Beirut perfect host, veteran tournament a success

The organisers with all the winners Economic problems, in the news for all the wrong reasons, from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th October, Beirut was in the news for the right reason.The capital and biggest city in Lebanon, it was the host for the Adel Hakim Veteran Tournament, the event’s fourth edition. Medallists in men's singles 30 to 39 years (Photo: Lebanon Table Tennis Federation) Sponsored by Rock Production, staged at the Ghazir club, no less than 100 players competed representing five Arab member associations.Additional to the hosts, players from Egypt, Iraq, Sudan and Syria competed; the efforts of all concerned being greatly appreciated by Rock Hakim, Owner and Managing Director of Rock Production. "Thanks to everyone who contributed to the success of the

Remembering 100 years, Angelica Rozeanu biography now available

Celebrating one hundred years since her birth on Saturday 15th October 1921, the book “Great Triumphs, Great Pain – the Life of Angelica Rozeanu” is now available. Comprising 162 pages and over 110 photographs, the publication not only reflects the achievements of one of the all-time greats of sport but of a human being who had to overcome obstacles in life that are nowadays unimaginable. Anointed women’s singles world champion on six consecutive occasions commencing in 1950 in Budapest, a total of 30 medals at World Championships, the achievements have stood the test of time. Remarkable but even more remarkable is the fact that in 1939 when war broke out, 18 years old at the time, for the next five years she was