Posts Tagged “Rio 2016”

UAE first to win 2016 Olympic Medal for Arab World

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UAE first to win 2016 Olympic Medal for Arab World

UAE first to win 2016 Olympic Medal for Arab World The United Arab Emirates became the first Arab country to win a medal in the Olympic competitions in Rio in Brazil. Sergiu Toma, who was born in Moldova in the former Soviet Union and has been a UAE citizen for many years, won the Bronze Medal…

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Olympic politics and the Arab World

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Olympic politics and the Arab World

The Arab World first entered athletes in the Olympics in 1912 and the number of Arabs competing in the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics continues to increase. But political hurdles by the West and Israel have continued to undermine fair competition and one country in particular has been the target, Palestine. By Ray Hanania…

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