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Egyptian teams stand out at ATU Triathlon

Egyptian teams scored a number of victories at the 2016 ATU Triathlon African Cup & Pan Arab Championships, organised by Alameda Triathlons and the Arab Triathlon Confederation, which concluded its events in Sharm El-Sheikh on 2 April. A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving swimming, cycling and running. The sport is included as an Olympian sport. The sport is performed both individually …

Maya Nawar

Boston quits race for 2024 Olympic games

A bid for Boston to host the 2024 Olympics has been withdrawn, with officials citing a lack of support among residents. The US Olympic Committee must make a fast decision if it wants another city in the running. US Olympic Committee chief executive Scott Blackmun and the leader of Boston's 2024 bid, Steve Pagliuca, made the announcement in a joint…

Deutsche Welle

British economy struggles to secure golden Olympics boost

London (AFP) — With the London Olympics set to wrap up Sunday, analysts said Britain’s recession-hit economy was unlikely to have won a major boost from the Games that have been a triumph for the nation’s athletes. While Britain’s construction sector benefited hugely before the Olympics, experts have said the 17-day sporting spectacle had not …

Daily News Egypt