Do African, Eastern European athletes make better Arab Olympians? (JMD quoted on Al Arabiya)
It is every athlete’s dream to win an Olympic medal and celebrate with their own national anthem being played before them while draped in their country’s flag.
Lack of talent vs too much money
It break our hearts to see Ruth Jebet win gold in women's 3000m steeplechase for Bahrain. Such a sad moment for #KENpic.twitter.com/scoNYzAzzD— Sauti Sol (@SautiSol) August 15, 2016
Sports as a political tool
LOL Qatar's handball team is more diverse than the Syrian Rebels. pic.twitter.com/OYOGVYUcJa— Leith Abou Fadel (@leithfadel) August 19, 2016
So happy to see Bahraini runner reaching the 400m final #علي_خميس 🇧🇭🏅 Proud of you #Ali_khamis #Rio2016 #Bahrainpic.twitter.com/o8dxgHSeLU— Mazen Al-Maskati (@contactmzn) August 14, 2016