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Al-Ahram Squash

Yesterday, was a bright day for Egyptian squash players

On 19 September, Al-Ahram International Squash Open celebrated its last qualifier round, which serves as a qualifier to the quarterfinals. Egypt’s Tarek Momen defeated his compatriot, Mohamed Reda in all three matches with 11-4, 11-5, 11-3, resulting in final score of 3-0. Egyptian Karim Abdel Gawad won against Scottish Greg Lobban 3-1 with match points …

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Italy wins the 2016 Junior World Modern Pentathlon Championships’ mix relay competitions

The 2016 Junior World Modern Pentathlon Championships has come to an end, celebrating the mix relay competitions’ finals at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday. The Italian team, which included Matteo Cicinelli and Francesca Tognetti, won the gold medal, after they acquired 1,428 points. The French team, composed of Brice Loubet and Pulcherie Delhalle, acquired …

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Korea’s Sunwoo Kim and Guatemala’s Charles Fernandez win at 2016 Junior World Modern Pentathlon Championships

The 2016 Junior World Modern Pentathlon Championships was held at Cairo International Stadium from 12-18 September, at which South Korea’s Sunwoo Kim and Guatemala’s Charles Fernandez were crowned this year’s champions. Around 28 countries participated in the event this year, including Egypt, Italy, South Korea, Chile, Hungary, Great Britain, Belarus, Germany, Russia, Poland, Japan, France, …

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Gezira Sporting Club honours Farida Osman

At the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics, Egyptian swimming champion Farida Osman qualified for the semi-finals in the 100-metre freestyle, achieving a new African and Arab record. Osman also broke all records achieved by former Egyptian swimming champion Rania Elwany at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics, 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics, and 2000 Sydney Summer …

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McLaren's Jenson Button

Formula 1: Button to take year off

Two days after Felipe Massa announced his retirement, McLaren’s Jenson Button says that after this season he’s going on sabbatical for a year. But the 2009 driver’s champion isn’t ruling out a comeback.

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Formula 1: Hamilton takes Italian GP pole

Formula 1: Hamilton takes Italian GP pole

Could this be one of the moments that decides the 2016 Formula 1 title? Defending champ and standings leader Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest time at qualifying in Monza by half a second over rival Nico Rosberg.

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American Madison Keys

US Open: Keys stages epic comeback

There were no massive upsets in the early women’s action at the US Open on Friday. But American Madison Keys pulled off an amazing back-from-the-dead act against Japan’s Naomi Osaka.

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