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By James M. Dorsey Winning the 2022 World Cup hosting rights has proven to be a mixed blessing for Qatar. The wealthy Gulf emirate, more than two years after world football body FIFA voted in Qatar’s favor, is under greater scrutiny than it ever has been and that it originally had bargained for. Qatar’s suitability …
Victories give each team an opportunity to advance to the semifinals
Meguid, the world No43 from Giza, reached the final without dropping a game.
Egyptian basketball team qualifies for FIBA World Cup 2014, but fails to win FIBA Africa Championship.
No casualties after police disperse crowds
It was only six days earlier that El-Sherbini,17, the world No11 from Alexandria, made history for herself in Wroclaw by becoming the first ever player to win a world junior individual title for a third time.
The Cairo club must also find a new venue for the Group A match day two fixture after the military owners of the Air Defence Stadium in the capital city refused to stage it.
The Cairo-based club will meet Congolese Leopards on Sunday
It took just 34 minutes for the 17-year-old to fulfil her dream, beating Metwally 11-7, 16-14, 11-8 to take the title.
The biennial World Squash Federation Championship gets underway on 22 July at the Hasta La Vista Club in the historic city of Wroclaw in Poland following Sunday’s world individual finals.
History was made in the women’s event when Nour El Sherbini beat fellow Egyptian Habiba Mohamed Ahmed Alymohmed 11-8, 11-8, 11-9 in 31 minutes to become the first player ever to reach a world junior championship final for a fourth time.
Top seed Fares Mohamed Dessouki reached the men’s quarter-finals for the second successive year after beating Pakistan’s 9/16 seed Tayyab Aslam 11-6, 11-8, 11-8 in 54 minutes.
By James M Dorsey A recent visit by world football body FIFA president SeppBlatter to the Middle East spotlighted the group’s role as a pillar of the existing political and football governance order under the guise of a fictional separation between sports and politics, rather than a force for greater transparency and accountability. To be …
EFA fines Ahly, Zamalek, Ismaili and Ittihad 100, 000 each for breaching crowd ban
Group promotes cycling as both a sport and lifestyle
No4 ranked James Willstrop beats Karim Darwish to clinch title in France
Pharaohs are one step away from reaching the World Cup after scraping by with a 1-0 victory
Sandra Samir sets her sights on becoming Egypt’s first ever top 100 female player
Salah’s hat-trick puts Egypt one step away from reaching the final round of World Cup qualifiers
30 year old footballer announces his retirement
Ashour first Egyptian to win Squash British Open since 1966
Egypt settles for draw in international friendly against Botswana
Samra’s next challenge will take him to the North and South Poles to complete the ‘Adventure Grand Slam’
Pharaohs head coach picks 31 man squad ahead of friendly match and two World Cup qualifiers
Ismaily cements second place in Group B while ENEPPI and Smouha compete for the remaining playoff spot in Group A
The rowing community in Cairo is a small and passionate group who are looking to grow
Ashour wins the British Open becoming first Egyptian to claim the title since 1966
Elsewhere Ghazl El-Mahalla scored four during their match with Ghazl Kafr Al-Dawar to qualify
After years of only a few teams practicing and playing Egypt, the AUC Ultimate Frisbee competition is evidence of the sport’s growing popularity
The ‘gentleman’s sport’: Cricket is contested in an annual competitive league