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Morocco’s Mehdi Bennani Wins WTCC Race in Hungary

Rabat - Moroccan auto racer Mehdi Bennani won the opening race at the Hungaroring circuit for Sébastien Loeb Racing in Hungary on Sunday from pole position. Despite the difficult conditions of the racing field, the Moroccan racer managed to drive safely with the help of his good choice of tires. Bennani, driving a Citroen, occupied the lead from the start with a highly accomplished victory, his second in WT ...

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CAN-2016 Futsal: Morocco Beats Egypt 3-2 in Final

Johannesburg - Morocco won Egypt 3-2, on Sunday in Johannesburg, in the final game of the 2016 Africa Futsal Cup of Nations. The Atlas Lions made it through to the final game thanks to their victory over Mozambique 4-1 on Friday. Morocco's qualification to the final game, gives the national squad a ticket to the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup, which will be held in Colombia. ...

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CAN 2016 Futsal: Morocco Beats Mozambique 4-1 in Semi-finals

Johannesburg - Morocco beat Mozambique 4-1, on Friday at the Ellis Park Arena complex in Johannesburg, in the semi-finals of the 2016 Africa Futsal Cup of Nations, held on April 15–24 in South Africa. The Atlas Lions made it through to the final game thanks to their victory, courtesy of two goals each from Sofiane El Mesrar and Captain Nabil Habil. Morocco's qualification to the final game, the second in th ...

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Meeting International Mohammed VI: 190 Athletes From 49 Countries Confirm Their Presence

Rabat - A total of 190 athletes representing 49 countries will participate in the 9th edition of the Meeting International Mohammed VI, 3rd stage of the Diamond League, the head of the Local Organizing Committee Abdeslam Ahizoune said. The event will take place on May 22 at Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium in Rabat. Last March, the General Assembly of the Diamond League meeting decided to include Rabat as a n ...

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African Champions League: Wydad to the Group Stage

Lubumbashi - Moroccan team Wydad Casablanca is through to the group stage of the CAF Champions League, following its draw 1-1 on Wednesday against TP Mazembe. DR Congo side Mazembe were held to a 1-1 draw by Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca to lose the tie 3-1 on aggregate. The Eight teams in 2016 CAF Champions League group stage are AS Vita, Wydad Casablanca, Al Ahly, ASEC Abidjan, Enyimba, Zesco United, Zam ...

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Sixty International Women at Start Line of Sahraouiya Rally in Dakhla

Dakhla - Sixty Moroccan, American, Spanish, French, Senegalese and Cameroonian women departed Sunday afternoon from the southern city of Dakhla as part for the solidarity rally "Sahraouiya," which will run till April 23 in the heart of majestic and magical landscapes of the region, alternating sea and desert. This multi-sports raid combining trail, night race, bike and run, orienteering, canoeing and surpri ...

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Morocco’s El Morabity, Russia’s Nathalia Sedykh Win Marathon des Sables 2016

Ouarzazate - Moroccan Rachid El Morabity and Russian Nathalia Sedykh on Friday won the 31st Marathon des Sables following the fifth stage between Hassi Tarfa (province of Errachidia) and Bou Makhlouf (province of Ouarzazate). Leader of the overall standing since the first stage, El Morabity signed his fourth success in the event, the third in a row with an overall time of 21h01: 21 after five stages. In the ...

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Rio Olympic Games: We Are Still Optimistic, But Should Work on All Levels

Rabat - There is only a few weeks until the Rio Olympic Games, the long awaited games. The first games in Latin America were hosted in Mexico in 1968, and the Rio games are sure to be just as fantastic. Although the games are weeks away, the athletes are well into their training and preparation. Such athletes have serious Olympic ambitions, and dedicate their whole lives to training for their respective com ...

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Warriors Break Records on Kobe’s Farewell Night

By Jamal Laoudi Washington, D.C. – In sports, records and achievements play an important role in defining and establishing legacies for both teams and players.  Furthermore, they are used as the ultimate standard. The National Basketball Association (NBA) has some interesting records and phenomena, some may even be described as unbelievable.  Case and point, did any player ever won both the scoring title an ...

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Agadir to Host the Fourth Annual International Green Marathon on 24 April

By Asmaa Bahadi Rabat - The city of Agadir will host its fourth annual International Green Marathon on Sunday, 24 April under the motto “let’s run for the environment.” The organizing committee held a press conference on 6 April in order to promote the event and provide information about this year’s marathon activities. Organizers anticipate that over 10,000 runners will participate. Agadir’s International ...

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Morocco’s Football League: AS FAR Beats Raja Casablanca (4-1)

Marrakech - AS FAR secured here on Monday a crushing 4-1 win away to Raja Casablanca 4-1 on the 23rd day of Morocco's football league. Ouchen scored twice, while Soufiani and Anwar scored two other goals for AS FAR. Issam Raki scored the only goal for Raja from the penalty spot. Following the win, AS FAR ranks 9th (31 points), while Raja remains 3rd (37 points). With MAP ...

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German Stefan Schumacher Wins Morocco Cycling Tour

Casablanca - German Stefan Schumacher (Christina Jewerly Pro Cycling team) won on Sunday Morocco's 29th Cycling Tour. The tenth and final stage was a127-km race between the cities of El Jadida and Casablanca. Twenty teams from around the world took part in the event. 132 cyclists participated in this edition, which covered a distance of 1,540 km crossing several towns and regions located mainly in the cente ...

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