All the upcoming sporting events, competitions, and fixtures from around Syria at your fingertips
Syria is a country located in the Middle East, and popular sports in the country include football, basketball, tennis, swimming, and combat sports. Football is the most popular sport in the country, and whilst the national team is yet to qualify for a FIFA World Cup, they have qualified for six AFC Asian Cups. In basketball, the country regularly competes in the FIBA Asia Cup. Some of the most famous sportspeople from the country include heptathlete Ghada Shouaa, weightlifter Man Asaad, high jumper Majd Eddin Ghazal, and boxer Nasser Al Shami.