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South Africa’s football national team visits Giza Plateau

The world’s sight is directed toward Egypt as the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) got underway. The government launched promotions of the country’s tourist destinations. South Africa’s national football team, which participates now in AFCON 2019, visited the Giza Plateau on Friday. They were welcomed by Ashraf Mohy El-Din, the director general of Giza …

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BMW introduces versatile sports X2

The Bavarian Auto Group, the exclusive dealership of BMW and MINI in Egypt, announced the arrival of the new BMW X2 to the local market, which is known as a versatile compact SUV sports car. The new model was based on Concept X2, which was displayed at the company’s pavilion, during the 2016 Paris Motor …

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Top 10 most popular sports in the United States 

Despite the fact that soccer is by far the most popular sport globally, many Americans believe that world football is unfair. American cultural values have deep love for the concept of justice. The “American Dream” is a story about justice. Those who are honest, hard-working, get what they deserve. Americans are more interested in other …

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beIN fined EGP400m over monopolistic practices 

The Cairo Economic Court ruled to fine the beIN Media Group and sports channel officials, including the former’s chairperson Nasser Al-Khelaifi,  EGP 400m over monopolistic practices, according to a statement issued by the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) on Tuesday. The ECA had referred beIN and Al-Khelaifi to prosecution last January for monopolising the distribution of …

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The South Korean wave ‘Hallyu’ where arts, sports and languages meet in Cairo

“Hallyu” is a term that refers to the popularity of South Korean entertainment and culture. It first appeared after South Korea entered diplomatic relations with China during the 1990s. By then, Korean TV dramas and music became popular among the Chinese-speaking communities. Hallyu has its fans in Egypt, in order to widen its fans-base, the …

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Nour El-Sherbiny wins the 2016 Carol Weymuller Squash Open

Egyptian international female squash champion Nour El-Sherbiny defeated English player Alison Waters 3-0 at the 2016 Carol Weymuller Squash Open. Raneem El-Wilily was the first Egyptian woman to win the title in 2011, when she defeated English Jennifer Duncalf 3-0 (11-7, 15-13, and 11-4) in the final. It was El-Wilily who defeated El-Sherbiny at the …

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Egyptian modern pentathlon team wins 36 medals at the UIPM Biathle/Triathle World Championship

  At the 2016 UIPM Biathle/Triathle World Championship, which took place in Sarasota, Florida, the Egyptian national team for modern pentathlon won 36 medals: 14 gold, 12 silver, and 10 bronze. Four-hundred players competed at the championship, representing 29 countries, including: US, England, Egypt, Georgia, UAE, South Africa, Russia, Kazakhstan, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Armenia, …

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Egypt claims 7 medals at 3rd day of African Swimming Championship

After winning six medals on the first day of the African Swimming Championship in South Africa from 16-22 October, and seven medals on the second day, the Egyptian swimming champions claimed another seven medals on the third day of events. Hassan Yasser won silver in the 50m men’s butterfly stroke, finishing with a time of …

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A friendly match: Egypt and Portugal seek better relations through sports

In order to take Egyptian-Portuguese relations to the next level, at least in terms of the field of sports, Egyptian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Khaled Abdel Aziz recently met with the Portuguese ambassador to Egypt Madeleine Fischer and the head of the Portuguese Delegation to Egypt Salvador Pinto at the ministry’s headquarters. During …

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Egyptians Nicola, Eishra, Adly win first places at 2016 World Helices Championship

For the first time, the World Helices Championship was celebrated outside Europe. Egypt hosted the championship’s 25th edition this year, with more than 400 shooters from 15 countries competing, according to Abdel Hamid Ghaleb, director of the Egyptian Shooting Federation. Egyptian George Nicola won the super veterans competition. Second and third places went to Italian …

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