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Runners defy harsh weather at Earth’s northernmost marathon

Over 60 athletes from over 20 nations, all vying for glory, took part in the 2018 edition of the annual North Pole Marathon which took place at Camp Barneo on Tuesday. The marathon, known as the “world’s coolest marathon,” took place at Camp Barneo, which is dubbed the North Pole Camp, and is located 49 …

Mohamed Samir

Breaking2: What’s the attempt at a sub 2 hour marathon all about?

It’s been dismissed by some as a marketing stunt for a sportswear company while others think breaking the two hour mark for a marathon is worthwhile whatever the circumstances. But what does Breaking2 actually mean?A sub two hour marathon is considered to be one of the last great barriers of athletics. But even if one …

Deutsche Welle

British embassy celebrates Aswan marathon

On 28 February, British ambassador to Egypt John Casson hosted the Aswan Marathon, where Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub—who was one of the runners of the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation Marathon held on 24 February—was the guest of honour at the reception celebrating the marathon. Sir Magdi Yacoub was accompanied by leading figures from his foundation …

Maya Nawar

Justice in Boston and Cairo

By Mina George Yassa Watching the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers unfold live on TV, I cannot help but feel a certain sense of awe at the precise and methodical nature of law enforcement in the United States. At times, even in between the conflicting reports and hearsay, there was certain senses of inevitability …

Daily News Egypt

Cherish freedom

By: Philip Whitfield How do you feed your prejudice? Choosing what bits to read? Or who to hang out with? It’s an infectious disease. One minute you’re as tolerant as can be, the next you’re ranting about someone’s views. We are all united in a crisis, says Nancy Taylor, pastor of the Old South Church …

Daily News Egypt

Boston and the Arab World: Where the Bombs Begin

By Jonathan Moremi When I saw the second plane fly into the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001 – there was shock on my face and horror. Not, because this happened to the US, but because I knew that this happened to humans. The single mother battling hard with her two children after her …

Daily News Egypt

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