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19/08/2016 at 15:00h

Jordan wins its first gold ever

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The Jordanian Ahmad Abughaush won the men’s under-68 kg taekwondo tournament at the Rio Olympics.

17/08/2016 at 19:55h

Tunisian wins bronze in wrestling

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Marwa Amri beat Yuliya Ratkevich of Azerbaijan during the repechage rounds. The champion in the under-58 kg category was Kaori Icho of Japan.

17/08/2016 at 17:25h

Qatari wins silver in men’s high jump

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Mutaz Essa Barshim took second place with a 2.36 meter jump. Canadian Derek Drouin won the gold medal.

16/08/2016 at 16:35h

Algerian wins silver medal in men’s 800 meters

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Taoufik Makhloufi came in second in the final, behind Kenyan David Rudisha. The athlete from the Arab country is the current Olympic champion in the 1,500 meters.

15/08/2016 at 18:49h

Moroccan wins boxing bronze

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Mohammed Rabii lost one of the welterweight semifinals to Shakhram Giyasov of Uzbekistan.

15/08/2016 at 14:07h

Bahraini athlete takes gold in Rio

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The Kenyan-born Ruth Jebet won 3000 meter steeplechase event at the Olympic Stadium. She was close to breaking the world record.

11/08/2016 at 15:40h

Egyptian, Tunisian win bronze

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Mohamed Mahmoud and Ines Boubakri finished third, respectively, in weightlifting and fencing.

10/08/2016 at 19:57h

Female Egyptian weightlifter wins bronze

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Sara Ahmed finished in third place in the under-69 kg women’s weightlifting event this Wednesday at Rio 2016.

10/08/2016 at 18:01h

Kuwaiti wins gold in Olympic shooting

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Fehaid Aldeehani won in the double trap category. He had taken two bronze medals home in past editions of the Olympics.

10/08/2016 at 13:27h

First Arab medal in Rio Olympics

The judoka Sergiu Toma won bronze for the United Arab Emirates in the men’s under 81 kg category this Tuesday at the Rio Summer Olympics.

05/08/2016 at 20:11h

Arabs trying for medals

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The delegations feature stars such as Tunisia’s Oussama Mellouli (swimming) and Habiba Ghribi (track and field), and Algeria’s Taoufik Makhlouf (track and field).

05/08/2016 at 19:50h

UN: Olympics are an opportunity for peace

After he carried the Olympic torch through the streets of Rio de Janeiro, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated that the Games are an opportunity for reconciliation and harmony.