TOKYO2020: Day 15

Team Algeria’s participation at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has come to a disappointing end today after the elimination of the last representative, Lamya Matoub in the Karate event. The last time Algeria came away from the Olympic Games with no medals was back in 2004, hosted in the Greek capital of Athens. History repeated itself…

TOKYO2020: DAY 11

Finally some excitement circulates around the Algerian Olympic team on day 11, after Yasser Triki booked a place for the final of the triple jump and Bachir Sid Azara is given a chance for the bronze medal in Greco-Roman Wrestling at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. These two results came to relieve what has been…

TOKYO2020: DAY 8

Algeria’s hopes of winning a medal are thinning after another three athletes were eliminated early on in their respective events at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Experienced boxer Mohamed Flissi and his teammates, runners Yassine Hethat and Loubna Benhadja were all eliminated on day eight. The biggest shock of the day was Mohammed Flissi’s Round of…

More Success for the National Boxing Team

The Algerian national boxing team won a total of eight medals as they finished in second place at the 2019 Men’s Arab Championships, in Khartoum, Sudan. Four gold, three silver and one bronze was brought back by the Algerian boxers. The four gold medals were won by Mohamed Flissi, Houmri Mohamed, Mordjane Oussama and Kramou…

#Rio2016: Algeria at Day 12 and Day 13

The time for the Algerians at the Rio Olympics is nearing to an end, as there were only three athletes left competing for a medal in days 12 and 13. Athletics: Taoufik Makhloufi was looking slightly fatigued from the 800m, where he won the silver medal, but he is showing the determination to defend his…