Only Arab in the golf Olympics field Maha Haddioui looks to inspire others | Sport 360

A Moroccan woman will be competing in golf at the Rio Olympics: Haddioui, the only Arab woman to earn full playing status on the Ladies European Tour, is going to compete in the Rio Games. Organisers of the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters have hailed Morocco’s trailblazing golfer Maha Haddioui, who has qualified for the Rio Olympics, calling it a ground-breaking achievement for women’s golf in the Arab world. The Moroccan ace, who is also the only Arab ...

IAAF Diamond League expands into a fourth continent: Africa | IAAF

On March 3, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced in a press release that Rabat, Morocco would replace New York as a destination for one of its elite track and field meets: The General Assembly of the Diamond League meeting yesterday in Zurich, Switzerland has decided to include Rabat, Morocco as a new host city for the prestigious global series of one-day athletics meetings. The Meeting International Mohammed ...

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