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How Will the Euro Cup Unfold?

By Rouba Jaafar LAU Tribune staff  This summer hides surprises for football lovers as the Euro Cup, to be held in Poland and Ukraine, starts on June 8. Fans wait eagerly for this season and predictions fly everywhere about who will win and who will not. Although Poland is hosting the game this year, its … Continue reading

Juventus Must Improve to Challenge in Champions League

By Zahi Sahli LAU Tribune staff Succeeding in emerging from disappointing recent finishes, Juventus’ board must be proud of the great improvement the club has made this year. The club has spent a considerable amount of money in the transfer market in the two previous seasons, but could not do better than seventh-place finishes. They … Continue reading

Abbas Atwi speaks to the Tribune

By Rouba Jaafar  LAU Tribune staff Lebanon and Nejmeh star Abbas Atwi discusses the national team’s defeat against United Arab Emirates, the issue with goalkeeper Abbas Hassan and the chances of advancing to the World Cup finals. 1-      What are your impressions about the match against the United Arab Emirates? Although we qualified … Continue reading

Sports Mania

By Mohamad Al-Oraiby LAU Tribune Staff   Ten-year-old Samir Bsat wakes up in his football-shaped bed every morning. Gazing at the posters of the famous Kaka around his room, Samir runs to find his remote and opens the sports channel. Samir’s seventeen-year-old sister and worst enemy Sarah is not a fan of her little brother’s … Continue reading

Messi, Again.

By Lyn Abu-Seraj LAU Tribune Staff   For the third time in a row, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi earned the title of the world’s best player of the year, winning the FIFA Ballon d’Or at an awards ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland, on January 9. The Ballon d’Or annually honors the European football player of the year … Continue reading

These are Dark Days for the Manchester Clubs

By Zahi Sahli LAU Tribune staff  With each of the Manchester duo suffering an early elimination from their Champions League campaigns, the media will surely be highlighting these shocking events for the rest of the season. It is not the end of an era of English dominance over Europe as mourning columnists have written since … Continue reading

LAU Sailors: Sneak Peek

By Maria Fellas LAU Tribune Staff “We have very good players on the team,” said Reine Alameh, captain of the LAU Sailors, the university’s women basketball team. “But we definitely need to work on the chemistry between us.” MVP for two consecutive years, Alameh believes that, if the players work together, they have a chance of … Continue reading

Basket Vs. Net

By Mayya Al-Ogaily LAU Tribune staff  Sana Chahine, a communication arts student at LAU and a member of the women soccer team, was swamped. Having to cope with a demanding major and regular training is not easy, especially when you do not feel appreciated. She went to see Sami Garabedian, the director of the LAU … Continue reading

Potential Benefits of Supporting Sports in Lebanon

By Mahmoud Araissi Special to the LAU Tribune The Lebanese national football team defeated South Korea 2-1 in their 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match at the Camille Chamoun Sports City stadium in Beirut on November 15. The official FIFA World Rankings lists South Korea at 31 while Lebanon is ranked 146th. This success is … Continue reading

AVB’s Chelsea “Special” ?

By Zahi Sahli LAU Tribune staff   Never mind Andre Villas-Boas’ rants about refereeing mistakes and his insistence that lady luck is unwilling to smile for his team; the fact remains that Chelsea are currently way below the standard required of them if they are to compete with the Manchester clubs or Spain’s dominant duo … Continue reading

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