WHAT A YEAR FOR JORDAN SPORT!

The past 12 months will live long in the memory for some memorable sporting achievements. From new national records to world champions, Jordan’s sports men and women have once again delivered when it’s mattered. The Jordan Olympic Committee has rounded-up just a few of the achievements that have grabbed the headlines in 2017.

AMBITIOUS PLAN TO IMPROVE JORDAN HANDBALL

The Jordan Handball Federation has unveiled ambitious long term plans to develop the sport and return the Kingdom to being a reginal powerhouse.

SPORTING SCHOOL LAUNCHES WINTER CLUB

A programme created by a collaboration between the Jordan Olympic Committee and the German Corporation for International Cooperation, has launched a winter initiative.

HANDBALL LEAGUE UNDERWAY

The Jordan Handball League has launched with a cracking opening day of action.

AL ARMOUTI BOOKS YOUTH OLYMPICS PLACE

Horse jumper Sara Al Armouti has become the first Jordanian to book a place at the 3rd Youth Olympic Games taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from October 6-18.

FEBRUARY START FOR HANDBALL CUP

The Jordan Handball Federation has announced that the 24th Jordan Cup will begin on February 16 with 13 teams confirmed.

YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES PRIORITY FOR TAEKWONDO

Jordan’s bid to qualify Taekwondo fighters to the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, later this year is an undoubted priority for the Federation in 2018.