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date: 25 June 2019

Arab Games 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
Daniel BellDaniel BELL

The Arab Games were established in 1951 to help foster unity among the nations of the Arab League. The event has been held nearly every four years since then, despite numerous disruptions due to political and other issues. In the twenty-first century nearly all games have seen full participation by Arab nations. Women were not allowed to participate until the seventh games, in 1985. ...

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