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Windy City Squash Open celebrates its quarterfinals with the presence of seven Egyptian champions 

The Guggenheim Partners & Equitrust Windy City Squash Open 2017 is currently taking place in Chicago, US. Seven Egyptians competed in the round of 16: Mohamed Abouelghar, Karim Abdel Gawad, Fares Dessouky, Mohamed El-Shorbagy, Marwan El-Shorbagy, Ali Farag, and Ramy Ashour. Abouelghar exited the tournament after he lost to England’s James Willstrop 3-1 (11-4/11-8/8-11/13-11). After …

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Mostafa Amr ranks third at 2017 IAAF World Indoor Championship 

Egyptian shot-putter Mostafa Amr—who is part of the Egyptian national athletics team—won the third place at the 2017 IAAF World Indoor Championship, which took place in the United States. The 21 year old champion achieved a new Egyptian national record with 21,30 metres, breaking the last Egyptian record of 20, 76 metres, held by Ahmed …

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The Hungarian ambassador to Egypt, Péter Kveck,

Egypt enhancing sports cooperation with Hungary

The Hungarian ambassador to Egypt, Péter Kveck, met with the Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports, Khaled Abdel Aziz, on 21 February at the ministry’s headquarters. The meeting aimed at boosting bilateral relations in the field of sports, especially sports training. Abdel Aziz said that “Egypt has several sports establishments that are able to fully …

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Jordan’s Mohammad Al-Sarraj claims his third PSA title 

Champion of the 2016 IMET Squash Open, Jordan’s Mohammad Al-Sarraj, won the 2017 Cronimet Squash Open, which took place in Skelleftea, Sweden. This is the third Professional Squash Association (PSA) title for the Jordanian champion. Al-Sarraj, who was preliminarily ranked sixth in the Cronimet’s tournament, started his journey with a win over England’s James Peach …

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Egypt’s Youssef Ibrahim claims his first PSA title

After winning the 2017 Squash Open D’Italia, Egyptian champion Youssef Ibrahim won his first Professional Squash Association (PSA) title. He beat France’s Victor Crouin—seeded eighth in the championship—in the first round; Spain’s Bernat Jaume— seeded second—in the quarterfinals; and England’s Patrick Rooney—seeded third—in the semifinals. The big surprise was the Pharaoh defeating France’s Baptiste Masotti, …

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After FC Barcelona lost to Paris SG, Messi postpones visit to Egypt  

Argentinean football star Lionel Messi, playing for FC Barcelona, postponed his visit to Egypy which should have taken place Wednesday morning, according to Prime Pharma’s press office. Prime Pharma’s press office added that the visit will take place soon, and a press release will be issued to notify about it. On Tuesday, a day before …

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Messi visits Egypt to fight Hepatitis C 

In an effort to promote Hepatitis C treatment tourism, the Argentinean football player Lionel Messi arrives in Egypt on Wednesday. Attempting to refresh tourism in Egypt, the Egyptian government started a campaign in June to make Egypt a destination for patients from Europe and Asia to cure Hepatitis C at cheap prices. This campaign is …

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Luckless Cuper loses his 13th final match

Cameroon national team beat its Egyptian counterpart 2-1, in the final match of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) held at Danjundje stadium in Gabon, claiming their fifth AFCON title. It was the 13th final-match defeat for Egypt’s head coach, Hector Cuper, in his career. It seems that losing in the finals is a jinx …

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