TOKYO2020: DAY 7

Mixed emotions on day seven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as hurdler Abdelmalik Lahoulou and boxer Imane Khelif progressed to the next round in their respective sport, but disappointments for steeplechaser Hichem Bouchicha and Algerian swimming duo Oussama Sahnoune and Amel Melih. Today marked the first day of the track and field events on day…

TOKYO2020: DAY 6

It has come to an end for the Algerian athletes in sailing and rowing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with the RS:X duo finishing in last place in the sailing races, while the rowers settled for fifth and two more boxers were eliminated at the end of the sixth day. First up was the Algerian…

TOKYO2020: DAY 5

Day five of the Tokyo Olympic Games was a difficult one to watch for the Algerians, as another three athletes find themselves going home. First up was Cyclist Azzedine Lagab, who was unable to finish the Men’s Road Race on day one of the Games. However, the Algerian cyclist competed in today’s Men’s Individual Time…

TOKYO2020: DAY 4

Some more disappointment from Algeria on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, after the elimination of boxer Abdelhafid Benchabla in the round of 16 and last place finish for swimmer Oussama Sahnoune in the 100-meter freestyle. In what is Benchabla’s fourth participation at the Olympic Games after Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio…

TOKYO2020: Day 3

Despite the boxers, Algeria has failed to impress in other events, as another two fencers fell on day three of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. As the day went on some more unfortunate news was revealed as athletics legend Taoufik Makhloufi was meant to be travelling to Tokyo for his upcoming events but it was…