach a game of celebrity basketball? No need to wonder anymore: The Lakers MVP (most valuable player) and NBA superstar Kobe Bryant is going to Dubai this weekend to do exactly that. In honor of Health and Fitness weekend, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC)  […]