Men’s 800m final: Taoufik Makhloufi preview

Taoufik Makhloufi will be going for gold tonight in the final of the men’s 800m. Having won the 1500m in London four years ago, he now has the opportunity to become the first ever Algerian Olympian to win two gold medals and arguably make himself Algeria’s greatest sportsperson of all time. He qualified comfortably for…

#Rio2016: Algeria at Day 8 and Day 9

Mixed emotions on day’s eight and nine of the Rio Olympics, with Taoufik Makhloufi being the main figure, as he makes the final of the men’s 800 metres. Rowing: On day eight, our rowers Sid Boudina and Amina Rouba were the first to compete in their respective events in the finals of the single sculls….