Hekmeh

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This article is about historical multi-sports club. For Hekmeh (Sagesse) basketball programme, see Hekmeh BC. For Hekmeh (Sagesse) football (soccer) programme, see Hekmeh FC.
Logo of the club and football club
Logo of the basketball club

Hekmeh SC, or Hekmeh Sports Club (in Arabic نادي الحكمة الرياضي) also known by its French synonym Sagesse (French translation of the name) or Club Sagesse or Club Sportif Sagesse (SC Sagesse) is a multi-sports club in Lebanon.

History[edit]

Hekmeh, or Club Sportif La Sagesse was founded in 1943, under the patronage of the late father Boulos Kik, supported by his excellency late Mgr. Jean Maroun.

Al-Hikma in classical Arabic, El-Hekmeh in Lebanese dialect stands for "wisdom", thus also the French alternative name of the club, Sagesse (meaning wisdom in French).

The club is also very well known for its basketball programme as Hekmeh BC. The basketball club of Hekmeh was founded in 1992 and soon became one of the most successful Lebanese basketball clubs ever with 8 Lebanese Basketball League Championships, 7 Lebanese Basketball Cups, 2 Arab Club Championships, and a record 3 FIBA Asia Champions Cup titles.

Hekmeh SC has many other organized individual and collective sports as well under its banner.

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