Sports with Khaled

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AMMAN — Welcome to this week’s sports roundup, where we will delve into the latest exciting happenings from the Kingdom's sports scene. Join us as we cover the adrenaline-pumping action of the Jordan Off-Road Championship, the conclusion of the intensive training camp for the Jordanian Eagles, the achievements of our national Karate team, and a glimpse into the eagerly awaited upcoming Women's Club Championship in football. Let us dive into the world of sports. اضافة اعلان

35 participants gear up for the second off-road racing event
Jordan Motorsport has unveiled the list of participants for the upcoming second round of the Jordan Off-Road Championship, scheduled to kick off next Friday at Ghamadan Park - Airport Road. A total of 35 drivers from Jordan and Palestine will compete in this thrilling event. Additionally, the second round will feature the second stage of the Jordan Rookie Off-Road Championship, with 10 participants from Palestine, and a separate category for beginners boasting 4 contestants. Notably, the event will also witness the participation of a women's team in the race. The competition will commence with a qualifying round for all participants, followed by a stage for the top 15 results. On Thursday, the participants will undergo a walking training session on the course.

Jordanian Eagles wrap up training camp in Lithuania
The Jordanian national basketball team, fondly known as the "Jordanian Eagles," has successfully concluded their intensive training camp in Lithuania on Tuesday. The camp was in preparation for the highly anticipated 19th edition of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, jointly hosted by the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia from August 25th to September 10th. During the camp, the team engaged in three friendly matches against Lithuania, currently ranked eighth in the world. The matches resulted in losses, with scores of 69-107, 75-93, and 75-101.

Karate team shines at Asia Championship
The Jordanian men's national karate team secured a bronze medal in the "Kumite Team - Men" category, culminating their participation in the 19th edition of the Asian Senior Karate Championship held in Malaysia. The team's exceptional performance earned them a total of six medals, including two golds, one silver, and three bronzes.

Football association to host Women's Club Championship 2023
The Jordan Football Association has taken significant strides in hosting the inaugural Women's Club Championship (Jordan and Saudi Arabia 2023) in Amman from August 23rd to September 1st. The championship will feature the top four teams from the Jordanian Women's Professional League 2023/2024, determined by their rankings at the conclusion of the second leg. Additionally, the top four teams from the Saudi Women's Premier League 2022/2023 will participate in this prestigious event. The draw for the championship is scheduled for August 2nd. This event aims to elevate the competitive level of women's football in Jordan and foster healthy competition with their Saudi counterparts, in alignment with the vision of technical development and growth of women's football in the region.

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