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By James M. Dorsey Egyptian football is adding salt to the run-up to presidential elections that are certain to be won by the country’s strongman, newly retired general Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, with the announcement of the controversial chairman of one of Egypt’s foremost clubs that he too was a presidential candidate. An outspoken lawyer known …
“The Egyptian player is the first Arab to be honoured on such an occasion”, Egyptian ambassador in Japan says
Mercedes-Benz celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Mercedes Trophy worldwide with special highlights
World football fans are familiar with the names of Eden Hazard, Jan Vertonghen, Romelu Lukaku, Marouane Fellaini, Vincent Kompany, Thibaut Courtois and Simon Mignolet. Wwhat gathers this set of quality footballers are their Belgian passports. Belgium was never a football giant, as the national team appeared in 12 World Cups and their best result was …
Attention turns to domestic league as three Egyptian teams exit African competitions
Thousands of fans turn out to support their BPL teams at “the ultimate fan experience” event
England’s Laura Massaro won 11-7, 6-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-9.
18-year-old world No27 from Alexandria beat Malaysian world No1 4-11, 11-9, 11-6, 2-11, 11-9
Street Children’s World Cup tournament to raise awareness for plight of homeless children worldwide
Elshorbagy booked his place in the final with a 3-2 win over World No.1 Nick Matthew, his second consecutive win over the Englishman having beaten him in the 2013 Qatar Classic final, in a tense and hard-fought battle full of sublime squash action.
Somouha ties but remains the team with the highest points in groups 1 and 2
The 28 year-old star has been a professional footballer since he was 16, and has since made over 500 Premier League appearances.
Selected players will get a full professional football experience in Brazil
Egyptian clubs progress in African competitions
The winners in the elite men and women’s categories received monetary prizes of $600 for first place, $500 for second, $400 for third, $300 for fourth and $200 for fifth place.
African football federation distances itself from decision to block fans from stadium and resulting clashes with security
Highs and lows for Egyptian Squash players
Originating as a military and hunting skill, archery dates back to at least 50,000 years ago. The ancient Egyptian civilisation was among the first to employ archery; both for hunting purposes and during warfare. With the advent of firearms, however, the bow and arrow were almost pushed to extinction. The first sign of revival for …
The flame is finally out on the Sochi games, and the torch has been passed. Like the ceremonies, the competition was no small spectacle; three weeks and $52bn later, Russia managed to put on the most expensive Olympic Games in history, and was rewarded on the podium. In the end, the host nation’s home-stretch surge …
Amr Gamal scores twice to give Ahly their sixth CAF Super Cup title
Pele hopes Egypt can qualify for the next World Cup
The second week of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi saw some of the most intense and exciting moments of the games.
Somouha go top of Group 1 with a win over Raga’a on Matchday 10
World Taekwondo Federation offers condolences to the late player’s family and friends
Daily News Egypt speaks to Coca-Cola ahead of Pelé’s visit to find out more about the Copa initiative
Norway leads the medal count with 4 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze, followed by Canada (4 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze) and Germany (4 gold, 1 silver, no bronze).
Egyptian club Zamalek won 2-0 in Cairo against Douanes of Niger.
Ashour summed up his feelings later to his Twitter followers: “Not happy to lose, but happy to come out of the court in one piece ‘injury free’, and Nick was the better player today.”
England’s Nick Matthew and Frenchman Gregory Gaultier – the two players who have replaced Ashour as the sport’s first ever joint world number ones – were also in action in Linköping.
Zamalek draws with Petrojet on week seven of the Egyptian Premier League