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Top medal sports
Syrian 400m hurdler Ghfran Almouhamad is disqualified from the Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance.
11 Aug 12
22 Jun 12
The head of the Syrian Olympic Committee, General Mowaffak Joumaa, has been refused a visa to travel to London for the Games, the BBC learns.
2 Jan 12
A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Syria at the Olympics
1948 First Olympic appearance
Athletes from Syria
Learn more about the athletes representing Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the 2012 Olympic Games, and catch up on the latest news and gossip surrounding Team GBMeet Team GB